[Qgis-developer] How to use setStyle in QgsComposerScaleBar Class

Marco Hugentobler marco.hugentobler at sourcepole.ch
Tue Jan 11 09:14:50 EST 2011

Hi Michael

> Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug?

It is a bug. However, as a short time workaround, I think it works if you use 
'setStyle' after 'addComposerScaleBar':

item = QgsComposerScaleBar(composition)
item.setItemPosition(margin_left+offset_x,  margin_top+offset_y)


Am Dienstag, 11. Januar 2011, um 12.02:35 schrieb Michael Pfeiffer:
> Hi everybody,
> I'm working on a Python PlugIn which creates a map composition.
> In the map composition I want to implement a scalebar item in numeric
> style. I try to implement the scalebar item with the following code
> item = QgsComposerScaleBar(composition)
> item.setStyle('Numeric')
> item.setItemPosition(margin_left+offset_x,  margin_top+offset_y)
> composerView.addComposerScaleBar(item)
> With this code I get a scalebar item in the print composer but it's in
> single Box style.
> It doesn't matter what kind of style I select in setStyle.
> It's everytime single Box style.
> No error messages.
> print item.style()
> prints the correct style.
> Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug?
> Thx in advance for your answers

Dr. Marco Hugentobler
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