Trying to convert a python console script to a standalone version of it. By following the general guidelines from QGIS-documentary https://docs.qgis.org/2.14/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/intro.html

But unfortunately, I run in a "simple" problem, but unable to solve it... This is my code:

import sys

from qgis.core import *    

import json, requests
import processing       

# supply path to qgis install location
QgsApplication.setPrefixPath(r"/Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/MacOS", False)
# create a reference to the QgsApplication, setting the # second argument to False disables the GUI
qgs = QgsApplication([], False)
# load providers

geometry_decode = [(0.0,0.0),(1.2,1.3)]    

geometry = [QgsPoint(point[1],point[0]) for point in geometry_decode]    

line = QgsGeometry.fromPolyline(geometry)
route = QgsVectorLayer("LineString?crs=epsg:4326&index=yes","route","memory")
pr = route.dataProvider()

feature = QgsFeature()


# Write your code here to load some layers, use processing algorithms, etc.
# When your script is complete, call exitQgis() to remove the provider and # layer registries from memory

This is the error-message:

Error in sys.excepthook:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/Resources/python/qgis/utils.py", line 196, in qgis_excepthook
    showException(type, value, tb, None, messagebar=True)
  File "/Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/Resources/python/qgis/utils.py", line 107, in showException
    open_stack_dialog(type, value, tb, msg)
  File "/Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/Resources/python/qgis/utils.py", line 142, in open_stack_dialog
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'messageBar'    

Original exception was:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "test_standalone_copy.py", line 33, in <module>
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'addFeatures'
  • Please include the whole error message – underdark Jan 28 '18 at 12:35
  • Try using route.addFeatures([feature]) – Ben W Jan 28 '18 at 12:40
  • added error message – CanadaRunner Jan 28 '18 at 12:42
  • route.addFeatures([feature]) fixed problem, but why does it work in the qgis console? – CanadaRunner Jan 28 '18 at 12:52
  • I'm not sure exactly what code you ran in the console, but the addFeatures() method belongs to the QgsVectorLayer class, which you instantiated and assigned to the variable route. – Ben W Jan 28 '18 at 13:46

thank to Ben-W's help, The function .addFeatures() is related to the VectorLayer and not dataProvider

So this is the right way to add the feature


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