On 18.10.2016 14:56, Rahkonen Jukka (MML) wrote:
> Hi,
> I agree that it is logically good that non-visible layer is not editable 
> because I can’t imagine a real world use case where it would be better to 
> create features without seeing the other features of the layer. However, 
> sometimes it is useful to switch the layer off and have a look under the 
> existing lines and polygons which are covering the background. Now turning 
> layer non-visible turns it also into non-editable and user must re-activate 
> the edit mode.  I am not sure if this automatic switch to non-editable is an 
> improvement or not. With the current default “only one editable layer at a 
> time” the risk to digitize features into a non-visible layer by accident is 
> not so big because of the radio button behavior. If user starts to edit some 
> other layer the non-visible layer turns into non-editable anyway.

i'd say this is unintuitive and turning the layer back "on" should restore the 
previous editable state. we do something comparable when switching a category's 
visibility on/off already.


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