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In QGIS 1.6, can users set "on the fly projection" to be checked ON by default (at application launch)? I know how to turn it on, but some users find they use it more often than not, and would like it to be enabled by default.

I have read this thread and it seems like there was discussion to add an "ON by default" option, but I could not find it in the Options settings.

Is there something I am missing or has this function not been implemented?

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I think you answered your own question by posting the link to the related ticket. The option is not implemented yet. – underdark Feb 4 '11 at 17:50
I kind of suspected that, but wasn't sure if someone more "in the know" had other info. Any chance it will be implemented in the next release? – RyanDalton Feb 4 '11 at 18:35
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but some users find they use it more often than not

I'am one of them.

A workaround:

-Start Qgis, set the reference system and enable 'on the fly'.
-Save the project on the desktop.
-Next time, 2x click that project.

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I'd say that is as good of a workaround as I could think of. I will pass it along. Thanks. – RyanDalton Feb 4 '11 at 23:32

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