[HOT] Bounding box not in iD Editor anymore

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 4 13:55:48 UTC 2017


Blake,

Thanks for the further followup! Good to know that the issue has been
resolved.

Mike

On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 4:24 AM, Blake Girardot HOT/OSM <
blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:

> Hi Mike, hi all,
>
> Mike, I found out why you now get the purple task box again: OSM made
> a change to how the OSM website works with secure connections
> yesterday which fixes the issue with the purple task outline loading
> in iD.
>
> This means everyone should start seeing the purple task outline in the
> iD editor now!
>
> Cheers,
> Blake
>
> On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 9:36 PM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > We held a mapathon yesterday evening (5pm - 7pm US MST) with about 60
> people
> > in attendance.  None of the participants ever got the purple box
> bounding
> > box in iD, despite multiple attempts. I see it is now working.  Was
> there a
> > problem yesterday that has subsequently been fixed?
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:38 PM, Rebecca Firth <rebecca.firth at hotosm.org
> >
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> Re-kindling this thread as another mapper and myself appear to be
> >> experiencing the bounding box issue again (in Safari and Chrome) across
> a
> >> few different tasks.
> >>
> >> Re-pasting the workaround instructions from before for anyone mapping
> >> presently:
> >>
> >> Load task in iD
> >> Return to Task on TM, go back to 'edit with' and select JOSM
> >> You will get an error message about JOSM remote control, but it will
> give
> >> you access to a section of the JOSM menu
> >> From the section that reads "Tip: Download the following .gpx file and
> >> load it in JOSM in order to see the current task boundary" right click
> on
> >> ".gpx file" and select "Save link as" - I put mine in my downloads
> folder.
> >> Back to the iD tab in your browser, and have file manager open as well -
> >> drag & drop the downloaded .gpx file onto the window of ID -- then
> wait...
> >> If all goes well you now have the square on your iD screen. It took a
> >> while to load on my setup & a message about waiting or closing appeared
> -
> >> but it has loaded each time I've tried.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Rebecca
> >>
> >> On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 9:06 AM, Blake Girardot HOT/OSM
> >> <blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi Nick!
> >>>
> >>> Your work around is great and working for people! Thank you very much!
> >>>
> >>> Pierre Giraud, just put a hotfix on the Tasking Manager to make your
> >>> solution easier. This is live now.
> >>>
> >>> The link to the .gpx file now shows up on the iD Editor menu
> >>> selection, you do not need to try josm and have it fail. Just go back
> >>> to the page and dowload the .gpx file from the iD Editor selected
> >>> dialog.
> >>>
> >>> A screenshot is attached to make it more clear.
> >>>
> >>> Thank you again Nick and Pierre!
> >>>
> >>> Respectfully,
> >>> Blake
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 7:02 AM, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>> > Hi,
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > A quick but dirty workaround
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > 1. Load task in iD
> >>> >
> >>> > 2. return to Task on TM, go back to 'edit with' and select JOSM
> >>> >
> >>> > 3. You will get an error message about JOSM remote control, but it
> will
> >>> > give
> >>> > you access to a section of the JOSM menu
> >>> >
> >>> > 4. From the section that reads "Tip: Download the following .gpx file
> >>> > and
> >>> > load it in JOSM in order to see the current task boundary" right
> click
> >>> > on
> >>> > ".gpx file" and select "Save link as" - I put mine in my downloads
> >>> > folder.
> >>> >
> >>> > 4. Back to the iD tab in your browser, and have file manager open as
> >>> > well -
> >>> > drag & drop the downloaded .gpx file onto the window of ID -- then
> >>> > wait...
> >>> >
> >>> > 5. If all goes well you now have the square on your iD screen. It
> took
> >>> > a
> >>> > while to load on my setup & a message about waiting or closing
> appeared
> >>> > -
> >>> > but it has loaded each time I've tried.
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > I'll try to put together a quick howto with images on LearnOSM and
> make
> >>> > it
> >>> > downloadable. Feedback as to whether this works for everyone would be
> >>> > appreciated in case I have to make amendments.
> >>> >
> >>> > Regards
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > Nick
> >>> > (Tallguy)
> >>> >
> >>> > On 06/02/17 11:36, Donal Hunt wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> > Can confirm. Have noticed that the bounding box doesn't always
> display.
> >>> > Usually closing the tab and relaunching 1-2 times results in it
> >>> > appearing.
> >>> > If logs / javascript console output is useful for tracking down the
> >>> > issue,
> >>> > let me know and I'll share. :)
> >>> >
> >>> > d.
> >>> >
> >>> > On 6 February 2017 at 08:09, Rebecca Firth <rebecca.firth at hotosm.org
> >
> >>> > wrote:
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Hi,
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Just to add in on this one, there are quite a lot of mapathons going
> >>> >> on
> >>> >> over the next few days, including a group of students in Botswana
> >>> >> mapping
> >>> >> from today for the next two weeks.
> >>> >>
> >>> >> @Bryan - I had noticed over the past few months that sometimes the
> >>> >> pink
> >>> >> box didn't load immediately when you loaded a square, and you needed
> >>> >> to wait
> >>> >> quite a while or reload the square to see it. Not sure if others had
> >>> >> seen
> >>> >> the same.
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Thanks,
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Rebecca
> >>> >>
> >>> >> On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 10:43 PM, Bryan Housel <
> bryan at 7thposition.com>
> >>> >> wrote:
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> That does look like a bug!   I will try to get a fix merged in by
> >>> >>> your
> >>> >>> event Wednesday…
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> On Feb 5, 2017, at 2:41 PM, Orla McManus <OMcManus at esri-ireland.ie
> >
> >>> >>> wrote:
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> Hi everyone,
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> I am unable to see the square bounding box in iD Editor when I lock
> >>> >>> and
> >>> >>> open a task/grid square
> >>> >>> e.g.http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2477#task/58. My
> >>> >>> understanding is that this bounding box enables the digitiser to
> >>> >>> ensure that
> >>> >>> they are working only in their grid square so that they can mark it
> >>> >>> as done
> >>> >>> in the Tasking Manager.
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> Has this been removed with a recent update of iD Editor? Will this
> >>> >>> functionality be added again?
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> We have a mapathon organised for Wednesday with all beginners and
> it
> >>> >>> will
> >>> >>> be much more difficult to coordinate our progress without this
> >>> >>> bounding box
> >>> >>> in iD Editor.
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> Thanks very much,
> >>> >>> Orla
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>>
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> >>> >> --
> >>> >> Rebecca Firth
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> >> --
> >> Rebecca Firth
> >> Community Partnerships Manager
> >> rebecca.firth at hotosm.org
> >> @RebeccaFirthy
> >> Skype: rebeccafirth
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