Tilemill is a open-source map design program (multi-platform) using the mapnik rendering engine. Maps are styled in Carto (a css-like language) using a variety of data sources (postgis databases, shapefiles, geojson, spreadsheets), and can be exported in mbtiles, Vectors and Raster graphics.

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Vector tiles to MBTiles

I need some clarification regarding MBTiles. I am generating MBTiles in 2 different ways: Using TileMill Using Mapbox tm2 to MBTile using TileCloud In TileMill, does the exported MBTile contain ...
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incorrect skewed re-projected Grid lines in TileMill

I am working on a project in TileMill for the first time. I am trying to overlay a Graticule of the British national square grid. I generated a series of LineString for the grid into PostGIS, which ...
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UTFGrid grid map generated by TileMill v0.10.1 looks off from the actual map

I have been trying to create UTFGrid from shapefiles using TileMill v0.10.1. For some reason the grid map it generated looks like it is stretched from the original map. For Example: This is the ...
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How to NOT show decimal values in tilemill when using gdal_contour generated contours?

following problem has troubled me for two days now and I can't find a solution: I am using QGIS to generate contour lines from srtm dems. Export these as shapefiles and load them into tilemill on top ...
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How to add large file (in GB) in Xcode project?

I am working with Mapbox Framework. I have generated MBTiles file which I want to use in my project (for iPhones and iPads) but that file is having size of 3GB (which I can't use in project). When I ...
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How to create MBtiles file from “.osm.pbf” file using TileMill?

I am using Mapbox Offline Map in my app using MBTiles. Previously I was using shapefiles for creating offline maps. After searching a lot I am not getting Australian shapefiles. But my friend ...
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CartoCSS: labels below road when road east-west

In styling major road text labels along paths, I am attempting to force the labels beneath the road path, especially for roads with east-west direction (i.e., horizontal). My application of text-dy ...
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How can I embed my Mapbox map into my wordpress webpage?

I want to embed a mapbox map into my wordpress webpage. I did the map with tilemill and saved into mapbox but I don't know how I would embed the map in wordpress. thankss
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Why are point-files cut at tiles-borders?

I'm placing a SVG in Tilemill via a point with lat and long. So far that works great but when the tile the point is located in ends, the image is not rendered. Is this a bug? Can I do something ...
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How to serve multiple Map style for a single map tile server

I have made one OSM map tile server and using open carto tool to style the map. But I am in need to have multiple style for the same map tile server LIVE. Is this really possible? If yes then please ...
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PostGIS Tilemill subquery

I need to find a way to merge ways into one long lines with the same attributes. I heard I can use st_union but I don't know how. I have a postgresql data base connect with tilemill. It works fine but ...
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Raster update error when saving heatmap in QGIS

I am using QGIS and I recently added a delimited layer and all my coordinates appear fine , however when I add a heatmap I get the error "Raster update error: Could not open the created raster for ...
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creating a transparent layer background in QGIS

I have created a heatmap in QGIS to cover my point data and I have saved it as geoTiff so that I can import into tilemill, which I managed to do but my background is black .In QGIS however I want ...
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QGIS to tilemill export

does anyone know if there is a way to save a QGIS project in a manner that allows it or if there is a way to save a qgis project as mbtiles for use with mapbox
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CartoCSS: alpha blending with comp-op

Using CartoCSS/Tilemill, I have one layer for the land polygons and one for urban areas, as follows: #zoomed-polygons[zoom>7] { polygon-fill: white; } #urban[zoom>=4] { polygon-fill: ...
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Combine Mapbox Studio Classic local sources

I have a project where I have Open-Street-Map data but also huge GeoTiffs (> 100GB) and other local vector data (also very big) that I want to combine. So uploading it to Mapbox isn't possible... In ...
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TileMill : set minzoom to layers?

i found in this post: CartoCSS layer visibility a solution to set a layer not visible for some zoom levels. But in https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto it seems that a minzoom ...
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Tilemill/openstreetmap-carto, how to remove unwanted road lines

I am using Tilemill and the openstreetmap-carto style. The latest versions of each. I was curious to why these Center-lines are showing up in my highways and roads, and I am unable to get rid of them. ...
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tilemill resolution

I have created a map on tilemill and can export the tiles to mbtiles. However I need to determine the resolution for each zoom level. On a previous project that used different technology (tilecache) I ...
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Tilemill Error - Zoom level 16

I am having an error in tilemill with postgresql and the Openstreetmap-carto style that I am having trouble figureing out the reason for. Everything is working perfectly up until I reach zoom level ...
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Is TileMill as a service restricted to PNG? Or is JPEG an option?

Is TileMill as a service restricted to PNG? Or is JPEG an option? I setup TIleMill as a service as documented here: https://www.mapbox.com/tilemill/docs/guides/ubuntu-service/ Tiles are rendering ...
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Previewing Mapnik Fonts

I have searched the web all morning for a preview of the Mapnik Fonts available on Tilemill. I know if I have a project open and go to fonts Tilemill provides a long list of available fonts (below). ...
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How do I get OpenLayers 3 to display png tiles made in TileMill?

So I used TileMill to style the map -> mbtiles export -> mbutil used to extract files to directory. I'm running GeoServer and moved this files within the webapps directory that I'm using to host the ...
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Stretch image to fit boundary coordinates in TileMill

I would like to add an image as a layer to a Tile Mill map by specifying the coordinates. Is this possible? If so, how would I do this? I've seen this being done, where an image is set to certain ...
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TileMill / Mapnik with Postgis datasource

I'm having some problems getting a full features (roads, rivers, buildings, parks, etc) map to show on TileMill. The steps I taken so far: Mounted a PG9.4 with Postgis 2.1 database Downloaded the ...
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Tilemill line offset problem

I use Tilemill to style osm bicycle and hiking routes. All above are supposed to be offset and this works fine. The problem is that sometimes there are empty spaces between the lines. The bigger ...
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Transforming DWG to MBTiles

I am trying to find out an good method to transform several DWG (CAD) files to MBTiles raster format for indoor mapping purposes. I managed to transform a few, but currently the process is very time ...
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Why do I only get a blue background with TileMill and OpenStreetMap?

