Labels

nvkelso edited this page Oct 2, 2012 · 7 revisions
  • Use Dymo to place labels "like a cartographer would".

  • Use Skeletron to remove duplicate street labels along dual-carriageway (separated highways, boulevards, etc).

  • Get placename data from Natural Earth (generalized world cities), GeoNames.org, or USGS / US Census.

  • Map Label Style Manual - Abbreviations, nicknames, foreign terms, translations, transliterations, diacritical marks, suggested placements, and more

  • Project „Multilingual Maps“ Design Documentation - By Jochen Topf and Tim Alder, via OSM.

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