[josm-dev] Using locally stored tiles with JOSM Imagery

Willi willis at gmx.de
Mon Jan 24 13:40:51 GMT 2011

Thanks for the immediate help. I didn't think that it's that simple. Adding 
" tms:file:///D:/OSM/osm_then" in the URL field and "19" in the Zoom field
did the job.

I would like to add this to the Wiki. Please let me know to which page it
should go.

On Sat, 22 Jan 2011 20:38 Dirk Stöcker [openstreetmap at dstoecker.de] wrote:

> I think it should be possible to provide a "file:///" link instead of 
> http:-link. At least it is worth a try. Note that some tools use 
> "file:/C:...", others use "file:///C:...". So you need to experiment a 
> bit. Probably the \ must be expressed as /. See also Maps-page in wiki how

> the urls must look like.

> If you get it to work probably add a short chapter at the Maps page, so 
> other users also know how to do.

On Sat, 22 Jan 2011, Willi wrote:

> For OSMtracker I'm dowloading and storing locally tiles with
> from
> OpenStreetMap http://www.openstreetmap.org/ and
> Thaimap http://thaimap.osm-tools.org.
> They are stored in a directory structure: "\Zoom\X\Y.png" (Windows).

> It would be great if I could use them not only with OSMtracker on my
> but also with JOSM Imagery when I'm out to collect data with JOSM livegps
> and surveyor on my netbook. Is this possible and how can I do that?

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