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Is is possible to change the color of the lines representing roads and highways to black or possibly blue?

asked 17 Nov '15, 00:39

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Yes, it's possible, but complicated. For us to give you useful information you need to provide more information about your goals.

(17 Nov '15, 06:00) keithonearth

Short: No it's not possible to change the colors on osm.org itself. You might want to checkout other maps which rely on OSM data.

Long: OSM.org uses a rendered 'raster map' to display information, which can't be altered that way. Instead you have to tweak the map style, which is part of the rendering stack. As @keithonearth mentioned, this is pretty complex, and if you really like to do your own map style, you should rely on simple desktop renderer solutions as maperitive, tilemill, ... . IMHO creating an own style just for colouring the ways makes no sense ;)

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