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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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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Renderd outputs “failed to initialize projection 4326”

I'm setting up a tile server using the guide provided here. I have everything set up. proj4 is installed in version 4.8.0. The espg file is existant, I ran an xmllint over my xml style file without ...
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why am I getting a horizontal solid strip when projecting large image?

I am using Mapnik to create tiles on a tile server. I'm depicting sea level rise in North America using SRTM data, and it works fine in most of the continent. However, when zoomed out in my browser ...
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how to make mapnik style raster, not just render as solid color

I have set up Mapnik with mod_tile and renderd. I replaced the default osm.xml file with my own xml file, which is shown below. My problem is that all images are being created as solid blue tiles as ...
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Python Geospatial Development Error

I'm working through some examples in the Python Geospatial Development book by Erik Westra. On page 439, about setting up a tile map server, he gives the following code for calculating a bounding ...
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Orthographic reprojection with mapnik

I am trying to create a google earth like wep application. My problem is that I can't get to render a full view of the earth. The zoom_all() function generates the following error : RuntimeError: ...
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Pattern styled polygons in Tilemill

I'm just learning CartoCSS with Tilemill. I've got a really simple requirement for styling a polygon but cannot find any hint nowhere. What is the code for styling simple polygon fills e.g. can be ...
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postgis & mapnik “column ”CLASS“ does not exist”

I've piped an osm map of greece into postgis with osm2pgsql and was playing around with C++ mapnik sample code giving "planet_osm_polygon" as the source table: parameters p0; p0["type"] = ...
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Why does a (relatively) small .CSV file break the Mapnik CSV plugin?

I have an app showing a map of N. America, and I want to let users toggle a layer displaying airports. The map needs to be available without an Internet connection, so I'm hosting the tiles and ...
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How to render Mapbox Vector Tiles from OSM data?

I'd like to render my own vector tiles in the Mapbox Vector Tile format (MVT) format using OpenStreetMap data (ultimately for use with Mapbox's hot Mapbox GL JS client renderer). Is TileStache + ...
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Mapnik + OpenStreetMap + Shapefile with Raster Images + Mod Tile + PostGIS

I am new to GIS. I have a Shapefile (.shp, .shx and .pbf). The .pbf file contains path to PNG files located on my machine only. I was able to save the Shp data to PostGis via Shape2Gis tool. Now ...
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Error while building OSMBright

Error while building OSMBright when i run the make.py the following error is coming Traceback (most recent call last): File "./make.py", line 123, in <module> build() File ...
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Best way to import Tilemill produced mbtiles to CouchDB?

I'm using MapProxy to seed a CouchDB with tile images on a FreeBSD server. My workflow is Tilemill -> mbtiles export -> mapproxy seed -> CouchDB. For zoom levels 10 - 17, rendering takes ~ 2-3 days, ...
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How to use OSM Bright with Mapnik Renderd

I have set up an OSM tile server using instructions at this blog - http://seshagiriprabhu.wordpress.com/2013/07/21/building-an-openstreetmap-tile-server-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts/ The slippymap renders ...
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Tiles are missing when request from Openlayer2

I have configured a Tile server and i followed the Link for OSM Tile server from switch2osm everything is fine, except when i tried to get the tiles using Openlayers its not serving. But if i give ...
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How to configure mapproxy and mapnik for getfeatureinfo requests

I'm wondering if its possible to configure mapproxy and mapnik for getfeatureinfo requests. I've made this combination work for getmap requests, but when I request getfeatureinfo I receive layer xxx ...
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Wrong size when use Mapproxy to serve Mapnik tiles as ESPG: 900913

I have been stuck at this problem for a whole day. Really would like to ask for some help. Problem: In MapProxy Demo TMS page, EPSG:4326 looks fine, except the map is tilted and I don't want that. ...
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Adding another style to an OpenStreetMap server using Mapnik, PostGIS, etc

I have created an OpenStreetMap server using the guide Manually building a tile server (12.04). It's very good and works like a charm. I have also been able to add a new theme using TileMill and ...
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gdal2tiles doesn't use resampling method correct?

I'm using gdal2tiles to create tiles from MODIS satellite imagery (250 m resolution) and I have noticed that I get the same bad result if I use -r near or -r bilinear (or lanczos for that matter). See ...
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“fill in” .vrt with missing locations in a mosaic

I have ~2000 NASA SRTM .hgt files. I wanted to join them together in a single mosaic, and to save disk space I used GDAL to create a .VRT rather than a very large GeoTiff. This is read by Mapnik. ...
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how to get mapnik to render tiles from xml mapfile

I have Mapnik set up on Ubuntu. Tirex directs rendering requests from an OpenLayers client browser to Mapnik, which is set up to use the xml file below. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Point Symbolizer() in rundemo.cpp file Giving error

The code is given Below: roads2_rule_11.append(point_symbolizer("abc.png")); The error is given below: rundemo.cpp: In function âint main(int, char**)â: rundemo.cpp:142:57: error: no matching ...
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Labelling a multipoygon scattered in different areas

I am using mapnik and tilecache to generate tiles and openlayers to view map in the browser. In one of my shapefiles(multipolygon) with administrative boundaries, I found that more than one records ...
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How to configure tilecache on nginx

I am running a geodjango application with mapnik and tilecache. Currently tilecache is run on another server to decrease the load on the application server. The application server has nginx as the ...
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Difference between 2 projections?

