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Can someone explain to me the difference between the "loaded" and the "displayed" figures that Overpass Turbo gives in the bottom right corner.

I assumed the display was limited to save on browser/network resources. But I would think it would be able to display more than 12 when running this example across County Durham.

asked 22 Aug '14, 11:30

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It states : loaded 60 nodes, 6 ways, 0 relations displayed pois: 14, ways: 0 , polygons 6.

Hence the 6 ways of the "loaded" line are polygons (areas, not ways). 60 nodes - 14 for the pois = 46, so the 6 polygons consist of 46 points in total.

So there are 14 picnic sites on that screen represented by a single point and 6 by polygons

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answered 22 Aug '14, 11:39

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Of course, polygons consist of nodes. I should know that.

(22 Aug '14, 11:40) LivingWithDr...

Anyone volunteers to update the wiki page? Thanks.

(22 Aug '14, 19:31) mmd

"Loaded" counts the actual OSM data loaded from the server, "displayed" counts the resulting objects displayed on the map. For example, a query that finds one street will only "display" one object (the line) but needs to "load" many elements to do this (the way and all its constituant nodes).

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answered 22 Aug '14, 11:45

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