[Qgis-developer] Diagrams and labels

Werner Macho werner.macho at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 00:09:14 PDT 2016


Sounds like there is room for improvement. Would be nice to have
everything working consistent.
Probably ask on the UX mailing list if there is some reason for this
behaviour. But I guess (and IMHO) it should all work the same way.

regards and thanks for looking into this

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 4:33 PM,  <paul.blottiere at oslandia.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm going to work soon on adding some tools for diagrams. The aim is to
> provide features in a specific toolbar such as those in "Label Toolbar", but
> for diagrams.
> Before doing that, in order to ensure that I implement the same type of
> thinking, I studied the behavior of the existing features for labels (like
> "Highlight Pinned labels", "Pin/Unpin Labels", "Move Label" and "Rotate
> Label"). By now, I have a couple of questions.
> Firstly, I have noticed that a label can be moved even if it's "unpinned".
> If I do that, then the label is automatically "pinned" at the end of its
> move. However, the behavior is different for the rotation. Indeed, a label
> has to be "pinned" to be rotated. Why is there a difference between the
> "move" action and the "rotate" action?
> Secondly, I have noticed that when we "unpin" a label previously moved, it
> backs to its initial position. But, the rotation is kept. I thought that
> when a label is "unpinned", then it backs to its starting position AND its
> original rotation (ie no rotation). Could you clarify this for me?
> Thank you.
> Paul
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