[QGIS-Developer] Zoom to selected point (if only one point is selected)
a.neumann at carto.net
Wed Oct 24 02:48:31 PDT 2018
Right - i was pretty sure that others had the issue - long time ago - I
remember i also ran into it before.
On 2018-10-24 11:03, Bernhard Ströbl wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> 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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