OSM wiki links to taginfo from each tag's page (like this). Is there a way to see a few examples of the tag in the map - real usage in context?

asked 08 Aug '11, 17:32

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You can use OpenStreetBrowser to search for specific tags in a given area. There is also a wiki page with sample areas for some of the most common tags. You can also use the Overpass API to retrieve a OSM file containing all tag occurrences or the ones within a specified bounding box which can then be opened using JOSM for example. Tagstat once provided a rendered map for a given tag, but doesn't seem to work any more because of the broken XAPI.

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answered 08 Aug '11, 20:26

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edited 08 Aug '11, 20:34

For nodes you should have a look at the maps of taginfo. E.g. this is the map of tagged traffic_signs: http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/traffic_sign#map

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answered 10 Aug '11, 11:49

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You may have some luck by using the TAG name in the search box on the map page,then open an editor to examine it.

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answered 08 Aug '11, 20:13

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