ohsomeTools: ohsome API QGIS Plugin
- ohsomeTools: ohsome API QGIS Plugin
Per default the QGIS native temporal feature (version >= 3.14) is activated, if the result contains suitable geometries.
The Temporal Controller can be accessed via
Note, only QGIS >= v3.14 is supported.
Set of tools to use the ohsome API in QGIS.
ohsomeTools gives you easy access to the following API endpoints:
- Elements Aggregation
- Users Aggregation
- Contributions Aggregation
- Elements Extraction
- Elements Full History Extraction
- Contributions Extraction
For additional information on how to use the individual GUI elements:
The [API Documentation](API Endpoints) offers plenty of resources on how to use the API. You can use the information analog for the QGIS plugin.
In case of issues/bugs, please use the issue tracker.
- Host your own local docker instance of the ohsome API for faster usage.
- Check out the ohsome dashboard or ohsomeHeX (the OSM History Explorer) to get an idea of what is possible by using the ohsome API.
Use QGIS to query OSM data with defining spatial and temporal requests by using the ohsome API.
The current state offers only GUI related requests with limited batch functionalities.
The API is free of charge and doesn't require any registration or API-Key.
For faster results without size or time limits by the public API it is possible to host a private instance by using a local Dockerized ohsome API.
Configuration takes place either from the Web menu entry ohsomeTools ► Provider settings. Or from Config button in the GUI.
QGIS version: min. v3.14
Install via QGIS repository
Install from the QGis-plugin-manager. Just search for ohsomeTools and click install.
Plugins -> Manage and Install Plugins -> Not Installed -> Search for "OhsomeTools" -> Click "Install Plugin"
Install via private QGIS repository
Open the repository manager:
Plugins -> Manage and Install Plugins -> Settings -> Scroll down to "Plugin Repositories" -> Press Add
Insert and apply the following details for a new private qgis repository:
Name: ohsomeTools URL: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/GIScience/ohsome-qgis-plugin/main/qgis-private-release.xml Parameters: Should be at least "?qgis=3.14". If it is lower than .14 please upgrade your QGIS. Authentication: Leave empty Enabled: Check.
Go to all and search for "ohsome". The plugin should appear as "ohsomeTools". Click and install. If it tells you "There is a new update available", just ignore it.
Install manually from GitHub
- Download ZIP file from GitHub
- Unzip folder contents and copy
- Mac OS:
This project is published under the GPLv3 license, see LICENSE.md for details.
Before adding new commits make sure pre-commit is installed
https://pre-commit.com#install and the following commands
need to be executed inside the repository:
pre-commit clean pre-commit install pre-commit install-hooks
Before committing run the hooks on all files:
pre-commit run --all-files