[OSM-talk] Labling places with Labels

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Fri Mar 3 09:51:04 GMT 2006

Simon Hewison <simon at zymurgy.org>
02/03/2006 19:55

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Etienne Cherdlu wrote:
>> BTW I am experimenting with rendering maps using colour for different
>> classes of roads (see
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/KT13_Weybridge for an example).
>> If you settle on some scheme then I think I could render the names on
>> these generated maps quite easily.

>That is brilliant, and it makes all the hard work that people are doing
>with adding the road classes worthwhile.

I am also doing this on Freemap:


If you scroll round the default location, different classes of road and
footpath are all shown differently.

If you go to location Lat 50.92, Long 1.4 I have done the same thing with
the streets of Southampton.


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