Changelog 2015

This wiki page aims for providing user-friendly changelog for the tested releases of JOSM. Its granularity lies somewhere between the contents of StartupPage and the SVN log messages. Changes of Plugins are not listed here.

2015-12-31: Stable release r9229 (15.12)

2015-11-23: Stable release r9060 (15.11)

2015-10-30: Stable release r8969 (15.10)

  • major enhancements
    • Way splitting: reuse id/history of existing object for longest split segment and allow expert users to choose another segment (r8886, r8897, r8955, r8963:8965)
    • Show node icons from mappaint style in lists (e.g. in selection list, relation editor, upload dialog, turn restrictions plugin) (r8903)
  • minor enhancements
    • Presets/Map styles/Validator: post_box:type (r8844), amenity=compressed_air (r8865), addr:street (r8866), female|male|unisex (r8867, r8885), shop=photo (r8868), tourism=wilderness_hut (r8869), night club and strip club (r8888), oneway together with traffic_sign:backward (r8889), new "For the body" group (r8890, r8891), suggest to replace source:maxspeed=UK:* by source:maxspeed=GB:* as per ISO 3166-2 (r8941, r8961)
    • Presets: option to prevent translation of values in presets (r8872, r8878) used in internal Preset e.g. for opening_hours, service_times
    • Presets: option to disable alphabetic sorting for a single key (r8877, r8879) used in internal Preset e.g. for smoothness, trail_visibility
    • MapCSS: allow comparisons in regexp key conditions (r8874)
    • Search: allow to use MapCSS selectors (r8812, r8821, r8822)
    • Search: show progress and allow to cancel operation (r8883)
    • Search: add hasRole (r8884, r8896, r8898)
    • Display images correctly in Help Browser (r8933, r8967)
    • Backround tiles improvements (r8815, r8824, r8860:8862)
    • Remove session submenu and offer to save session when deleting a layer or closing JOSM, save also imagery offset (r8801:8803, r8913)
    • Improvements to conversion of gpx <=> osm data files (r8804, r8830, r8956)
    • Gpx markers: show names for audio, image, url, markers (r8806)
    • GeoJSON export: allow to save coordinates in current map projection (r8813)
    • Improve relation member conflict resolution when combining ways (r8871)
    • New and less missleading sort icon (affects e.g. relation editor, notes dialog) (r8875)
    • Remove the words "not present" in the object history window for more clarity (r8893)
    • Add yh:WIDTH to discardable tags (r8901)
    • Improve Way Accuracy mode (r8892)
    • Invite Windows and OSX users to update to Java 8 (r8923)
    • 115 more minor bug fixes, enhancements, stability improvements, code improvements and code documentation, see SVN log messages of Milestone 15.10

2015-09-28: Stable release r8800 (15.09)

2015-08-22: Stable release r8677 (15.08)

2015-06-17: Stable release r8491 (15.05)

  • major enhancements
  • minor enhancements
    • Improvements to "Disconnect Node from way" (r8294), "Create Circle" (r8303), Move and connect way (r8343), "Move Node onto way" (r8447)
    • Improvements to Notes support (r8473:8475)
    • use IPv6 if available (r8295:8296, r8298:8299, r8337, r8339:8341)
    • Use OpenJDK 8 by default (r8317, r8333)
    • Presets/Map styles/Validator: add/improve/fix: man_made=storage_tank (r8328, r8335, r8386), amenity=sanitary_dump_station (r8329), cuisine=steak_house (r8353), sport=field_hockey/ice_hockey (r8383), waterway=fuel (r8402), man_made_embankment (r8408), barrier=retaining_wall/kerb (r8409), building=supermarket (r8410), recycling (r8411), rooms=* and beds=* for tourism=hotel/motel/guest_house/chalet/hostel/alpine_hut (r8427), sport=billiards (r8428), amenity=restaurant (r8434), shop=optician (r8477), "sport without physical feature" (r8301:8302), very long segments (r8320, r8334, r8455), unclosed ways (r8362), overlapping ways (r8369), obvious misspelled tag values (r8435, r8438)
    • Support 'lat="..." lon="..."' specification in "Add node" dialog (r8366)
    • Display HTTP headers in Show Tile Info dialog (r8418)
    • Ban plugins CADTools, LaneConnector and ContourOverlappingMerge (r8453)
    • Offer to automatically download missing required plugins and restart (r8471)
    • lot of bug fixes, minor performance improvements, code cleanup, javadoc update, new SVG icons

2015-04-27: Stable release r8279 (15.04)

