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How can I check the timeline of edits in a particular area? For example, I want to see the history of editing in X city or a selected polygon. Would be better if I can get access to the user list as well. TIA

asked 21 Sep '17, 15:49

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Khan Zarin
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I'm not sure about city/polygon specifically, but start here:

The history will give you changeset id's, then you can look up the author information of each changeset.

(21 Sep '17, 20:32) dsh4

hi, does it need some programming language?

(23 Sep '17, 23:11) Khan Zarin

In JOSM is button 'History' in 'Selection' dialog. There you can see all edits for selected element

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answered 22 Sep '17, 13:42

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Thnaks juhanjuku!

(23 Sep '17, 23:11) Khan Zarin

The whodidit-tool is my favourite to see what's going on in an area

  1. Browse to your area
  2. Click get RSSlink
  3. Draw a box
  4. Click "RSS link" and you have a pretty feed to look at

It might be useful to filter your own user at this is usually boring to look at (put "-USERNAME" in the user-box.

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answered 23 Sep '17, 22:15

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Thanks a lot, Fredrik Lindseth! I wasnt able to see the timeline but it did share some other useful information :)

(23 Sep '17, 23:11) Khan Zarin

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