[talk-au] Searching for tags?

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 23:13:55 UTC 2021


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Graeme


On Tue, 5 Oct 2021 at 09:13, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Adam beat me to it, but here you go: https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/1bKw
>
> Thanks
>
> Graeme
>
>
> On Tue, 5 Oct 2021 at 09:01, Adam Horan <ahoran at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> For super powered searching you need https://overpass-turbo.eu/
>>
>> On the bottom right of the wiki page is a link to overpass which will
>> embed a simple query for the tag key-value.
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:leisure%3Dslipway
>>
>> The query can be modified to search a wider area, but unfortunately
>> overpass queries are not super simple (and I say this as a programmer of
>> several years)
>> Searching across a very large area will be slow, or might be stopped if
>> too slow.
>>
>> Adam
>>
>> On Tue, 5 Oct 2021 at 09:47, Ben Kelley <ben.kelley at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> In our search for boat ramps around here we found that there are heaps
>>> that Google doesn't know about. We found 3 yesterday that Google didn't
>>> have. Of those OSM had 2 of 3 (and I found a 4th in OSM I didn't know
>>> about).
>>>
>>> How can you search for a specific feature in OSM? If you search for
>>> "slipway" you only find things with "slipway" in the name. You can't search
>>> for "leisure=slipway" on the main map either.
>>>
>>> Is there some other way to search for particular features?
>>>
>>>  - Ben.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ben Kelley
>>> ben.kelley at gmail.com
>>> https://mrebenezer.blogspot.com/
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