[talk-ph] I need a little help with some shape files for the OSM PH Map

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Tue May 6 07:37:03 UTC 2014

I'm using transparancy, in some zoom levels .. so have to paint the sea in
when I need it. :)


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On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 3:32 PM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>wrote:

> > Put a bounding box around the phlippines, a long way out way out so the
> sea looks good and chop out the bounding box and make a new shape file
> Using gdal/ogr: http://www.gdal.org/ogr2ogr.html
> ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" -t_srs EPSG:4326 -clipdst [xmin ymin xmax
> ymax] output.shp input.shp
> > If possible, I would like to have the ocean as polygons and land as
> polygons in the same shape file, with fields for eacj poly stating ocean or
> land for each so I can style them separately, so it would mean closing the
> ocean polygons.
> Why do you still need the ocean? Can you just paint in your style as
> blue (or whatever ocean color) as a global background settings?  Just
> guessing here.
> --
> cheers,
> maning
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