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A mechanism for distributing vector data following the same tile numbering scheme as widely used raster tiles. Used by Google, Mapbox and other major mapping providers.

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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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How to display vector tile from GeoServer in Leaflet? [on hold]

I need to make Leaflet map showing vector tile from GeoServer (with Vector Tile plugin). So far the only example for showing vector tile from GeoServer applies only for OpenLayers. Anyone please show ...
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How to set Tomcat to completely prevent browser from caching my PBF vector tile?

I need to publish a geometry table (in PostGIS) as a layer of vector tiles (in PBF format) in GeoServer. As the table is dynamically written by a production web app, i need to set the layer's caching ...
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Getting started generating vector tiles

I am working on an app that displays a nice map. Currently, we use raster tiles, but we'd like to switch to vector tiles. We want the freedom to add all the information we want, so we want to create ...
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Openlayers Vector label density

I am rendering vector tiles and the roads are made up of many line segments. Each segment has a line layer and symbol layer in the vector tile. I am getting repeated labels along main roads made up ...
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Vector tile layers over 3D terrain

I have a set of vector tile layers I'm hosting (mbtiles) on Mapbox. Currently, I'm using Leaflet to overlay these on a 2D satellite view and works. However I'm wanting to add in some features to my ...
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How to get vector tiles to self-host

The question Self-hosting Mapbox vector tiles pointed to the ability to self-host MBTiles formatted tiles (an open specification, the MB is not related to Mapbox I don't think). The answers to the ...
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Vector Tiles VS Raster Tiles for leaflet

I have downloaded many vector tiles in the mbtiles format from OpenMapTiles. The reason I did that is because I will be using them on a station that cannot have an internet connection at all. I would ...
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How to get GeoServer Vector Tile work

I have a spatial table in PostGIS that gets written (Insert/Update/Delete) by a production web app. Almost every minute there's write to the table. The app shows the geometry of the table on web ...
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Creating Vector MBTiles?

I am searching for a tool to generate vector-tiles that I can then display using the Mapbox Map-View. We currently have a postgres database with all of our data. What is the best tool to generate ...
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Points won't display on map using OpenLayers 3 and MapServer

Im constructing a Vector-tile map using data from the following site GeoNorge -N5000. Im constructing it using OpenLayers 3 and MapServer with the data being passed from a PostGis database. I've ...
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Using ArcGIS Pro Vector tile package in ArcGIS Desktop?

Does anyone perhaps have a work around for reading a ArcGIS Pro Vector tile package in ArcGIS Desktop? There is an option to open the online service in Desktop but raises an unsupported file type ...
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Using Vector Tile Maps Offline in a Hybrid App (ArcGIS API for JavaScript)

I will create a hybrid map by using ArcGIS API for Javascript. I want to use my own hosted vector tile basemap as offline. What do you advise? Are there any ways to use ESRI Vector Tile Package (....
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Configure styling of OSM with T-Rex vector tile server

I am using T-Rex as vector tileserver, osm2pgsql for importing the .osm.pbf file into the PostGIS database (table format - planet_osm_line, planet_osm, point, planet_osm_polygon, planet_osm_road). I ...
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obfuscate real coordinates

Due to copyrights I cannot deliver some POIs as plain vector data using GeoJSON in Leaflet or OpenLayers. I'm therefor looking for some kind of sane obfuscation, to make it harder for normal users to ...
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How to find features in Openlayers VectorTiles

I use MVT vector tiles with Openlayers and everything works fine - but now I have a conceptual problem. I need to make features selectable and searchable. The problem is that there is no way to ...
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Creating a source and a layer from vector tile features in Openlayers

So I retrieve all my features from a vectorTile layer (PBF from Geoserver), and now I want to recreate a layer by filtering on those features and getting only those that satisfy a request. I ...
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Mapbox minimum zoom extent

I uploaded a custom shapefile (converted to geoJSON) using the mapbox python SDK and visualize it in a Jupyter Notebook using the MapboxGL python module. After I successfully upload the GeoJSON file ...
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How to display large geospatial data in a jupyter notebook with style and tooltip?

