Feature request #3752

Clicking inside the polygon with the Node tool

Added by Maxim Dubinin about 6 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:Open Start Date:
Priority:Low Due date:
Assigned to:J├╝rgen Fischer % Done:


Target version:Future Release - Nice to have
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Right now, one needs to click on the edge of the polygon. This is rather inconvinient, because a) you have to aim hard and b) if you don't see the whole polygon and you click on the adjacent boundary between two you don't really know which ones nodes you've just activated.

Example (guess which polygon's nodes are activated): http://gis-lab.info/images/screenshots/20110417-87o-14kb.jpg

One should be able to click inside the polygon and have nodes selected.

Related issues

related to QGIS Application - Feature request #11022: Difficult to modify nodes of contiguous polygons Closed 08/07/2014
related to QGIS Application - Bug report #10234: Difficult to edit nodes of polygons close together Closed 05/12/2014


Updated by Mayeul Kauffmann about 6 years ago

Same issue when you want to delete a part of a multipart polygon, see my comment on #3770:

To delete a part of a multipolygon, you have to click on one of its vertices, which might be a problem if you have a set of contiguous (parts of) polygons).

Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.0 to Version 1.7.4

Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.4 to Version 2.0.0

Updated by Pirmin Kalberer over 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - Nice to have

Updated by Arnaud Morvan over 1 year ago

Pull request proposed: https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/pull/2388

The user can select the feature to edit by clicking inside the polygon.

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