[HOT] Task #817 - Guinea, Kankan East - A thecnic to Add Huts simply

Leonardo Gutierrez leo at nuevoartesano.com
Fri Dec 19 09:42:42 UTC 2014

Great tip Thanks Pierre
El dic 16, 2014 11:47 AM, "Pierre Béland" <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> escribió:

> In JOSM, the building plugin is quite useful to trace rectangular
> buildings, but does not help to trace huts. Plus huts are small and it is
> uneasy to copy / paste them repeatitively for all a village.  If we create
> a hut and copy / paste, it is uneasy to move this object to place it at the
> right position We cannot zoom too much if we want to clearly see the
> huts,
> Below, I describe a technic that should simplify doing this.
> *1. A simple shortcut to paste an object* : Edit Menu / Preferences /
> Keyboard, Modification - Paste Action : Replace ctrl-V by V. It is simpler
> to press only one key. To copy, one hand will press V, while the mouse
> position the object.
> 2. *Trace a hut* :  add two points. Select these two points, select the
> menu item *Tool - create a circle*. Add the tag building=hut
> *3. Copy the hut in the buffer* : Select the hut, and press Ctrl-c to
> copy this object.
> *4. Paste the hut simply at the right position*. Place the mouse cursor
> at the center of a hut, right click with the mouse and press V. This will
> paste a new hut right at this point.
> This way of pasting using the both the V shortcut key and the right mouse
> button is a lot more simple and rapid then trying to first paste, then move
> at the right position.
> Pierre
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