Mapnik is an open source mapping toolkit, written in C++ and useful for both desktop- and server-based map rendering. It is used by Tilemill and openstreetmap. Learn more at http://mapnik.org/

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Scons error of Mapnik: Boost version 1.47 or greater is required

I've tried to compile mapnik from src on RedHat 6.2. I've updated a boost library to boost148 and gcc to gcc-4.7.2. When I start python scons/scons.py install I'm still getting mistakes like: ...
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OpenStreetMaps Local Server: Mapnik not Rendering Tiles

Introduction: I've built a local OSM server following this guide https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/. I've gotten through the guide just fine, and the server ...
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Using OpenStreetMaps (*.pbf) data with Mapnik?

I am using mapnik to directly render a map using xml sheet. I downloaded world boundaries, created the mapnik stylesheet from wiki page, and ran the python code which created a world image : Now ...
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Starting Tile Sever Rendering Error: OSMBright.xml

I was following the entire process found here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ I have an error though on Testing your tileserver part where i run the ...
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Updating OSM TileServer

I built an OSM TileServer using the entire planet OSM data about a year. I wold like to update the database of my TileServer by using the new planet OSM data. Given that the original planet OSM data ...
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Styling map and generating tiles for Mapnik and/or GeoServer?

I have almost 5 shapefile layers(contains point,line,polygon), now I want to style different layers, for example, different layers, different attributes of the same layer will rendered with different ...
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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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Error in osm.xml while generating the output xml for tile server using generate_xml.py

I'm setting up my own tile server using PostGreSQL, PostGIS extension, mapnik and osm2pgsql. While trying to generate the xml by using the command: E:\>python generate_xml.py download_osm.xml ...
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Create offline map for android

I am using mapsforge but I have problem with street names.I would like to develop an offline vector map for a city like osmAnd offline map or an offline vector map in mapnik format.Could you please ...
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Using custom mapbox styles with mapnik

I created my own tile server according to this instruction and my own layout/style with mapbox. Following the mentioned instruction I currently use OSM Bright as layout/style. In short: How can I use ...
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Displaying raster tiles from OSM data stored in a postgis server

I have been recently tasked with setting up a raster tile server that serves tiles from data pulled from a postgis store. I have managed to get a vector tile server up and running but I'm stuck on ...
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More Mapnik Servers for serving a large area?

As you may recall, I had some problem with the Mapnik toolchain about serving the whole planet. I was thinking about this idea: if I divide the world in 4 macro-areas (like Cartesian quadrants on ...
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Windshaft + Postgres to read geojson

I am using Windshaft and trying to figure out how I can take a geojson text object from Postgres and have it rendered as a tile layer. I have tried the following query: sql: "select ...
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Mapnik / Renderd / mod_tile rendering too slow

I've a little problem showing map tiles. My website during development/testing was using OSM, but we will going to production, and we want to serve the tiles without using OSM server no more. Using ...
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Building political world wall map for print? [closed]

I'm trying to create a political wall map. I've settled on the Natural Earth projection and thus have had problems with quite a few tools that don't support the projection (Tilemill, QGIS, Maperitive ...
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OpenStreetMaps openstreetmap-carto XML error or Missing Data from osm2pgsql

I've successfully built a tile server using the documentation provided here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ For my data, I obtained the north american ...
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renderd not rendering

I followed the instructions manually building a tile server and ran in some problems. When entering http://localhost:8080/osm_tiles/0/0/0.png renderd shows this: renderd[263]: DEBUG: Got incoming ...
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Mapnik: Non-Image Polygon fill (e.g., diagonals)

Some of the output produced by our team - primarily on updates for 'legacy' projects - is styled with diagonal line fills (an example appears below). In mapnik, this can be achieved using ...
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Max Zoom Level in Mapnik

A question regarding mapnik: Is it possible to configure a custom max. zoom level? I am trying to find a way to get mapnik to render tiles for zoom levels 20+ (till 28 would be nice). PS: The ...
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Draw only the portion of a border shared by two features?

I need to draw two countries' shared border in a style distinct from the other borders on my map. I've come up with some very hacky ways that kind of work, but is there a right way to do this? I'm ...
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Serving Dynamic Tiles

I want to display data (tiles and utfgrid info) inside MSSQL on top of google maps using Mapnik. I have looked into mapnik and setup a small prototype both with tilestache and also with node-mapnik ...
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Removing Dashed Borders of CartoDB Polygons

I've created a CartoDB map with a bunch of different multipolygons and it is displayed with a CartoCSS color ramp I created. However I've noticed that I cannot rid my map of the dashed lines that ...
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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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icu4c + Mapnik - I want to switch icu4c from 55.1 to 54.1 to get Mapnik to work

What is the best way to downgrade icu4c from 55.1 to 54.1 on Mac OS X Mavericks. I tried brew switch icu4c 54.1 and failed. Reason to switch back to 54.1 I am trying to setup and use Mapnik. I was ...
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I have a shapefile with polygons/areas, and a point (lat,lon). How to figure out which polygon/area this point belongs to?

