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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Different ways to publish media-enhanced route/trail information to mobile users

I'm looking for some different approaches that a non-profit I'm helping could use to publish information about some tourism routes. Each route is 1-2 tracks, with some historical background ...
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How to draw line by scratching on map using OpenLayers?

Is it possible to draw line by scratching on the map using OpenLayers? I tried some examples, all the examples are drawing by clicking. I want to draw by scratching, just like drawing in normal life ...
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How do I pass a LatLng Bounds from Leaflet to Mapfish Print?

I successfully fired up a MapFish print server on Elastic Beanstalk, and it prints out the sample spec files fine, but I'm trying to pass bounds from my Leaflet frontend now, and encountering a lot of ...
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How can I extract data from OSM which includes the street names?

I am exporting OSM data (in .osm) files to use in qGIS. I am interested in having the street names displayed. I know they are in the OSM data set because they are displayed when I browse the data ...
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How to visualize the vertices of a graph in QGIS?

I tried to visualize the graph generated by osm2po and rendered that graph in qgis. Now what I am trying to do is plot the vertices in the graph. So that I can visually see where the nodes/vertices ...
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Use QGIS to visualize OpenStreetMap data

I have a osm map for a certain region. Also using osm2po I extracted the graph which includes edges and nodes into the database. Now I want to visualize the map and then visualize the shortest path. ...
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Openstreetmap of a specific city of USA

I want to get the osm of a specific city of USA. I can only get the whole state now. But how can I get the osm data for a specific city.
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Extracting nodes and edges from osm data

I am trying to extract the edges and nodes of a certain city from osm files and save them to a database. How can I accomplish this. I am not sure how much osm2po and osm2pgrouting tools are ...
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Help importing osm data into spatialite

I am trying to import OSM data into Spatialite. The data is a query from overpass called features.osm I'm using spatialite 3.0, and following examples, I have created a new database with: $ ...
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OpenStreetMap default style for roads

I'm using the OpenStreetMap plugin for QGIS and I've successfully rendered a .osm file (lines). I've tried a few styles from github but so far none of them label all of the streets like the osm ...
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Creating a openstreetmap renderer in android

I am trying to learn how the openstreetmap is rendered in android. There are already some tools out there that are rendering the maps. Specially I am focusing on offline maps renderer. There is one ...
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Simple GIS to Provide Urban Boundaries

I have an app built on top of Google Maps right now and everything works great. I want to add one feature that seems exceedingly difficult. On my site, I want users to be able to type "Boston, MA" or ...
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How to change projection for layer?

i use two seperate datasource for my layers: sql database for main map data, this is using EPSG:900913 osm file for some extra features, this data use EPSG:4326 projection tiles for both layers ...
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How to display indoor map using OpenLayers?

I created my osm file in JOSM, and i imported it to my database by osm2pgsql tool. I created new layer in my osm.xml file, which selecting data with query: select way from planet_osm_line, (select ...
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How to select data inside a tile?

I have an OpenStreetMap PostGIS database and would like to select specific data (for example all shops) of each tile (on a defined zoomlevel) on the planet. Is this possible to achieve and if yes, ...
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creating vector layer from OSM file using OpenLayers

Using OpenLayers, I am creating a vector layer over a map. This vector layer is created from an OSM xml file. My purpose is to do some experiments in Prolog with this data, for example, querying the ...
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Method to compute and visualize the closest set of facilities from OSM data

I want to use OSM to extract a set of facilities e.g. school, park, hospital inside a given region. from that, transform the area in grid and for each cell in a grid compute its score mixing the ...
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Do any maps exist that allow me to get lat/lng from a point with no derivative-licensing issues?

I need a map I can display that lets the user click on a point then returns the Lat and Lng. EDIT TO CLARIFY @Igor: Yes, the user is clicking a specific feature on the map so I guess it would ...
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When using OpenLayers plugins maps, can I have Longitude/Lattitude labelled on my grid when using the Map composer in QGIS?

Using OpenLayers plugins maps, can I have Longitude/Latitude labelled on my grid when using the Map composer in QGIS?
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OpenStreetMap or Google Map Maker: where should I donate and volunteer my geographical knowledge?

I definitely know a lot about the places I visit and want to share it with everyone. I want to know if donating and volunteering at OpenStreetMap—which is where I have been helping—is a waste of time: ...
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looking for open source Java SE map viewer library that work with osm files or osm pre-downloaded tiles

I am new here and I hope I can find answers to my question here! I am developing a mapping platform for desktop, web, mobile (Android). I finally finished embedding mapping into my android software ...
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Looking for geodata of Europe's major roads

As stated in the title, I'm currently looking for a shapefile/other geodata source of Europe's major roads (highways). If anybody knows a free datasource (or a possibility to extract that data from ...
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How to add more than one xml file per layer

I'm using this code to add xml (osm relations) files to my map. osm_layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.GML("Polygon", relation.xml, { format: OpenLayers.Format.OSM, style: {strokeColor: "blue"}, ...
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OSM To Postgis & WGS84 problems

I’m trying to import OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into postGIS it doesn’t appear to be working in that features do not appear to be in the correct place.. Using the QGIS OSM add in and a coastal shape ...
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Display two layers with OpenLayers at once

How can i display two layers with diferent projections at once? For example i have layer with EPSG:70076 and OSM layer.
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How to remove layers of detail from an osm file?

