# walls missing on maps

 1 I am fairly new to this, so try and be patient with me, I am joined openstreetmap and slowly getting used to how to add things to the database, and I am now trying to produce my own maps, I am using Osmosis, Splitter and Mkgmap, the final output is okay, paths, roads etc etc, but I am a keen walker and I would like to see walls on my maps, what switches do i need to use to make this happen asked 20 May '15, 12:15 Rossendale Gary 141●8●9●17 accept rate: 20% SK53 ♦ 27.8k●47●267●430

 3 I use barrier=wall [0x29 resolution 20] barrier=fence [0x29 resolution 20] barrier=hedge [0x29 resolution 20]  in the "lines" style file between the "highway" and "railway" definitions. It draws them as powerlines, but that works for me. I'm using the default TYP file. Edit: Actually a quick scan of the UK taginfo suggests some other values that ought to be considered (wire_fence being one obvious candidate). When I was trying to work out how to render various barriers on an OSM-carto web map (unrelated to Garmin maps) I did some thinking about some of the more esoteric values. See here for the results of that if you're interested, though the actual code won't be directly useful to mkgmap, and note that OSM-carto has default barrier rendering and mkgmap by default hasn't, so not all the taginfo values are covered here. answered 20 May '15, 12:27 SomeoneElse ♦ 36.1k●71●366●854 accept rate: 16% Thanks for the quick response, I guess i need to figure out how to get and edit a TYP file.. (20 May '15, 12:55) Rossendale Gary For info I've never bothered using a TYP file to change how things appear - you don't need to find one to add those lines to the style (though many people do use them to create nicely styled Garmin maps, of course). (20 May '15, 12:57) SomeoneElse ♦ so where do i add those lines to the style ? (20 May '15, 12:59) Rossendale Gary 2 Below the "mkgap" folder you'll probably see "resources", and below that "styles", and in there (among others) "default". Take a copy of the "default" folder (or the folder for whatever style you're using). In there you'll see a file "lines". Open that with a text editor, and edit as suggested above. Then specify the path to the style file in your "mkgmap" command "--style-file=\path\to\your_new_style" (20 May '15, 13:04) SomeoneElse ♦ As a walker, the outline of fields is in my mind more important than the actual barrier type. A nice to have is simply barrier=field_boundary as a filler until more detail can be added. Many boundaries have a bit of hedge, a bit of wooden fence, some wire fence, a level of detail that is hard to map and not the most important thing. we need. (24 May '15, 13:30) trigpoint
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