[HOT] Using TMS imagery in 2571 and 2572

Donal Hunt donal.hunt at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 00:18:23 UTC 2017

In ID, you can click on the layer icon and then enter the following as a
custom layer:


Note: copy the text (not the URL) because the '{' and '}' will be escaped.
Also, ID assumes the zoom field is specified as {zoom}, not {z}.

Hope that helps...  (and yes! Any time I've seem custom imagery, it's been
loaded as part of the project. you may also need to factor in alignment


On 12 March 2017 at 12:54, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:

> These are both high priority projects but Bing coverage is not as good as
> it could be.
> However there is imagery
> tms:http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v4/digitalglobe.n6ngnadl/{z}/{
> x}/{y}.png?access_token=pk.eyJ1IjoiZGlnaXRhbGdsb2JlIiwiYSI6I
> mNpbncxNzE4OTE1dm51a2x5dzlkMXI0eHUifQ.TPHGd-IakYZGSP1ja3WTbQ
> I know how to use it in JOSM but could someone add a pointer to how to use
> it in iD and perhaps even in simple steps for JOSM?
> I think it is possible to set the project up so it loads TMS imagery
> automatically but I
> suspect for these projects this may not happen.
> Thanks John
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