[OSM-talk] Labling places with Labels

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Fri Mar 3 09:57:36 GMT 2006

>I've just updated the image at
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/KT13_Weybridge  with a new version
that includes >place names.

>It uses nodes with class=town or class=village to render 14pt blue or 10pt
green captions on the map.  The captions are >rendered to the right of the

Freemap (www.free-map.org.uk/osm) will interpret certain classes of node as
place names:

class=small town
class=large town

(a hamlet is a very small village)

Again scroll round the default location or go to lat 50.92, lon -1.4 -
there are a good number of place names already in those areas.


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