[Qgis-developer] Usability of searches

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Wed Mar 9 04:42:23 PST 2016

Hi Andreas,

Il 09/03/2016 12:22, Andreas Neumann ha scritto:

> I wouldn't say it is bad usability that you have to go through the
> attribute table to search for features - because usually you want to see
> the results in the table or form anyway - or you want to do something
> with the filtered or selected features - such as viewing or modifying
> their attributes.

Users working on an highly predictable environment (a vertical solution,
with a few tables they work on for years) will certainly find this useless.

> For QGIS 2.16, Nyall will work on the multi-attribute editor and there
> will also be search directly from multiple attributes in the form. So
> there is already work going on for improving search from the form with
> multiple attributes. If you have any input on that, please tell us.ยจ

Great news. Do you have a plan to share? Will this solution be much
different from what Bernhard and me suggested?

All the best, and thanks.
Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu
QGIS & PostGIS courses: http://www.faunalia.eu/training.html

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