We use tablet PC with windows 10 and QGIS installed. We need to modify polygon and polyline features and we need to delete some edges. Normally, we use the 'Del' key of the keyboard but with the virtual keybord of win 10, this key is missing.

We have installed another virtual keyboard but this is not easy to use. If possible, it would be great getting a button under QGIS which removed selected edge.

This button exist under the topoedit toolbar but it works only with postgis layer.

Is there a Python script that could do the job?

  • Try in Settings / Configure shortcuts – aldo_tapia Dec 2 '16 at 14:19
  • I works with windows 10 and qgis 2.18. I want to simplify some polygons by deleting some edge. – xspirt56 Dec 2 '16 at 14:34
  • Thank you AndreJ, this need activate the virtual keyboard and it hide a large part of qgis. The best way will be a specific button. I'm going to search in the python library if i find something – xspirt56 Dec 2 '16 at 16:09

If your virtual keyboard does not have a Del key, you can use the Backspace key as well to delete a selected vertex.

Maybe related: http://www.howtogeek.com/240288/how-to-use-the-on-screen-keyboard-on-windows-7-8-and-10/ There seems to be a Keyboard key in the lower right corner that changes the keyboard layout.

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