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I am loading OpenStreetMap vector data into ArcMAP (using the Download and Symbolize OSM Data tool of ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap 1.1). I'm sure there must be a simple way to apply the style/symbols of the Mapnik baselayer as rendered on the OSM website (example), rather than using the ArcMAP defaults or manually adjusting symbology for each feature type, but I just can't figure it out.

Can someone point me to a potential solution?


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marked as duplicate by Mapperz Jul 25 '14 at 2:50

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The link in rrush answer is dead, but I recently discovered it was cached in the Internet Archive and can be downloaded via:… Good Luck, Omer –  O_M Oct 1 '13 at 13:46
Closing as the links are dead now. –  Mapperz Jul 25 '14 at 2:51
@Mapperz - the cached version linked to by O_M seems to be available still. (Also, is it normal for the older question to be marked a dupe, rather than the newer one?) –  jbaums Jul 25 '14 at 3:11

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This is a bit later, but what the heck. Someone else may find themselves in the same situation.

I recently found myself in the same situation. After scouring about the web I came across an MXD that's ready to go. You can find download links at this page The direct link to the MXD at the Esri UK site is here It is not the exact same Mapnik rendering but it is very close. Being inland in the US, I removed the Mainland layer and changed the map frame background to a light gray instead of the blue so I could see water features.


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Thanks Ray. I haven't fired up Windows for a while, but will give this a shot next time I'm working with ArcMap. I appreciate the answer, it sounds promising! –  jbaums Sep 14 '11 at 15:40
Unfortunately the links are dead. Do you guys still have a copy of the mxd? –  juhuli Sep 19 '12 at 10:38
See O_M's comment above. –  jbaums Feb 28 at 4:17
update is here osm forum… –  Mapperz Jun 16 at 16:23

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