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Hi there, some friends and me edited a city in central America, digitized hundreds of buildings. We finished the edits a few weeks ago, but so far the map has not been rerendered, the download database has not been updated. When logged in the OSM Map page, the edits appear if the map data field in the layers tab is checked. I read the mapnik update post and I think I got the most important parts. Is it possible to estimate how long the process of implementation will take? Or can this process be expedited?

Thanks for any suggestions! :)

asked 12 Feb '19, 12:41

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Which database download? Is your OSM account? If so, I can see many of your buildings, for example here: . Try refreshing your browser cache if you can't see anything.

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answered 12 Feb '19, 12:59

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edited 13 Feb '19, 21:58

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Hi scai, thank you for your answer. Yes this is me, and some of my edits are available. But the updates of the friends are not available (in editing mode and map data view (see attached alt textimage)). We often use OSM shapefiles for GIS analyses, for that we download the complete OSM data with full attributes from Geofabrik

(12 Feb '19, 13:19) WarGeo

Your friend didn't assign the correct properties to these buildings, for example at . They are tagged with area=yes which is too unspecific to get rendered. Instead they have to be tagged with building=yes, building=house or something similar like your buildings. I guess Geofabrik doesn't include objects that don't have any relevant tags.

(12 Feb '19, 13:28) scai ♦

Oh, we did not see that. Thank you a lot! Stupid mistake, but now we know how to fix it!

(12 Feb '19, 13:39) WarGeo

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