[HOT] QR codes and field papers

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 01:10:39 UTC 2016

I think I was after creating a custom map that showed just some detail from
the OSM map. Then after it had been annotated having that as an image under
iD or brought into JOSM.

Field Papers sounds nice for a general case but not for something more

Thanks John

On 27 September 2016 at 20:32, Laura O'Grady <laura at lauraogrady.ca> wrote:

> Hi John,
> In short - yes.
> I used the instructions here:
> http://learnosm.org/en/mobile-mapping/field-papers/
> and got it to work.
> After you make your atlas, print it out, add notations in the field, scan
> it and save it on your computer. Log back in to fieldpapers.org, upload
> the scanned image and you will be prompted with various options. Chose
> "open in JOSM".
> You can also scan and open directly in JOSM but you have to install a
> plug-in (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/JOSM/Plugins/FieldPapers)
> I've used both ways and the scanned document lined up perfectly in JOSM
> with respect to lat/long.
> Best wishes,
> Laura
> -
> Laura O'Grady
> laura at lauraogrady.ca
> On Sep 27, 2016, at 8:04 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Field papers comes with  QR code printed on the printed map giving the
> latitude and longitude.
> Has anyone a process for using a desktop scanner with a Windows machine
> and bringing up JOSM at the right latitude and longitude?
> Thanks John
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