Mapuploader 5
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Mapuploader 5.51+ Commands

You can automate the process of splitting , creating & launching a map using a script.

<mapuploader>version number</mapuploader>

<file>c:\xxx-latest.osm.pbf</file>

Files can have following extensions: pbb , osm , o5m, mp

<mapname>map</mapname>

Mapname is required and cannot be empty

<basecamp>yes</basecamp>

If not added,default is no

options : yes , no

<mapsource>yes</mapsource>

same as basecamp

<fid>auto</fid>

Essential:

use number or auto

<FID>1243</FID>

numbers must not have been used before


<mapid>12345678</mapid>

must be 8 digits , no letters

<gmapsupp>yes<gmapsupp>

Default is no

<gmapsupp_name>gmap</gmapsupp_name>

name of gmapsupp.img

<country>My Country</country>

Enter name of country

<description> </description>

<split>no</split>

Use option no if you require to use specific tiles

Option yes not needed : Can to combine this option with <split_file>

If no split file is specified the currentb one is used.


<split_file>name of archived tiles</split_file>

Use this option when selecting individual tiles

Use with <split>no</split>

<save_tiles>name</save_tiles>

Tiles created are archived under name given.


<maxnodes>800000 </maxnodes>

Not essential


<memory>28000</memory>

Not essential:


<contours>yes</contours>

Other options

<contours>clip</contours>

Contours are clipped to map area preventing them to 'stick out'

No need to follow this with <contours>use_clip</contours>

<contours>use_clip</contours>

Use previously clipped files


<dem>yes</dem>

default: no dem


<hgt>auto</hgt>

Imporftant to use this option when using Contours or DEM

when set to auto , it searches folders 1-5 else starte number of folder,ie

<hgt>2</hgt> This searches for hght files in the second of your hgt folders - see Contours/Dem,Settings


<typ>[path]</typ>

Requires full path

other option: <typ>current</typ>

This uses current TYP file


<style>[name of style]</style>

needs name of style , NOT directory, ie

<style>default</style>

<style>current</style> uses current style

<launch>yes</launch>

Will automatically register and launch map - will only work if

a) Mapsource or Basecamp are on your PC

b) You have administrative rights to access registry

c) Check setting of display level - see below

<detail> </detail>

Use this to define your display level when launching Mapsource/Basecamp 64bit only

Acceptable values: lowest,lower,low,medium,high,higher,highest

ie <detail>medium</detail>

Should be used in combination with <launch>


<nsis>yes</nsis>

If you want to create a setup file for your map , then use this option.

Mapuploader needs to have pointers to makensis.exe in Settings

option> </option>

requires a number 1/8 or ''no'

Numbers correspond to number given to option

<url> </url>

needs full path.

Example :<url>http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/great-britain/england/devon-latest.osm.pbf</url>


<download_path></download_path>

Path points to where you want the pbf to be saved

Example: <download_path>c:\downloads</download_path>

<size>[number]m/g</size>

m=megabytes g=gigabytes

example : <size>123m</size> or <size>3.2g</size>

This command is not essential but provides some indication of how much has been downloaded.

<overwrite>yes</overwrite>

setting this to 'yes' automatically deletes existing pbf file

<active_route>[number]</active_route>

#1 Driving 2 Motor Cycling 3 Walking 4 Bicycling 5 Trucking 6 Direct 7 Hiking 8 Mountaineering
#9 Tour Cycling 10 Mountain Biking 11 ATV 12 Dirt Biking 13 RV 14 Off Roading


Example <active_route>4</active_route> # Cycling

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