TosmE Info

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Touch/Tablet OSM Editor (TosmE)
User-Information and Help

How to use it

  • New node: Tap at a free place to create a new node. (only one way edit at the moment)
  • Select a node: Tap on it. A way-end is selected to append this way.
  • Move a node: Touch and shift.
  • Merge two nodes: Move one node above its neighbor.
  • Delete a node #1: Lift the finger during move of the node. "Flip it of the screen."
  • Delete a node #2: Touch on it and stay for 1 second. "Squash it." [NEW with V0.15]
  • Undo Delete: Tap on the deleted node, which is displayed as a circle [NEW with 0.16]


  • Double-Tap May be used to test it, but there is no action implemented.


What is TosmE?

"TosmE" is a prototype to work out how to edit ways and areas only by touch gestures. You may run it from the FOSSGIS server
http://tosme.openstreetmap.de
It's tested on iPad (1 and 3) and iPhone with Safari. It works with mouse to, but gestures are hard to do.

More about the development: TosmE