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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Converting from SLD to Carto CSS?

I have a bunch of layers and corresponding SLD's running a WMS service. I was exploring the possibility of shifting to a TileMill's tile based TMS service. For this, I would like if it were possible ...
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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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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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TileMill: inset line with negative line-offset property value produces strange artifacts

I'm trying to create an inset line in TileMill within a polygon using a negative value with the line-offset property. However, it looks like the a line's cap doesn't get shifted, causing strange ...
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TileMill for Windows

After hours and days of trying to build TileMill from source on Windows, I'm more than frustrated. Is there anyone willing to share his/her up-to-date TileMill for Windows with me? I tried to build ...
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Performance issues Tilemill with PostgreSQL and large datasets

I have a Tilemill project the size of europe. I developed my style-sheet by using a smaller dataset (size auf Austria) and everything was perfect. But now I did apply the same styles to my big europe ...
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CartoCSS: Don't show border between adjacent polygons

In OSM, riverbeds are created as multiple adjacent or even overlapping polygons. When styling these polygons in CartoCSS with a border, the overlapping can be seen: I'd like to hide that line ...
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TileMill Exports Failing

I'm having trouble exporting my map in TileMill (v0.10.1). I'm using OSM Bright with a PostGIS database connection to import OpenStreetMap data. When exporting an SVG or PDF through the user interface ...
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Styling river charts with TileMill - issue with filling a polygon made of disjoint line segments

I am trying to style inland river charts produced by the Army Corps of Engineers. I imported the vectors into Postgres, and I’m using TileMill to style the data. I am having trouble correctly filling ...
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Smooth, not simplify, lines features in PostGIS

I'm trying to automatically generate paths to place labels on that follow the shape of rivers, 4wd tracks and other very windy lines. At first I thought the st_simplify() function was the answer, but ...
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Overlaying a mbtiles tile layer produced with tilemill over another layer maintaining transperency

So using leaflet, I'm overlaying my base tile layer as google satellite imagery. I want to overlay another layer (Mbtiles layer) produced with tilemill over this satellite layer. I was successful in ...
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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 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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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

To begin this question: I have very limited programming/coding experience and will likely need a detailed explanation if you decide to answer in that route. We are hosting a number of LiDAR services ...
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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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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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SVG patterns in Tilemill/Mapbox Studio

I'm working on a project that requires custom styles for lines, similar to that in Mapbox's line-pattern-file example, but I keep running into an issue where my custom line symbology looks suboptimal ...
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TileMill Shield Size

I'm trying to set my shields on the map which contain only image (I don't want any text at all - only img). I can't change size of img. I tried markers too but I can't get them orientated like ...
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How to create projects in Tilemill Ubuntu Web service?

I have set up Tilemill on a Ubuntu server and successfully accessed it from browser using TILEMILL_HOST:20009 I have already uploaded planet_osm data to postgresql/PostGIS DB in the same server ...
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How to Create Polygon drop shadow in TileMill?

How to Create Polygon drop shadow in TileMill? I need to create a drop shadow for my building polygon in TileMill. Any ideas?
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How to turn off caching of fill patterns in TileMill?

I'm using CartoCSS in TileMill and png files on disk for filling polygon symbols with patterns. polygon-pattern-file: url('sprites/yard.png'); The display is ok the first time, but when I change the ...
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Generating full planet tiles from OpenStreetMap data?

i am tested using two scenarios, 1) First, i am used switch2osm for tile rendering. its good it handles many things. But it takes long days to pre-render all tiles and it takes huge memory ...
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Attribute table in Tilemill - incorrect informations

I was editing OSM shapefile in ArcGIS 10.1. I have added new column to attribute table. Type of columns is "text/string". So content of the lines is only text (type of polygons). After adding this ...
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TileMill-style based on the country the objects belong to

Is it possible to have different TileMill stylings in different countries? I need for instance different colours for highways based on the country the highway is in. Is there a best practice solution ...
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Importing multiple GeoTiffs in TileMill

I am a software engineer that is very new in the geo world. So excuse my ignorance if this question seems simple or if terms I use are totally wrong. Problem: I have been tasked with taking multiple ...
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Generate Map Tiles in Lambert Conformal Conic Projection

I have a question for you. I. I am trying to do the following: - Render map tiles for my given area in the Lambert Conic projection (EPSG:3347) for a select number of levels - Take the rendered ...
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Free cartographic texture resources

I've been trying without success to find free textures to use in TileMill. I'm looking for fairly simple, abstract textures, like a dotted pattern (to indicate national parks). Are there any well ...
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Making Tiles - Varying the Zoom Level by Population Density

I want to create map tiles for all of the United States at high zoom level (12 or 13). I am using TileMill and mapping census tracts (income). However, I only need the high zoom level for populated ...
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Adding multiple layers to Tilemill from a single sqlite DB

This is a repost of a question I had over at the MapBox support board. Since I wasn't having much luck over there, I'm hoping I would have better success here. I'm having trouble adding more than a ...
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How to label points with two lines in tilemill

I am designing a map in Tilemill. I want to label my POIs with tow lines. If I am using text-wrap-width:1; then its breaking the labels with each word as a new line. Such as if the label is "One ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tilemill Queue Configuration?

I'm rendering about 104 projects on TileMill-v0.10.1 Windows 8.1 x64, by default TileMill will run 4 at a time, unfortunately if I run more than one at a time then project.failed file always becomes > ...
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Legend & Teaser tilemill didn't show

i have to make map using tilemill, using tilemill i can add a legend to the map like this : but, when i try to show the map with google map, i export it to *.MBTiles. I can show the map.mbtiles ...
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Custom fonts in Tilemill

I'm trying to add a custom font to my OSM Bright project in TileMill. I've followed instructions here: Tilemill use custom font and have found where in the palette.mss file I need to add my font, I've ...
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Keeping file paths when converting cartocss to mapnik style

I am using Tilemill to edit a map style (mss) which is then exported for mapnik (xml). The problem is that although I specify the full path to my layer sources (e.g. shapefiles) when I export the ...
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Implement Leaflet search box for 370,000 points stored in PostGIS served as raster tiles

I have built http://opentrees.org. It's a TileMill/PostGIS/Leaflet stack with raster tiles and UTFGrid interactivity. I'd like to add a search box, so users can search for a feature – trees in this ...
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develop rooftop solar radiation potential from 3d buildings model (3dm)

Need to create solar cadastre without having LIDAR data. Have 3d buildings model in .3dm (150 000+ roof surfaces, 500 000+ facade surfaces unmapped, dtm 15x15m) with a lot of multipatch geometry ...
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How can I create map tiles for an irregular shaped area, like a state?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, OSM in a Postgres database, and Tilemill to style and export to a mbtiles files. How can I generate tiles for an irregular-shaped (not rectangular) area. For example, if I want ...
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CartoCSS problem with zoom levels - polygons are turned off

Can someone help me where could be a problem with CartoCSS rule below? I'm not able to see "school" polygons at z11-13 though rule seems to be written correctly:>>> [zoom>=11][zoom<=15]. Polygons ...
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Visualize regular grid as TMS

I have a regular grid of points with wind values with a distance between the points of approx. 300 m. I would like to visualize this and get a TMS (with TileStache) as a regular grid of arrows ...
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Problem with label and shield spacing function in Tilemill

It seems for me, that the biggest value for label-spacing and shield spacing function is only 300. and when I'm trying to set bigger values for them nothing happens. Can anyone say if smb has the same ...