[Talk-us] Fwd: No Parallel/Resize or Copy/Paste in iD editor?

Charlotte Wolter techlady at techlady.com
Mon Apr 20 22:05:44 UTC 2015

         I would love to see the ability to do parallel ways in iD. I 
have had to go back to Potlatch a couple of times because of this.


>I'm a long-time user of Potlatch.  Every time since the new
>iD editor was introduced that I have tried to use it, I have had
>to give up and go back to Potlatch.  At first it was simply way too
>slow.  It seems to perform better, speed-wise anyway, now.
>I used to use JOSM to work on the buildings of apartment complexes, until
>Java stopped working on my computer (still a big mystery with no fix).
>I heard recently that a new Rotate feature was added in iD, so I decided
>to give iD yet another try. I see the Rotate tool - nice.
>However, I don't see any way to create parallel features (or Copy and
>Paste as in JOSM). This would be necessary for my purposes, where
>most buildings in an apartment complex are identical but oriented 
>I would like to be able to not only rotate a polygon, but copy and paste
>and then rotate the pasted polygon and move it to its correct location.
>I don't see any way to do that. Is there a "hidden" way of doing this, such
>as hot keys?
>Be seeing you,
>David J. Wisbey
>GIS Services / Cartography / Graphics / Desktop Publishing
>Tel.  720-282-3626
>Email:  <mailto:yourvillagemaps at yahoo.com>yourvillagemaps at yahoo.com
>I'm also on Facebook as "David Wisbey"
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Charlotte Wolter
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