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-{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​ic_osm_notes_alt.png?​nolink|}}====== ​OpenStreetsMaps ​Notes ======+{{ :​manual:​user_guide:​ic_osm_notes_alt.png?​nolink|}}====== ​OpenStreetMap ​Notes ======
  
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 ===== About ===== ===== About =====
  
-**OSM Notes** is a core feature of the [[http://​www.openstreetmap.org|OpenStreetMap.org]] website for placing shared notes on the map to assist in mapping/​editing **OpenStreetMap**. It is not intended for general discussion ​or storing information not otherwise used in OpenStreetMapfor example, "//I was here on Saturday//"​ or "//​There was a crime at this location//"​.+**OSM Notes** is a core feature of the [[http://​www.openstreetmap.org|OpenStreetMap.org]] website for placing shared notes on the map to assist in **mapping/​editing ​OpenStreetMap**.  
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 +The notes allow both registered users and the wider public to quickly ​**indicate where there are errors ​or omissions** ​in the OpenStreetMap ​data, and for contributors to OpenStreetMap to know where their support is needed.
  
-Notes allows for two way communication,​ with the ability for a mapper to ask for more details if necessary. Although it is not necessary to be logged in to submit (or comment on) a note, it is beneficial to do so. Logged-in users will receive an email if comments are added to a note or the issue is resolved. 
 ===== 1. Display any OSM based map ===== ===== 1. Display any OSM based map =====
 Actually it is not necessary, the function works above any map data, but if you are willing to edit OSM maps, it is understandable. It is also possible to open another map in overlay mode to compare and for better placement of your new notes. Actually it is not necessary, the function works above any map data, but if you are willing to edit OSM maps, it is understandable. It is also possible to open another map in overlay mode to compare and for better placement of your new notes.
 ===== 2. Display OSM Notes ===== ===== 2. Display OSM Notes =====
    
-Start OSM Notes function from //Menu > More > Notes (OpenStreetMap)//​. The function'​s dialog window is divided into a few sections: +Start OSM Notes function from //Menu > More functions ​> Notes (OpenStreetMap)//​. The function'​s dialog window is divided into a few sections:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​maps_tools:​osmnotes.png?​nolink |}} 
-  * **Visibility of items** checks/​unchecks display of already existing notes and closed notes. This may help to check if the note you want to report is not already published. ​+  * **Visibility of items** checks/​unchecks display of already existing notes and closed notes. This may help to check if the note you want to report is not already published:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​maps_tools:​osmnotes2.png?nolink |}} 
  
-<WRAP round important+<WRAP round info
-It may require zooming your map out to see any notes as there are usually not many of them. The data are loaded from a server when you stop moving ​with map so it may take a while till they are displayed.+It may require ​**zooming your map out to see the notes** as there are usually not many of them. The data are loaded from a server when you stop moving ​the map so it may take a while till they are displayed.
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
 ===== 3. Report a new note ===== ===== 3. Report a new note =====
  
-  * **Report Note** - here you can crate a new note. Open Street Map login is optional as you can make notes anonymously but logging in is beneficial as is stated above. +  * **Report Note** - here you can create ​a new note. Open Street Map login is optional as you can make notes anonymously but logging in is beneficial as is stated above. 
-  * **Location** enables to select location of your note. There are many options how to do so, your GPS position, Screen center, Pick on map etc.+  * **Location** enables ​you to select ​the location of your note. There are many options ​on how to do so, your GPS position, Screen center, Pick on mapetc.
   * **Description** - insert the note description here and tap //Report note//.   * **Description** - insert the note description here and tap //Report note//.
-===== 4. Comment an existing note ===== +===== 4. Comment ​on an existing note ===== 
-  * Tap an **existing note** on the map, the note information window appears +  * Tap an **existing note** on the map, the note information window appears:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​maps_tools:​osmnotes3.png?​nolink |}} 
-  * Tap the ....... ​button in lower right corner +  * Tap the {{:​manual:​user_guide:​ic_osm_notes_alt.png?​nolink&​30|}} ​button in the lower-left corner 
-  * Fill in the **description** field of the pop-up window and tap //Comment// +  * Fill in the **description** field of the pop-up window and tap //Comment//:\\ {{ :​manual:​user_guide:​maps_tools:​osmnotes4.png?​nolink |}}
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