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File > Save

source:trunk/resources/images/save.svg Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+S

Save the currently active layer.

  • If the currently active layer has been loaded from a file or saved before the file is saved without dialog.
  • Otherwise the following dialog is presented:

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There are different types of data to save to.

  • As OSM Server file (.osm) or (.xml)
    • OSM files (.osm) can also be saved as compressed files using xz (.osm.xz), bzip2 (.osm.bz2 or or gzip (.osm.gz)
  • As GPX file (.gpx) or as compressed GPX file using gzip (.gpx.gz), bzip2 (.gpx.bz2 or, gzip (.gpx.xz) or zip (
  • As GeoJSON file (.geojson or .json)
  • As Note file (.osn)
  • As Validator file (.xml)

After saving file a notification is displayed : Successfully file with the file name


See source:trunk/resources/images/open.svg Open…

See also

Back to Menu File
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