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Welcome to JOSM online help system
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Table of Contents
- Introduction to JOSM
- JOSM Page on the OSM wiki: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Josm
- How Tos about JOSM
- Working with Relations?
- Audio mapping:? playing voice notes and synchronizing them with your GPS tracks in JOSM
- FAQ about OSM in general
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Conflict - explains the basics of conflicts, why they occur, how they are detected and how you can resolve them
- Map View - The main area, where editing takes place
- Main Toolbar (the toolbar above the main JOSM window). This toolbar is highly customisable, with the ability to add and remove menus items from the preferences dialog.
- Edit Toolbar (the toolbar down the left hand side of the main JOSM window)
- Toggle Dialogs (lower left part of JOSM window)
- Main Menu (note: depending on which plugins you have installed you may have more options on this menu)
- New? - Creates new OSM data layer
- Open - Opens a file in a new layer
- Open location - Loads OSM data from an URL
- Save - Save the data in the current data layer to a file
- Save as ... - Save the data in the current data layer to a new file
- Export to GPX ...? - Export the current data layer as GPX file
- Download from OSM ...
- Download parent ways/relations ...
- Update data
- Update selection?
- Upload to OSM
- Upload Selection to OSM
- Close open changesets
- Exit - Leave JOSM
- WMS? (shown when wmsplugin plugin is installed)
- A list of available plugins can be found at the Plugin page.
- Information and Documentation about various JOSM plugins can be found here: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/JOSM/Plugins
JOSM error messages
- Error while parsing? outdated