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Tilemill is an 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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Improve speed of Tilestache tiles on tiling from rasters

I am creating tiles on my disk using TileStache from the raster files, my XML file has path of about 4000 Raster. Here is my tilestache Configuration file. { "layers": { "...
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TileMill / Mapnik(?) reads numeric column as string

I have this shapefile: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ywo8ofa02eel3k8/AAC6trz-nw6zD_Hfyzi1jxJHa?dl=0 I have TileMill installed on my computer running Arch Linux. I start the program up by navigating to ...
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Tilemill MBTiles SQLite database schema

I'm trying to resolve the inability to load a raster MBTiles map on a GPS that added support for the format. Maps created using QGIS or CalTopo will work. The SQLite database only contains two tables-...
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Norway raster layer - Hybrid solution [duplicate]

I am new to OSM and I would like you to help me with some questions I have. I'm styling my raster map of Europe. The data for the raster I have obtained from srtm.csi.cgiar.org but the data for Norway,...
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Strange rendering artifacts when adding overviews to my geotiff (gdaladdo)

I have a geotiff that I want to render using Tilemill. It's a quite large area, so I need to create overviews for it. Otherwise the rendering performance is just very bad. (Maybe somebody has other ...
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How does Leaflet know the spatial information of PNG files when adding tileLayers

I am learning web mapping. I created tiles with TileMill, exported them to .mbtiles, and used MBUtil to unpack them. This gives me a hierarchy of folders of png files. I then added the tiles to ...
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Making lines from nodes using OpenStreetMap and PostGIS (+ TileMill)

using openstreetmap data (in a postgis database), I would like to highlight all roads with a certain surface tag in tilemill. I can query for the tag, doing SELECT * FROM planet_osm_ways WHERE '...
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Can MBTiles file exported with QGIS "Generate XYZ Tiles" tool be uploaded as a tileset to Mapbox?

I am wondering if the files generated with this tool are analogous with the exports from the discontinued Mapbox styling UI TileMill. My test of exporting the same display with both tools yields two ....
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TileStache Internal Server Error

I was installing TileStache and and followed all the necessary steps, Upon running the tilestache-server.py file, It starts the server at http://127.0.0.1:8080/. And opening this into my browser gives ...
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Flat image output in TileMill SVG export

I have created a map in TileMill using OSM data (~500 Mb) and modifying the CartoCSS to fit my use case. I need to export it as an SVG with all the different objects being vectors etc. However, when ...
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Load CSV in SQLite and then create layer in Tilemill

I have a big CSV file with addresses and their lon/lat. I am not able to load that in Tilemill directly. I thought to load that CSV in SQLite Db and then create a layer with SQLite DB. I am not able ...
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TileMill Issue with Null values

I have this original image But when i open it in TileMill, it converts image like this. White areas are transparent in the image This is more like, it removes all no data values i.e. 255 in my ...
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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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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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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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--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 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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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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Creating 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 referred ...
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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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