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In Potlatch I can see satellite images as background. Is there any way I can see satellite images as background in JOSM?

asked 16 Sep '11, 17:16

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If you click on "imagery" (menu) and "bing" it works for me, although sometimes for some reason the image was of the south Atlantic instead of the UK, I just tested it and it worked fine.

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answered 16 Sep '11, 18:12

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edited 19 Nov '13, 15:02

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Thanks, I had to activate it in the settings first.

(16 Sep '11, 18:36) Jonas_

Hi, What do you mean exactly by "click on imagery and bing"? I do not have such options. Thanks a lot

(01 Feb '13, 15:48) dOcPhG

Just download map data for the area you want the imagery then in the upper tab bar of JOSM you have to have the Imagery tab. Click on it and Bing Sat should be the first one. Click on it and a new layer should open with the satellite imagery.

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(01 Feb '13, 17:23) twist3r
(01 Feb '13, 17:37) dOcPhG

Then you're not using JOSM. Please start a new question for this rather than adding more answers to a question you're not answering.

(01 Feb '13, 17:42) Baloo Uriza

Ok Thanks. I will.

(01 Feb '13, 17:49) dOcPhG
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