[HOT] iD Editor on iPad

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 23:39:47 UTC 2016


Apparently both wireless and bluetooth mice are unsupported without jail
breaking.  There isn't much difference by the way bluetooth uses the same
frequencies.

Cheerio John

On 12 November 2016 at 18:18, Emir Hartato <emir.hartato at gmail.com> wrote:

> About stylus,
>
> A friend of mine has Adonit Jot Pro which is cost about US$30. I used it
> for drawing on his iPad and I think it's quite accurate, not sure for iD as
> I always use my laptop to edit OSM. However, looking I have good experience
> for drawing, I think you can consider this option.
>
> The Verge has a comprehensive list of iPad stylus. http://www.theverge.
> com/2012/4/10/2925937/best-stylus-ipad-review
>
> Other alternative - a bluetooth mouse?
>
> Cheers,
> Emir
>
>
> On 13 November 2016 at 08:03, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm not an ipad  user so I'm not sure.  However using a stylus on other
>> devices isn't in my opinion as accurate as a 800 dpi mouse.
>>
>> In Canada I can buy cheap wireless mice for under $10 but I'm not sure if
>> they work with an ipad.  My understanding is you have to jailbreak the ipad
>> which doesn't do wonders for an apple warranty and  isn't something I'd
>> recommend.
>>
>> Cheerio John
>>
>> On 12 November 2016 at 13:35, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> John,
>>>
>>> Thanks.  That is my opinion generally as well. I wonder if a stylus is a
>>> suitable substitute for a mouse on an iPad?
>>>
>>> Mike
>>>
>>> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 11:14 AM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Typically you need a mouse to get any sort of precision even with a
>>>> Windows laptop.
>>>>
>>>> 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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