[Talk-GB] Rendering of layers

Brian Prangle bprangle at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 18:25:45 UTC 2016

Hi Stuart

The rendered layering of platforms just doesn't happen. Caused me a lot of
grief with Birmingham New Street - so I switched to using levels  and using
Adrien Pavie's OpenLevelUp which allows you to zoom up and down through
building floors. Here's what New St looks like
Slider is on the top left of the screen



On 21 January 2016 at 10:12, Stuart Reynolds <
stuart at travelinesoutheast.org.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> I made a number of adjustments around the transport terminus at Gatwick
> Airport South Terminal yesterday. When this was first mapped, what is
> actually three buildings (the railway station, the covered travelators from
> the bus station & car parks, and the southern stairs from the railway
> platforms) were all mapped as one building, and the platforms were
> “inserts” into the gaps rather than being the continuous entities that they
> are. So I have separated those all out, and made the platforms a continuous
> block. I also added internal escalators and travelators, although that is
> immaterial to the question that I’m about to ask.
> The buildings are all mapped as layer=1, and the platforms without any
> layer tag (which should default them to layer=0, AFAIK). So why are the
> platforms and rail tracks (which I haven’t touched) been rendered over the
> buildings, rather than under them?
> See http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/51.15634/-0.16124
> Thanks
> Stuart
> ------------------------------------
> Stuart Reynolds
> for traveline south east & anglia
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