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Any reason to use TileMill if Mapbox Studio is meant to replace it?

I'm new to using TileMill and it still seems like a popular cross-platform package, though I keep running into common bugs and errors with it (on Mac OSX). On Mapbox's page, it says that Mapbox Studio ...
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Can the new Mapbox Vector Tiles be used as a QGIS basemap?

With the implementation of the mapbox vector tiles begs the question of how these could be used as a basemap in a QGIS printed map (assuming anyone cares about printed maps anymore!). To use OSM data ...
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Is it possible to redesign OpenStreetMaps tiles?

We have an application working with open layers and are using open street maps for the map tiles However they don't look great Is there anyway to style these maps? I read something about Mapbox but ...
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What is the difference between Leaflet and Mapbox?

What is the difference between Leaflet and Mapbox, and how are they used together? Like the API and what exactly are they and is Mapbox using Leaflet?
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TileMill fails to load Europe data from PostGIS. What am I doing wrong?

The Problem: Using OSM-Bright in combination with an imported (osm2psql) Europe shapefile, tiles won't load unless I have 2-3 layers active (of the total of 29). I don't have this problem with an ...
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Generating Interactive Tiles using Nodejs, Mapnik, and PostGIS for Leaflet

I am looking to do something like this but where I have all the data on the same server. I've been following through the set of tutorials @ sparkgeo.com/labs/big/ and I'm having some difficulty. ...
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Can CartoDB and Mapbox.js talk?

All, Back in December it seemed there was no way to bring in a CartoDB layer into a Mapbox.js or Tilemill project. Has this changed? ...
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Vector Mapping for iOS?

Are there any vector map data providers with API's, that i can use to build my app on iOS natively (not on a webview). Specifically im looking for: For a library/framework that uses existing map ...
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Maki Icons to Qgis

Does anyone know how to import Maki icons to qgis? Maki Icons
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Is it possible to add house numbers using the Mapbox Street Vector Tiles source in Tilemill2?

Title says it all. Does anyony know if the house number is included in Mapbox’ vector tiles, and if so how to access it for styling? Thanks for any advice!
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Slippy map format

When do you decide which to use? I've started using Geoserver and it seems like map files are downloaded to the browser (using Leaflet) in the WFS format. When I look at OSM, Mapbox etc, they use ...
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Displaying large number of polygons on web map?

I've started working on a project with a huge number of polygons, and I'm unsure of how to display/host it. The map I'd like to end up with will have three layers: 1) Shaded polygons representing ...
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Can OSM's iD editor be used on custom maps?

I'm setting up a community-based mapping solution for a local NGO. They need their own maps and, after some consideration, I have decided to go with Mapperz suggestion and use MapBox. It's good to ...
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Where i can find Mapbox tiles gallery

I have discovered that cloudmade tiles service has been discontinued, so to switch to mapbox tiles, i imagine that i can find a gallery (like in cloudmade ) where i can choose the tiles style ...
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Using interactivity from multiple layers produced in TileMill in a single map

I have a MapBox.js map with several layers here . I would like to be able to use TileMill's teaser and full interactivity on a few of the layers, but I have only been able to accomplish this for a ...
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Import of OSM data into PostgreSQL using osm2pgsql: which formats are supported?

I followed a tutorial to install a PostgreSQL server on my Mac OS X Mavericks, and to import some OSM data with the osm2pgsql converter ...
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Location for floorplan

Is there an application / service where I can put my floorplan of a building en 'position' it on the right place on the earth? (The buildings location). I found TileMill an application where I can ...
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Which parameter values should I use with QGIS Heatmap plugin?

I've read all the posts and docs about the heatmap plugin but can't seem to get it to work. The map is the size of the United States and has a little over 2000 points. I've tried small radi (1 ...
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Why aren't Mapbox vector tiles rendered in the browser?

Would it be technically possible to have Mapbox's compact vector tile format sent to the client (instead of PNG tiles), then rendered inside the browser with JS code? Second question: when using ...
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Web Maps for Collecting Information in a Questionnaire

I am working with a Non Profit group who are looking for collect information around urban cycling routes. They would like to know the routes people take to get from point A to point B. I thought, ...
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Free website host for embedding tilemill/mapbox web map

I am hoping to design a simple interactive web map using TileMill. I am then planning on uploading that map to Mapbox.com, where I understand I will be given an embed code to put on a website. My ...
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Can PHP be used to set the XY, zoom of a Mapbox.js map?

All, Is there a way to set the xy and zoom level of a map using the URL of the site that is calling it? I'm thinking of a site I'm using now, built on php, which has mapbox maps built in javascript ...
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How to efficiently render and enable user interaction on thousands of points with Leaflet?

I've got a large dataset comprised of about 10k points representing gas stations. Some of these gas stations sell diesel fuel, others do not. In my web map, I want to let the user switch between ...
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Rotating labels in cartocss with controlling the rotation basepoint

I am trying to rotate multiple text labels in cartodb/cartocss. I am offseting each label so that they appear to be stacked using text-dx and text-dy. Using text-horizontal-alignment: left; and ...
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How to make a private OSM (Save personal information to) a map using OpenLayer or Tilemill or mapbox

OSM (OpenStreetMap) is great for making a real time public map for general purposes but what if I want to add private info to a map such as the location and date of my first kiss or a note about every ...
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ST_ZMax() does not exist in PostGIS

I'm trying to follow this example on Mapbox blog, about using 3D shapes in PostGIS. The database-query is this: DROP TABLE tilemill_buildings; CREATE TABLE tilemill_buildings AS SELECT ogc_fid, ...
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How can I load stricly tiles within the current viewport in Leaflet.js?

