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Title: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on May 01, 2012, 02:26:47
hiking map theme

this theme is massively inspired by hiking maps from http://http://www.freemap.sk and supposed to render in very similar way.
latest version: 0.6 (available here: viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1871#p12497 (http://forum.locusmap.eu/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1871#p12497))

main features:
- handy for outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, etc...
- supports maps with terrain contour lines  (http://forum.asamm.cz/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1839 (http://forum.asamm.cz/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1839))
- some new patterns
- rendering order changed slighty (tunnels, military area, etc...)
- landuse rendering is more fancy (more colors)

howto:
- extract "hiking.zip" into ".../Locus/mapsVector/_themes/"
- activate theme in locus in "Settings / Map - advanced / Theme of the maps"

maps with terrain contour lines available here:
http://forum.asamm.cz/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1839 (http://forum.asamm.cz/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1839)

@menion - feel free to publish in locus shop
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking
Post by: jurajs on May 02, 2012, 20:41:46
hiking map theme v0.2

what's changed:
- paths, footways and steps are wider and more visible
- mountain peaks are more visible now
- piste areas and tracks are still there but transparency is much higher
- fixed most of color mistakes
- some other bugs
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking
Post by: jurajs on May 02, 2012, 21:03:07
one more fancy screenshot of high tatras map generated using hiking v2 theme and brotbuexe's "[MAP Overlay] Hikebikemap Hill shade" overlay.
the results are reeeealy HOT ! ;-)

EDIT: removed image due to forum quota exceeded .... SORRY
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.1, v0.2, v0.3
Post by: jurajs on May 07, 2012, 19:15:03
hiking map theme v0.3

what's changed:
- all the object types mentioned below are now defined to display at lower zoom levels according to this list.
Code: [Select]
bus_stop zoom-appear="15"
cafe zoom-appear="16"
drinking_water zoom-appear="15"
fast_food zoom-appear="16"
parking zoom-appear="16"
pharmacy zoom-appear="16"
place_of_worship zoom-appear="15"
pub zoom-appear="16"
restaurant zoom-appear="15"
supermarket zoom-appear="15"
halt zoom-appear="15"
tram_stop zoom-appear="15"
alpine_hut zoom-appear="14"
attraction zoom-appear="16"
hostel zoom-appear="15"
hotel zoom-appear="15"
information zoom-appear="15"
viewpoint zoom-appear="15"

maps that can be used with this theme you can find here: viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1839&p=11684#p11684 (http://forum.asamm.cz/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1839&p=11684#p11684)
please note that tag-mapping.xml just changed on 7th of May, therefore maps supporting these "features" will be issued after 8th of May.

enjoy
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.1, v0.2, v0.3, v0.4
Post by: jurajs on May 11, 2012, 10:53:00
hiking map theme v0.4

what's changed:
- national park boundaries
- added fancy pinky transparent administrative boundaries
- vineyard areas added (+pattern)
- minor fixes
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.5
Post by: jurajs on May 11, 2012, 17:13:04
hiking map theme v0.5

what's changed:
- motorways and trunks clearly visible also on lower zooms (e.g. <12)
- tunnels now overlaying some more areas (zoo, camp, parking, etc... )
- adjusted colors and fonts for highways
- fixed administrative boundaries
- changed military area pattern and added boundary lines
- some other bugs
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on May 19, 2012, 12:28:10
hiking map theme v0.6

what's changed:
- another fix for administrative boundaries
- added symbols and rules: tower, power_tower, mini_roundabout, lighthouse
- highway/trunk thickness adjustment
- correct order of road types for better overlaping
- village/town/city captions are now visible on lower zooms (not perfect, but i tried to do my best)
- added rules for protected areas boundaries (but i guess this needs some more testing)
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: gynta on May 19, 2012, 12:42:15
any ideas?
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on May 19, 2012, 12:45:35
bad elevation data....
sorry about that, but thats not my fault...
blame nasa ;-)
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: ukuest on May 20, 2012, 10:16:56
Thanks, jurajs!
Very nice. Working well.

The village captions are now visible in most cases.  
(If you want to keep working on this and you need an example where it is still not working:
at N 49°26.703' E 06°57.895' "Thalexweiler" and "Schellenbach" disappear in level 14).

At the moment I can only see one thing that I might want to have improved or changed in your theme:
Small tracks or footpaths (I don't know the correct terminology) - the ones that are striped - are not easy to see at level 13. This is a bit of a pity, because these tracks are the most important ones for us hikers. At 14, their visibility is improved, but still they could be a bit easier to see. Maybe make their colour a bit stronger?
(Could be that my "problem" here is the high screen resolution of my Galaxy Note, on most other devices resolution is lower.)

