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OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. The data is free, and free of legal and technical restrictions. OpenStreetMap is often shorted to OSM.

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Is there service for exporting georeferenced OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps in GeoTiff format?

Is there a service available for exporting georeferenced OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps in the GeoTiff format?
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OpenLayers XYZ Unable to Load Local Tiles

I have some local tiles that were generated from OpenStreetMaps using Maperitive. I've tried going through the docs and tests but the map is not loading. I'm not getting any errors in chrome's js ...
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From pgRouting shortest_path back to osm node id

I'm successfully performing path finding queries like shortest_path on data imported with osm2pgrouting. The tables I have inside my pgrouting DB are the following: List of relations ...
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Join multiple spatial tables by distance

I'm trying to join two tables, one which contains road names and the other just a point. After exhausting research I'm now stuck. The idea is to join up the two tables using only distance, ie, select ...
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Creating osm2pgsql tables in PostGIS database

I managed to partially setup osm2psql to work with my PostGIS DB. My DB contains now the following tables: Schema | Name | Type | Owner --------+-------------------+-------+------- ...
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Not rendered pois on OpenStreetMap

There are a few poi that I can see on Josm that are not rendered to the final map. OSM database contains them at least for some month. I can' figure out why the doesn't appear on the map. Example poi ...
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Multiple queries in a row

I have osm data imported into PostgreSQL with osm2po tool (wich makes the data routable). Also I have imported data relationed with nodes and node_tags with osmosis tool. I need to obtain a set of ...
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Howto setup osm2psql

I'm following these instructions to setup osm2psql . I need it to import osm data file inside a PostGIS DB. The following steps worked fine: createdb -E UTF8 -O user mydb createlang plpgsql mydb I ...
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qgis osx : Openstreetmap Plugin and tags

I'm using QGIS and The Openstreetmap Plugin to manage osm files. That plugin is very useful, but limited to a few tags that will be converted into dbf file. I'm looking for a method allowing to add ...
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How to find out what features /tags are included in an .osm or .pbf file?

I would like to load osm data into a postgis (postgresql) database. In How to load OSM data into PostGIS preserving all Tags? there has been a solution posted: Download the OSM files (in .osm ...
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What is the best API to use GeoTools or uDig (for the context of my application)?

I am trying to develop a java application that displays : Google maps, Openstreetmap and Bing Map Data. So which is the best SDK to use in this contet Geotools or uDig ?
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How to label a selection of an OSM layer depending on certain tags?

I just imported original OSM data to export a pdf-map by assigning graphic attributes to the features I need. The label tool in QGIS 1.8 allows to select certain features, like I can do with the ...
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How can I get a road network to run a simulation on?

I'm new to GIS and I'm asking this a bit out of desperation, but I'm trying my best not to get overwhelmed. :) I want to download a file that contains data of a road network (of what road network is ...
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Is it possible to have transition between switching base layers

I use OpenLayers to display several maps. While transitioning between Google Map layers, the new layer is superimposed onto the old one. But for OpenStreetMaps, there is this empty void in between ...
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Why are the results different for the same point using GEOS Point.transform and Postgis ST_Transform?

I'm trying to define a default point setting for OSM layers in my application and I want users to be able to define the default latitude and longitude in EPSG:4326. What I'm doing right now is to use ...
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How to import OSM data into Postgres DB using osm2pgsql in Linux?

I'm using the following command to import an osm file into a Postgres DB using Linux: osm2pgsql -v -a -U user -S default.style -d routing myfile.osm I got the following error: Setting up table: ...
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How to control what kind of tags / flags are imported with osm2po?

With the help of osm2po, I have successfully inserted the contents of the italian files (italy.osm.pbf) in a pgrouting-enabled database (postgresql 8.4) It displays fine in Qgis, using rule based ...
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Improve database performance for geospatial

I have a database with osm data imported with osmosis tool. I want to search for the nearest POIs from a given point. For this purpose, I perform this query: select id from nodes where ...
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Filter by specific amenity in OSM

I'm new to maps, and have been searching for the past couple of hours how to get started with OpenStreetMaps without much success. What I would like is a spreadsheet with the coordinates, names and ...
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Node rating like in Google Places?

Is there any tool or node/way tag in openstreetmap to obtain a POI rate as with the Google Places service ?(here nodes/places have a label/tag with the rating. e.g. <rating>3.2</rating>) ...
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How to add offsets to the route?

Edited: I want to ilustrate my question. Suppose that you're in "Point A" and want to go to "Point B". This points wouldn't be in "at_2po_4pgr" table cause aren't source/targets nodes. Then, I ...
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How to make zooming for OpenStreetMap in OpenLayers more sensitive to mouse wheel scrolling?

I have been testing OpenLayers for a while and I notice that the scrolling on OpenStreetMap layer does not make the map zoom in or out as much as I would like it to be. On most occasions, I am only ...
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How to get an older version of OpenStreetMap data?

For some reason in the map of the Dominican Republic's Capital there are a bunch of streets which doesn't have any names. I had an OSM file which I downloaded ealier this year which did have those ...
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Create a consistent topology using pgrouting

I'm developing an application that needs routing information for certain cities. First, I downloaded a openstreetmap datafile (*.osm) and then I imported it into a postgreSQL database using ...
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How to add information to openstreetmap data?

