[Qgis-developer] Improving ftools geoprocessing tools

Mathieu Pellerin nirvn.asia at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 06:17:23 PDT 2015

QGIS 3.0 seems to be a good moment/opportunity to terminate ftools and
replace the menu items to be shortcuts to processing algorithms.

On 22 Oct 2015 19:59, "Victor Olaya" <volayaf at gmail.com> wrote:

> >
> >  * Why is the processing toolbox not an option for your users? (Do you
> > require shortcuts (menu entries) to the tools? Is it the parameter
> > interface which is more fine-tuned? Missing functionality?)
> If what you need is to have the tools in a menu, we have been
> discussing that before, and the idea is to mantain the same menu
> structure if the users wants that, but have the algorithms based on
> Processing to avoid redundant (and more difficult to mantain) code. As
> I said, this has already been discussed, but it is not yet
> implemented. Maybe your funding could help us do it?
> And if algorithms are not performant enough, it's clearly better to
> put your effort in the Processing ones (which, in general, are just a
> copy of the ftools ones), and have them exposed through the menus, as
> explained above.
> Regards
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