I don't know if this feature exists, but is it possible to autopan in JOSM?

When I'm tracing rivers or long straight roads, I'm usually click-click-click to add nodes, then I have to pan by dragging with the right mouse button, then click-click-click to add more nodes. I thought it would be helpful if the dragging with the right mouse button could be eliminated. It would be cool if JOSM centred the window when I (left) clicked to add a node on that new node. This way I would not have to manually drag & pan.

Is there such a feature in JOSM, or a plugin that does it?

(I'm using JOSM version 7480)

asked 07 Sep '14, 11:01

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I guess you are looking for the "Viewport Following". From the view menu in JOSM select "Viewport Following" (expert mode only, see also JOSM view menu help).

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answered 07 Sep '14, 16:06

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edited 07 Sep '14, 17:29

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Thank you @aseerel4c26 for the edit :)

(07 Sep '14, 17:33) BlueTiger
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@BlueTiger: :-) I saw this menu entry before but never tested/used it (I wrongly assumed it is to be used together with live GPS data). Very interesting!

(07 Sep '14, 17:36) aseerel4c26 ♦
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That's exactly what I wanted!

(07 Sep '14, 19:58) rorym
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