Ticket #3488 (new enhancement)
Expression based labeling
|Reported by:||NathanW||Owned by:||jef|
|Priority:||minor: annoyance||Milestone:||Version 1.7.0|
|Must Fix for Release:||No||Awaiting user input:||no|
There might be a trac already for this although I could not find it
It would be very handy to have expression based labels. This is something that I really miss coming from MapInfo? as I tend to make labels that contain information from more than one column eg PipeSize? + \n + PipeType?
I know I can do this by adding a new column however that is limited to tables that I can edit. A lot of our tables are in MapInfo? Tab format for just displaying purposes and because we still use MapInfo? and it would be nice to have something that doesn't require a save to shape and table edit first. So the expression label feature should not need the table to be editable.
It would be good if it supported all the operations that the field calculator does eg + * / - and multiline