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How do you tag a tobacconist? Isn't possible to create new placemarks ? Or some generalist markers such as "retailer" or "other retail" or "wholesale" or "craftshop" or I dunno... a marker editor?

asked 24 May '11, 11:57

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I added a point. How to give it an Icon that is not included in the icons in the left pan?

(24 Sep '11, 18:05) gtamir

See the first answer. If it doesn't show with an icon in the editor, don't worry - just add the correct tag, and any renderer that shows it will use the right icon.

(24 Sep '11, 18:16) Richard ♦

I did not understand your answer. What do you mean "any renderer that shows it will use the right icon"

(24 Sep '11, 21:03) gtamir

Click 'Edit' for the area of the map you're looking at.

Double-click the spot on the map where you want to place the tobacconist. A green dot will appear. Click 'Advanced' in the bottom left.

Find the tags that are suitable. The easiest way to do this is by searching taginfo to see what other users have done. Look at both the 'Keys' and 'Values' tabs. In this case, shop=tobacco is the most common combination, with 372 uses so far.

In the Advanced panel, add a row with 'shop' and 'tobacco'.

Save. You're done!

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answered 24 May '11, 12:08

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edited 09 Sep '11, 12:15

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The wiki has shop=tobacco listed on the page for the shop=* key. You can also find tags for other kinds of shops there.

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