Other than this small point, I am very happy with your work, can't wait to test it out for real soon (my hiking holidays start 1st June) - thanks a lot.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: theonlytruth on May 20, 2012, 14:21:26
Hey jurajs,
thanks for your nice work. Is there a feature implemented which looks for the colour of the way and uses this for rendering?

There is a tagging sheme for  hiking ways: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/DE:O ... ag_steuern (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/DE:OSMC_Reitkarte#Wandermarkierungen_direkt_per_Tag_steuern)

This tells to use a tag like this: osmc:symbol=red:white:red_bar:FW:gray.
In this the first part after the "=" describes the main colour (here red). Maybe the using of this for rendering could be possible in a next version.

I'm hoping for implementation :)
Thanks.
Carsten

Edit: What I didn't thought about was that this tag is not in the way but in the relation. So I don't know how to realize this. Maybe you know better ;)
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on May 20, 2012, 22:20:24
i am glad that you guys like it.
thanks for your hints, i will try to have a look soon.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: PeeKay on May 22, 2012, 12:05:05
for your info: maybe i found a (little) problem with this theme...

See attachments below:
with vector maps "germany" or "alps" (latest versions by "jurajs"), i see at zoom levels 12 and 13 some "crosses" on the map (i mean this are the borders of the tiles, right?). In lower or higher zoom levels, there are no "crosses" seen. Important: This "crosses" are only visible at aeras with contour lines, not at "flat regions".

Is that a problem within the theme, or the map, or the combination of both?

attachments:
map: vector map "germany 2012-15-05" by jurajs
first picture: zoom level 12
second picture: zoom level 13
left side: theme "hiking_v06"
right side: theme "classic map"
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on May 22, 2012, 14:01:32
@ gynta: please try if the same issue is also on austria_switzerland map or it is only on alps ... ?
@ PeeKay: are you completely sure that you are using latest map of germany from 15th of May ? that one should be OK/much better. (not able to test it by myself right now) I have also say that this has nothing to do with theme itself, i still believe that it is a bug in mapsforge lib.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on May 22, 2012, 14:14:35
@ PeeKay: tested ! its OK. If you are still experiencing the "crosses" on the map, you should try to delete cache located here: Locuscachemapvector

Jurajs
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: PeeKay on May 22, 2012, 18:25:07
Better, but not really fixed!
@jurajs: you're right, i had not the latest version... shame on me! (my version was 900MB, your latest 921MB)

Now i've downloaded the germany map again, insert it new in Locus, clear the cache, and:
the "crosses" are still visible, but not so intensive that before. now it looks like "little straight shadows". See attachment below.

If i switch to theme "classic map" the viewing is OK, no crosses ... but also no contour lines ;)

Because it's now much better. i think it's OK for me... problem solved. ;)
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: gynta on May 22, 2012, 19:02:24
Quote from: "jurajs"
bad elevation data....
sorry about that, but thats not my fault...
blame nasa ;-)
Talking with Lieutenant McMuffin - (NASA Headquarter 300 E Street Southwest  Washington, DC)
He also has no clue.
Whats next?  :mrgreen:

This bug not appears in the austria/swiss map
btw
in a closer view, you can see some line interruptions
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on May 22, 2012, 19:27:01
hi gynta...

now it is much clearer to me.

alps are combination of sources: dec1 from viewfinderpanoramas and dec3 from nasa. in this case it seems that combining dec1 and dec3 sources is causing a deep (realy deep) and perfectly staight canyon across the land ;-)  

at+ch is combination of sources: dec3 from VFP and dec3 from nasa. here it looks like that there is slightly different elevation data. viewfinderpanoramas should me a bit more precise and should not contain "black holes" - thats how I am calling null data areas. but VFP are  available for some regions only.

i guess there is no chance to have totally perfect elevation data at the moment. You can tell mr. McMuffin that they are not providing complete data ;-) and you can still blame nasa too ;-)

btw: similar lines are also near high tatras in SK (dec1/dec3 edge line) and I dont really care. you Austrians are bloody perfectionsts too ... something like German perfectionists :mrgreen:

jurajs
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: ppiter on July 02, 2012, 19:34:38
The hiking theme is very helpful for me. Thank you!
What I'm missing are powerlines. If I integrate power:line and power:pole in the theme it is just the same. No powerlines on the map.

