This is small software to to make you life easy when updating open street map .
usually we update map random places . we may miss some parts . but using this software you can update osm very organized way. you can update part by part. so you will newer miss any places.
this software currently supported for JOSM only (next version will support potlatch2 )
required direct internet access.cannot run behind proxy
jre 8 required. (jvm 8 or jdk 8)
How to run
you need to find bounding box of the area you going to update.(this is whole area and this area will be split to small parts eg: district or DC division )
go to open street map and select export. then click "Manually select a different area" .you will page similar below. using selection box select the large area that you planing to cover. now you can see yo bounding box values(high lighted in yellow )
take those values and update settings file.only update top bottom ,left and right .don't change other values
that's it . double click on jar file or execute below command
java -jar GridCreator.jar
them you can see program will create html page. open it . will looks like this.
start JOSM with remote control enabled .
[In the JOSM menu select Edit/Preferences.../ or press F12 .Click on the remote control icon .Select "Enable Remote Control" and click OK.]
click the J letter in web page. josm will load that are for editing. you can complete one by one until full area is complete.
version 2.0 --------------------------------------------------- * Required java 6 (downgraded from 8 to 6). * unique identifier for working with multiple files same time * Now page can memorize what you edit. - you need to right click on letter J . - pop up will come and ask to Mark the area as done. - click yes and then that cell will tern in to green. - you can close and open web page still it will show marked cells . - do not move you web page if you change the location it cannot load the previous data. - you can clear marked cell by right click and click can cell in pop up.
web page is loading past data using its absolute path. before start editing you store you web page in safe place with proper name. rename also affect the data loading.
Thilina: once i used this app . is map updates comes regulary?
Jun 2, 2017 20:11:07 GMT 5.5
ajith: No previous experience with this app. We have to assume that it gets updated frequently, since I noticed some features I added recently are reflected in the map. The beauty is this app's getting up is very quick than most others.
Jun 3, 2017 16:35:33 GMT 5.5
SL_Mapper: සියලුම සංස්කාරකවරුන්ගෙන් කෙරෙන කාරුණික ඉල්ලීම. සංස්කරන වලදී area features සමග line features එකිනෙක මත අැඳීම (Merge) අනවශ්ය ලෙස නොකරන්න. එමගින් සංකීර්ණ බව, දෝෂ, සාවද්යය තොරතුරු හා මගහැරී අැති දත්ත හඳුනා ගැනීමටත් අැතුල් කිරීමටත් බාධා අැති වේ.
Mar 30, 2018 0:56:43 GMT 5.5
susantha: Dear : How define Tertiary road and residential road. What is different. For exaple, In sri lanka Have A,B,roads then Municipal council,Urban council and pradeshiya sabha road. what are the tertiary roads.?
May 12, 2018 10:39:24 GMT 5.5
amilabj: FOSS4G Asia - 2018 conference Call for Abstracts. Which will be held on December 2-5 2018 in University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. Deadline Abstract - general track : 15 July 2018; workshop proposal - workshop i30 July 2018 www.foss4g-asia.org/2018/
Jul 8, 2018 14:28:36 GMT 5.5
udara101: hi, can I have help to find data on OSM network evolution in Sri Lanka, and user activity & data development the period is 2012-2017. please.
Dec 5, 2018 17:02:56 GMT 5.5