Hello group, I would be grateful if you could help me in a project I am working.

In essence I want to create maps with street names(like in the screenshot) I actually have a qgis 2.18 app but when i try to download shapefiles it only get roads layers.

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asked 30 Jan, 18:39

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Where are you downloading your shapefiles? OSM isn't divided into layers like most GIS, so your provider may be filtering what you've downloaded.

(31 Jan, 00:40) InsertUser

For a another simple approach (without uploading OSM data into PostGIS) I would recommend a series of overpass queries to build layers in QGIS. There is a QGIS plugin which uses overpass syntax to populate layers. However, if you need areas then directly running queries in Overpass-turbo and downloading the geojson is more appropriate.

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