Mapnik is an open source mapping toolkit, written in C++ and useful for both desktop- and server-based map rendering. It is used by Tilemill and openstreetmap. Learn more at http://mapnik.org/

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Mapnik zoom_to_box for shape

I have used the code from Mapnik python tutorial. Now I want to use zoom_to_box to zoom to certain extent. I want to zoom to Box2d(-180.0, 0.0, 0.0, 90.0), however, after appied zoom_to_box, I saw the ...
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How to render tm2 projects

What are the options for rendering tm2 projects? As far as I know the open source Mapbox tm2 projects have proprietary data sources (like OSM Bright 2), thus they are of little use, but some other ...
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osm2pgsql vs imposm rendering performance

Is there any difference in rendering performance between using a osm2pgsql vs imposm imported PostGIS DB in Mapnik? Or asking it differently, is there any downside of using imposm if I only want to ...
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How to compile Mapnik 2.2.0 with mapnik-vector-tile headers

I want to generate vector tiles with Mapnik 2.2.0 (That's the latest version that can be installed on debian wheezy). According to this answer, I need to compile mapnik with mapnik-vector-tile which ...
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Combine two parallel lines to one with postgis [duplicate]

In OpenStreetMap, a highway=motorway consists out of two parallel lines, each representing one direction: On a professional map the two lanes get combined to one single line and drawn with a middle ...
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Which FOSS label engine that supports shrink to fit label in polygon?

I've not found a way to label features using shrink to fit label in polygon, i've tried Qgis, and searched on Geoserver, Mapserver and Mapnik, none of them supports this feature, i'm looking for any ...
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Offline Map with mapnik: Tiles are vertically unaligned and randomly displayed (Leaflet + Tilecache + Mapnik + Postgis)

I'm new to maps and currently I am developing my first offline Map with OSM data. I have map data added to postgres via osm2pgsql and installed mapnik 2.2. For caching I have used tilecache with ...
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How do I serve out a WMS using mapnik?

I have an old Mapnik's XML file, from which I need to serve out data as a WMS service. I've gone through the Mapnik site, and I didn't find anything. I've also looked at Mapnik's OGC server, and ...
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Mapnik/Tilemill: Align or orient a Marker along a Line, such as a Gate

In Mapnik (actually Tilemill), using OSM data, I'm trying to draw a gate across a way, such that the gate is perpendicular to the road. But the gate always gets drawn with the same orientation, ...
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Export Mapbox-Studio project to Mapnik XML

Tilemill had a feature to export the project to Mapnik XML (see here). Is there an equivalent functionality in Mapbox Studio? Some background: I'm trying to use a style like OSM Bright, edit it a ...
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Quantumnik plugin replacement?

I am looking for export QGIS Style in MapNik (so, his .xml format) I see that Quantumnik plugin can do that, but is not supported anymore (and cannot be installed at all) . Is there any alternative ...
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Permission Denied when installing openstreetmap server

I am installing a tile server from this link on my Ubuntu Machine 14.04. The problem I am facing is in this line : ./make.py cd ../OSMBright/ carto project.mml > OSMBright.xml Whenever I enter '...
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How to merge layers from two vector tiles with Mapnik?

I'm using Mapnik + Mapbox nodejs stack. Given two vector tiles (PBFs) for the same location/zoom, with some layers having the same name in both. How do I merge them into one PBF tile - replacing ...
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Rendering OpenStreetMaps with GeoServer

My target is to have the whole planet to be available in the map client[leaflet.js/openlayers.js] but only a specific country loaded with roads etc. I have followed the steps below to setup my ...
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Rendering Problem: OpenStreetMap Server CentOS 7

The Problem I'm trying to install an OpenStreetMap server on CentOS 7. I'm using mapnik 2.2.0 and PostGis 2.0. When I try to render the tiles for the server I get the following error: renderd[10581]:...
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ImportError: No module named mapnik on CentOS 7

The problem: I've installed mapnik 3.0.1 successfully by running the typical source code install: ./configure make && make install ldconfig -v However.... When I import mapnik into ...
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Indexing PostGIS table by tile boundaries

I have a PostGIS table with 2M rows, all Points. I'm creating tiles from the data, but it's quite slow. Although I have the normal geometry indexes enabled on the table, I wonder if it's possible to ...
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Scons error of Mapnik: Boost version 1.47 or greater is required

I've tried to compile mapnik from src on RedHat 6.2. I've updated a boost library to boost148 and gcc to gcc-4.7.2. When I start python scons/scons.py install I'm still getting mistakes like: ...
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OpenStreetMaps Local Server: Mapnik not Rendering Tiles

Introduction: I've built a local OSM server following this guide https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/. I've gotten through the guide just fine, and the server ...
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Using OpenStreetMaps (*.pbf) data with Mapnik?

I am using mapnik to directly render a map using xml sheet. I downloaded world boundaries, created the mapnik stylesheet from wiki page, and ran the python code which created a world image : Now ...
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Starting Tile Sever Rendering Error: OSMBright.xml

I was following the entire process found here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ I have an error though on Testing your tileserver part where i run the ...
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Updating OSM TileServer

I built an OSM TileServer using the entire planet OSM data about a year. I wold like to update the database of my TileServer by using the new planet OSM data. Given that the original planet OSM data ...
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Styling map and generating tiles for Mapnik and/or GeoServer?

I have almost 5 shapefile layers(contains point,line,polygon), now I want to style different layers, for example, different layers, different attributes of the same layer will rendered with different ...
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How can I show timezone in TileMill?

