[QGIS-Developer] Zoom to selected point (if only one point is selected)
bernhard.stroebl at jena.de
Wed Oct 24 02:03:21 PDT 2018
I filed a ticket for this very problem a couple of years ago:
Am 24.10.2018 um 10:27 schrieb Andreas Neumann:
> Given a layer with POINT geometries, if only one point is selected, QGIS
> doesn't zoom to this point, but only pans to the point so that the point
> is in the center of the map canvas.
> Now, I know that a single point does not have a dimension - but I still
> think that the current behavious is not user friendly.
> As an example: if your zoom level is at the whole dataset (many
> kilometers wide), and QGIS only pans to that single point, it is almost
> impossible to find that point.
> How can we solve this issue? Here are my ideas:
> a) QGIS points to a fraction (say 1%) of the overall width of all layers
> in the project and uses that 1% width and pans to the point
> b) The user can define a map scale that QGIS should use when zooming to
> that single point
> c) a combination of a) and b): if b) is set in the project, use the
> setting, if not set, use the mechanism of a)
> What are you thoughts?
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