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Provide a warning to the user that the svg output may well be less
than desired, and allow them to select whether to see that message in
the future.

git-svn-id: c8812cc2-4d05-0410-92ff-de0c093fc19c
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g_j_m committed Sep 18, 2006
1 parent 0527a4b commit 64276123108ce013cae9538321fc0e6936b37694
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  1. +31 −0 src/composer/qgscomposer.cpp
@@ -22,6 +22,7 @@
#include "qgscomposition.h"
#include "qgsexception.h"
#include "qgsproject.h"
#include "qgsmessageviewer.h"

#include <QDesktopWidget>
#include <QFileDialog>
@@ -37,6 +38,7 @@
#include <QPixmap>
#include <QToolBar>
#include <QImageWriter>
#include <QCheckBox>
#include <iostream>

@@ -634,6 +636,35 @@ void QgsComposer::on_mActionExportAsImage_activated(void)
void QgsComposer::on_mActionExportAsSVG_activated(void)
QSettings myQSettings;

bool displaySVGWarning = myQSettings.value("/UI/displaySVGWarning", true).toBool();

if (displaySVGWarning)
QgsMessageViewer* m = new QgsMessageViewer(this);
m->setWindowTitle(tr("SVG warning"));
m->setCheckBoxText(tr("Don't show this message again"));
m->setMessageAsHtml(tr("<p>The SVG export function in Qgis has several "
"problems due to bugs and deficiencies in the "
"Qt4 svg code. Of note, text does not "
"appear in the SVG file and there are problems "
"with the map bounding box clipping other items "
"such as the legend or scale bar.</p>"
"If you require a vector-based output file from "
"Qgis it is suggested that you try exporting "
"to pdf if the SVG output is not satisfactory."

if (m->checkBoxState() == Qt::Checked)
myQSettings.setValue("/UI/displaySVGWarning", false);
myQSettings.setValue("/UI/displaySVGWarning", true);
delete m;

QString myLastUsedFile = myQSettings.readEntry("/UI/lastSaveAsSvgFile","qgis.svg");
QFileInfo file(myLastUsedFile);

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