[Qgis-developer] Atlas and overview issues?

Tim Sutton lists at linfiniti.com
Tue Apr 23 14:30:37 PDT 2013


On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 12:06 AM, Régis Haubourg
<regis.haubourg at eau-adour-garonne.fr> wrote:
> Hi All, +1 for the new needs
> We already discussed this before, in separated topics.
> I pointed those needs in my personal roadmap for QGIS 2.1 here [0], which
> means I want to fund some work:
> [0]
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1u6Tp0QqKdkY65vQ5v94-8WpltcOxWTbQh2ow5tTkQCQ/edit
> The main issue is to find some way to label features only in a sub area or
> mask. This could be done in differents maners where you devs can help us:
> - add a general 'masking' feature, with option on layers to label only
> inside mask. Are we able to do that with reasonable perfs? Atlas could
> dynamically generate such a mask. We need some buffer options , and style
> options for mask layer. My prefered option by now, if possible.
> OR
> - Add a 'labeling' layer in layer order panel, so that user can choose id
> label can be draw 'under' other layers. It might not be easy to understand
> for newcomers, and will always make qgsi calculate labels everywhere in
> canvas.
> - Any other idea?
> If we achieve to a common proposal, that could help me to speed up to put
> some money on that.
> Cheers All
> Régis

One other bug I encountered is that annotations should be turned off
for overview maps - currently it makes using annotations impossible.



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