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I am trying to add bus routes to the Grand Massif area. However when I click on a road to add a relationships it selects a too larger bit of the road. Is there a way to either select a smaller section or to crop the road. My example is at, when I select "Route de Vercland" the system selects the road both sides of the junction. How do I emulate a turn onto/off Route de Vercland at this junction?

asked 03 Apr '15, 18:44

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edited 04 Apr '15, 07:21

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You need to split (not crop!) the road. You'll likely want to select the split position first and then use the scissors icon to split the road in two. Then add only one half to the relation.

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answered 03 Apr '15, 18:48

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The scissors, should have noticed them. Thanks.

(03 Apr '15, 19:05) skifans

(Oh, I see. I was used to Stack Exchange, where comments are comments and answers are answers.)

But wait, it says enter a comment, and then way down after through filling in the textbox, on the bottom it says "answer the question"!

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answered 25 Sep '22, 14:09

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After we have done all our splitting and made our relation, shouldn't we come back and repair the damage? I mean this road has now been split by us into 15 different segments.

Which makes it 15 times harder for other people do operations on that former entire road.

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answered 24 Sep '22, 03:33

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No don't connect individual segements! If you do so, you also destroy the relation. Having (lot of) small segments is common in many road/bus relations.

(24 Sep '22, 11:07) Msiipola

@jidanni Please don't provide an "answer" to a 7-year-old question that (a) is not actually an answer and (b) is really bad advice. Presumably you are having some unrelated issue associated with processing the various parts of some feature; maybe you want to ask a separate question about that?

(24 Sep '22, 13:15) SomeoneElse ♦

I see. I somehow put my comment into the answer the question box instead of using the add new comment button. Must be related to using a small cell phone.

(25 Sep '22, 14:12) jidanni

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