I am new to qgis.

I would like to see changes on the map in real time while I am editing the associated attribute file. Currently, I have the poly id field labels turned on. I cannot see the changes to the poly id on the map unless I refresh the screen. It would be really helpful to see the changes on the map as I enter them in the attribute table.

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Updating the map view whenever an attribute value is changed in the attribute table could impact the performance in a very negative way.

A workaround - if you want to see changes immediately - could be to edit not in the attribute table but in the feature attribute form which opens when you click on a feature with the Identify tool ("auto open form" needs to be checked).

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