An action is something that happens when you click on a feature (in QGIS). It can add functionality to a map, such as retrieving additional information about an object.

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How to call a method by BOTH a button AND a key shortcut

I have been trying to call a method by BOTH a key shortcut (as described here http://www.qgis.org/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/snippets.html) and a button I created on the toolbar. The button ...
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Assign feature actions in QGIS--too many actions run at the same time

Using QGIS, I'm assigning actions to a polygon layer whose features are based on extents of hundreds of maps of a variety of files (including DWG, DGN, PDF, jpg, etc). However, since some of the ...
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How to open a shapefile linked custom metadata textfile within QGIS

I used a text file as a simple metadata for my shapefiles. It has basic information such as Source of raw data, Who can edit the file, Accuracy level, data category, Cost aquiring data, etc. The ...
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Qgis action adding layers using relative paths

in QGIS 2 windows I have some index layers I use for loading raster and vector tiles through an Python action. Currently I am using absolute paths which works fine but I would like to set it up so ...
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How to create a QGIS action which copies features between layers?

i tried (i never tried before...) to write a simple python code like action in QGIS on my "XXX" vector layer that: open a layer "YYY" copy the selected feature on my "XXX"layer paste the selected ...
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Can I open a form in layer action?

I want to open a form (made in QTDesign) in the layer action. It is possible?
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How to add clickable action to each feature from a featurecollection geojson object rendered using OpenLayers?

I have geojson object which is a featurecollection object. I need to render this geojson object as a vector layer on openlayers map. I have successfully rendered the layer. Now i want to add clickable ...
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Displaying PDF files associated to feature objects location. [duplicate]

Are there any other methods allowing user to display PDF files associated to points feature object other than using Actions function available to QGIS Layer Properties? I have more than one thousand ...
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How can I change SQL query through a layer of an action (python)?

I have three layers from three diferent database tables. When I click in other layer I want to change (with an action) the query of that three layers. How can I do that? Thank you
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View HTML field data with QT4 browers as a QGIS Run Feature Action Tool

I've successfully populated a sqlite table with an HTML-encoded-table as a field attribute, and so there is literally a Table within a single field value in sqlite, for each record. This is going to ...
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Has Action behaviour changed between 1.7.4 and 1.8.0?

I have an Action that loads raster layers (.jp2) into the current QGIS window. This action has been working great in version 1.7.4. I have now upgraded to 1.8.0 for many reasons, but the same Action ...