[OSM-talk] Newbie help

Francis Augusto Medeiros francis at mgate.com.br
Sun Mar 11 11:37:39 GMT 2007


Thanks Philip!! I'll try that!

Do you manage to run the osmarender plugin on your mac as well?

Cheers,

Francis
On 11 de mar de 2007, at 07:35, Barnett, Phillip wrote:

> Francis,
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> I just checked on my Powerbook, and pressing Ctrl - Arrow keys (up  
> Down
> left right) works fine to move the map around the screen.
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> Phillip
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> Medeiros
> Sent: 10 March 2007 13:53
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> Subject: [OSM-talk] Newbie help
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> Folks,
>
> As i said previously, I got the complete map of my city in mapinfo
> format, which Nick kindly converted for me to OSM format.
>
> I discovered that the map had a different datum then my gpx logs (it
> didn't use the WGS84), so I managed to convert the gpx generated by
> JOST into WGS84. Now I would like to create an OSM from these correct
> GPX tracks.
>
> I do have some questions, having tried to use Josm:
>
> 1 - How can I change the direction of a segment?
>
> 2 - How can I move the map on the mac? (yeah, stupid question, but I
> tried a lot and only zooming worked - and no, i don't have a two
> button mouse)
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> 3 - Is there a way to use the osmarender plugin on the Mac? I tried
> without success, it tells me to make Firefox executable, which beats
> me, as it is already executable, right? :)
>
> 4 - Should I stick to UK conventions? I mean, the styles already
> understand it so it can be easily rendered, so if I create different
> tags in Portuguese it will make it kinda hard when someone else wants
> to render using a default osmarender, right?
>
> Well, I have more questions, but I will keep it simple today! :)
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> Cheers,
>
> Francis
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