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I am creating an application which requires a map, in that I am using openstreet map for displaying the map. Now I want to add some location in openstreet map which I don’t want to display for the public, I know that we can do the same using layers, but in this case the map area is very large, so I want to know weather is it possible to add a place which is not in the openstreet map, and display in my application (kind of API key……) not for the public. Thanks…

asked 13 Oct '16, 13:33

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Of course, just store this data locally instead of uploading it to OSM. The details depend on your specific application.

(13 Oct '16, 13:42) scai ♦

@scai if we are storing data locally how we can use the same in our applications.

(13 Oct '16, 13:44) sijojose210

@scai , @SomeoneElse in my application i am using GWT, in that i cannot add any locally stored maps, so my question is that is it possible to edit on openstreet server and use for my application only

(13 Oct '16, 14:06) sijojose210

Unfortunately, the answer to "is it possible to edit on openstreet server and use for my application only" is "no".

(13 Oct '16, 14:10) SomeoneElse ♦

@SomeoneElse , is it possible when we adding new locations, (like if we are adding new places instead of showing it publicly is it possible to view the map only for my application with any key)

(13 Oct '16, 14:23) sijojose210

That's not possible either. But it's really easy to display data from your own database, and (subject to licensing issues associated with combining data) combine that with OSM data, or display multiple layers containing OSM and non-OSM data.

(13 Oct '16, 14:28) SomeoneElse ♦
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