[HOT] Losing Purple Boundary Marker in iD Editor

Pierre GIRAUD pierre.giraud at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 11:49:04 UTC 2014

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 12:04 AM,  <thatwoodb at hushmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> For the past day or so (I've only been mapping for about 3 days altogether),
> I've been losing the boundary lines for the squares I've been working on
> while using iD editor. This happens only intermittently, and I can't tell
> what I've been doing to cause it, if anything. I get to one side of the
> square, hit the boundary, adjust my view up the square a bit, then go back
> in the opposite direction, marking the map along the way. Sometimes I notice
> I've been covering a lot of ground, more than I think is contained within
> the square, and I zoom out to find ... no borders! No borders at any zoom
> level, in fact.
> I've only been able to restore them by closing the editor and opening it
> again, but of course it's difficult to find where I was last working in the
> square. Does anyone have any insight into this? -- either how I can prevent
> it or restore the borders after it happens without having to re-open the
> editor.

Does it still happen?

> One other question: Does anyone know how I might be inadvertently unlocking
> my task? I've come back to unlock or mark it as done a couple of times, only
> to find it's already been unlocked without my having clicked that button or
> been timed out.

Do you know that tasks are automatically unlocked after 2 hours?
Didn't you see the "xx minutes left" text?
If not, then we need to make it more obvious.

> Thanks in advance for your help.
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  | Pierre GIRAUD

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