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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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r openproj to plot in open street map in a different projection

I am very new to geographic data, so I am sorry for the stupidity of the question. I need to plot some data that are in this projection EUREF_FIN_TM35FIN Projection: Transverse_Mercator ...
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How to use OpenStreetMap in Java?

I have a requirement of GIS to be implemented using Java. I have read the developer guide for OpenStreetMap but there is insufficient information for its setup technically. I am completely new to ...
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Recommended specs for a single-country OSM tile server

What specs would you recommend for an OSM tile server dedicated to serving tiles for a single, small country (e.g., Portugal only)? Total server load is estimated to be no more than two/three users ...
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Easiest way to read roads, railroads, buildings from an OSM map

I'm prototyping a Java application, which uses an OSM map of a small city. I need to extract from the OSM map the coordinates of roads, railroads, power lines and buildings. At the moment I'm ...
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Problem with loading OSM planet into PostgreSQL

I try download OSM planet into PostgreSQL database. I do all steps from instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I also modify string "kernel.shmmax" ...
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GeoWebCache seed task dies immediately after being submitted

The data comes from Geofabrik's Brazil slice: http://download.geofabrik.de/south-america/brazil.html Imported into a PostGIS DB with osm2pgsql. GeoServer is 2.4.0, running on latest Tomcat 7.0.x, on ...
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Good projection for covering most of the world

I'm writing an application for building navigation routes thru the city streets, and not quite sure what projection would be best. I tried EPSG:3587, however, the tools I'm using - GeoTools and ...
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osm2pgsql --hstore

I'm working with postgreSQL 8.$ and PostGIS and I need to import osm file to database. I tried it with utility osm2pgsql, but I have problem with hstore extension. Does anyone know how to solve this ...
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Topographic tile cache needed to replace OSM street map data in an app

I have developed and marketed an application that successfully uses a pre loaded tile cache of Open Street Map .png files for a small city area about 20km x20km to support the presentation of tourist ...
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How to mark a particular point in MapPanel?

There is a component called MapPanel, which displays OpenStreetMaps. I want to mark some places on the displayed map, without changing the underlying map. Those marked places are identified by ...
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Routing with osm2po - starting from middle of the street

I'm currently looking at using osm2po's java library to build a simple application that builds a shortest path between my favorite bars :) However, I'd like to start at any location, not at an ...
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Symbology for Open Street Map [OSM] Data in MapInfo [tab] format

I have shapefiles for the different SOM layers which I have translated into TABs but I am now trying to symbolise them in a similar style to OSM online. Is there a way to easily apply the OSM ...
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Smoothing Lines in PostGIS

I want to smooth Lines in postgis, to be more specific, I want to smooth road data from OpenStreetMap. Basicly I thought of something like this scenario. This would be a possible road segment. I ...
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OpenLayers plugin for QGis problem with maps loading

I am new in GIS. I use QGis 2.0.1 with OpenLayers plugin downloaded from official repository. When I click to Add OpenStreetMap layer the map is not showing and load process is neverending. What is ...
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How to split a 20 km² OSM file?

I want to create a 3D model of an OSM map using osm2world. Osm2World can render maps of large regions, for example, there is a 3D map of Austria and Germany (generated from OSM). I want to do ...
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Best way to assign points to nearest roads in postgis?

I'm trying to implement a simplified type of dasymetric mapping for census data. I've downloaded the Census's American Community Survey individual-level data and randomly assigned every household to a ...
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Get coordinates of a building with geocoding

I want to get the coordinates of a building with geocoding. At the moment I use the GeoCoder class for android to get from the selected address the coordinates, but these are not corresponding to the ...
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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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How to set mouse wheel zooms in ArcMap 10.1? [closed]

We use OSM map in ArcMap 10.1 It is wms service (Our scheme: mapnik -> mapproxy -> ArcMap). Then we set 3857 projection in ArcMap. But sometimes [in some zooms] this map is blank. How to set mouse ...
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How do I load OSM vector data in QGIS 2.x?

In QGIS 1.8 I used the openstreetmap plugin to request data from the server, or open a .osm XML file, which produced 3 layers (polygons, polylines and points) in QGIS. This was great (give or take the ...
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Basemap issues in ArcGIS 10 [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10 and using street basemap in arcmap. there are places where the basemap doesn't show up smooth. Tiles does not appear in the uniform size. any helps will be appreciated.
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Shapefiles *.dbf data, encoding problem

I have to work with the Shapefiles, and all is fine except data in *.dbf When I have first deserialized file, I have thought, that I'm doing smth wrong, but when any soft like (QGIS, SAGA, ESRI ...
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How to import polygons from OSM to QGIS?

I am trying to import Polygons from OSM to QGIS 2.0, but so far I have no idea how to do that. E. g.: Kisterseg auf Tatabanya in HU: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=1027806 Is there any fast ...
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Custom Overpass Query in QGIS 2.0

QGIS 2.0 uses overpass to query osm data. I want to make customized queries like only buildings or only roads or both. And i only want the geometry so i'll go for skel mode in overpass. I may also ...
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Manually building a tile server

I use this instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I have the problem on the step "Starting your tileserver" sudo mkdir /var/run/renderd sudo chown ...
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JOSM plugin not working

I have been trying to use a PicLayer plugin in the JOSM editor, however after installing the plugin it would never appear in the top menu next to Windows, Audio, Help dropdowns (at least that's where ...
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Download OSM data using “ArcGis Editor for OSM”

My actions: 1) Add Basemap -> OpenStreetMap 2) zoom to area (in this area about 300 nodes) 3) OpenStreetMap Toolbox -> PostgreSQL Download, Extract and Symbolize Tools -> Download, Extract and ...
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How to get the linestring of a way in postgis with pg_snapshot schema

I have loaded some data from openstreetmap using osmosis and its pg_snapshot schema. This results in a table wayswhich contains a list of nodesreferenced by their ids: select w.nodes from ways as w ...
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How to find out whether a photo is geotagged or not?

