Changes between Version 43 and Version 44 of Help/Preferences/Map


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Timestamp:
2021-04-29T14:07:35+02:00 (14 months ago)
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skyper
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Better description of "projection method" list.

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  • Help/Preferences/Map

    v43 v44  
    77Settings for the map projection and data interpretation
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    9 On each startup JOSM sets the projection method, the coordinate display format and the system of measurement back to user default settings.
     9**Note**: On each startup JOSM sets the projection method, the coordinate display format and the system of measurement back to user default settings.
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    1111== Projection method ==
    1212For the current session the projection method can be changed here. \\
    13 A list of common projections is offered and customs projections can be set.
     13A list of common projections is offered. This list offers common projections (categories) by their name. The second to last entry, ''By Code (ESPG)'', offers a complete list of all known projection codes with a filter option on top. With the last entry, customs projections can be set.
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    1515 Projection code:: shows the EPSG code for the projection.
     
    1717 Some projections are valid only for small parts of the world. \\
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    19 Common default projection for JOSM is Mercator (EPSG:3857). \\
     19Common default projection for JOSM is ''Mercator (EPSG:3857)''. \\
    2020It has certain advantages, one of them is that geometric figures (e.g. circles and rectangles) aren't deformed when displayed. \\
    2121JOSM re-projects raster images from the projection of the source automatically to the current projection method.
     
    3333Set the user default system of measurement (Metric, Chinese, Imperial or Nautical Mile).
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    35 In the [wikitr:/Help/StatusBar status bar] the coordinate format and the system of measurement can be changed in the context menu for the current session.
     35In the [wikitr:/Help/StatusBar status bar] the coordinate format and the system of measurement can be changed in the context menu for the current session, individually.
    3636So the numbers in ''Bounds'' may not fit to ''Display coordinates as''.
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