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Opened 10 years ago

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#4132 new enhancement

'Shift+g' to switch from all GPS traces to just mine

Reported by: liotier Owned by: team
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: Core Version: latest
Keywords: gpx, gps, UI, user interface, keyboard shortcut, layer, display Cc:

Description

In Potlatch, 'Shift+g' shows only your traces and 'g' show all the
traces (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Potlatch/Keyboard_shortcuts).
But the same shortcuts don't work in JOSM. Wouldn't it be nice ?

In areas which contain many GPS traces, that layer can be an horrible mess - especially where many of the traces are low-quality. Finding which one is the carefully captured data that you trust for tracing that new street is very difficult. Potlatch's 'Shift+g' makes it easy. Let's have that in JOSM too !

This thread contains the discussion of that feature on talk@… : http://old.nabble.com/Seeing-only-my-traces-in-JOSM---td26479018.html

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comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by stoecker

Priority: normalminor

I don't think we can implement this. The API does not allow to access that data. Neverthelesse leaving the report open. Maybe API changes somewhen.

Storing and loading the tracks locally is suggested solution for now.

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed 10 years ago by liotier

Replying to stoecker:

I don't think we can implement this. The API does not allow to access that data.

Isn't trace metadata what we need for this wishlist item ?
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/API_v0.6#Downloading_Trace_Metadata

Example "details" response:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<osm version="0.6" generator="OpenStreetMap server">

<gpx_file id="38698"

name="rathfarnham_churchtown_nutgrove.gpx" lat="53.285644054" lon="-6.238367558"
user="robfitz" public="true" pending="false"
timestamp="2007-09-13T23:28:41+01:00"/>

</osm>

We do have the user name in the GPS track detail metadata. Is there anything else that is needed and that I might not be aware of ?

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