[josm-dev] Starting a new way with one selected
Petr.Nejedly at Sun.COM
Mon May 19 16:29:52 BST 2008
David Earl napsal(a):
> At present if you are in the Draw Nodes mode and you have nothing
> selected, you can SHIFT+CLICK to
> (a) add a new node in a blank area, or
> (b) add a new node in an existing way, or
> (c) select an existing node in the middle of a way, or
> (d) select an existing node at the end of a way
> and then extend from the new or existing node (in case d, extending the
> way, and in the others creating a new way)
> However, if you already have a way selected, cases c and d don't work.
> Can anyone think why they shouldn't? Or is this just a bug? Perhaps its
> that the SHIFT modifier doesn't really do anything different if nothing
> is already selected.
> This is the most common case where you have to still switch modes at the
> moment - you create a way, and come to its dead end (say), and then you
> want to do another starting from an existing intermediate node (case c),
> possibly in the way you just created, possibly in some other way. Being
> able to use the SHIFT modifier would remove the need to SELECT-MODE,
> CLICK, DRAW-NODES, would be consistent and would mean you'd hardly ever
> need to go into select mode when drawing ways.
You're probably right, but you can also use 'u' shortcut to clear the selection...
Petr "Nenik" Nejedly, NetBeans/Sun Microsystems, http://www.netbeans.org
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