Feature request #773

unified "Load layer" button

Added by pcavallini - over 9 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

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Priority:Low Due date:
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Target version:Future Release - Nice to have
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Currently the user is confronted with a wide variety of buttons and menus to load a layer. I think the user experience would be better, and interface less cluttered, if only one "Load layer" button was present, then choosing the type (raster/vector, grass/ogr/postgis ecc.) in a dialog.

Related issues

duplicated by QGIS Application - Feature request #9451: Create a unified "Add Data" dialog Open 01/29/2014


Updated by Tim Sutton over 8 years ago

Yes thats my dream too :-) However its not going to happen in 1.x and I'm moving this over to 2.0.0 milestone as achieving this should be part of a larger architectural overhaul...
Changing priority to minor as it is and enhancement request rather than broken feature.

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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