[Tagging] Creating shop=caravan

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 06:05:05 UTC 2019

Can you illustrate or explain the differences between editing a  "template"
and editing a simple page? When you save your edited version of the new
page does it become a template?

On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 8:12 AM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is what I do .. it works and leaves the original page alone...
> 1) get the "car" template
> On the page you want to copy Click on "edit Source" - Copy all of it and
> paste it over to your your word processor as a new document.
>  Exit out out this "Edit Source" without saving "cancel" I think is it -
> so it stays the same.
> 2) edit the template
> Now in your word processor find and replace all the "car" and replace with
> "caravan". Perform similar edits here - much easier than the editor you may
> not be familiar with on the wiki.
> When your finished here ...
> 3) create the new page
> Type the title of the page you want to create in the wiki search box ...
> It will come up with a suggestion to create the page you want .. click on
> that and you have started to create the new page :)
> Copy all of the stuff you have on your word processor page over to the new
> page (copy and paste) .. and save it ... Done.
> On 07/01/19 11:23, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> Haha, Graeme. I am in the same boat when it comes to adding anything to
> the Wiki. Welcome to the arcane world of Wiki editing. I don't have an
> answer to your question. I only want to sympathize.
> Dave
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 5:35 AM Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Recently asked what to tag some things as, including a business selling
>> caravans.
>> On Sat, 29 Dec 2018 at 02:37, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2018-12-28 at 16:36 +1000, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
>>> & yards dedicated to caravan sales? I can find shop=car
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop=car, which says it's a
>>> place that sells cars, buses or trucks. Perhaps shop=caravan?
>>> Shop=caravan has over 100 uses, so why not?
>> With fear & trepidation :-) I am about to try & create a page
>> shop=caravan, then put it up for further discussion.
>> I know this has been discussed before, but I'm still unclear on the
>> details (& from previous discussions, a lot of other people are as well :-()
>> The page would be fairly similar to shop=car
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dcar, so that sounds like
>> a good basis to start with.
>> If I just open that page, "Edit source", change value=car to
>> value=caravan, then save that, I'm fairly sure that will create a
>> shop=caravan page ready for further editing, but will the original shop=car
>> page still exist?
>> Is there a better way to create a new page?
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Dave Swarthout
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