[talk-au] How to merge existing ways with Potlatch?

Ben Kelley ben.kelley at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 22:21:09 BST 2008


Note that you can only merge ways that meet end-to-end.



can be merged to make


So you cannot merge something like this where way 2 joins in the middle of
way 1.


 - Ben.

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 11:42 PM, Thomas Schroeder <
Thomas.Schroeder at red-sofa.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> I try to merge two existing ways with Potlatch, but it does not work.
> I followed the documentation:
> ----cite-start---
> To merge two ways into one:
>    * Draw your way as normal.
>    * When you move your mouse over another way, the points light up blue.
>    * Shift-click the blue point at the start or end of the other way.
>    * Or: if the ways are already drawn, select one, then hold Shift and
> click
> the other.
> ----cite-end----
> Selecting one and Shift click the other always results in the
> error/message "The ways do not share a common point".
> How do I create a "common point" or merge points?
> tschuess
> Thomas
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