Opened 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#8864 new enhancement

Include some functions from Utilsplugin2

Reported by: akks Owned by: team
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Core Version: latest
Keywords: Cc: stoecker, Don-vip, bastiK, simon04, skyper, joshdoe, Zverikk, akks

Description (last modified by Don-vip)

There was very long ago when we moved any functionalty from Utilsplugin2 to core.

At current moment, there are some useful and long-tested functions in this plugin that may help all users.

Of course, the careful discussion is needed and maybe some menu reorganization.
(after we decide which functions should be included)

I propose following candidate functions (most widely used?):

  1. Replace Geometry [reason: motivate users to maintain history of objects] (#8821)
  2. Add nodes on intersections [reason: it only calls one core function, nothing more]
  3. Copy tags from previous selection [reason: very easy to tag similar objects]
  4. Search predicates "inside", "intersecting", "adjacent", maybe even "allintersecting", "connected" (#5905)
  5. Some of selection menu actions, for example - Unselect nodes, Select adjacent nodes, Select intersecting ways

What do you think? (1-.., 2-.., ...)
(Sorry for huge copy-list)

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Don-vip

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comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Don-vip

Before adding some new entries to standard "Tools" menu I'd like to fix #5638 and #6355 first.
I like your idea in #6355 comments about the "Data" menu. "More tools" is already used by utilsplugin2, I think we can use it for geometric functions of others plugins too.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by iav

"Copy from previous selection", "Split object" and "unglue relations" I use really often.

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by akks

OK, let us solve #5638 and #6355 at first by big reorganization of menus.
During that time we can collect opinions about what to include here.

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by skyper

  • Split object is nice especially as terracer plugin is buggy and not maintained.
  • Replace Geometry see #8821
  • Copy tags from previous selection I do not use that much but Paste relations.
Last edited 9 years ago by skyper (previous) (diff)

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