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As soon as nodes are able to reach each other, they join. But I placed the nodes where I thought they belong too. Is there a way or method to avoid this independent behavior of the nodes besides zooming in ? Or is it something that always happens and I’m the only one to bother about it ? Greetz

asked 23 Mar '13, 00:43

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edited 23 Mar '13, 19:15

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The default behaviour of JOSM when placing nodes is to reuse an existing node if the new one would be very close to it (at the currently used zoom). Often this is what you want – sharing nodes is necessary to make routeable highway junctions and so on.

Still, it's of course not always intended. To force JOSM to create a new node, press Ctrl while clicking to place the new node.

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answered 23 Mar '13, 06:26

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