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Нour preference data is composed of a set of name->value pairs. The setting names are often "namespaced" with dot ('.') separated words. Many JOSM plugins will store preferences grouped in a namespace.

You can get a similar raw view by viewing this file, but this 'Advanced' preferences panel is intended to provide a easier alternative.



Default location



In short, try opening Explorer window and paste following text in location, then hit enter:


In Microsoft Windows the JOSM preferences directory is placed in your application data directory, which is typically C:\Users\USERNAME\Application Data\JOSM (Windows Vista and 7) or C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Application Data\JOSM.


hidden system folder ~/.josm


hidden system folder ~/.josm

Most of the settings can be reached via menus

Other preferences

See also