At 3.8.3, there is a button on the "Attributes Toolbar" that is always greyed out. When I hover the cursor over it, the response is "No action selected":


The QGIS documentation makes no mention of this button. What is its purpose?


As the documentation on the QGIS Website this is the Actions identify tool

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First you need to set an action to perform:

Here is some actions setup (via right click on the layer properties):

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Here is a result of using the actions with the 'FeatureID' selected

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    Thanks. Now I'm gonna learn about Actions! – Stu Smith Oct 21 '19 at 2:25

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