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I was able to successfully import OSM data into PostgreSQL and display it in TileMill using openstreetmap-carto stylesheets. We really need to be able to customize the symbology and display of the data before creating tiles. What is the best way to do this? It looks daunting to edit the openstreetmap-carto stylesheets in TileMill. Is there a better way or better products to create our own look?


asked 15 Nov '17, 00:34

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There are commercial offerings with smoother editing but they are usually tied to a subscription business model where you continue to use their platform rather than generating tiles one-off. Other than that, there's no way around editing the stylesheets. Since TileMill has limitations regarding the number of files it opens, most openstreetmap-carto style developers use a TileMill clone named Kosmtik (https://github.com/kosmtik/kosmtik). In Kosmtik, you edit the style sheets with a text editor of your choice.

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answered 15 Nov '17, 07:56

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