I am new to the Quantum Plugin development and wonder if there is more information about the following.
I have added a shape file and am (off course) able to select a point from this shape file. In the shape file I have stored the location (x,y) and an id.
Now I would like to be able to select a point in this layer and then my plugin should be able to recognize the id of the point, look up a database and display a graphical representation of the data in the database.
So what I am looking for is this,
- how do I get the information of a selected point to my plugin
- is it possible that my plugin overwrites the default information dialog (so the plugin pops up instead of the normal dialog)
- is there perhaps a plugin that already shows such behaviour and I can learn from (haven't found one so far)
Thanks (very much) in advance! Rob