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Why a road made with two lines is not entirely displayed as a result on the map ?

An example is when you search "avenue de la libération, plélan le grand".

There is one result as expect. OK

When you click on it, a node-line is selected and the map is centered on it. OK

On the map, you can see an orange line to highlight the result. OK

But on the map, there are two nodes-line which define this road and it's impossible to have the other one in the result.

I would expect that the two nodes-lines were highlight and I ask why it is not.

I believe it's already a thing talked. Thanks for yours answers.

asked 08 Jul '16, 22:17

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edited 08 Jul '16, 22:19

Streets in OSM tend to be split up in to many segments with unique tagging or relation membership, or in the case of dual carriageways, direction. The standard search engine available via the search box does not merge these ways on import so it will return whatever segment happens to be highest ranking first.

Fixing this is "a simple matter of programming", please do not hesitate to provide such code to:

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answered 08 Jul '16, 22:30

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