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When tagging, what is the Potlatch r or R shortcut in JOSM?

Thought it might be duplicate but didn't want to experiment and perhaps make a hash of something.

asked 14 Jan '11, 18:07

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edited 18 Jan '11, 22:04

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You can also select lots of objects and then add tags to all of the selected object in one go.

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  • "id:0 type:way" will select all ways you have added since you started the program.
  • "id:0 type:way untagged" to find all newly created ways that are still untagged.

Or just select them manually.

The Duplicate variant you mention works like this: if you want to create a new object with the same tags you press "ctrl-d", and you will get a node/way with all tags of the selected object at your mouse position.

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answered 14 Jan '11, 23:59

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edited 21 Jan '11, 23:52

If you press Ctrl-C (for Copy) you can then press Ctrl-Shift-V to only post the tags to the newly selected item(s).

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answered 14 Jan '11, 18:52

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In the menu, the entry corresponding to Ctrl-Shift-V is Edit > Paste Tags.

(14 Jan '11, 19:36) Tordanik

Thank you for your prompt answers. I can't believe I never looked in the Edit menu!

(14 Jan '11, 21:40) Molescott

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