I use OpenStreetMap Carto in Tilemill in order to export mbtiles for a small town. I managed to setup everything according to the installation guide. However, when I open the OpenStreetMap Carto ...
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My Own Map server, Making my maps look like Mapbox streets or Skobbler

I want to make my own map server However, I need to find the right style The OSM style is pretty ugly, I really like the Skobbler maps http://maps.skobbler.com/ or Mapbox streets I basically want to ...
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Mapbox Studio Classic layers to TileMill

Is it possible to copy a layer from Mapbox Studio Classic and use it in TileMill? Or at least how can I open the layer in say, a text editor and see its content so I can replicate in TileMill. This is ...
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How to correctly import a raster file with these metadatas into Tilemill?

I have a GeoTIFF file for which gdalsrsinfo reports this: PROJ.4 : '+proj=utm +zone=32 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs ' OGC WKT : PROJCS["WGS 84 / UTM zone 32N", GEOGCS["WGS 84", ...
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Tilemill styling with openstreetmap data - labeling boundaries

I have UK county boundaries (boundary=ceremonial) and want to give them labels that periodically run along the boundaries on the inside of the county. Just like polygon shapes do - eg, you can give a ...
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Openstreetmap-carto style with Tilemill - unknown black line in streets

I was hoping someone experienced this problem in the past, I am at a loss as to what would be causing it. There is an unknown black line in the center of about 80% streets. I have been adjusting ...
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How to allow-text-overlap for one layer in Tilemill

I have a map that displays Countour-Lines including height labels. Those labels should be treaded as "background". So f.e. a village label should appear on top of on of those labels. If I set the flag ...
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Mapnik/Tilemill: Align or orient a Marker along a Line, such as a Gate

In Mapnik (actually Tilemill), using OSM data, I'm trying to draw a gate across a way, such that the gate is perpendicular to the road. But the gate always gets drawn with the same orientation, ...
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Caching LiDAR Image Service outside of ArcGIS to send to ArcGIS Server? [closed]

I have very limited programming/coding experience. We are hosting a number of LiDAR services on ArcGIS Server, and need 24 of these to be cached, from 1:500,000 to 1:4,000. We initially had ...
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Why is the heatmap color not showing in TileMill?

I created a heatmap on QGIS (2.8) and styled it using singleband pseudocolor. I want to turn it into map tiles, so I added the TIFF as a layer in TileMill. However, when it's in TileMill, it loses ...
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A small map take so much place and time?

I am using TileMill and try to generate an MBTile from Lyon in France. Doing so takes me +100GB and an incalculable time (25mb for a really small portion of Lyon take me 1h) Is it normal ? Does that ...
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How to use the Tile Server to fetch latitude/longitude data

I have installed a tile server using the following link and my main purpose was to geocode as many times as possible. Initially I was using openstreet API to geocode but they have certain limits so ...
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Permission Denied when installing openstreetmap server

I am installing a tile server from this link on my Ubuntu Machine 14.04. The problem I am facing is in this line : ./make.py cd ../OSMBright/ carto project.mml > OSMBright.xml Whenever I enter ...
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Squared shield inside polygon with sides parallel to those of polygon

On the picture below there are white polygons which represents buildings. Inside white polygons are blue shields which represents frames for building (house) numbers. Is there a way to make sides of ...
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Shields File Containing Shield Images

Is there any file that contains already made shield images that are frequently used and comes with the installation of TileMill, or is there any page I can download it from. Link would be ...
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Creating squared halo instead of circular in TileMill?

Is it possible to style a halo around text that has a square shape instead of a circle? If not, what are the alternatives to make a "halo" around number angular, in a shape of a square? Software I am ...
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Squared halo instead of a circular ? How can it be done? [duplicate]

In TileMill is it possible to style a halo around text that has a square shape instead of a circle? If not, what are the alternatives to make a "halo" around number angular, in a shape of a square?
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Tilemill/PostgreSQL Connection refused Error

I have been trying to set up a MBTiles Export using PostgreSQL 9.2 and the Latest version of Tilemill. According to the postgreSQL Logs, I am receiving an error, and I cannot figure out why. I have ...
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Using GDAL Convert .SHP to GEO TIFF in Command Line Python [duplicate]

I have dozen Shape files (.SHP) with Georeferenced. I need to convert to GeoTiff or other format that GDAL primarly gdal2tiles.py to convert to MBTiles format. All I want is convert the .shp files ...
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Tilemill: Render a raster only where a shape layer is underneath

I'd like to mask a raster to only those areas, where there is a shape layer underneath. To be more precise: I have a land layer and a hillshading on top and I only want my hillshading to appear on top ...
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How can I show timezone in TileMill?

I downloaded data from Natural Earth Data and added it to TileMill (git revision 8044976 on Mac) I downloaded raster data, borders, cities, airports and timezones. However, the timezones show only a ...
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CartoCSS: raster custom transparency color value?

In QGIS (and probably other GIS tools) you can style a raster layer such that certain pixel color value(s) will be rendered as transparent. In QGIS 2.6, this can be set in Layer Properties -> ...
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What OSM information to use for low zoom levels to get a style similar to MapQuest

I am building an outdoor map of Europe. Everything looks pretty nice when zoomed in. But when I am zoomed out, my map looks pretty boring. Most parts are white. In low zoom levels I display polygons ...