I have a large amount of data stored on a postgreSQL database (RDS) with the PostGIS extension enabled. We are currently doing quality assessment of the data and therefore I would like to inspect/...
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Render vector tiles to PNG on Android & iOS

I have an Android + iOS app using Google Maps SDKs to display a map, and I'm in the process of setting up an OSM tile server. I'm evaluating the possibility to use vector tiles instead of raster, but ...
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How to find layer names within vector tiles, without TileJSON or the .mbtiles file?

I'm trying to use an endpoint in Mapbox vector tile format. I can access the .pbf's ok, but there's no documentation or TileJSON endpoint. How can I find the names of layers that exist within the ...
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Publishing existing Mapbox Vector Tiles using GeoServer?

I am new to Geoserver so it's entirely possible I'm missing something obvious. I have a large set of vector tiles created by another process in a complex workflow, and I would like to publish them as ...
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Adding geojson features to OpenMapTiles displayed with MapboxGLJS is not working

The OpenMapTiles example for display using Mapbox GL JS works nicely to display the map. However, when trying to add lines and features to the map using Mapbox GL JS functions like this: map.on('...
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Mapbox Vector Tiles dropping features across tile boundaries

I'm currently working on a project that involves the creation of vector tiles from geojson files. These vector tiles are then displayed using Mapbox GL JS. Recently, we've ran into an issue where ...
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Mapbox vector tiles version 2 MVTv2 and Geoserver 2.13.x

I use WMS on Geoserver to display MVTs in conjunction with mapboxgl.js v0.45.0. A OSM road layer renders 1:1 on top of the Mapbox base layer, so far so good. However, I got a warning from the js ...
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Vector tiles from Geoserver to Openlayers return with 404 not found

I'm trying to make a vector tile service in Openlayers 4.6.5 using Geoserver 2.13.1 only on localhost. As a test I uploaded a shapefile to the server and configured it so it can be published with ...
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generate own vector tiles on osm with filtered layers

I want to create my own vector tileset based on OSM free data but with filtered layers. How I must define desired layers for my result tileset? I have seen the link OpenMapTiles Vector Tile Schema ...
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Openlayers ol.interaction.Select() gives type error with vector tiles

I'm trying to implement layer selection in openlayers. When I use a vector layer (polygon) based on a GeoJson, it all works fine. However if my source is a vector tile I get a type error when I click ...
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Vector Tiles: Considering a rule, change each building color of Buildings layer

I'm consuming a Mapbox hosted map with Mapbox GL (but if needed, I can use leaflet or whatever) that has the standard Mapbox street layers including OSM Buildings layer plus a custom layer uploaded by ...
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GeoWebCache Standalone error with application/x-protobuf;type=mapbox-vector

with GeoWebCache standalone 1.12.2 installation, when I try to seed a application/x-protobuf;type=mapbox-vector vector layer, it responds me: org.springframework.web.util.NestedServletException: ...
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Can't add VectorTile in Openlayers 4

I'm trying to add a vector tile layer in my app using Openlayers 4 , but I'm getting the error as follows , ol.js:753 Uncaught TypeError: a.replace is not a function Here is my code to add the vector ...
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How to use tilehosting's v3.json file?

I am trying to use tilehosting's OpenMapTiles, but I am not clear on how to follow the instruction they give: Use vector tiles Copy link to TileJSON into your style. https://free....
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Adding ArcGIS Online vector tile service in Leaflet map?

I am trying to add an arcgis online served vector tiles service to a Leaflet map. I am using ( https://github.com/Leaflet/Leaflet.VectorGrid ) to add the vector tiles to a Leaflet v1.3.1 map ...
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Altitude isoline vector tiles?

