Feature request #3834

Add a button to separate the selected parts of a multipart feature while editing

Added by elcuco - almost 6 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

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Priority:Low Due date:
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Category:Digitising
Target version:Future Release - Nice to have
Platform:All Resolution:
Platform version: Pull Request or Patch supplied:No
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Description

When editing a feature (point, line or polygon), is often necessary to use the "Merge selected features". And if we merge nonadjacent features (lines or polygons) we create a multipart feature. But what if we want to do the opposite, ie separate a multipart feature into its individual, component features. This would be useful if we needed to alter the attributes of one of the elements in a multipart feature.
I realize that menu Vector has a tool for it but it creates a new shapefile every time we use it, thus sometimes isn't very practical.
So, add a button in the Digitizing toolbar, next to the "Merge selected features" button to separate the selected parts of a multipart feature.


Related issues

related to QGIS Application - Feature request #3278: Explode selected features Open

History

Updated by Paolo Cavallini over 5 years ago

  • Category changed from Build / Install to Digitising
  • Assigned to deleted (nobody -)
  • Pull Request or Patch supplied set to No

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 almost 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.4 to Version 2.0.0

Updated by Volker Fröhlich almost 5 years ago

Related to #3278

Updated by Pirmin Kalberer over 4 years ago

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

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