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So I created a building polygon here (http://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?editor=id#map=20/42.86023/140.70693) and gave the outline a name.

When I review this object in JOSM I see the name, in iD I see the name but in Potlach 2 I cannot see the name.

Is there a reason for this?


asked 06 Dec '15, 09:24

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edited 08 Jan '21, 07:27

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You choose to use the tag name:en instead of name for your building. name:en is the name in English (see localization). This seems to be fine in this case since the local language is non-English.

As you can see, some tools can handle the missing default name and some can't. If you know the local name of the apartments then please add it, too.

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answered 06 Dec '15, 09:38

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edited 08 Jan '21, 09:05

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