  • major enhancements
  • minor enhancements
    • Presets/Map styles/Validator: add/improve/fix: highway=unsurfaced (r8161), railway=subway_entrance (r8162), second_hand (r8164), drinking_water (r8165), cycleway (r8166), leaf_cycle (r8167), oneway=-1 (r8183), color (r8184, r8204, r8178), uncommon characters in keys (r8185), amenity=sanitary_dump_station (r8188, r8190), short keys (r8192,r8204), tower|pole=air_to_ground (r8204), highway=services|rest_area (r8245), "A name:* translation is missing" warning (r8239), opening_hours (r8223, r8242), crossing with highway=rest_area|services (r8269), highway=raceway with sport=* (r8279), display of keys/tags in validator messages (r8266)
    • fix split way action (r8276)
    • MapCSS: icon-rotation, degree_to_radians(), cardinal_to_radians() (r8199, r8238)
    • MapCSS: index for last element of object (r8206)
    • MapCSS: :unclosed_multipolygon pseudo class and >:open_end selector (r8237)
    • MapCSS: waylenth(), areasize() (r8253)
    • Sequential execution of fix* commands in MapCSS validator rules (r8265)
    • enhancements to "Open Location..." and remote control
    • fixes for reversing ways
    • improve display of multiple values in Tags/Membership Dialog (r8170)
    • Search: add waylength, ways:, modify nodes:, nth: (r8198 ,r8220, r8231, r8250)
    • Adding Tags Dialog: display shortcuts (r8205), clear input fields after adding tag without closing dialog (r8234), improve autocomplete (r8268)
    • History Dialog: improve display of reversed ways (r8219)
    • History Dialog: include imagery_used tag (r8226)
    • History dialog: add button to open changeset dialog (r8254)
    • route relation sorting (r8229, r8258, r8259)
    • more various bug fixes and improvements

2015-03-30: Stable release r8159 (15.03)

  • major enhancements
    • Bangla script rendering fixed also in map.
  • minor enhancements
    • Presets/Map styles/Validator:
      • route relations (r8109,r8119), public_transport=platform as a multipolygon in stop_area (r8112), highway=footway together with bicycle=designated (r8117), sport without physical feature (r8120), skiing sports (r8121), sport presets (r8123,r8143), outdoor_seating (r8124), collection_times (r8125), enforcement relations (r8134), waterways, natural=ridge, natural=valley (r8135), building:part, building:levels, height, building:min_level and min_height (r8136,r8139), drop *=true/1 in rendering (r8137), roundabouts, playgrounds (r8138), dam (r8142), waterway access (r8144,r8146), pedestrian crossing (r8145), man_made=cutline (r8147)
    • minor performance improvements in mapcss rendering (r8133,r8140,r8141)
    • speed improvements
    • bug fixes

2015-03-02: Stable release r8109 (15.02)

  • major enhancements
    • Font support on Windows - now displays the following scripts:
      • Bengali, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Kannada, Malayalam, Syriac, Tamil, Telugu, Thaana (Win XP and later)
      • Ethiopic, Khmer, Lao, Mongolian, Oriya, Sinhala, Tibetan, Yi (Win Vista and later)
      • Old & New Tai Lü (Win 7 and later)
      • Buginese, Burmese, Javanese, Lisu, Ol Chiki, Sora Sompeng (Win 8)
      and a few more (r8006, r8014, r8015, r8099)
    • Some Plugins can now be installed and used without a restart of JOSM (#11090) – Plugins list with support info for this feature
    • Implement search box for main menu (r8072)
    • The core Notes support is now enabled by default (the plugin is deprecated)
    • Presets and style links to JOSM server are upgraded to use zip to prevent image loading issues (r8100)
  • minor enhancements
    • Presets/Map styles/Validator:
      • improve: tourism=information (r7996), generator:source=geothermal (r7997), cinema (r7998), natural=rock (r8003), description (r8004), *=unknown (r8008, r8023), boundary (r8009, r8010), ramp, handrail (r8011), traffic_sign (r8012), wheelchair (r8013), historic=wayside_cross, historic=wayside_shrine (r8016), amenity=bicycle_repair_station (r8019, r8107), aeroway=parking_position (r8021), pole=transition, tower=transition (r8022), amenity=ranger_station (r8025), contact and address preset links (r8026), shop=hearing_aids (r8027), smoothness (r8028, r8039), barrier (r8040), highway=footway + cycleway=lane (r8042, r8046), addr:*=* together with highway, place or boundary (r8043, r8049), highway=footway + oneway=no (r8044), Style for inner way equals multipolygon (r8045), new turn restriction icon set, go back to old set via style settings (r8050), access preset link (r8052, r8055), shop=medical_supply (r8053), incomplete objects (r8054), parking, smoothness, intermittent (r8057, r8080), amenity=parking_space icon (r8058), payment (r8059, r8060), :forward, :backward validator warnings (r8077), cliff (r8082), waterway bridge combinations (r8089), lit (r8094)
    • undo/redo text changes in text fields with the usual Ctrl-Z shortcut (r8000, r8002)
    • MapCSS: offset property to shift node icons: icon-offset-x, icon-offset-x (r8085)
    • MapCSS: @supports rules for conditional processing replaces @media (r8087)

2015-02-01: Stable release r7995 (15.01)

  • major enhancements
    • Show photo direction arrow for thumbnail (r7912)
  • minor enhancements
    • Presets/Map styles/Validator:
      • complete review across the whole preset menu, to make icons and supported geometries of preset/mappaint/validator/wiki more consistent
    • Size check for source comments (r7995)
    • Proper selection state in selection dialog (r7949)
    • Usability for history dialog (r7933)
    • Regression and exception fixes

Older stable releases

See also

There is a similar changelog for plugins, which is no longer updated.

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