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I'm having a problem with a bookshop only showing the street number (4650) on the map in View mode instead of the business name and icon:

The other businesses in the building that I've entered so far show correctly in View mode. The post office I entered in a nearby building is only showing an icon, no name.

In Edit mode, the icon appears for the bookshop and the barbershop next door, but no name. The restaurant (Philly's) in the same building displays icon and name in both View and Edit modes.

What determines when the icon and name or just street number show?

I've tried deleting them all, waiting a day and re-adding them, to no avail. Couldn't find anything in the wiki about it.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

asked 21 Mar '13, 21:47

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edited 22 Mar '13, 06:44

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The map style which you are viewing determines which information is shown. There are many map styles. - please see e.g.

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answered 22 Mar '13, 00:00

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Hi tgmcduff, try looking at this parade of similar problems, 'why things are not showing' and ad it in the blank search window ontop of the questions site. Your problem must be there in time somewhere. Greetz Hendrik

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answered 21 Mar '13, 22:17

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