[HOT] iD Editor on iPad

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 18:14:48 UTC 2016

Typically you need a mouse to get any sort of precision even with a Windows

Cheerio John

On 12 November 2016 at 13:03, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am working with a group that would like to work on humanitarian mapping
> projects in the Tasking Manager, however they only have access to iPads. I
> investigated the iOS specific editors here:  https://wiki.openstreetmap.
> org/wiki/Apple_iOS However, I don't think any of these are integrated
> with the Task Manager.
> I borrowed an iPad and did some testing of the iD editor on it. It seems
> to work, but it is very difficult to draw precisely with ones finger, and
> it is particularly difficult to "click"/tap the last node on a way a second
> time in order to complete it (the location of the click / tap is likely to
> be different enough from the last node to create a new node instead of
> finishing the way).
> Does anyone have any advice (apart from telling them to move to a
> different platform)? Would a stylus solve the problem on the iPad? Are
> there  reasons other than the precision of the tapping/clicking that make
> the iD editor unusable on an iPad? Do any of the iOS specific apps have a
> remote control interface so that they can be used with the Tasking Manager?
> Thanks,
> Mike
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