I want to remove some layers from the osm map of an area. It has all the details like POI, offline routing and all. But I just want the map data. How can I remove this extra layer from the map?
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Returning gps points in the form of gpx files in pgrouting

I am trying to create a service that returns the shortest path for a given start and end destination. What I did was used shortest path query provided by pgrouting to calculate the vertex and edges ...
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Large Open Street Map OSM file to Shapefile. Is there any hope for 32-bit FME?

I have a large OSM XML file (around 8 GB) that I was hoping to process in FME. I have a workbench that I previously used to process smaller files (500 MB) into feature type-specific Shapefiles (e.g. ...
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refactoring an XSLT processor with minor changes

having an extremely large xml-file - which is derived from the field of geo informatics. i got it from a German subsite or the OpenStreetMap-Project: the Geograpical-Engineering-site that deilvers a ...
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SLD for OSM data in GeoServer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Standard SLDs for OpenStreetMaps? I can't find a good SLD for OSM. I downloaded the OSM data and imported it to PostGIS. With GeoServer I use it as a data source to ...
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Generate source_id and target_ id for every segment in a multilinestring geometry (PostGIS|PgRouting)

I am working on a project that requires finding the shortest path and to achieve this, I've used the PgRouting dijkstra function and it's all worked out perfectly. Initially, the road network was ...
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OSM To Postgis & WGS84 Newbie confusion

Hi I wonder if someone can clarify as I'm confused. I need to load planet OSM data into Postgis so I downloaded a small data set of a UK County and followed the instructions here loading the Google ...
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what format distanceTo function returns in OpenLayers?

i am using distanceTo function in OpenLayers Geometry. http://dev.openlayers.org/docs/files/OpenLayers/Geometry/Point-js.html#OpenLayers.Geometry.Point.distanceTo here am confused in which format it ...
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How to Optimize Openstreetmap Tile Rendering?

I am currently trying to render Water (3,198,333 records) and detailed world borders (processed_p) for the world. I am successful in rendering both layers, but I am not happy with performance. My ...
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Simple way to have an offline web based map?

My goal is to have a world map embedded in a web page, but without access to the internet. Preferrably only a set of tiles in combination with some slippy map js-lib. Storage space is not really an ...
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how to avoid the bbox limitations on a Mapquest XAPI request

I am doing the following: I send a request to the API-Server - over http as a response I get the following result - in XML example: the following link gives back all the Nodes of the Type ...
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sending a XAPI-Request to the API-Server - over http

pretty new to Geo-Informatics so do not bear with me if my questions sound like newbie-questions: can i do some requests on POIs of Openstreetmap with XAPI. doing like so: i send a request to the ...
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How to serve OSM Tiles on Windows?

Was hoping I could just extract tiles into a local file system, point IIS at it and be done but I guess that is not the reality of Open Street Map. I'm getting buried in all the possible ways of ...
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How are housenumbers and streets linked in a OSM based PostGIS DB?

I'm trying to understand how OSM is linking housenumbers and streets with each other. I downloaded an osm file for germany and imported it into a PostGIS DB. To understand how the linking is working I ...
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How to tag schools in OpenStreetMap?

Hello and good evening dear GEO-friends, How can we tag schools? One problem is that they are based on large areas, and there are entrances and barriers. How can we handle footways or all the parts ...
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How to display OSM relations in Openlayers with tags as legend?

I would like to show this type of relations in a simple map with Openlayers. http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/relation/1637735/full I'm specially interested in being able to show tags as legend. ...
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change xslt to match all OSM tags

Hello and good day, I am brand new to GIS and to this forum so please bear with me for asking a newbie question. I have an xslt that works on a split osm file[germany.osm.bz2] What I want to do ...
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How to extract german restaurants from planet.osm?

Want to get the data out of http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet.osm UPDATE: i just come back from the site http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet.osm which has got some files that belong to ...
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Openlayers Polygon not visible

I have just recently started playing with mapping but have had limited success. I have been able to create/display markers, but in my current project I am trying to display zipcode areas by creating ...
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Openlayers Css problem?

I have succeeded to show Openlayers map in my application, when i show css popup(not Openlayers Popup) map has to blank as the rest of the application. But Openlayers map is not getting blank. What ...
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Getting polygons of all countries and ISO-3166-2 subdivisons

In order to do reverse geocoding lookups to find a country (as ISO-3166-1) and the subdivision (as ISO-3166-2) for given coordinates I am looking for a way to get all polygons of all countries and ...
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Markers on openlayers openstreetmap

I am trying to show some markers from a database in openlayers. I tried it in google maps in past using GDownloadURL fuction to read a json php generated file from my database. Now I tried the same ...
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How to set polygon opacity on openlayers?

I have some prolems showing polygons in openlayer. I want to divide one city in areas. For the moment I have zona1 and zona2. I took lat and long from google maps so I think they are correct. My ...
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How to display places names when using Quantum GIS and shapefiles?

I am new to the world of geo systems. What I would like to do is displaying some information on a map for given regions. I downloaded shape files from cloud made web site and load layers using ...
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How to reverse geocode without Google?

I have a basic tracking system i've written with OpenLayers using google and openstreetmap and I want to use geocoding to get street names etc However, I'm a bit confused. I was hoping there was a ...