Is there a service that can provide altitude isoline as vector tiles? I've seen that there are some posts on how to convert elevation tiles (raster DEM) with python or javascript applying some image ...
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Force tiles to load higher resolution in Openlayers

I've got some offline pbf files that I load into Openlayers through a HttpServer. These are static vector tiles of a certain area. Now I'm working on making sure that these are visible at the ...
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Styling Roads in Openlayers

I am building a style to work with vector tiles. My road geometries are many linestrings in a single layer. I want to style the roads by rendering a casing, fill and centreline from one geometry. ...
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Mapbox GL JS style vector tile interaction in OpenLayers?

I am currently researching different approaches for integrating vector tiles (especially MVT and/or GeoJSON tiles, served from GeoServer) with OpenLayers (^4.0.0) in a manner that would retain access ...
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One label per polygon in Mapzen's Tangram JS (MVT)

I have problem with Mapzen's TangramJS labelling. I am using MVT tiles and labels as an attributes to polygons that are multiplying in large scales. Below an example: I would like to put one label ...
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Can ArcGIS Server render Mapbox Vector Tiles?

I am planning to build an application using Mapbox GL JS. All the data sources I need to import are stored on an ArcGIS server 10.5. There are several feature layers on this server which I'll be able ...
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How to generate metatiles for use with tapalcatl

I'm investigating using tapalcatl-py to serve vector tiles on AWS Lambda infrastructure. Unlike other tile servers, it does not seem to use .mbtiles files directly, instead using "metatiles". The ...
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OpenLayers does not display vector tiles in their origin projection

I have 3 vector layers and one raster which I want to display with OpenLayers. I used Geoserver and Geowebcache for creating VectorTiles cache (in EPSG:4326). These cached layers displayed well in ...
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Extent property is not working with openlayers tile layer

I have an application where the images are load through the tiles, and I successfully made the tiles and was able to show them on the map. But never was able to set the extent of the tile layer. ...
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Mapbox Vector Tiles in Leaflet - How to get feature info?

I'm using geoserver to serve PostGIS layer (contains points only) as MVT (Mapbox Vector Tiles). I have a simple Leaflet application that displays that layer along with OSM or Google satellite imagery ...
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Construction of R-tree data structure for tiling polygon vector data

Because it is better for irregular distributed data, I want to create tiles using r-tree for my dataset. My dataset consists of 1214 polygons which represents building foorprints. After doing some ...
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Create image from ESRI VectorTileServer using script

I have service from ESRI VectorTileServer https://tiles.arcgis.com/tiles/P3ePLMYs2RVChkJx/arcgis/rest/services/Esri_Childrens_Map/VectorTileServer/tile/{z}/{x}/{y}.pbf Map example: https://tiles....
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Mapzen / Tangram topojson building data alternatives

I'm using Vizicities to visualise 3d building data on a map. Vizicities uses Mapzen vector tiles: http://tile.mapzen.com/mapzen/vector/v1/buildings/{z}/{x}/{y}.topojson?api_key=[key] With Mapzen ...
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Adding Geometry to a mapbox vector tile using java library

I'm attempting to make a mapbox vector tile to be used in leafletjs. I have a couple of layers I need to do with this, but I started with a point layer since I thought it would be easier. I am using ...
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How to load mvt tiles in QGIS

I want to load mvt tiles into QGIS through a URL service https://abc.com:8080/buildings/{z}/{x}/{y}.mvt But, the menu in the Vector Tile Reader plugin allows TileJSON URL. Is there any way I can ...
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Alternative to Tippecanoe for generating Mapbox vector tiles on command-line

Tippecanoe is the tool I always use for converting Shapefiles/GeoJSONs to Mapbox vector tiles in PBF format, for rendering in Mapbox-GL-JS. But it doesn't seem ideal: its primary use case seems to be ...
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How to change vector tile source provider in TangramJS

I rely on the Mapzen API to serve vector tiles to TangramJS which render in Leaflet using a style similar to Bubble Wrap (https://github.com/tangrams/bubble-wrap/blob/gh-pages/bubble-wrap-style.yaml). ...