[OSM-dev] JOSM

Jonas Svensson jonass at lysator.liu.se
Sun Apr 22 17:10:36 BST 2007

On 22 Apr 2007 at 17:54, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:

> That's not possible currently, though I have been thinking about how
> to implement this. What I was wondering was the concept of "layer"
> where is a layer is defined by a number of properties, and at any time
> you can only select and manipulate objects in the active layer.
> Layer is a bad name, since an object can be in multiple layers.
> In any case, you could have mode where you can select only ways, only
> nodes, only segment, only ways where natural is not "coastline", that
> kind of thing. It wouldn't be that easy to implement, but is that sort
> of what you're thinking of?

I think it would be easier for the the user to be able to hide 
objects not used at the moment but I can understand if it is hard 
to implement. Your second idea would be perfectly fine and I would 
be happy to see that one included.


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