Feature request #4306

Uniform way of adding layers after analyses

Added by Paolo Cavallini over 5 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:Open Start Date:09/24/2011
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Target version:Future Release - Nice to have
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Various commands and plugins have different methods for adding a layer after the analysis is run:
  • a checkbox "Add to canvas" in the analysis window
  • a popup "Do you want to add to canvas?" after the end

We should have a standard method, and utilize it consistently.


Updated by Jürgen Fischer over 5 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug report to Feature request

Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version set 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 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

Hello, bug triage...

do we have a document somewhere that states what are the rules for adding layers after an analysis ?

For Processing, it seems there is a uniform method: by default the option "Open output file after running algorithm" is checked so after any analysis made with a Processing algorithm, the layer will be loaded in the canvas ( but user can uncheck this option ).

In 2015, I think that a pop-up window will be very annoying ! So the Processing rule seems to be the good one for me...

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