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

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Wed Jul 13 09:55:13 BST 2011


Thanks Maning,

I found it here [1] - is that the one you mean?

[1] http://gis-lab.info/programs/qgis/qgis-repo.xml

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 10:38 AM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
> wrote:

> 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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