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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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The link in rrush answer is dead, but I recently discovered it was cached in the Internet Archive and can be downloaded via: web.archive.org/web/20111212160630/http://www.esriuk.com/… Good Luck, Omer –  O_M Oct 1 '13 at 13:46
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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 http://opengeodata.org/?sort=&search=esri%20uk. The direct link to the MXD at the Esri UK site is here http://www.esriuk.com/developerhub/dh_downloads/OSM.zip. 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
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