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    1313||  ||||   **[=#Interface Interface]** ||
    14 || Mapview ||  || The main part of the screen as an area. Don't confuse with the ''map view'' as result of the map data displayed under the current map paint styles. ||
    15 || Main toolbar ||  || Also shorter as toolbar. ||
    16 || Edit toolbar ||  || Has enter buttons in its upper group and toggle buttons in its lower group. ||
     14|| Mapview ||  || The main area of the screen. Inside it the ''map view'' is displayed as result of the visible map data under the current map paint styles. Mapview is one uppercase word. ||
     15|| main toolbar ||  || Also called as toolbar or symbol bar. ||
     16|| edit toolbar ||  || Has switch buttons for working modes in its upper group and toggle buttons for panels in its lower group. ||
    1717|| Sidebar ||  || Contains several panels, formerly called ToggleDialog. ||
    1818|| status bar ||  || Below the Mapview ||
    1919|| panel ||  || Docked in the Sidebar or floating free. Formerly called window or dialog. Has ''panel buttons'' at the bottom. ||
    20 || dialog ||  || A modal screen element to display a warning or set a preference. The Relation editor and the Changeset Manager are non modal windows. ||
    21 || button ||  || A panel has panel buttons. Elsewhere called symbol. ||
    22 || working mode ||  || Entered by shortcut key or with an enter button. ||
    23 || working layer ||  || The map data layer holding the selection, also called edit layer or current data layer. ||
    24 || active layer ||  || Only equal to the working layer when it is a data layer. ||
    25 || selection ||  || Objects on the working layer which have been selected or searched for. ||
    26 || shortcut key ||  || Also called keyboard shortcut. ||
     20|| dialog ||  || A modal screen element to display a warning or set a preference. The Relation editor and the Changeset manager are non modal windows. ||
     21|| button ||  || Sub forms are panel buttons, switch buttons and else. Elsewhere called symbol. ||
     22|| working mode ||  || Switched to Entered by shortcut key or with an enter button. ||
     23|| active layer ||  || A state of a layer. Has the green circled check mark in the layers list.  If it is a data layer, then this one is the working layer too. ||
     24|| data layer ||  || A layer type. Holds map data and KML or GPX traces. Other types are for imagery, nodes, validation results, markers etc. ||
     25|| working layer ||  || A state of a data layer. The one data layer which is target of the actions.  Formerly called current data layer. ||
     26|| Selection ||  || Objects on the working layer are selected. Same as "currently selected objects". ||
     27|| keyboard shortcut ||  || Also shortcut key. ||
    2728|| entry ||  || Part of a list. ||
    28 || item  ||  || Mostly as menu item. ||
    29 || preferences ||  ||  The Preferences dialog has the ''pages'' Display preferences, Connection, and more. Each page may have some ''tabs''. ||
     29|| item  ||  || Mostly a menu item. ||
     30|| preferences ||  ||  The Preferences dialog has the ''registers'' Display preferences, Connection, and more. Each register may have some ''tabs''. ||
    3031||  ||  ||  ||
    3132||  ||||   **[=#Data Data]** ||
     
    4041|| element || || Not used in JOSM, see object and member. ||
    4142|| membership || || Property of an object being referenced from a relation? ||
    42 || referrer || || ||
    43 || map data || || Can be OSM data and Raw GPS data. ||
     43|| referrer || || Objects which are referred to, like nodes of a way or child relations. ||
     44|| map data || || Can be OSM data and Raw GPS data. (Todo: Sub classes) ||
    4445|| OSM data || || Objects from the OSM server. ||
    4546|| GPX track || || Todo: Sort out if GPS track, GPS trace, GPX track or GPS trace or even Raw GPS data is the best term. ||
     
    4748|| version || || 1. The object version is a numeric property of an object. [[BR]] 2. If an object exists in several instances and these instances have differences, then the object has several versions.  ||
    4849|| tagging || || ||
    49 || outside of the world ||  || outside of the downloaded area ||
     50|| primitive || || deprecated for object ||
     51|| outside of the world ||  || beyond the boundaries of the downloaded map data ||
    5052||  || || ||
    5153|| note || || Notes are placed by other OSM users. ||
     
    5658|| plugin  || || Extension for JOSM. ||
    5759||  |||| **[=#Verbs Verbs]** ||
    58 || to select ||  || Like "to select map objects for the Selection". Avoid this verb elsewhere when not referring to an object on the map. ||
    59 || to choose and to mark  ||  || Like "to mark an entry" and "Show/Hide the chosen layer." ||
    60 || to search ||  || Result of a search is a new Selection ||
     60|| to select ||  || Prefer for objects on the map, like "to select map objects for the new Selection". Avoid this verb elsewhere. Unfortunately used for nearly everything in JOSM in the past. ||
     61|| to mark  ||  || For objects in lists, like "to mark an entry" in a sidebar panel. ||
     62|| to choose ||  || For choosing something which is not a map object, like "Show/Hide the chosen layer." ||
     63|| to search ||  || For searching map objects, result is a new Selection.  ||
    6164|| to look … up ||  || To "Lookup" objects in a list (Validation Results, Relation Members, Relation panel etc.). A successful look chooses objects. Avoid sentences like "Select the selected objects." ||
    6265|| to browse ||  || The Presets catalog is browseable by text search or by menu structure ||
     
    6669|| to open / to close || || Like "to close a dialog box" ||
    6770|| to show / to hide || || For handling other GUI elements. If a button has a check mark which positively indicates a visibility, then its tool tip should begin with "Show ..." ||
     71|| to draw || || for painting parts of the user interface on the map view, like to draw segment numbers". And for using the draw mode. ||
    6872|| to display / to conceal ||  || For handling map data with filters and map paint styles. ||
     73|| to switch || || For working modes, like "to switch to draw mode" ||
    6974||  ||  || ||