[OSM-talk] OSM-TileDownload - Python app to easily create maps
q000te at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 9 17:58:33 BST 2008
thanks for the feedback.
Because of the 2000 pixels limitation of the 'export' tab I wrote the app.
opensteetmap.gryph.de returns an site not found error..
Frederik Ramm schrieb:
> Jon Burgess wrote:
>> Are you aware that the 'export' tab feature on the main site lets you do
>> something similar but with an easier selection of the bounding box and a
>> choice of map layers and output formats?
>> It does have its limits though. It prevents you obtaining anything
>> larger than about 2000x2000 pixels.
> There's also http://opensteetmap.gryph.de/bigmap.cgi which again
> requires you to input tile coordinates (or paste any tile URL into the
> "Advanced" box to start). Then you get a map tile display and a menu
> that allows you to shrink/expand the selection. (There's also a hidden
> feature where you can add a "scale=nnn" parameter to the URL and it will
> re-scale all tiles to a width of nnn pixels, to give you better overview
> over large areas). When finished, you can either print from your browser
> or download a perl script that will then download all tiles and make one
> giant PNG from them.
> I regularly use that to create 8000x5000 PNGs for poster printing, and
> the CGI source is of course available for everyone who wants to improve it.
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