[OSM-dev] Select and move - mode

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Sep 11 09:51:12 BST 2006


I agree, it’s a bit of a pain now to have deselect the selected item every
time you need to adjust the position as you edit, something I do a lot. How
about a right mouse click to deselect. That would work for me.

Cheers

Andy 

Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk 

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>On Behalf Of Wollschaf
>Sent: 11 September 2006 9:13 AM
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>Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] Select and move - mode
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>On Sat, 09 Sep 2006 00:57:34 +0100, Jon Burgess wrote:
>
>> I admit that adding POI nodes is not something which occurs as often as
>> plain nodes & segments, but I still think we should still try to reduce
>> the number of mouse clicks wherever possible.
>
>Reducing the number of mouse clicks is good. But usability is a lot worse
>for me after the patch... Adding both carriageways of a motorway involves
>a lot of moving nodes and segments, which is now very hard.
>
>It's like writing text in a word processor which is automatically selected
>while writing. Not very intuitive.
>
>I'll revert to an old copy of josm-latest for now, as I can't edit with
>the new patch without getting very angry at everything ;)
>
>I suggest a separate POI mode that adds and selects a node and
>directly opens the add key window.
>
>Wollschaf
>
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