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I would like to export open street maps to a raster format for use in autocad as a base map, I have tried using the export feature on osm website but it just brings up a blank page.

asked 10 Mar '15, 11:17

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Does this help? You'll need to get a .osm file, though, so you need to read the text that appears when you first click "export", specifically what is shown below "If the above export fails, please consider using one of the sources listed below":

Overpass API Download this bounding box from a mirror of the OpenStreetMap database

Planet OSM Regularly updated copies of the complete OpenStreetMap database

Geofabrik Downloads Regularly-updated extracts of continents, countries, and selected cities

Metro Extracts Extracts for major world cities and their surrounding areas

Other Sources Additional sources listed on the OpenStreetMap wiki

Edit: Ah - looks like you want an "underlying image", so the other answer is closer to what you want. I'll leave this here in case anyone stumbles across the question by searching for "AutoCAD" though.

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answered 10 Mar '15, 11:38

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edited 10 Mar '15, 11:41

These links may help for an image - OSM on Paper - BigMap 2 - MapOSMatic - Maperitive

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answered 10 Mar '15, 12:25

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edited 10 Mar '15, 12:27

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