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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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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 ...
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How to correctly import a raster file with these metadatas into Tilemill?

I have a GeoTIFF file for which gdalsrsinfo reports this: PROJ.4 : '+proj=utm +zone=32 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs ' OGC WKT : PROJCS["WGS 84 / UTM zone 32N", GEOGCS["WGS 84", DATUM["WGS_1984"...
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Openstreetmap-carto style with Tilemill - unknown black line in streets

I was hoping someone experienced this problem in the past, I am at a loss as to what would be causing it. There is an unknown black line in the center of about 80% streets. I have been adjusting ...
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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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Caching LiDAR Image Service outside of ArcGIS to send to ArcGIS Server? [closed]

I have very limited programming/coding experience. We are hosting a number of LiDAR services on ArcGIS Server, and need 24 of these to be cached, from 1:500,000 to 1:4,000. We initially had ...
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Why is the heatmap color not showing in TileMill?

I created a heatmap on QGIS (2.8) and styled it using singleband pseudocolor. I want to turn it into map tiles, so I added the TIFF as a layer in TileMill. However, when it's in TileMill, it loses ...
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A small map take so much place and time? [closed]

I am using TileMill and try to generate an MBTile from Lyon in France. Doing so takes me +100GB and an incalculable time (25mb for a really small portion of Lyon take me 1h) If that is normal, does ...
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How to use the Tile Server to fetch latitude/longitude data

I have installed a tile server using the following link and my main purpose was to geocode as many times as possible. Initially I was using openstreet API to geocode but they have certain limits so ...
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Permission Denied when installing openstreetmap server

I am installing a tile server from this link on my Ubuntu Machine 14.04. The problem I am facing is in this line : ./make.py cd ../OSMBright/ carto project.mml > OSMBright.xml Whenever I enter '...
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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/PostgreSQL Connection refused Error

I have been trying to set up a MBTiles Export using PostgreSQL 9.2 and the Latest version of Tilemill. According to the postgreSQL Logs, I am receiving an error, and I cannot figure out why. I have ...
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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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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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What OSM information to use for low zoom levels to get a style similar to MapQuest [closed]

I am building an outdoor map of Europe. Everything looks pretty nice when zoomed in. But when I am zoomed out, my map looks pretty boring. Most parts are white. In low zoom levels I display polygons ...
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Making text hover in TileMill?

In Tilemill, I have a #layer that consists of a CSV with 3 columns: [Name], [Latitude], and [Longitude]. I have plotted points using the latitude and longitude, but I would like to have the Name of ...
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Distance between waterway labels in CartoCSS

How can I manage distance between waterway labels (names of rivers) in cartoCSS?
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How to fix “Detected out of bounds geographic extent”

I hope someone can help me to solve this problem. i want to make a map with TileMill v.01, when i try to add layer using shapefile (i use QGIS to edit *.shp file) or postGIS i always get error ...
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Tilemill and GeoTiff not working together

Loading in a geotiff with projection of EPSG:4326 isn't fully rendering: The original: The original in Tilemill: When using gdalwarp to change the projection from EPSG:4326 to EPSG:3857, tilemill ...
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Error with TileMill and OpenStreetMap Carto project

I have been trying to load the OpenStreetMap carto project in order to export tiles for use on our in house GIS Server. I have followed all the instructions up to loading the osm xml into postGIS and ...
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Rendering thumbnails of a GPX track with my own tiles as base layer

I created my own Map using Tilemill. Now I'd like to display thumbnails of a GPX track where my map is the base layer. Do you have any idea how to do this performantly? I wrote a script that does it ...
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How to make interactive OpenStreetMap layers in TileMill?

If I'm reading the UTFGrid spec right, you can only have 65,501 different interactive features. Or more precisely, every feature needs a unique ID in the range 0-65501. TileMill uses UTFGrid for its ...
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How do I take a contour .shp file and create a separate layer for each elevation?

The end result is to have a .dxf file in which each different elevation resides in a different layer. If at all possible I would like to be able to do the organizing in tile mill, or through some ...
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How to restrict the number of symbols in feature name in CartoCSS?

I make a tourist map with CartoCSS in TileMill. There are several zooms and I would like to show markers of the objects on 15 zoom and their labels (names) on 16 or 17 zoom. If the number of symbols ...
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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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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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Imposm does not create planet_osm_* tables

I'm trying to follow the Tilemill OSM-Bright tutorial on a fresh install of OSGeoLive 8.0. I followed the instructions in the tutorial, and when I run tilemill, it can't access planet_osm_polygons. ...
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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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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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Marker icons overlapping street names in Tilemill?

I'm new to CartoCSS and I'm trying to properly add subway markers on a map using Tilemill and OSM data. My problem is that some street names stay behind my marker icons : I have add "text-allow-...
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Rendering specific z x y tiles using Tilemill?

I own a tilemill project executed in command line. I want to update an specific tiles in order to avoid to reload the entire mbtiles file. Too much CPU time. I see in tilemill documentation the --...
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Y-coordinates offset in Tilemill

I own a project created with TileMill in SRS 900913. The data source is a Postgis database with the same SRS. When I'm loading the file generated with TileMill (mbtiles) in QGIS and I'm putting under ...
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CartoCSS Expression for shield-name

Is there any way to use a regular expression to filter a string when using CartoCSS expressions? I have geojson of some ways and route relations I obtained using Overpass Turbo. When creating a new ...
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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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Flow direction CartoCSS

I'm working on a TileMill project essentially displaying freight routes. The original shapefile contains a origin city and a destination city (and a path between both cities). When I apply a marker-...
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Rendering specific tiles (by x,y,z) using TileMill

I'm playing around with an idea for reducing the size of my tilecache (inspired by this FOSS4G talk: http://vimeo.com/106873780. The main idea is to define a set of tiles related to a bounding box, ...
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TileMill: inset line with negative line-offset property value produces strange artifacts [closed]

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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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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serving UTFgrid information made with mb-util with leaflet

I've created the mbtiles file with tilemill and exported it on my ubuntu webfolder with the following command: mb-util --scheme=xyz /folder/tile.mbtiles /var/www/html/my-tiles To get utfgrid ...
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How to get started webmapping with xyz-tiles and Geoserver?

I´m starting to explore the possibilities of web based map presentation. Therefor I have a basic question in understanding. After reading a bunch of tutorials, could a workflow work like this? Style ...
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Reduce building size in tilemill?

I am designing a map of very densely populated area in Tilemill. I am using OSM building data. Due to having a lot of buildings it is very difficult to differentiate one building to another. Is ...
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Created custom tiles, added tile bounds to leaflet but it's still trying to load tiles outside of boundaries

I created custom tiles in TileMill with latitude/longitude boundaries of: -89.8235,43.3377,-89.5952,43.4741 I added those tiles into the map and set the tile layer's bounds attribute, but Leaflet ...
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How to use external CartoCSS/mss within JavaScript?

I am using CartoCSS to style features in a run-time CartoDB layer (as opposed to a pre-made visualization) but it gets messy doing this within JavaScript: sublayers: [{ cartocss: '#initvisitedfws {...
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Export TileMill project as SVG image with CartoCSS applied to it

I am able to export TileMill project as mbtiles and rendering tiles on map using leaflet which is working fine. But if I export the project as SVG or PNG image the CartoCSS which I have written is not ...
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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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