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Hi - I'd like to search for OSM Notes with the keyword "solar" in the text. How can I do that please?

(There's no hint of it in the wiki page about Notes, even in the Advanced Use. It seems to me I can't be the first person wanting to do this)

asked 31 Jul '19, 09:10

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edited 31 Jul '19, 09:11

A nice web interface to search in the note text is here: https://ent8r.github.io/NotesReview/ and if you want to just access the API and get back an XML document, you can fire off a query like https://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/notes/search?q=%22search+term+here%22&closed=0 (details about the API are in https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/API_v0.6#Map_Notes_API ).

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answered 31 Jul '19, 09:18

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edited 31 Jul '19, 09:19

Thanks. The web interface didn't work for me (I filed an issue here) but I look forward to it working. The raw search is good to know. I wish it also had a bbox parameter! ... But then, that wasn't my question to you.

(31 Jul '19, 09:55) mcld
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