[Qgis-developer] Snapping tolerance

Nathan Woodrow madmanwoo at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 22:04:01 PST 2014

I think using the projects units makes more sense, Using the layer units
makes things confusing I think, think of having one layer in degrees and
another in meters.

So +1 for swapping to mean project units.

On Sat Dec 13 2014 at 4:02:10 PM Martin Dobias <wonder.sk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> Recently I have been working on some snapping improvements (more about
> that later) and I have found one slightly surprising thing about the
> configuration of tolerances: if the tolerance unit is set to "map units",
> it actually means "layer units" - i.e. units in layer's CRS and not in
> project's CRS. Recently there was even a bug report filed for that:
> https://hub.qgis.org/issues/11634
> I would like to change the behavior so that the "map units" in snapping
> config dialog would mean units in project's CRS. Would there be any
> objections?
> Alternatively we could just rename "map units" to "layer units" to make it
> less surprising (and eventually add a third option to use project's units).
> Cheers
> Martin
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