Another problem is I want to see some nodes on lower zoom levels. So I tried to change
         <rule e="node" k="amenity" v="restaurant" zoom-min="15">
            <symbol src="file:/symbols/restaurant.png" />
         </rule>
to          <rule e="node" k="amenity" v="restaurant" zoom-min="13">
            <symbol src="file:/symbols/restaurant.png" />
         </rule>
but nothing happens. Where is my mistake?
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: tommi on July 02, 2012, 20:32:08
Only stuff which was put to the generated map (defined in tag-mapping.xml) can be displayed.
I guess that restaurants are only contained in the map starting at zoom level 15.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on July 05, 2012, 10:48:28
@tommy62: exactly
@ppiter: see 1st post. details about changes in tag-maping.xml are described there.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: ppiter on July 06, 2012, 16:13:00
Ok, thank you guys. I thought only the settings in the  hiking theme decide on which layer the objects are shown. So there is no chance to have powerlines on the map?
Do you have an idea where the whole process of making a map is shown? Easy to understand for newbies and not for experts?
Thanks ppiter
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: jurajs on July 10, 2012, 19:19:31
hi ppiter...
maybe you can have a look here:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osmo ... iled_Usage (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osmosis/Detailed_Usage)
and here:
http://code.google.com/p/mapsforge/wiki ... dMapWriter (http://code.google.com/p/mapsforge/wiki/GettingStartedMapWriter)
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: ppiter on July 12, 2012, 14:04:09
Hi jurajs,

thankx for the links. But this is for experts only. I am no programmer and I want to understand from user's point of view.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: gazoox on July 13, 2012, 17:55:25
very good work
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: Loxy on July 21, 2012, 21:15:46
nice theme, thanks for posting! I just downloaded and it works great.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: marc07 on August 10, 2012, 11:35:06
the hiking theme is really great, thanks!
is it possible to expand the theme still so that you can see the difficulty of the trail (sac_scale), as tracktype. If the information sac_scale at all in the vector map Alps?
Thanks marc07
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: wvmarle on December 22, 2012, 19:09:42
Just installed this theme in combination with the maps from http://www.openandromaps.org (http://www.openandromaps.org)

Seems to work - finally I got contour lines again, so no need to rely on my nearly two year old download of OpenCycleMap any more :-) Thanks for the great work!

One issue I found with the theme is that the sea is rendered white, so it's very hard to see where the land ends, and where the sea begins. Other waters (lakes, rivers) are rendered blue... would really appreciate if that could be addressed in a future version.

In a side note, I also found vector maps on http://download.geofabrik.de/ (http://download.geofabrik.de/) and managed to convert these pbf files to something Locus can handle. Much more up to date (openandromaps is two months old for my area) but no contour info?!
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: gynta on December 22, 2012, 21:39:20
Quote from: "wvmarle"
Just installed this theme in combination with the maps from http://www.openandromaps.org (http://www.openandromaps.org)
Seems to work - finally I got contour lines again, so no need to rely on my nearly two year old download of OpenCycleMap any more :-) Thanks for the great work!
You can also try these two themes from openandromaps.org :
cycle&hike -> http://www.openandromaps.org/wp-content ... aps_hc.zip (http://www.openandromaps.org/wp-content/files/themes/locus/andromaps_hc.zip)
MTB -> http://www.openandromaps.org/wp-content ... ps_mtb.zip (http://www.openandromaps.org/wp-content/files/themes/locus/andromaps_mtb.zip)
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: wvmarle on December 27, 2012, 19:26:56
Thanks, I got the cycle&hike theme already. A very clear one.
Problem with that one though is that all trails look the same, no distinction between the more proper trails and really rough trails. And that's a big issue for Hong Kong's situation.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: tommi on December 27, 2012, 19:52:42
Quote from: "wvmarle"
Thanks, I got the cycle&hike theme already. A very clear one.
Problem with that one though is that all trails look the same, no distinction between the more proper trails and really rough trails. And that's a big issue for Hong Kong's situation.
in this case you should complain on openandromaps.org, there is a support section now from the author.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: Hedaja on January 07, 2013, 18:57:22
Hi
I tried to modify your theme a bit to fit my needs. I wanted to show rock_shelters on lower zoom levels and with another symbol.
But it won't show on the map.
I made it like this :http://https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0wmgpmocu45i48d/cxYjNaKgCo

My vector map is sachsen.map from mapsforge (http://http://ftp.mapsforge.org/maps/europe/)

I hope you can help me

greetings Christian
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: tommi on January 07, 2013, 19:03:18
Quote from: "Hedaja"
Hi
I tried to modify your theme a bit to fit my needs. I wanted to show rock_shelters on lower zoom levels and with another symbol.
But it won't show on the map.
Hi Hedaja/Christian,
did you consider that items can only be displayed if they are contained in the map at the wished zoom level?
To find if your change is ok in general you could try to change the xml to show the rock_shelters at the original zoom level with your different symbol.
Title: Re: [Theme] Hiking v0.6
Post by: Hedaja on January 07, 2013, 21:06:04
i expected something lik that...
I chane it to the standard level but it doesn't work....I think the key isn't implemented in the vectormap