Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#1462 closed defect (fixed)

Sort tags list when selecting an object

Reported by: LonelyPixel Owned by: cbro@…
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: merkaartor Version:
Keywords: Cc:


One of the most annoying things to me in Merkaartor is that when I
select two objects (one after another) to compare their tags, they
always are in a different order. It's hard to tell quickly whether they
have the same tags and values assigned. The only solution to this is to
sort the tags in the list. This is what my patch does. It may not be the
most efficient sorting algorithm, in fact it's the first I was thinking
of, to sort the items in-place. It is working fine for me, I could not
determine any data corruption in a small test and it doesn't lead to a
sensible delay. (How could that be for a list of < 10 items...)

Maybe this could be improved by applying a certain pre-defined order
different from the lexical. For example: highway < service < name <
maxspeed < * < note < created_by. That would be more of an order by
importance first, then tag name.

Attachments (1)

TagModel.cpp.diff (793 bytes) - added by LonelyPixel 9 years ago.
Patch of my proposed implementation

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Change History (2)

Changed 9 years ago by LonelyPixel

Patch of my proposed implementation

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by richardbrinkman

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [13218]) FIX : Sort tags list when selecting an object (fixes #1462)

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