[Qgis-developer] Renaming Save Style -> Save Properties (Vector layer dialog)

Anita Graser anitagraser at gmx.at
Sat Mar 1 07:42:35 PST 2014

Hi Michael,

Am 01.03.2014, 15:55 Uhr, schrieb kimaidou <kimaidou at gmail.com>:
> I also think it could be great to have a button
> "save style". But the latest should not lie in the bottom of the layer
> dialog, but instead in the Style tab only, to avoid confusion.


> By the way, having a "save style" button could also lead to the ability  
> of
> saving/restoring more than one style for each layer (via a combo box for
> the restore button), which could be great too.

This could work quite well. Do you think the "Save style" button could be  
a simple button with the save icon or do we need a labeled button?

Best wishes,

> Regards,
> Michael
> 2014-03-01 15:01 GMT+01:00 Régis Haubourg <
> regis.haubourg at eau-adour-garonne.fr>:
>> Hi Nathan I agree with your proposal of renaming style by properties.
>> Users don't understand they also inherit labels, metadata and so on when
>> loading a style.
>> By the way, I think some improvements can be made for reloading style  
>> use
>> case. Problem occurs (maybe occured, didn't check recently) when user  
>> want
>> to transfer graduated or single value style classes from one column to
>> another. Copying style from another table often leads to that situation,
>> where field or expression is not in target table.   I know this can be
>> tricky since graduated classes are in autosync with numeric data.
>> Another issue occurs when geometry type is not the same. Maybe we could
>> save
>> at least color when reapplying style (from point to polygon for  
>> instance).
>> This was my small thread highjack ;-)
>> Cheers,
>> Régis


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