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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Setting OSM map data to aerial view in QGIS

I have just started playing around with my first GIS package, QGIS. I have successfully used Ordnance Survey Vector data to create maps but when I try importing maps from an OpenStreetMap export it ...
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Obtain address from PostGIS OSM data like Nominatim does?

We currently use the Nominatim service to do address lookups. We want to store the OSM data in our own servers as our usage gets higher. How do I calculate the address of a given coordinate, like ...
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How to open osmand obf or pbf files in GIS software?

.obf and .pbf are compressed binary file extensions of OSM data. I want to open these in GIS software like ArcGIS. How is the conversion possible? Is there any automated tool?
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Add a OpenStreetMaps road data layer on Google Maps API v3

I've successfully embedded a Google Maps API v3 map on my site, and added OpenStreetMaps (OSM) as the base layer. Is it possible to use Google's tiles as the base layer, and then overlay street data ...
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capabilities URL for open street map

I want to use open street map as cascading WMS to my Geoserver. Which capabilities URL should i use? Can any body tell me the capabilities URL for OSM ? Regards
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How do I download specific OpenStreetMap data by tag?

I'd like to write an iPhone app which uses OSM data to map canals. The data is tagged in OSM as canals, but I'm not entirely sure how to download it. Libraries like route-me don't seem to provide a ...
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produce images with shapefiles and OpenStreetMap

I have a python file http://pastebin.com/jzwE6c6P which iterates over the features of a shapefile and renders a simple image by zooming to the bounding box of each feature. What I need is ...
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Is Cloudmade still updating OSM data downloads?

I sent this question to Cloudmade but unfortunately they never responded. Hopefully someone here knows something about how they work. They provide an OSM download for the Americas which I am using in ...
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Unable to see whole world map by decreasing panzoom bar?

I am seeing one weird thing in Openlayers today. I am unable to see whole map by using panzoombar, previously i used to. <html> <head> <title>OpenLayers Example</title> ...
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How to manipulate OpenStreetMap schema to be useful in ArcGIS applications?

I have a shapefile of OSM data. I plan to use the data for an ArcEngine application, and I was wondering if there are any existing solutions to getting the data's schema into your typical GIS format. ...
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How to deal with versioning in OpenStreetMap?

The topic of managing geospatial data in a more general sense has come up before here. The topic of versioning was mentioned there as well, but not really dealt with. Traditional geospatial data ...
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openlayers trigger hover event

I have a bunch of tracks on screen in a vector layer. I used some hover and select styles in the layer styleMap and these styles are properly triggered by: var highlightCtrl = new ...
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Graph of a specific area of USA

I am trying to get the network graph of a specific reason of USA. I have got a couple of options. One of them is using osm2po tool to extract the nodes and edge table from the osm map of a specific ...
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How to get travel time and link used from osm2po http service

I used osm2po to get shortest paths but I would like to get travel time and osm links ids used in the path. Is it possible? Here is the osm2po service url format I use (this is an example): ...
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Quality of free geodata compared to commercial sources

What are the sources of excellent geo-location data as possessed by Google Maps ? I am wondering that, even with large amount of volunteer work involved, why is OSM data not comparable to theirs in ...
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Geoserver SLD for OSM valdation errors

I'm trying to build a Geoserver (V2.0.2) style file for OSM data using https://github.com/FlorentDotMe/OSM-Styles-for-GeoServer as a starting point but they produce a number of validation errors Can ...
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Extract human-relevant data in an OpenStreetMap dump?

I downloaded a full XML dump. While there are lots of nodes and ways, I want to filter out only the human-relevant data. By human-relevant, I mean neighborhoods, restaurants and landmarks are ...
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EPSG:3035 wms layer over google maps or OSM

Is it possible to put EPSG:3035 wms layer over google maps or OSM? I managed to do this, but my wms layer is placed differently then google maps or osm. I assume, google maps/osm uses different ...
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How to enable OSM map in Garmin?

I've installed two OSM maps, but I cannot use them in Garmin. See the window of Utilities / Manage Map Products: The maps are not lockable, but I cannot use them in Garmin... What shall I do to be ...
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Optimizing osm2pgsql imports for OSM data

I'm currently building an instance on EC2 on which to import the entire Planet.osm snapshot of the whole Earth's worth of data for some projects we're working on. I've spun up a large Ubuntu x64 ...
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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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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 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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Google Map API 3 with OSM overlay

I'm using GeoXml3 to parse XML files in Google Map and would like to add OSM as custom maptype. I fiddled with this example but it hides completely the original Google layers. I've found a couple of ...
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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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Collecting street data to populate a graph stucture for routing

I'm implementing a basic digraph with weighted edges for street routing in a small geo area (600mx600m). How and where can I get the required data to populate such a structure? I've been reading about ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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File IMG from OSM

Is it possible to convert or open an IMG file from OSM? I don't find a solution for the visualization and conversion. Thanks
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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 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. ...