I was trying to edit a street but then I got those red lines sticking to mu cursor and I couldnt get them off. I dont understand how it works properly.

asked 22 May '11, 13:42

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Try to start in the OSM wiki here: Beginners' Guide

When there are more questions you can also post at the OSM forum.

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answered 22 May '11, 18:09

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You can click 'Help' in the top right of the online editor, Potlatch 2.

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answered 22 May '11, 18:36

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I have to say I dont find help much use, those red squares are doing my head in, once you click on one it's stuck to your cursor.

(23 May '11, 07:59) mccririck

It's not clear what you mean by "stuck to your cursor".

But I'm guessing that you have clicked on the node (red square) at the start or end of a way. If you do that, Potlatch assumes you want to extend the way, and starts drawing. If you don't, then just double-click or press Enter to finish drawing.

(23 May '11, 08:29) Richard ♦
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