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 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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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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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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Tile server with dynamic mapnik rendering, caching, and pre-emptive rendering

I've been making some pretty (but computationally expensive) tiles with TileMill and I'd like to serve them up. First, I served them straight from TileMill. Every tile gets rendered dynamically, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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GeoServer WMS / WMTS with Mapnik rendering backend

I am going to migrate our current TileCache WMS-T server to a current and up to date GeoServer / GeoWebCache product. We use Mapnik as our rendering back end and I would love to keep it this way. I ...
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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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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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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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Apache2 is missing conf.d file

I am following this tutorial about how to create my own tiles and got stuck on slide 20. I am trying to tell my web server about my mod_tile installation. However the folder /etc/apache2 doesn't have ...
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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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Ubuntu Newbie I am frustrated trying to install (all things GEOS) WEB-GIS

I am new to ubuntu SAUCY and I must confess the transition from windows has not been really easy for me. on windows everything seems pretty much straight forward but I am getting frustrated because It ...
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How to style ways with CartoCSS depending on a relation property (OSM)

I'm using CartoCSS together with an OSM Postgres DB (hstore on). I want to set the line color depending on the operator tag of relations (routes). How can I do that? Update Thanks to Paul Norman for ...
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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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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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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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Mapnik, Mapserver or Geoserver

I'm currently developping an ArcGIS based flex webviewer. ArcGIS is great for most of the things but there are some issues like performance and license costs. That's why I'm looking into possible ...
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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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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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basic question about mapnik

I am new in mapnik, and I found mapnik at OSM wiki page. And I am interested in it, but I have some question. 1 the mapnik work scope It seems that it is a library for map rendering(creation), ...
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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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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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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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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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Generating MapQuest Style tiles for offline use

I need to create about a 9-level deep SLIPPY map of the world from OSM data (for offline use). So I cannot use the MapQuest, CloudMade, etc. servers). The projection must be EPSG4326 (LL84) which is ...
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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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Open Source GIS Problem [closed]

I am new at open source GIS platform. I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I have tried to install the followings but without 2-3 tools I could not install anyone. Can any body help me how can I install the ...
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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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Cartographic-complete Maps in PDF On Request using Open Source?

Currently I have some data in PostGIS. I want to implement the following: users will make a request via web, with parameters like location, scale, layers to be displayed, etc. and I need to provide ...
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Rendering two shapes for point, and overlapping, using Mapnik?

I'm using Mapnik to render a list of points; for each of these points I want to render a plain round shape, and an icon inside the shape, using two different SVGs. To that end, I wrote a CartoCSS ...
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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 ...
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artifacts in SRTM contour layers processed with GDAL tools and rendered with mapnik

Here is my workflow for importing individual SRTM tiles into postgis using the GDAL utils and rendering a png using mapnik: gdal_fillnodata.py -srcnodata -32768 gdal_contour -i 10 -a ele -snodata ...
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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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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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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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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 ...