[Talk-GB] British National Grid coordinates in JOSM

Stuart Reynolds stuart at travelinesoutheast.org.uk
Mon Oct 30 17:09:53 UTC 2017


Hi Bob (and anyone else who’s done this),

I’ve reset the projection, and can now see the coordinates in OSGR. Yay!
But does anyone know how I can jump to a set of coordinates? If I click the coordinate boxes, the menu that comes up still insists on Lat/Lon.

Thanks
Stuart



On 22 Oct 2017, at 10:26, Bob Hawkins <bobhawkins at waitrose.com<mailto:bobhawkins at waitrose.com>> wrote:

I have got round to resetting the map projection in JOSM to EPSG:27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid), finally.  I am surprised to find northings before eastings in the bottom left-hand corner of JOSM, when we reference BNG positions eastings before northings.  I wonder if this has something to do with the way latitude is referenced before longitude, usually?  I doubt this can be changed in JOSM but wondered what others know?  It is rather confusing.

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