wiki:Help/Preferences/Imagery

This page is incomplete. The "settings" and the "offset bookmark" tabs are not explained.

Preferences > Imagery

source:trunk/images/preferences/imagery.png Adding or deleting predefined/custom WMS/TMS imagery sources, general imagery settings and offset bookmarks.

Imagery providers

This is the place to modify the list of imagery providers that is presented in the imagery menu and from which you can activate the imagery layers.

Add predefined imagery

  1. Select one or more imagery provider of interest in the Available default entries table on the left
  2. Optional: verify bounds on the map on the right
  3. Click Activate
  4. Click OK to close the preferences dialog

Add custom WMS imagery

  1. Click source:trunk/images/dialogs/add.png just to the right of the Selected entries table on the bottom half of this tab

  1. Insert Menu Name
  2. Paste Service URL (Mac users: paste is ctrl-v in josm)
  3. Click Get Layers
  4. Select one or more layers
  5. Click OK to close the window
  6. Click OK to close the preferences dialog

Troubleshooting

If the WMS layer list cannot be loaded, a warning dialog is shown:

To trace the problem, copy the URL from most recent line from the console (e.g., GET http://vogis.cnv.at/mapserver/mapserv?...) and open it in your browser.

Add custom TMS imagery

  1. Click source:trunk/images/dialogs/add.png just to the right of the Selected entries table on the bottom half of this tab
  2. Click TMS!
  3. Insert Menu Name
  4. Paste TMS URL, replace x, y, zoom parameter in the URL by {x}, {y}, {zoom}, respectively. Use for instance {switch:a,b,c} or {switch:1,2,3,4} for a random selection of the subdomain. Example: http://{switch:a,b,c}.www.toolserver.org/tiles/bw-mapnik/{zoom}/{x}/{y}.png. See Maps#TileMapServicesTMS for more options.
  5. Optional: insert the zoom range in Zoom
  6. Click OK to close the preferences dialog

Delete entry from imagery list

  1. Select one or more entries in the Selected entries table on the bottom half of this tab
  2. Click source:trunk/images/dialogs/delete.png to delete selected entries
  3. Click OK to close the preferences dialog

Advanced: Add entry to list of predefined imagery

Read the Documentation and edit Maps.

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