Feature request #10260

Processing - Geodetic Distance

Added by Antonio Locandro almost 3 years ago. Updated 10 months ago.

Status:Closed Start Date:05/13/2014
Priority:Normal Due date:
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Target version:Version 2.14
Platform: Resolution:fixed/implemented
Platform version: Pull Request or Patch supplied:No
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If I use the field calculator in Attribute of layer and Enable on the fly CRS transformation for project if I use $length I get the geodetic distance using the Vincenty implementation in meters, I see no way of doing this within Processing, thus I need to split my workflow in two parts

It would be nice if there was a way to calculate geodetic distance in model builder


Updated by Antonio Locandro almost 3 years ago

Update: I can find the distance using advanced field calculator, but it would be nice if using $length would return meters instead of degrees if the Project CRS transformation is enabled, maybe a check to detect it could be used

Updated by Alexander Bruy 10 months ago

  • Category set to Processing/QGIS

Updated by Nyall Dawson 10 months ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed
  • Target version set to Version 2.14
  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented

This is fixed since 2.14

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