i need to export some selected area in jpg format, to mark there routes and then print on paper. later i did it on export page http://www.openstreetmap.org/export#map=14/53.8531/27.6113 , but now there is impossible to choose jpg.

asked 15 Sep '14, 11:49

katokdima's gravatar image

accept rate: 0%

See the OSM wiki about OSM-on-paper to get more options to produce bitmap graphics from OSM based maps.

permanent link

answered 22 Sep '14, 18:57

stephan75's gravatar image

accept rate: 6%

Use Windows7 screen snipping tool, it can be used to draw a line or highlighted route at the same time. The area can be borderless and saved as a jpeg. This works for me when printing small areas or for later calibration to make a Garmin custom map of the Kmz type. here is a description of the MS snipping tool http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/products/features/snipping-tool

permanent link

answered 15 Sep '14, 17:01

andy%20mackey's gravatar image

andy mackey
accept rate: 4%

edited 16 Sep '14, 08:44

Apparently all the cool kids are using "share" as the name for "export" these days. :-)

The OSM website rewrite last year added a "share" link (which may do what you want) in addition to the more sensibly-named "export" one. It's the second unlabelled icon from the bottom at the right-hand-side.

permanent link

answered 15 Sep '14, 12:15

SomeoneElse's gravatar image

SomeoneElse ♦
accept rate: 15%


but "The load average on the server is too high at the moment". and it shows me all the time.

(15 Sep '14, 15:14) katokdima

That problem is described in detail here. For a relatively small area, would an edited screenshot of the browser window work? For example, if you're using Windows 7 - alt-printscreen, run MSPaint or similar, then shift-insert to paste. Crop and otherwise edit as required.

(15 Sep '14, 15:26) SomeoneElse ♦
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here



Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:


question asked: 15 Sep '14, 11:49

question was seen: 33,002 times

last updated: 22 Sep '14, 18:57

powered by OSQA