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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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Working CartoCSS editor?

I set up my own tile server starting with the switch2osm tutorial to which I added contour lines and hillshading. It is based on openstreetmap-carto which is obviously CartoCSS, but when I tried to ...
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vector .mbtiles merging as grid structure from tilemill export

GIPHY Link for visual troubleshooting I have been using Tilemill .mbtiles exports as 1 degree bounded grids with uniform 5-17 zoom levels. I'm able to run the following merge tutorials, but each with ...
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tilemill - styling map similar to google at max out zoom level

I have osm bright in tilemill When i zoom all the way out to the world, the style on the maps looks very bland and basic, I was hoping to achieve something like how google maps look (I'm not after a ...
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OSM Bright - tilemill - how to style national_park?

I've made some good progress for first time use with tilemill using osmbright as my starting point however i'm stuck trying to style the national parks. Using OSM website in edit mode, i can see the ...
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Steps to dipslay aerial photos as tiles using tilemill [closed]

I am new to tilemill and trying to find out steps to display aerial photos as tiles in tilemill. The aerial photos are saved as geotiff files and I tried to create a new layer using them as the ...
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How to create a (offline) custom map from OSM data?

I am a beginner with GIS software, but know some basics of the OSM format. So I want to create a custom map for a game. I already created a heightmap from DEM data, but I need to color the water ...
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Visualize MbTiles database

Imagine having a MbTiles database like the one you can download here Is there a way to quickly visualize the tiles on a map? Such as an online tool, QGIS PlugIn, ... If I get a completly unknown ...
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Displaying Dynamic Labels with TextSymbolizer in Tilemill?

How can i make labels placement displayed more dynamic on the map canvas so that when i pan wherever i want on the map, the information labeled will keep following as long as the polygon boundary ...
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Tilemill (tileoven) Postgis plugin: Null Connection and subsequent other errors

I am trying to build an entirely Postgis tilemill project aimed at generating state-specific (i.e. Pennsylvania) .mbtile layers. Many of these layers are quite large national datasets that are ...
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--flat-nodes osm2pgsql data import and tilemill

This is more so a question regarding the import process with osm2pgsql and the use of the --flat-nodes option as i have seen that this is very useful especially when it comes to importing the entire ...
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Mapnik + TileStache not displaying map properly

I have been running into an issue with getting my map displayed using Mapnik XML stylesheets with TileStache. When i am using MBTiles format, the map is displayed perfectly however when i switch over ...
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Priority of street labels over amenity icons

OK, so I have a CartoCSS project. These are all of the stylesheets used (as described in my project.mml): "Stylesheet": [ "palette.mss", "base.mss", "roads.mss", "labels.mss", ...
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How to cut contour lines at coast line?

I have successful created a shapefile from an island with contours by downloading the data from http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org, converted it with gdal and imported it in TileMill. Everything is working ...
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OSM only label internal boundaries with Carto and Mapnik

Using the OSM workflow on switch2osm.org, we want to label all internal country boundaries but not external ones (coastlines). There are 3 ways we could think of: Is there any way to not show ...
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Show both label and icon for amenities using Carto CSS

I'm trying to style, e.g. museums, so that both their icon and their name shows up. However, there seems to be some conflict. Here's my - related - code: .points { ::tourism { [tourism = '...
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Post-processing CartoCSS layer by custom graphic algorithm

My goal: Inspired by Watercolor map created by Stamen Design I'm trying to create custom OSM based map tiles. In the article the Stamen Design guys describe the way of post-processing their tiles (...
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Tile Mill error MBTiles: “out of bounds geographic extent”

I'm trying to make MBTiles using Tile Mill. The data source is a geotiff exported from ArcMap Desktop 10.5 from a map document in the Web Mercator WGS84 Coordinate Reference system. Tile Mill keeps ...
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TileMill Missing Streets HERE street data

I am creating tiles with TileMill. Before adding layers to TileMill I'm checking the geometries for errors and I'm not seeing any However, once I add the street layer to TileMill there are missing ...
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MBtiles ext for GeoServer can't find the version I need

I'm running geoserver 2.10.3 as local host just for development prior to pushing things into production on a public facing site. I generated tiles in TileMill but i can't find the the matching version ...
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Map tile creation

I am experienced in Leaflet and used Mapbox. But I think the time has come to have to bake our own tiles as the data has got so large. Basically we need to show building level data around the world ...
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Can TileMill be configured to produce vector tiles, given a mapnik that supports the format?

Out of the box, TileMill 0.10.2 can import shapefiles from OpenStreetMaps (OSM), can style layers with CartoCSS, and can output an mbtiles file containing raster tiles (png). TileMill uses mapnik as ...
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Prioritising labels in Tilemill?

I made a map using tilemill and osm data. This map is indented for print, so it will be exported to pdf, so no zoom levels used in mss files. I need to prioritise labels used on this map but can't ...
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I get an error message in TilleMill when I set my text-name to the column name

I would like TileMill to use my site numbers in my data file but it says column name can not be found.
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How to do a “continous display” in QGIS like in TileMill?

In TileMill the "Earth" was automatically displayed "continuously", which means there was no "end". I tried to find this option in QGIS now, but nor search not checking through the options, etc. ...
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How to avoid multiple label in zoomin in tilemill

Now i am working on tilemill ,and i am facing a problem in a tilemill when i am styling zoomin a road layer that time display road layer label multiple times. How can avoid disply multiple road layer ...
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Tilemill data what license?

I know Tilemill runs under the BSD license, but what about the "base data" that is included with it? I couldn't find any legal information in the guide. The best thing I could find is this: "The ...
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TileMill : Assigning band combination

I am working on Tile Mill Version 0.10.1 (v0.10.1) on windows 7. I have satellite image of world view 2. I am converting that image to .mbtiles. My problem is I am unable to assign any band ...
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Change color of the spesific building from his labels

I just starting today to work with TileMill and I would change the color of a type of building, from his labels, that mean if I have building with (label=Hospital) that affects their a pink color. It ...
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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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Embedding Mapbox map into wordpress web page?

I want to embed a mapbox map into my wordpress web page. I did the map with tilemill and saved into mapbox but I don't know how I would embed the map in wordpress.
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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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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 database 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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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 16....
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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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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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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 ...