Hello, I am a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at California University of Pennsylvania (35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh). I recently attended an OSM workshop at the Crisis Mapping Conference. It was great and I would like to hold a mapping party on my campus for my students to create the campus map on OSM in early 2013. However the edit I made to my campus at the workshop still has not shown up yet. Can someone tell me what I did wrong? Thanks

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Looks like you created a way with no tags. You have put some tags on one node of that way, but the tags should be on the way itself.

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Also note that you can rectify the building by either pressing 'Q' or using the rectangle-like tool in Potlatch 2.

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... or in general: Have a look at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org -> Beginners Guide ...

There are some step-by-step howtos.

(08 Nov '12, 17:05) stephan75

Hurray for organising mapping parties!

As a general answer to this kind of question see: Question: I have made edits but they don't show up on the map

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