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Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#6997 new enhancement

zoom controls for the slippy map

Reported by: flaimo Owned by: team
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Core Version: latest
Keywords: zoom keyboard Cc:

Description

i don't know why nobody noticed that, but when calling the download dialog, the slippy map doesn't have any controls for zooming in and out the map. it seems the programmer assumed, that everyone has a scroll wheel on a mouse or knows the keyboard shortcuts for zooming (which i think, still don't work on a mac). from a usability point of view i consider this a major bug, since this is the point where new users might already surrender and go back to potlatch if they can't even zoom in and out to a specific location.

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comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by julianladisch

I also have a mouse without middle button and without wheel.
There is no comment in the source code why the zoom controls are disabled:
https://github.com/openstreetmap/josm/blob/mirror/src/org/openstreetmap/josm/gui/bbox/SlippyMapBBoxChooser.java#L192

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by julianladisch

Version: testedlatest

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by akks

In [4860/josm]:

Added parameter slippy_map_chooser.zoomcontrols, see #6997

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by akks

I have added advanced parameter to turn zoom controls on.

But final decision suitable for newcomers is still to be discussed. Default controls does not look well enough to turn them on by default...

Last edited 6 years ago by akks (previous) (diff)

Changed 6 years ago by Don-vip

Attachment: slippymap_zoom_plus.png added

comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by Don-vip

There's a strange bug when using the slider: the "+" icon displayed on the right is also displayed above the slider:


comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by akks

Maybe that is the reason why it is turned off :) (it does not appear every time on every system) We need help of JMapView component developers...

Last edited 6 years ago by akks (previous) (diff)

comment:7 in reply to:  6 Changed 6 years ago by stoecker

Replying to akks:

Maybe that is the reason why it is turned off :) (it does not appear every time on every system) We need help of JMapView component developers...

Which is mainly "@team" for some time now :-)

comment:8 Changed 6 years ago by Don-vip

In [4866/josm]:

Add numeric keypad +/- support to zoom in/out in Slippy Map (see #6997)

comment:9 in reply to:  6 Changed 6 years ago by Don-vip

Replying to akks:

Maybe that is the reason why it is turned off :) (it does not appear every time on every system)

I got it every time on Windows, I'll try to debug it this week :)

At least I've added +/- keys in addition of previous (ctrl/alt)/(up/down) to zoom in/out.

comment:10 Changed 6 years ago by Don-vip

Ticket #7480 has been marked as a duplicate of this ticket.

comment:11 Changed 5 years ago by Don-vip

Ticket #8411 has been marked as a duplicate of this ticket.

comment:12 Changed 5 years ago by skyper

Keywords: zoom keyboard added

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