Questions tagged [openstreetmap]

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How come OSM doesn't like (or offer) bulk downloading of tiles? [closed]

On one hand they say that their data is completely free, and you are welcome to use it to create your own tiles from it, and they have no problem in you using their tiles for whatever. On the other ...
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Does it exist an online map service that allows me to select what to view?

I want to take a screenshot of a map over a certain block in a European capital that should be "flat" and only list the street names on the surrounding streets, that is - no point of interests, labels,...
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generate alphabetical map legend from placemarks

Let's say I've exported a KML (from My Google Maps) with a list of placemarks like: <Placemark> <name>Bachledzki Wierch 8a</name> <description>tel: 606426336</...
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Highlight roads from GPS while driving and storing

Is there a way for Google Maps (or any other map sofware) to mark a road while driving it following the GPS and then keep that mark across sessions? I would like to explore an area and all its roads ...
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Generate heatmap from all Runtastic activities? [closed]

Not sure if I'm on the right platform. Would like to generate a heatmap from all my activities driven in Runtastic. Unfortunately, neither I was able to find an "export all to gpx" button (for ...
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Red and violet bicycle roads

What means red and violet roads in https://www.openstreetmap.org Bicycle Layout: What other colors are available?
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How can I get Google/OpenStreet Maps to use a non-mercator projection?

As we all know, the 3D-to-2D projection most commonly-used for drawing maps of the world is the Mercator projection. While it has its merits (e.g. for navigation by sea), it distorts area tremendously:...
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How to specify a target at WikiMiniAtlas

I want to link to a particular location with the map of Wikimedia pictures at https://wma.wmflabs.org/ This map has a Center on target button, so I guess there is a way to specify a target latitude/...
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Finding businesses within an 'n' mile radius of a point with Google Maps or Earth

I'm working on an article that seeks to find a certain type of business within my borough. Ideally I'd be able to supply a KML file and have it return only businesses within those bounds, but I'm not ...
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Drawing parameters in OpenStreetMap URL

I've learnt that one can add annotation on maps on OpenStreetMap by adding box=yes&bbox=lon1,lat1,lon2,lat2 to draw a rectangle and mlon=lon&mlat=lat to add a marker e.g. http://...