I downloaded data from Natural Earth Data and added it to TileMill (git revision 8044976 on Mac) I downloaded raster data, borders, cities, airports and timezones. However, the timezones show only a ...
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Error in osm.xml while generating the output xml for tile server using generate_xml.py

I'm setting up my own tile server using PostGreSQL, PostGIS extension, mapnik and osm2pgsql. While trying to generate the xml by using the command: E:\>python generate_xml.py download_osm.xml ...
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Create offline map for android

I am using mapsforge but I have problem with street names.I would like to develop an offline vector map for a city like osmAnd offline map or an offline vector map in mapnik format.Could you please ...
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Using custom mapbox studio styles with mapnik

I created my own tile server according to this instruction and my own layout/style with Mapbox Studio. Following the mentioned instruction I currently use OSM Bright as layout/style. Question: How ...
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Displaying raster tiles from OSM data stored in a postgis server

I have been recently tasked with setting up a raster tile server that serves tiles from data pulled from a postgis store. I have managed to get a vector tile server up and running but I'm stuck on ...
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Building political world wall map for print? [closed]

I'm trying to create a political wall map. I've settled on the Natural Earth projection and thus have had problems with quite a few tools that don't support the projection (Tilemill, QGIS, Maperitive ...
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renderd not rendering

I followed the instructions manually building a tile server and ran in some problems. When entering http://localhost:8080/osm_tiles/0/0/0.png renderd shows this: renderd[263]: DEBUG: Got incoming ...
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Mapnik: Non-Image Polygon fill (e.g., diagonals)

Some of the output produced by our team - primarily on updates for 'legacy' projects - is styled with diagonal line fills (an example appears below). In mapnik, this can be achieved using <...
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Max Zoom Level in Mapnik

A question regarding mapnik: Is it possible to configure a custom max. zoom level? I am trying to find a way to get mapnik to render tiles for zoom levels 20+ (till 28 would be nice). PS: The ...
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Serving Dynamic Tiles

I want to display data (tiles and utfgrid info) inside MSSQL on top of google maps using Mapnik. I have looked into mapnik and setup a small prototype both with tilestache and also with node-mapnik ...
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Removing Dashed Borders of CartoDB Polygons

I've created a CartoDB map with a bunch of different multipolygons and it is displayed with a CartoCSS color ramp I created. However I've noticed that I cannot rid my map of the dashed lines that ...
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I have a shapefile with polygons/areas, and a point (lat,lon). How to figure out which polygon/area this point belongs to?

I have a shapefile with areas (eg. a simple world map with countries - polygons, epsg:4326). I also have a point (lat, lon coordinates). What's the simplest/easiest way to figure out in which ...
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Data format for offline apps on iPad?

For an iPAD application (based on WhirlyGlobe) we've two modes: offline and online. It's a meteorological application so each day around 1600 layers (worldwide) per day are created on the servers. ...
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Generating vector tiles with Mapnik

Is it possible to generate Vector Tiles using the 2.2.0 Mapnik release? If so, please give a sample configuration or point to an example.
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Mapnik performance - large polyline dataset

I'm working with a very large set of polylines - contour data - to be rendered with Mapnik. (The contours are generated using gdal_contour from SRTM data.) At present I'm storing them in PostGIS and ...
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How to add a non-pattern polygon fill in mapnik/mapbox?

I have a map with a polygon that I want to fill with an SVG image (see simple example below). I got polygon-pattern-file to work, but I don't want the image to be used as a pattern. I mean, when I ...
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Using custom styles with Mapnik

I'm setting up a custom tile server using OpenstreetMaps and Mapnik. I've been able to successfully setup the server and serve tiles using it. I'm using the OSM-Bright style right now. I would like ...
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How to serve an image layer with tilestache

I have some .png images with associated .wld and .tfw files. I'd like to display this in OpenLayers, and I already have a Tilestache server running, so it would be good to leverage this. OpenLayers ...
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Rendered tiles look stretched

I've setup a tile rendering system based on Mapnik + PostGIS. When I open the data with QGis directly from PostGIS it looks fine; but when I attempt to generate tiles with Mapnik they look stretched (...
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SVG patterns in Tilemill/Mapbox Studio

I'm working on a project that requires custom styles for lines, similar to that in Mapbox's line-pattern-file example, but I keep running into an issue where my custom line symbology looks suboptimal ...
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Converting from Lat/Lon (WGS84) to Mercator (UTM)

i am trying to render a map with Mapnik via Python. Therefore I first created a style file (as XML) and my code looks so far: m = mapnik.Map(400, 400) style = 'osm.xml' mapnik.load_map(m, style) box ...
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DPI Dependent OSM Tile Rendering

We have built an OSM Tile Server following the instructions at http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ The tile server is rendering tiles, but the street names on ...
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using mod_tile in windows

I am trying to generate tiles on the fly in windows using mod_tile. I have followed the tutorial http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ on ubuntu and successfully ...
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TileMill: inset line with negative line-offset property value produces strange artifacts

I'm trying to create an inset line in TileMill within a polygon using a negative value with the line-offset property. However, it looks like the a line's cap doesn't get shifted, causing strange ...
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CartoCSS: labels along inside of polygon boundary

I'm using CartoCSS to render maps that include large polygons (like national parks). At higher zoom levels I want labels along the inside of the polygon boundaries, like in OpenStreetMap: I ...
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Unable to find either renderd.py or generate_tiles.py

We created a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS x64 OSM tile server from packages using the excellent instructions provided by http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ The tile ...
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Error in Windshaft-cartodb installation step of CartoDb

I am trying to install cartodb on ubuntu 12.04. I have done all the steps mentioned on https://github.com/CartoDB/cartodb and I am stuck at the Install Windshaft-cartodb Step. The following steps ...