[OSM-talk] shapefile to OSM poly for osmosis planet cutting

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 09:38:08 BST 2011

If you use QGIS, a way to create a .poly file for osmosis is through QGIS'
OSM_POLY Export plugin.  Simply load the shapefile and run
the plugin.

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:
> I have a shapefile containing a fair number of polygons that I want to feed
> into osmosis for cutting up an OSM data file.
> osmosis takes .poly files for this purpose.
> Is there a way to either convert a polygon shapefile to OSM poly format or
> to achieve this some other way? Right now I'm thinking of importing the
> entire (US) planet into PostGIS and cut it in the database.
> This is for analysis purposes, not visualization.
> Thanks!
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