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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using nginx to serve tiles

I created a map in Tilemill, exported to mbtiles, and created a cache of tiles using TileStache. Until now, I have been using Apache as a reverse proxy for TileStache to serve the tiles, but I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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--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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 appreiciated....
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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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Setting 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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white outlying tiles in GeoServer MBTiles layer

I've been working on this issue for a while, and have found a workaround, but would still like to put the question out there. I have been using TileMill to create tile sets for a polygon, outside the ...
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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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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 in TB. 2)...
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Show names once on a dual carriageway in Tilemill

I am trying to render a local map using OSM data with Tilemill. The biggest issue is having road names show up twice for a dual carriageway. I was thinking I could use oneway="1" plus another ...
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Tilemill/CartoCSS: how to center label in a polygon

For some reason, labels are always placed in the bottom right of a polygon. I want them in the center of a polygon. I tried these: text-horizontal-alignment: middle; text-vertical-alignment: middle; ...
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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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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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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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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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Correct way of setting up OSM tile server with custom styling

I have managed to set up an OSM tile server (Ubuntu 18.04), by using this docker image: https://hub.docker.com/r/overv/openstreetmap-tile-server/ Everything works fine while generating tiles with ...
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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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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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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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Tilemill use custom font

I want to use the font Air Soft Condensed heavy in Tilemill. I placed the font file Positype-AirSoftCond-Heavy.otf into the font directory of my project: /home/<user>/Documents/MapBox/<...
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CartoCSS files for Metro Extracts

I downloaded the Milan shapefiles from Metro Extracts and I imported these into TileMill. Do any CartoCSS files exist to define all layers in the shapefile, or do they need to be created from scratch?...