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I have a osm map for a certain region. Also using osm2po I extracted the graph which includes edges and nodes into the database. Now I want to visualize the map and then visualize the shortest path. How can I visualize the map in QGIS first? I mean it doesn't directly take the osm file? How can I accomplish this?

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An older GIS-SE Question might be helpful - gis.stackexchange.com/questions/12814/… –  Mapperz Jun 12 '12 at 14:56

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Try the OpenStreetMap Python plugin that ships with QGIS.

Choose the Plugins-> Manage Plugins... menu and enable the plugin.

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Next, read the new HTML manual on using the plugin:
OpenStreetMap Plugin — QGIS User Guide

When you are ready to start doing some path routing check out underdark's info on the subject:

Tagged posts: osm2po | Free and Open Source GIS Ramblings

Starting with: An osm2po Quickstart

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