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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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US Tiger or Open Street Map Route Data: One Way Street & Intersection Data

We're building a U.S. street routing application (finding paths for cars between two or more locations using public roads) and would like to use open source data US Tiger Data or Open Street Map or ...
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How to overlay WMS layer on OSM maps?

I am using OSM/Google maps and WMS Layers. Now I want to know how my WMS will overlay on this map. I am using the following code for that: function init() { map = new ...
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How do i get country boundary and names to show up in postgis backed mapnik rendered map?

I followed this to setup postgis server with planet-latest.osm. I used generate_xml.py to generate stylesheets. Using this style sheet with mapnik produces a world map with no country boundaries or ...
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Sensor Observation Service Filter Request

I am a student and currently developing a web application using Sensor Observation Service. In my Web-Client, I am sending request to SOS Server per sensor and getting back the observations. The main ...
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Cleaning up OpenStreetMap data, building polygons and trying to improve appearance

I'm currently going through my first project with OpenStreetMap data and I'm struggling to see how certain features can be made to look anywhere near as good as in OpenStreetMap.org. I downloaded a ...
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Projecting OpenStreetMap data in PostGIS

I've loaded an extract of Openstreetmap data into a Postgresql database with PostGIS 1.5 using the following command withosm2pgsql.exe: C:\Program Files (x86)\HOTOSM\bin>osm2pgsql.exe -c -s -H ...
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How is EPSG:4326 data 'projected' in a 2D map?

I like to think I'm relatively well-versed in datums, projections, and coordinate reference systems, so if this is a stupid question I will suffer eternal shame. OpenStreetMap data is stored in WGS84 ...
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How to query OSM tags by polygon?

I do not know whether something like this is possible but nonetheless. If I understand OSM correctly all objects essentially have associated tags based on type of object (street, building etc) ... ...
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Is there a method to create offline geocoder using OSM xml data?

I am trying to develop an offline android map that makes use of OSM map tiles of 15 zoom level, For this purpose i used an open source library : Osmdroid Now, i m looking into the possibility of ...
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How to make routable OSM map

I have some routable data for testing my pgRouting functions, and everything is fine. Now I have to download some more countries from OSM. I downloaded Germany shape files, but OSM maps are not ...
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Are there any repositories to find custom map tiles for an OpenLayers implementation?

I can't seem to find an WMS that looks the way I want. I've also checked all of the regular OSM places too and haven't quite found anything. Can anyone recommend any places to find custom map tiles ...
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How to prevent base layers from being edited?

I've made a local tile server (mapnik + postgis + tilecache). Now i need to make use of some editing tool so that only newly created layer can be edited: users of this tool shouldn't have rights to ...
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How OpenStreetMap data layer works?

OSM map has a data layer and an information panel. How is it implemented? What is a type of the layer and URL of vector data source? How information panel works? Thanks for all!
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How to fix strange rendering behaviour of OSM Data in Mapnik?

My current setup so far is a running Apache webserver with tilecache.cgi script and a mapnik rendering engine connecting to my postgis database containing my OSM data. The problem is very easy to ...
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Is it Better to Use Google Maps or OpenStreetMap When Dealing With Data Points in both Urban and Rural Areas?

My application tracks cancer-related trends across multiple US States. Most of the patient data in the application deals with people who live in poor, rural, or under-served regions. We want to start ...
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How to add a background map to a java project?

I'm new at GIS. I am trying to make a java application that can display a map with certain points. I have achieved this using the geotools library. However, I want to put the map from OpenStreetMap or ...
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How to calculate the optimal zoom-level to display two or more points on a map

We want to display several markers on a static map and want to calculate the optimal zoom-level like Google Maps does. We already calculated the bounding rectangle and the centerpoint of the map but ...
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ways to access and download the metadata of OpenStreetMaps

Does anyone know if there are any good methods or apps to access and download the metadata of OSM from desktop? Many thanks!
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Where to get street data in an importable format?

I don't want to use WMS layers, but to actually store the data in my local server, where can I find street data from the world?
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How to reconcile UTF encoding for OpenStreetMap

I frankly am a bit confused when I am working outside the United States so please excuse my ignorance. I downloaded some shapefiles for Moldova (MoldovaData) and had a question regarding the encoding ...
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How to extract data for a specific area from OSM?

I need to extract all streets available on a particular area of a City. I'm able to extract all streets name using this query: select distinct P2.* from planet_osm_polygon P1, planet_osm_line P2 ...