[QGIS-Developer] Remaining "blocking" operations

Giovanni Manghi giovanni.manghi at gmail.com
Fri May 12 03:21:49 PDT 2017

Hi Nyall,

> Hi all,
> With a recent PR merge by Matthias, another one of the remaining
> interface blocking operations is gone and moved to task manager. This
> means that task manager is now being used for:
> - saving vector/raster layers
> - importing data to browser destinations via drag and drop
> - saving maps as rasters/pdf from canvas (not composer)
> - calculating feature counts for layer tree
> There's also been some recent changes in composer which prevents the
> interface blocking while refreshing map item, and a funded change by
> the Swiss user group which dramatically decreases project load times
> while compositions are present

very exciting improvements, thanks to everyone that made them possible.

> - running processing algs (work underway to fix this)

I think that having this will fill one of the major gaps we have now
in comparison with proprietary packages, and I'm really looking
forward to start test it.


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