What I want is a way of hand-marking a route I want to follow in future on an OSM map. I don't want automatic routiing.

asked 21 Apr '20, 09:36

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Tim BL
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@Tim BL: I conveted your comment to a question of its own (from How to make a route?)

(21 Apr '20, 10:32) TZorn

Tell us ab it more what you want to do, please. Do you have a special application in mind where you want to use that route in? Doesn't that app have a way creating one? What format do you need? Routes for driving, hiking,...?

(21 Apr '20, 11:10) TZorn

As implied by TZorn comment, there are multiple ways of doing that.

The simplest that come to my mind, is to create a route (as a polyline) on Umap, then export it as GPX.

That GPX will be easy to import in a GPS navigation app, like OsmAnd. This one can display and also follow a GPX track.

If you don't want straight lines, use a succession of markers in uMap instead of the polyline, then OsmAnd will compute the route between each point.

Hope that helps. Please give more details about your needs to get a more specific answer. :-)


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