[OSM-dev] Printing to PDF

Maarten Deen mdeen at xs4all.nl
Fri May 26 19:45:28 UTC 2017

On 2017-05-26 20:57, Bjoern Hassler wrote:
> Dear all,
> what's the best way to print to PDF?
> I'd like to print a 30km by 20km area to a single A1 or A2 sheet. This
> is a "sparse" area in Zambia, so downloading OSM data and rendering is
> quite possible, rather than attempting to print tiles.
> I did have a look at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_on_Paper,
> but it's tricky to see what's current, and what works well. I guess
> it's possible to use QGIS as well, but ideally a stand-alone version
> of something like his would work for me:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/MapPDF.
> Also, I couldn't really get PDF out of JOSM - would be very nice to
> improve that.
> Any thoughts on options?

20x30km isn't that big really. Is the export option on the OSM map not 


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