[OSM-dev] JOSM bug on tagging presets

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue May 13 14:33:49 BST 2008

On 13 May 2008, at 14:11, Frederik Ramm wrote:

> Hi,
>   Shaun, your problem is probably something else than what Andy  
> reported. Yours is just an unexpected way the auto-completion is or  
> isn't employed. I guess the desired behaviour would be that you can  
> simply delete the old value and then have normal auto-complete, right?

That's correct. But why should I have to delete the original tag?

> What Andy reports seems to be a bug in a little-documented extension  
> I made about one month ago, whereby you can put a special flag into  
> your own presets file that says "please present the last used value  
> as a default value in this field". This was intended specifically  
> for house number/post code tagging. It seems there is a bug in there  
> that leads to the effects Andy has described, and I'll have to  
> investigate that.

This appears to be an extension that I don't know about, hence why I'm  
getting confused.

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