Feature request #4078
Enable CRS conversion in field calculator
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|Target version:||Future Release - Nice to have|
|Platform version:||Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No|
When using functions like $x, $y, xat(n) and yat(n) the coordinate is returned in the layer CRS.
It would be useful to also be able to get these in the Project CRS or another specified CRS. I understand this is a very popular ability in Mapinfo ;)
I'm assigning low priority because I think it is currently possible to workaround it by making a copy of the file in the other CRS.
Updated by Alister Hood over 5 years ago
- Pull Request or Patch supplied set to No
this would also apply to the area and length functions
Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago
- Target version changed from Version 1.7.4 to Version 2.0.0
Updated by Pirmin Kalberer over 4 years ago
- Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - Nice to have
Updated by Médéric RIBREUX over 1 year ago
- Status changed from Open to Closed
- Resolution set to fixed/implemented
Hello, bug triage...
there is now a transform function in QGIS expressions that make the CRS conversion. You can use it like this to get the x coordinate of a point converted from EPSG:4326 to EPSG:2154:
x(transform($geometry, 'EPSG:4326', 'EPSG:2154'))
For xat (which is replaced with point_n):
x(transform(point_n($geometry, 3), 'EPSG:4326', 'EPSG:2154'))
I am now closing this feature request as there is a way to make the CRS conversion directly from the expression dialog.
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