I have a shapefile with areas (eg. a simple world map with countries - polygons, epsg:4326). I also have a point (lat, lon coordinates). What's the simplest/easiest way to figure out in which ...
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Data format for offline apps on iPad?

For an iPAD application (based on WhirlyGlobe) we've two modes: offline and online. It's a meteorological application so each day around 1600 layers (worldwide) per day are created on the servers. ...
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Generating vector tiles with Mapnik

Is it possible to generate Vector Tiles using the 2.2.0 Mapnik release? If so, please give a sample configuration or point to an example.
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Mapnik performance - large polyline dataset

I'm working with a very large set of polylines - contour data - to be rendered with Mapnik. (The contours are generated using gdal_contour from SRTM data.) At present I'm storing them in PostGIS and ...
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How to add a non-pattern polygon fill in mapnik/mapbox?

I have a map with a polygon that I want to fill with an SVG image (see simple example below). I got polygon-pattern-file to work, but I don't want the image to be used as a pattern. I mean, when I ...
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Using custom styles with Mapnik

I'm setting up a custom tile server using OpenstreetMaps and Mapnik. I've been able to successfully setup the server and serve tiles using it. I'm using the OSM-Bright style right now. I would like ...
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How to serve an image layer with tilestache

I have some .png images with associated .wld and .tfw files. I'd like to display this in OpenLayers, and I already have a Tilestache server running, so it would be good to leverage this. OpenLayers ...
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Rendered tiles look stretched

I've setup a tile rendering system based on Mapnik + PostGIS. When I open the data with QGis directly from PostGIS it looks fine; but when I attempt to generate tiles with Mapnik they look stretched ...
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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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Converting from Lat/Lon (WGS84) to Mercator (UTM)

i am trying to render a map with Mapnik via Python. Therefore I first created a style file (as XML) and my code looks so far: m = mapnik.Map(400, 400) style = 'osm.xml' mapnik.load_map(m, style) box ...
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DPI Dependent OSM Tile Rendering

We have built an OSM Tile Server following the instructions at http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ The tile server is rendering tiles, but the street names on ...
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using mod_tile in windows

I am trying to generate tiles on the fly in windows using mod_tile. I have followed the tutorial http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ on ubuntu and successfully ...
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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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CartoCSS: labels along inside of polygon boundary

I'm using CartoCSS to render maps that include large polygons (like national parks). At higher zoom levels I want labels along the inside of the polygon boundaries, like in OpenStreetMap: I ...
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Unable to find either renderd.py or generate_tiles.py

We created a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS x64 OSM tile server from packages using the excellent instructions provided by http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ The tile ...
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Error in Windshaft-cartodb installation step of CartoDb

I am trying to install cartodb on ubuntu 12.04. I have done all the steps mentioned on https://github.com/CartoDB/cartodb and I am stuck at the Install Windshaft-cartodb Step. The following steps ...
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Cartographic-complete Maps in PDF On Request using Open Source?

Currently I have some data in PostGIS. I want to implement the following: users will make a request via web, with parameters like location, scale, layers to be displayed, etc. and I need to provide ...
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Rendering two shapes for point, and overlapping, using Mapnik?

I'm using Mapnik to render a list of points; for each of these points I want to render a plain round shape, and an icon inside the shape, using two different SVGs. To that end, I wrote a CartoCSS ...
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artifacts in SRTM contour layers processed with GDAL tools and rendered with mapnik

Here is my workflow for importing individual SRTM tiles into postgis using the GDAL utils and rendering a png using mapnik: gdal_fillnodata.py -srcnodata -32768 gdal_contour -i 10 -a ele -snodata ...
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GeoServer WMS / WMTS with Mapnik rendering backend

I am going to migrate our current TileCache WMS-T server to a current and up to date GeoServer / GeoWebCache product. We use Mapnik as our rendering back end and I would love to keep it this way. I ...
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why am I getting a horizontal solid strip when projecting large image?

I am using Mapnik to create tiles on a tile server. I'm depicting sea level rise in North America using SRTM data, and it works fine in most of the continent. However, when zoomed out in my browser ...
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Pattern styled polygons in Tilemill

I'm just learning CartoCSS with Tilemill. I've got a really simple requirement for styling a polygon but cannot find any hint nowhere. What is the code for styling simple polygon fills e.g. can be ...
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postgis & mapnik “column ”CLASS“ does not exist”

I've piped an osm map of greece into postgis with osm2pgsql and was playing around with C++ mapnik sample code giving "planet_osm_polygon" as the source table: parameters p0; p0["type"] = ...
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Why does a (relatively) small .CSV file break the Mapnik CSV plugin?

I have an app showing a map of N. America, and I want to let users toggle a layer displaying airports. The map needs to be available without an Internet connection, so I'm hosting the tiles and ...
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How to render Mapbox Vector Tiles from OSM data?

I'd like to render my own vector tiles in the Mapbox Vector Tile format (MVT) format using OpenStreetMap data (ultimately for use with Mapbox's hot Mapbox GL JS client renderer). Is TileStache + ...
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Tiles are missing when request from Openlayer2

I have configured a Tile server and i followed the Link for OSM Tile server from switch2osm everything is fine, except when i tried to get the tiles using Openlayers its not serving. But if i give ...