Community Wishlist Survey 2019/Wikidata/Geolocator for wikidata coordinates property

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Geolocator for wikidata coordinates property

  • Problem: hard to enter coordinates in wikidata, have to go to external tool and copy and paste
  • Who would benefit: wikidata users
  • Proposed solution: popup map next to every coordinate property, to be able to pin on the map, to provide semi automated entry of geocordinates for that item
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  • Proposer: :JarrahTree (talk) 11:09, 10 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  • I like the idea. This proposal is also related.--Micru (talk) 13:07, 10 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • It would be very convenient. I would also like to add that there should be an ability to pick accuracy of coordinates with accuracy options displayed not as "0.0001" but as "+-5 meters" with accuracy also depicted on map as a square. --Tohaomg (talk) 20:56, 10 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • +1; additionally I'd prefer DD (Decimal Degrees) format for coordinates or at least a Special:Preferences setting for that. --katpatuka (talk) 12:34, 11 November 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Update Dec. 2018: We have added maps now when viewing and editing a statement with a geocoordinate. We don't yet have a picker but I hope this is already a big improvement for you. --Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) (talk) 18:56, 21 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]