[Talk-GB] Osmand, was "Re: The OSM UK map"

Andy Townsend ajt1047 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 11:07:02 UTC 2017

On 15/11/2017 09:13, Lester Caine wrote:
> I keep looking at OSMAND and thinking ... I must look at what is needed
> for a UK road theme there we have American and German! Vector display
> really is the way forward then one can select the right default for any
> area.
The last time I looked at it (last year), I used 
http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=30682 for reference for 
"OsmAndMapCreator" . 
http://osmand.net/help/docs/TechnicalArticles_Wiki-orig.txt gave a clue 
where the docs are (but things were in a state of flux and may have 

See also






     <category name="user_defined" >
         <!-- Here user defined categories could be added -->
         <!-- <type tag="user_defined" value="wsl" minzoom="10" /> -->

so I suspect that you don't have to worry about the "horrible" XML 
elsewhere and just add your own definitions.

I never got to a proof of concept though because (a) even using 
https://map.atownsend.org.uk/maps/map/map.html online the data usage is 
minimal and (b) I now have a phone with a SIM card with coverage in most 
of the places I actually go.

Best Regards,


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