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I used JOSM to tagged images on the map.


There are many types of images that I want to tag, but just only one icon can show on the map.

Is there anyway I can show different icon with different type of image?

Can use any kind of plugins or any methods to solve?


On the map, there are many geotagged photos, but I wanna use different icon to show different kind of photo.

ex: some of photos are taken inside, the others are shoot outdoors. How can I use two kinds of icon to differentiate these two types of photos ?

Regards. Samuel!

asked 11 Nov '14, 17:21

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Can you provide an example of what you want to achieve?

(11 Nov '14, 18:29) scai ♦

how do you expect that JOSM knows the difference between indoor and outdoor pictures ? Are you using 2 different layers for them ? Anyway, I do no not believe this functionality is yet available is JOSM (change icons per layer). So you might have to create an improvement request.

(12 Nov '14, 10:52) escada

I don't know whether there is a option that I can change the icon by myself, or any possible way to choose different icon to show with geotagged photos on the map ?

(12 Nov '14, 11:23) sl915

Are you aware of the fact that you can choose to display thumbnails instead of this generic icon? And what is your ultimate goal? JOSM is a map editor, how do different icons help you editing the map?

(12 Nov '14, 11:48) scai ♦


Hi what do you mean by ‘There are many types of images that I want to tag, but just only one icon can show on the map’? The number of icons on a map depends on the number or zoom levels, not in the least the renderer. Please read this as well. https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/4907/can-i-insert-new-icon

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answered 11 Nov '14, 17:52

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That answer refers to icons on the "standard" map, not to JOSM's display of things (as an overlay to the "standard" map).

(12 Nov '14, 09:23) SomeoneElse ♦

I'm still guessing a bit about what you're trying to achieve, but internally JOSM uses MapCSS, so that's probably where I'd start looking for a solution.

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