[Qgis-developer] Usability of searches

Yves Jacolin yjacolin at free.fr
Fri Mar 11 06:26:31 PST 2016

On Friday, March 11, 2016 5:50:22 Régis Haubourg wrote:
> Nathan Woodrow wrote
> >  The only main suggestion I would add is just index the search
> > 
> > data + fid to lookup. Currently it stores the geometry information at that
> > point which blows the size out a lot for large data sets.  In Roam I just
> > went with the id and search data only and most indexes are ~2MB which is
> > fine for that.
> Yep, we could have an option to store only bboxes or simplified geometries.
> In my Use case, I would like to keep them so that we can call mask plugin
> action from a polygon output by search.
> Cheers
> Régis

I discussed this with Arnaud at lunch and he said that he has some ideas to 
improving performance. Maybe he will work on this at the next hackfest.


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