I have tiles that are not available for the whole map. How can I stop Leaflet.js/Mapbox.js from making requests to these tiles? There are dozens of 404's that I'd really like to get rid of. Thank ...
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Search and zoom json features in Leaflet

How can I add search box to map that allows user to search>zoom to polygon name. If there are 100 polygons, user can type name of polygon (i.e., Symantec) then map zooms to matching county?
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Leaflet: How do you use removeLayer?

This is driving me mad. See the Leaflet tutorial for adding a layer control to your map: L.Icon.Default.imagePath = "Scripts/images"; var mapUrl = ...
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is there any direct access to Mapbox data? (similar to CartoDB's sql api)

I've been asked to add a form to a map that will write data in the background (e.g., ajax to a magic file that does datawrites and some emailing, notifications etc) and a new marker will be added to ...
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Fixing the OpenLayers MBTiles Example

I've been trying to implement the OpenLayers Example for reading MBTiles: http://projects.bryanmcbride.com/ol_mbtiles/ Right off, the link to the necessary mbtiles.php script was broken, but I found ...
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How to edit layers which are using via OSM Bright in Tilemill

How could i edit a map which is edited via OSM Bright in TileMill? Layers are in TM added via PostGis. OSM Bright it's simply built according to informations here. I need delete some roads also delete ...
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Edit tilemill legend to add circle symbol

I am trying to edit my tilemill legend so that instead of displaying a red rectangle as below, it displays a red circle (I'm making a proportional symbol map). What line would I need to add in my ...
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Start-Marker from geojson polyline

i have a map with some walking- and bike-routes and popups with a few details and a picture. Now i want to set a marker on the first vertex of a geojson polyline, but i cant find out how. Btw. i´m ...
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find inner bounds of a polygon in leaflet

How can I find the inner bounds of a polygon in leaflet? I a want to plot points randomly in polygoon but when I say Layer.getBounds() I get the bounds and I can still plot the markers ...
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What is the recommended workflow for using TileMill and OSM?

Using osm2pgsql, I imported an OSM extract into a Postgres database. Then I made a layer in in TileMill that contains the data from Postgres. The map was exported to a MBTiles file. At this point, all ...
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TileMill: How to mask layer without loosing background

I have a large geotiff with elevation gradient which I want to use to colour my map. However the coastal line of the geotiff doesn't excacly match my shapefile so I want to mask it. The problem is ...
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Stray horizontal lines after converting from GeoJSON to topojson

After converting a GeoJSON file to topojson, and loading the topojson into Leaflet, stray lines appear in the resulting map. Like this: What is causing this? If I view the GeoJSON, these stray ...
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TileMill Exports Failing

I'm having trouble exporting my map in TileMill (v0.10.1). I'm using OSM Bright with a PostGIS database connection to import OpenStreetMap data. When exporting an SVG or PDF through the user interface ...
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How to install and use mbpipe

mbpipe is a simple utility to batch process images in an MBTiles database (sqlite) by piping them to an image processing program. But how does one install and use it? It says here that mbpipe comes ...
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How can a leaflet SVG overlay be placed outside of the leaflet-overlay-pane?

I have SVG on top of GeoJSON in my map. How can a leaflet SVG overlay be placed outside of the leaflet-overlay-pane while keeping GeoJSON in place in the leaflet-overlay-pane? (For example, how could ...
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How to get data from TileMill tileLayer properties in Mapbox for click/hover

I've successfully used Leaflet to load a geoJSON polygon-shapefile with data, and added click and hover interactivity to the layer. For a large dataset, I switched to mapbox.js 1.6.1, used TileMill to ...
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Contour Lines Raster Extraction

I've been playing with Mapbox's blog post about converting heat maps to contour lines, and I'm stuck at the extraction part of this process. I used the CSV plugin to create a vector layer of points, ...
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TileMill shows black lines around raster layers

I've taken a large number of raster images and added them to TileMill. Everything has worked great. The problem that I am seeing is that TileMill adds a small black line around each layer. I know that ...
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Calculate distance and surface with mapbox api

Is there a way to draw lines and polygons (with geojson) and calculate distance and polygon surface with the mapbox api or leaflet? I wish to have the same tools as in geojson.io with the extra ...
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Stitch mapbox tiles

I have customized mapbox tiles and i need to print it on A2 size paper on high zoom level at around scale of 500 to 1000. I am thinking of stitching the adjacent tiles together to form a single big ...
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Associating location data from PostGIS for a Choropleth map?

I'm trying to build my first choropleth map from data that we have stored in our PostGIS enabled Postgres database. So far I've been able to build a map on Mapbox using a topojson set of UK postal ...
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Draw icons and lables only for certain entities in Tilemill 2

I've recently started to use mapbox' TileMill2 to play around with vector tiles. It's pretty nice and, in comparison to Tilemill(1), much more faster. Exactly what I was searching for. Now I'm trying ...
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Opacity contrl for mapbox map with several layers

This is an example of how opacity can be changed for a Mapbox.JS map: https://www.mapbox.com/mapbox.js/example/v1.0.0/opacity/ The example shows only one layer used. With barely any experience in ...
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How to add title in TileMill/Mapbox map

I have successfully made a legend and teasers for a tilemill map. However, I don't know how to add a title and don't see a function for it. If I wanted to add a title, how would I do that? Thank you, ...