Hi. How do I set JOSM to display Bing (or other) background imagery by default whenever I start JOSM. At the moment it starts with just the black background & I have to load it for every session. I've looked in the imagery preferences where I thought an option would be, but can't see it.

asked 30 Sep '14, 10:33

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  1. Open josm with at least a bing layer, zoomed at your favorite location
  2. Go to file -> session -> save session as
  3. Tick only the bing layer, and save the *.joz file somewhere
  4. Change your josm shortcut (or however you start josm on your system) to add the *.joz as first argument.
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answered 30 Sep '14, 11:01

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Thanks. Like many things in JOSM, it appears to be a bit convoluted for a simple task, but it seems to work. Cheers

(30 Sep '14, 13:34) DaveF
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