Usability of the OSM map page

Posted by GoemonGPS on 4 January 2012 in English (English)

Sometimes I have some coordinates and want to jump to this place quickly. But it is not possible to copy'n'paste the coordinates to the search field (eg: N49°57.141 E10°22.626). Can we add this functionality? (I don't want to go to Google maps anymore - they messed up all streets/ways/oneways during their last update)


Comment from c2r on 4 January 2012 at 20:33

It's sort of there, but you need to convert to decimal first:

Search for this: 49.952350 10.377100

Comment from GoemonGPS on 4 January 2012 at 21:12

Thank you. And ok, so far I have not noticed. But how inconvinent is that? Does anybody know where to drop feature requests? Could there be any nice logic that recognises all kind of coordiantes?

Comment from Vclaw on 4 January 2012 at 22:45

For feature requests, you add a ticket on Trac:
Set the component as "website".

I agree, it would be nice if the website could accept more kinds of coordinates.

Comment from GoemonGPS on 5 January 2012 at 13:00

There is already a Tiket in the Trac:

The plain coordinate format feature was added later, see:

I added my request as a comment to ticket #574.

Please bump it support the request.

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