[OSM-newbies] display street names in JOSM (and flash)
anonguy9 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 01:06:08 GMT 2009
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> Anyway, in Potlatch (Flash), ...
> If the existing ways are getting in the way, you can quickly
> dim them by pressing Caps Lock.
The OSM Mapnik background is nice. Pressing F4 also switches to this
With thin lines I can make them out, but the existing ways obscure the
Pressing capslock does not seem to do anything. Are you sure this is correct?
I checked through the wiki and I cannot find a listing of all the
hotkeys, and the pages I looked through didn't seem mention a
foreground-dimmer or a capslock type function.
It looks like holding space and a left-click-drag will let me offset
the background enough to see what's what, but this is obviously
imperfect. I have a really hard time moving the offset just a tiny
little bit.. maybe my mouse tracking isn't fine enough.
> Potlatch 2.0 will show street names on drawn ways, assuming they're
> long enough to fit the name in.
That will be very cool.
I wanted to use the Java version, because it looked like I could do
much finer detailed work. I'm interested in working on an area which
has nothing but a city name.. but maybe the flash version will do the
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