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Disable feature fetching for symbol selector widget preview
It's just too expensive for any remote provider, e.g. wfs, and
causes many ui lockups. Revisit when support for iterator
timeouts is more mature.
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nyalldawson committed Aug 16, 2018
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  1. +4 −0 src/gui/symbology/qgssymbolselectordialog.cpp
@@ -253,11 +253,15 @@ QgsSymbolSelectorWidget::QgsSymbolSelectorWidget( QgsSymbol *symbol, QgsStyle *s
//get first feature from layer for previews
if ( mVectorLayer )
#if 0 // this is too expensive to do for many providers. TODO revisit when support for connection timeouts is complete across all providers
// short timeout for request - it doesn't really matter if we don't get the feature, and this call is blocking UI
QgsFeatureIterator it = mVectorLayer->getFeatures( QgsFeatureRequest().setLimit( 1 ).setConnectionTimeout( 100 ) );
it.nextFeature( mPreviewFeature );
mPreviewExpressionContext.appendScopes( QgsExpressionContextUtils::globalProjectLayerScopes( mVectorLayer ) );
#if 0
mPreviewExpressionContext.setFeature( mPreviewFeature );

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