[OSM-talk] Announce: new JOSM plugin for Yahoo satellite images

Robert (Jamie) Munro rjmunro at arjam.net
Thu Mar 15 18:04:49 GMT 2007


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Francisco R. Santos wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> With this new plugin, you can now work with Yahoo satellite images
> inside JOSM, the same way the applet or the flash editor does. It is a
> port to java of the perl script that Frederik Ramm made a couple of
> months ago, so it uses the same approach: spawn a browser window that
> asks Yahoo the images using its API. However, this plugin works in
> windows too.
> 
> To use Yahoo imagery, follow this steps:
> 
> 1.- Download and install YWMS from [1].
> 2.- Download and install/update WMS plugin from [2]. IMPORTANT!!:
> upgrade if you already have this plugin.
> 3.- Activate both plugins in JOSM and restart.
> 4.- In preference settings, Yahoo tab, set the path to firefox
> executable, the name of a new profile for firefox and click  "create".
> This opens a new browser window. Click "Make changes" and accept the
> question. Close the browser.
> 5.- Go to your favorite area, and click the menu option "WMS -> Yahoo" .
> 6.- Enjoy

I don't have the Yahoo option in the WMS menu. What should it be? I
tried adding http://localhost:8000/ as a WMS server in the WMS
preferences, but that didn't seem to work.

Thanks,

Robert Munro
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