I have osm.xml file where projection is defined as follows: Map background-color="grey" srs="&srs900913;" minimum-version="2.0.0"> n settings.xml file projection is also set there as: <!ENTITY ...
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Cannot install node-mapnik on Windows 2008 x64

I have been spending the last few days trying to get node-mapnik running but with no success. Initially inspired by Wilhelm Berg's demo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlTaRpg3CbQ) which renders ...
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Where can i get OSM water polygon for lower zoom level?

i wants ocean (water polygons shapefile) for generating vector tile map. Initially tested using shape file openstreetmapdata it works fine. But at low zoom level i produce pbf file with higher size. ...
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PostGis geometry name lookup failed for table

I have a table name erpAssets which has column name Region of type polygon. it contains entries of points also like (-79.4609576808001,43.9726680183837)). I have written query which convert these ...
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return state of point from postgis / mapnik pgsql db

I realize that I can confirm whether or not a point lies within a state like this: SELECT ST_Contains(poly,pt) As testr FROM ( SELECT ...
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use mapnik to read from multiple geotiffs

I set up Mapnik to custom-render a GeoTiff file. python and xml files to do so were taken from a github mapnik example, and the successful image output is a rainbow-esque .png from the original .tif. ...
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Mapnik not generating tiles for tilecatche

imported data by using Osm2pgsql, to get rid off all problems related to data conversion, i stored this as latlong (-l parameter).I created stylesheet, and i tested with python script and it was ...
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What is a purpose of parameter 'separater' in mapnik csv plugin datasource?

What is the purpose of the parameter 'separater' in the Mapnik CSV plugin DataSource Example of the code: parameters p; p["type"]="csv"; p["inline"]=quotedStr; ...
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How I use point symbolizer for styling in mapnik c++ source code?

I have tried point symbolizer for styling in c++ mapnik source code ,the given code line : roads2_rule_11.append(point_symbolizer("/home/razaliaqat/raza.jpg")); But it is giving an error given ...
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What is a Format of csv plugin datasource string in mapnik

I have tried that Format Is that is a correct format to pass to CSV plugin,the sample C++ code is given Below: std::string csv_string("wkt,Name POLYGON((5.123456 51.6, 6.8 52.6, 7.8 51.6, 5.123456 ...
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Pass Data as a String Using Mapnik CVS Plugin

I am new in mapnik and c++ I need Help. I have a code written in C++ that read a data using postGis .The Sample Code is given Below: parameters p; p["type"]="postgis"; ...
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Mapnik change xml config on the fly

I have tile server running based on mapnik, mod_tile, and renderd. It was succesfully generate and serving tile using mapnik xml configuration which defined on renderd.conf. Something like this : ...
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Mapnik tiles have latitude distortion, projection issue?

I'm trying to work out a kink in setting up mapnik-node. My geos are in postgis, and I allllmost have them rendering properly, but my GIS experience is lacking so I can't seem to determine why this ...
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font error when using mapnik generate_tiles.py

generate_tiles.py has worked fine throughout the transition from mapnik 0.7 to mapnik 2.x in gentoo linux. Now I have switched to debian (wheezy) and I am getting the following error when I run ...
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Python, OGR and Mapnik: Possibility of passing existing ogr.Open() datasource into Mapnik without using mapnik.Ogr()?

Okay, I'm trying to modify create_utfgrids.py to use an OGR VRT file, rather than shapefiles, and while the OGR stuff in this code responds to the VRT, the Mapnik stuff is not. It's failing with.. ...
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mapnik xml and carto css

I have a large mapnik xml file that I would like to convert to carto css to manage with tile-mill. What tools should I use on Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to compile the cartogenerator from Dane but it ...
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How can i set up the “own OSM” for own maps, having no relation to the current real spacial photos

For some needs we need an OSM-style map displaying the area before the reservoir was constructed and thus displaying the historical shore line. There are some historical aerial photos (not provided by ...
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Tiles taking too long to render

I've followed the tutorial available here. The installation worked alright, but opening the tile in a browser leads to a 404 error. The only error from the server is "Failed to read cmd on fd 10". ...
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Mapnik render Error : Could not create datasource for type 'postgis'

I try to use mapnik render for a tile server. During the initialization 'renderd -f -c /usr/local/etc/renderd.conf', the following error message is displayed : An error occurred while loading the map ...
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Mod Tile Cache Size

I am using Mod Tile, Renderd and Mapnik to creat a Tile Server. My question here is, does mod_tile have specific limits for the cache size? If yes, where can it be configured. And what mechanism it ...
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Generate MBTiles from xml

I need to generate hundreds of MBTiles from different shapefiles and same styles, so I created a xml from tilemill with a single shapefile and styling, using python landez library to generate MBTiles ...
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Create Georeferenced Raster For JPEG file with Mapnik Python

I am able to use Mapnik generate_image.py to generate image with a BBOX and projection. Also, I have added a python script to generate a JGW file. But to completely georeference the generated image. ...
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Download mapbox default style as tiles

I need to have the tiles of a small city as PNGs. The style should be the same as in https://www.mapbox.com/editor/? Can I export the map there for a certain bounding box to tiles (or mbtiles)? I have ...
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Is it possible to export a QGIS project to Mapnik XML?

Is it possible to export a QGIS project to Mapnik xml? I'm using QGIS 2.4 and Quantumnik does not seem to work with that version.
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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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UTFGrid from raster source

Is it possible to make utfgrids from a raster source (e.g. GeoTIFF)? I am trying to get utfgrids from a .tif with mapnik.xml and TileStache but it seems not to be working. As a workaround I am ...