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I would like to have a pop-up menu when right-clicking the MapCanvas
(the identifyFeatures tool does it...)

Could anybody give me a starting point on how to achieve this?

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Should have searched a bit more (...) :

class showMenu(QgsMapTool):

def __init__(self, iface):
    canvas = iface.mapCanvas()
    QgsMapTool.__init__(self,canvas)
    self.canvas = canvas

def canvasPressEvent(self,e):
    if e.button() == Qt.RightButton:
        menu = QMenu()
        quitAction = menu.addAction("AnyAction")
        action = menu.exec_(self.canvas.mapToGlobal(QPoint(e.pos().x()+5, e.pos().y())))
  • You could also override the messageEmitted method to display a message to the user. – Matt Jul 25 '15 at 9:10

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