I would like to add information to openstreetmap (routes,POI) but in a local version not to the version that is deployed on the web. So how can I do that ?
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osmosis merge: second input file being ignored, output is duplicate of first input file

I am trying to merge some .osm files. After looking at various examples online, I'm still having trouble. The command completes without error and there is an output file. However, the output file ...
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Is there an opensource software to route openstreetMap data based on database?

I have a project that consists in aggregate traffic information on OpenStreetMap for routing proposes. My first idea is to use the OSM data from the region on a database, so I can aggregate the ...
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location of a dragged and dropped marker using leaflet

I am using the leaflet API with OSM. I need to implement a functionality where on dragging the marker and dropping it on user preferred location, I need to get its latitude and longitude and save its ...
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Imposm full database schema import template

I noticed that the default imposm template for importing OSM data into postgis lacks some types of features (powerlines for example). I was searching the web to find a complete schema import template ...
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Load .osm.pbf file in Qgis

How can i do that ? On Linux or Windows ? The more simplest variant, if it exists. .osm.pbf it`s the extension for Openstreetmap extract that i get from a site that takes dayly extracts from osm
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How to get the Lat, Long of a clicked location using Leaflet API?

I am using OSM with leaflet API. Now i want to get the lat and long of a clicked location. I meant something similar to this. ex: http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/click.html ...
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OpenStreetMap tiles not loaded despite being received

While using OpenLayers to load OpenStreetMap, I observe that part of the map would sometimes be covered with blank pink tiles. I searched and found similar complaints with solutions suggesting the ...
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Can OpenStreetMap be used as a WMS service in MapServer?

I want to produce a png image that uses OpenStreetMap data and has a vector overlaid on the base data. I am able to produce the vector overlay from within Mapserver, but I have difficulty ...
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Why is toolbox of ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap not in ArcToolbox?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0 and I tried to install ArcGIS Editor for OSM (version 2.0) on ArcGIS But I couldn't make my ArcToolbox list the tools that ArcGIS Editor for OSM should've installed. Any ideas ...
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How to view or import a pbf file (OSM data,binary format) in Arcgis or Qgis?

How to view or import a pbf file (OSM data,binary format) in Arcgis or Qgis? Are any 3rd party applications needed?I would like to edit this file on any GIS Software.
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How to serve OpenStreetMap Tiles locally using ArcGIS Server 10?

We want to serve OpenStreetMap Tiles locally using ArcGis Server 10 to use as base maps in our ESRI Silverlight and Flex GIS clients. We've downloaded our regions OSM file and created PNGs using ...
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How to adjust the difference between the coordinate from OpenStreetMap and Google Maps

I have downloaded the OSM from OpenStreeMap that came with all nodes from the map and their respective coordinates. Now I have to plot a node (latitude and longitude) on Google Maps, but all ...
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How to improve positioning of images taken with GPS and Gyro info?

I'm sort of 'recreating' google street view with MIT right now. We have a car with a camera on top and we're driving at 10mph down a road. As we drive we're shooting pictures at 30fps and each photo ...
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In osm2pgsql how is the planet_osm_roads table populated?

I'm using osm2pgsql to populate a North America OSM database from planet.osm. I like how simple the resulting PostGIS schema is, but I'm a bit confused by its contents. I have the two tables ...
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Why are selected features not highlighted in OSM layers?

I am experienced with GIS, but new to QGIS and Opensource data. I recently opened an Open Street Map (osm) file in QGIS 1.8 (on Kubuntu 12.04). I found that when I selected a feature, there was no ...
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Open Street Map “no map for: default”

I'm hitting my head off a wall! I Have installed renderd and mapnik on Debain squeeze v6.0.5. Renderd(version 0.7.1) is starting without error. But when I request the /osm_tiles2/0/0/0.png . The ...
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How to create a simple drop down box in openlayers?

I am trying to place a simple drop down box above the open street maps. Can some one guide me how to achieve this... I know we need to make use of open layers.... i tried to create a button with below ...
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Limit Zooming Geometry Features in OpenLayers

I draw flag feature on my map as follows: myVectorLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Flag Geometry", { renderers: renderer, isBaseLayer: true, projection: new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:900913"), ...
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How to export objects from wikimapia to openstreetmap?

How to export objects (buildings, houses) from wikimapia to openstreetmap? What is the way?
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Is there a location where one can download all of the gpx files for OSM?

Where can I download all the gpx file in OSM.org website? Is there a package include all the gpx file? I don't want to download these gpx files one by one...
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Maperitive: how to add a new rule-set

Maperitive, a desktop OSM renderer, stores its rulesets for rendering in a subfolder called "Rules" - at least when running under Windows. I tried to generate my own rules (or to be more honest I ...
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What is the bare minimum data I would need to import from an OSM data file in order to geocode an address?

I'm using osm2pgsql to import an extract of OpenStreetMap's data so I can geocode an address to a lat/lng. But I'm new to OSM and mapping so I'm having trouble figuring out what data is relevant and ...
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Is there a recipe for large shape files to be used in an Android App?

I am very new to GIS and I am diving into cartography and mapping because of an Android App that I am currently developing. I want to display environmental data, more precisely noise pollution data on ...
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OpenStreetMap XAPI request for “Member Of”

I'm trying to find a way to request public transportation info from the OSM XAPI. Those nodes can be best described as: highway = * member of = ( route = bus ) Is that even possible to do over the ...
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How to draw parallel or curved labels for OSM data in QGIS?

I'm trying to recreate a Google style map using OpenStreetMap data and QGIS. I've been following underdarks many wonderful guides but am getting stuck at the labels. The OSM data was taken from ...