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Indicates whether a feature is in shade. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Status: unspecified

The key shade=* indicates the presence of shade. Most often used on a way tagged with highway=* but sensible on many other ways, too.

Recommended use

shade=yes: The feature is in shade.
shade=no: The feature in not in shade.

shade=* can be used on nodes, ways, areas or relations.

Common combinations

Combinations on ways


Combinations on nodes


This article is to document actual usage of the tag. It has not been announced or voted for.


Ways not in shade (shade=no)edit

Ways in shade (shade=yes)edit

See also