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#1 2021-06-11 10:33:11

Registered: 2011-03-06
Posts: 12

iD editor simplification function

I often use to trace natural features keeping spacebar pressed: it saves me a lot of clicks. Sometimes a simplification should be applied because many unuseful nodes are added even in straight lines.

Does iD editor have a simplification funcion? Is it hidden in some shortcut? Cannot find in online documentation.


#2 2021-06-11 17:10:29

From: Wrocław
Registered: 2018-03-06
Posts: 771

Re: iD editor simplification function

Only for round and square objects - shortcuts O and Q.
But in this case you can just draw faster, there will be less points. If you draw a straight line, you shouldn't hold spacebar. Instead of holding you can press it where you want to add a point.


#3 2021-06-11 18:59:08

Viajero Perdido
Registered: 2016-10-13
Posts: 153

Re: iD editor simplification function

JOSM has a Simplify function, also a FastDraw plugin that sounds similar to what you described in iD.

In case you were thinking of switching, it might be an extra nudge in that direction.  cool


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