User talk:Apm-wa

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OSM on paper

Hi Apm-wa, thank you for your write-up of how you produced a big map on your printer! I have placed your tutorial into a new sub page: OSM on Paper/Printing via Maperitive, Easy Poster Printer and Microsoft ICE. It is better suited there, since it is a full tutorial-style, too big for the root page OSM on Paper. It would be nice if you could add some missing links and improve the wiki formatting. --Aseerel4c26 (talk) 09:29, 4 June 2016 (UTC)

That's great, thanks for doing that. Improving the wiki format is a project for the future--will get to it as soon as I can. FYI we are producing 1.5 meter by 1.5 meter wall maps of Ashgabat city using this technique, and I'm happy to share the Maperitive style file with anyone interested in reproducing it. --Apm-wa (talk) 12:24, 4 June 2016 (UTC)
A big map, wow! :-)
Just upload the style file somewhere to a persistent storage or, maybe better, just paste the text onto a new wiki page - e.g. this one: OSM on Paper/Printing via Maperitive, Easy Poster Printer and Microsoft ICE/Ashgabat city Maperitive style file) and insert the link. Don't worry about the displayed format of the file. I will fix it for you then. It may be useful just to look into for someone. --Aseerel4c26 (talk) 14:32, 4 June 2016 (UTC)
I tried adding text to the wiki page but even with a nowiki tag the formatting of the style sheet gets completely messed up--since it runs to 32 pages or so if printed, it would be a lot of work for you to reformat it. Do you have a suggestion for a server (persistent storage) where I could place a copy of the style file? That would probably be a more elegant solution anyway. --Apm-wa (talk) 04:38, 5 June 2016 (UTC)
Just save it on this wiki page, do not care about how it looks. Sadly our file upload here does only accept images and office documents. I do not know (not now) a free storage which keeps the files (nearly) forever. --Aseerel4c26 (talk) 18:41, 5 June 2016 (UTC)
OK, have done. --Apm-wa (talk) 01:08, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
formatted (should be copy&paste-able now) and linked in the page in case someone would like to have a direct download. --Aseerel4c26 (talk) 20:49, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
Most excellent! Thank you! --Apm-wa (talk) 01:00, 7 June 2016 (UTC)