Is it possible to set the default units for the select features by radius tool?

I believe the default is set to meters but I can not seem to get it to use kilometers or miles for example. I know you can set the default units for the measure tool under Settings > Options > Map Tools but this does not effect the units in the selection tool.

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Usually these tools get their measuring units from the projection, so you can either have m or degree. m to km is no hassle, m to miles is weird, and degree to anything comprehensible is almost impossible. So stick with m.

  • Its just not convenient when selecting features at a larger scale range – AWGIS Jun 25 '18 at 11:28
  • Define "larger scale". – Erik Jun 25 '18 at 11:29
  • 1:200,000 and greater – AWGIS Jun 25 '18 at 11:44
  • But how much inconvenience is it to type three additional zeros? Also, how often do you need to select features more than 100 km distant? – Erik Jun 25 '18 at 11:59
  • I was only looking to find out whether this can be done or not, QGIS allows you to change units elsewhere so I was wondering if this was consistence across it. Thanks anyway – AWGIS Jun 25 '18 at 12:34

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