I use a android app called OSMTracker. This app records the GPS track and can take pictures and notes. Using JOSM software, the photos are shown exactly at their coordinates (location) but i cannot ...
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Full instruction for download OSM data in Ubuntu 12.04 LTC

Is there instruction for: 1) install software 2) download OSM data in Postgis database 3) set styles 4) generate tiles 5) initilaze MapProxy (all in OS Linux) 6) View map (generated tiles) ...
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Can leaflet read OSM xml format?

I want something similar to OpenLayers.Format.OSM for leaflet. i know how to use a geojson file and i have found support for GPX and WFS in plugins, but not for OSM. Simply saying i want to make this ...
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osm2po Java API documentation

I would like to get started writing a custom TagResolver, and I'm fairly unexperienced in Java. Is there a osm2po Java API reference somewhere for the 'Default' classes (DefaultJoinInterceptor, ...
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Mapnik Initialization does not work

I create geodatabase "training" sudo su su postgres createdb -E UTF8 template_postgis2 createlang -d template_postgis2 plpgsql psql -d postgres -c "UPDATE pg_database SET datistemplate='true' WHERE ...
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Unable to download osm2po from the original site

I've been trying to download the osm2po tool, in order to import the openstreetmap data into postgis database, from the original site and is impossible for me. All links I find in the page are cyclic, ...
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Find and destroy duplicate OSM multipolygon/polygons in TileMill/PostGIS

In OpenStreetMap there are sometimes multipolygons where attributes are present on both the polygon and the multipolygon relation, such as the Grampians National Park: ...
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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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Does anyone display OpenStreetMap through MapServer, ArcGIS for Server or Geoserver?

I use Windows OS. The data (OpenStreetMap) are stored in a postgres/postgis database. How do I display this data correctly? Update: Now I use: geoserver-2.3.5.exe, ...
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Is there any sld styles for OpenStreetMap in ArcGis 10.1?

I want to display OpenStreetMap any possible way. 1) This map must be similar to the official OpenStreetMap. 2) Also I must cache data. So I need the WMTS protocol. This is vital. I can not use ...
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Where download sld styles for OpenStreetMap for GeoServer?

I display OpenStreetMap with some sld styles. This map is not the same OSM. I want that this map is equal OSM map. I use geoserver 2.3.5 Does anyone display OSM through MapServer, ArcGisServer ...
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Can TileMill be used to create Paper Map from OpenStreetMap source?

I would like to know which software is the best for making paper map from osm source. Is tileMill good for that ?
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OpenStreetMap is more technical than many people think [closed]

I have been asked to write an article on the above topic. I am writing on Quasi topological data format Incompatibility with OGC standards (WMS vs mapnik, WFS vs overpass, SLD vs mapcss) Closed ...
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Are there any js libraries for reading OSH data?

I want to do time based mapping on openstreetmap data in the Kathmandu, Nepal area. I think i have two options Using OpenStreetMap Change files (OSC) Using OpenStreetmap History files (OSH) I have ...
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Satellite/Aerial Imagery for Nepal for mapping in OpenStreetMap

I was trying to map places in Nepal using satellite imagery but there is no high resolution imagery available at zoom level 15-16 . I was looking to map places like Illam, Dhankuta. Is there a free ...
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Is there any instructions to download OSM in postgres database?

Is there any instructions to download OSM in postgres database? I use geosuite (geoserver, postgres, postgis). I'd like to download USA and Russia (1-12 levels). I also want to download sld styles. ...
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Edit imported osm maps on GeoServer with iD or Potlatch 2

I have installed geoserver on Ubuntu and imported osm map data into it. Now I want to attach a map editor(iD or potlatch 2) to this suite to edit maps but I have not a clue. Any help or ...
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OSM linestring shown as point

I have loaded the following file http://openstreetmapdata.com/data/coastlines to postgreSQL. In visual studio with gdal/ogr and geos enabled: SELECT geom FROM waterpoly WHERE geom IS NOT NULL LIMIT ...
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osm2pgsql loses connection at end of import for large PBF, north-america-latest.osm.pbf

I just wanted to check and see if anybody else out there encountered this issue before I started diving into the code. I'm using osm2pgsql to import OSM data into my Postgres database. I encounter the ...
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How can I relate the osm2po osm_source_id to data in OpenStreetMap?

I created and imported OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into Postgres using osm2po: e.g. java -Xmx8g -jar osm2po-4.6.9/osm2po-core-4.6.9-signed.jar config=osm2po.config.eu_xc prefix=eu tileSize=x,c ...
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How to convert OSM polyline data to polygons?

I just now downloaded OSM data .I am having the data as polylines. I want that polylines as polygons is it possible in Qgis?below I also posted the screen shot of the polyline also.
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Running Maperitive on a Mac

Really basic question, but I need details and help running Maperitive from my mac. I've tried launching it from the terminal and tried running it through WineBottler. If anyone has experience with ...