[Talk-us] Good work with remapping!

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Jul 25 03:33:24 BST 2012

> From: Alan Mintz [mailto:Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net]
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] Good work with remapping!
> At 2012-07-22 23:53, Toby Murray wrote:
> >I also ended up doing some reimporting from TIGER 2011 in the Irvine
> 3. There were a number of orphan nodes tagged with
> "highway=turning_circle"
> left in the area, presumably remnants of the previous ways? In JOSM,
> these
> can be found with the following sequence, though there should be a
> better
> way that just isn't apparent to me at the moment:
> a. Find, replace selection, search string="highway=turning_circle
> type:node"
> b. Find, add to selection, search string="parent selected type:way"
> c. Find, remove from selection, search string="child (type:way
> selected)"
> d. Find, find in selection, search string="highway=turning_circle
> type:node"
> This left 6 orphan turning-circles, which I deleted.
> It's a good idea to turn off background imagery for a moment after
> wiping
> an area to catch these leftovers that might otherwise be hard to see.
> Maybe
> even do a select-all to make sure they are highlighted for you.

Searching for "highway=turning_circle type:node -child" should find all
orphaned turning-circles. You could remove the type:node too.

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