I'm simply trying to recreate a map I've already made successfully but with an updated table. I added the table to CartoDB, selected "Map View," and then selected "Torque Cat." Aside from doing those things, I've done no editing, but I'm receiving the following errors:

There is a problem with the map tiles. Please, check your CartoCSS style

And when I open the CSS Editor, I see this error:

line 4: Rule -torque-frame-count not allowed for Map.

Here's my CartoCSS:

/** torque_cat visualization */

Map {

  comp-op: source-over;
  marker-fill-opacity: 0.9;
  marker-line-color: #FFF;
  marker-line-width: 1.5;
  marker-line-opacity: 1;
  marker-type: ellipse;
  marker-width: 6;
  marker-fill: #FF9900;
#all_flights_201410011911_lines_smoothed_mas_pt[frame-offset=1] {
#all_flights_201410011911_lines_smoothed_mas_pt[frame-offset=2] {
#all_flights_201410011911_lines_smoothed_mas_pt[value=1] {
   marker-fill: #A6CEE3;

Seeing as I've done nothing but selected defaults, I'm at a loss for how to fix this.

  • Same problem here. line 4: Rule -torque-frame-count not allowed for Map. Nov 17, 2014 at 21:51
  • 1
    it's a bug, we are working on it github.com/CartoDB/cartodb/issues/1166 Nov 18, 2014 at 7:47
  • I experienced the same problem and switching from and to Torque visualization solved it for me.
    – marianoju
    May 19, 2015 at 18:46

1 Answer 1


This was a bug that we already fixed (as javisantana mentioned above: https://github.com/CartoDB/cartodb/issues/1166).

If you're still suffering the issue though, please make sure you change to other Map Wizard and then you apply Torque Cat again. That would recreate the layer as a Torque layer and the error should no longer appear.

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