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Is there a list of the keyboard shortcuts for the iD editor? (a la

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asked 13 May '13, 14:54

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Not yet - to my knowledge (having searched a bit now). Maybe it is somewhere in the programming documentation (to keep track of the used shortcuts). If not we could easily make a list in the wiki. ;-) Due to the comments below:

list of iD shortcuts. Please add/edit!

However, a keyboard shortcut is shown (if available) when you hover over a button inside the editor.

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answered 13 May '13, 15:48

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edited 14 May '13, 01:52


I saw the ones when you hover, but a list would be nice. Also, I kept finding really useful ones in Potlatch 2 that weren't at all obvious through the UI--am hoping there might be some "hidden" in iD.

(13 May '13, 22:52) neuhausr

@neuhausr: I guess (from what I know about the iD development and intentions - but I am by far no developer of iD) that there might only be very very few (if at all) to date which are not visible by the button hovering.

(13 May '13, 23:17) aseerel4c26 ♦

I saw the "m"-key mentioned on the German forum. It makes the editor use more of your browser window.

(14 May '13, 00:09) cartinus

I have created a draft list - see link above. Please add what you find out.

(14 May '13, 01:47) aseerel4c26 ♦

great, thanks!

(14 May '13, 14:51) neuhausr

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