I am using Qgis 2.18.25

In a vector layer, when using the categorized style, when I uncheck a category the category disappears.

Is there any way to avoid this behavior?

Actually I do not really understand why this change was made.

Why would we want an unchecked category to disappear?


This might be due to Filter Legend By Map Content being selected. It's the fourth icon from the left at the top of the Layers panel (the icon looks like a funnel)

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