Sometimes, long labels are not split in 2 (or more) lines #239

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emilde opened this Issue Oct 18, 2013 · 0 comments

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emilde commented Oct 18, 2013

This applies e.g. for place=state or place=city.
On the other hand, for place=town or place=country, the names are split in 2 lines.

The effect of state names not being split can be seen e.g. here:
http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=5/51.645/18.962
State names in Poland, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine tend to be very long and overlap into the neighbouring states.

The effect of City names not being split becomes most obvious in countries with a 2-language tradition (e.g. Japan), where cities are named "Local_name (internat.Name)". This can become quite long and interfere with neighbouring cities more than necessary.

Thanks for the great work you're doing, openstreetmap-carto!

matthijsmelissen added a commit to matthijsmelissen/openstreetmap-carto that referenced this issue Sep 27, 2014

@gravitystorm gravitystorm closed this in #993 Oct 6, 2014

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