[josm-dev] New "add node" action
osm at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Thu Dec 18 08:53:55 GMT 2008
On 18 Dec 2008, at 08:27, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> What your new feature doesn't help me with is cases where I want to
>> place an existing node at a specific set of coordinates. Previously
>> I've done this by saving the .osm file, editing it manually with a
>> text editor and loading it back in again.
>> But what I really wanted was a way to edit lat/long in the same way I
>> edit key/value pairs via the "Properties for selected objects"
>> menu. I
>> suspect this also won't take two days to implement, so if the code
>> fairy is interested ... :)
> Indeed I thought about extending the properties view by adding two
> "special" properties lat and lon which cannot be deleted nor the key
> modified, just changes in the value are allowed. And while we're at it
> we could also add "timestamp", "user" and "version" as read-only
> properties. - Maybe add them at the bottom of the list so that for
> who have limited space available, they don't use up that prime space.
Watch out because the version will only be exposed once 0.6 comes live.
I like the idea of adding them at the bottom, below relations.
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