Opened 13 months ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#15943 reopened defect

Misbehaviour or wrong description of search string 'key='

Reported by: selfishseahorse@… Owned by: team
Priority: normal Milestone: 18.02
Component: Core Version: tested
Keywords: template_report Cc:

Description (last modified by Klumbumbus)

In the search (or filter) window, the search string 'key=' is explained (in the tooltip) to "match if 'key' exists", however it does the opposite: it matches if 'key' is empty.

What steps will reproduce the problem?

  1. Ctrl + F
  2. Enter type:way highway=* -surface=

What is the expected result?

Select highways without surface tag

What happens instead?

Highways *with* existing surface tag are highlighted.

Please provide any additional information below. Attach a screenshot if possible.

Repository:UUID: 0c6e7542-c601-0410-84e7-c038aed88b3b
Last:Changed Date: 2018-01-28 23:08:56 +0100 (Sun, 28 Jan 2018)
Build-Date:2018-01-28 22:25:44
Relative:URL: ^/trunk

Identification: JOSM/1.5 (13367 en_GB) Mac OS X 10.12.6
OS Build number: Mac OS X 10.12.6 (16G1212)
Memory Usage: 384 MB / 910 MB (96 MB allocated, but free)
Java version: 1.8.0_161-b12, Oracle Corporation, Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM
Screen: Display 69677504 1280x800
Maximum Screen Size: 1280x800
VM arguments: [-Djava.library.path=/Applications/, -DLibraryDirectory=${HOME}/Library, -DDocumentsDirectory=${HOME}/Documents, -DApplicationSupportDirectory=${HOME}/Library/Application Support, -DCachesDirectory=${HOME}/Library/Caches, -DSandboxEnabled=false, -Dapple.laf.useScreenMenuBar=true,,,,]
Dataset consistency test: No problems found

+ reverter (34036)
+ tageditor (33806)
+ undelete (33980)
+ utilsplugin2 (33991)

Map paint styles:

Last errors/warnings:
- W: No configuration settings found.  Using hardcoded default values for all pools.
- E: ResponseCode=400, Error Header=<You requested too many nodes (limit is 50000). Either request a smaller area, or use planet.osm>
- E: Bad Request - <html>The OSM server '' reported a bad request.<br><br>The area you tried to download is too big or your request was too large.<br>Either request a smaller area or use an export file provided by the OSM community.</html>

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comment:1 Changed 13 months ago by Klumbumbus

Milestone: 18.02

I would rather say that key= is wrong, it should be key. Then it matches with the tooltip and its behavior.

I'm not sure if it is even possible in the osm database to have emtpy values.

comment:2 Changed 13 months ago by Klumbumbus

Description: modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 13 months ago by selfishseahorse@…

I'm not sure if it is even possible in the osm database to have emtpy values.

Yes, it is:

(Added with level0.)

comment:4 Changed 13 months ago by Don-vip

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In 13430/josm:

fix #15943 - allow to search empty values

comment:5 Changed 13 months ago by Klumbumbus

In 13432/josm:

see #15943 - adjust search hints. reorder, fix key= to key and add the new key=

comment:6 Changed 12 months ago by selfishseahorse@…

Resolution: fixed
Status: closedreopened

It seems that there's still something wrong with the filter:

  • type:way highway sidewalk= filters highway ways with any sidewalk value, not just those with an empty sidewalk value
  • type:way highway -sidewalk also filters footway=sidewalk, but in footway=sidewalk, sidewalk is the value, not the key

JOSM version used: 13500

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