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FS#770 - Polyline tool to delete segments between two nodes, leaving a gap
Opened by Christian Aigner (caigner) - Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 09:12 GMT+2
Last edited by Andrew (andrew) - Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 10:42 GMT+2
I guess this is a case of wording and wrong expectations.
The polyline tool “Delete Segments between two nodes” removes nodes, but not segments as the title and the icon suggests.
I propose to rename it to “Delete Nodes between two nodes”.
A tool which actually removes line segments from a polyline, leaving gaps, could indeed be useful to some users.
I think of a straight polyline with several segments. Then I remove some segments. I end up with a polyline with “holes” in it. Now I could stretch that polyline and all the remaining segments and holes stretch proportionally. Could be handy some times.