Key:support

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Clock-1.jpg
Description
Type of support for certain features Edit or translate this description.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: in use

This tag describes what supports a certain feature.

Values

  • support=pole (some use support=poles) The feature is supported by one or more poles.
  • support=power_pole Supported by a power pole.
  • support=post Found in taginfo, is this used as a synonym for pole? wikipedia:post (FIXME)
  • support=wall The feature is supported by a wall.
  • support=wall_mounted The feature is mounted on a wall. (FIXME: what is the difference?)
  • support=fence The feature is supported by a fence.
  • support=scaffold The feature is supported by a scaffold.
  • support=ceiling The feature is supported by a ceiling.
  • support=ground The feature is directly put on the ground.
  • support=pedestal The feature is supported by a pedestal.
  • support=billboard The feature is part of a billboard.
  • support=tree Supported by some part of a tree, usually the trunk, but please be more specific.
  • support=tree_trunk (some use support=trunk) Supported by the trunk of a tree.
  • support=tree_branch Supported by the branch of a tree (as seen with many bird feeders and nests).
  • support=wire, support=suspended Found in taginfo, probably both refer to wire suspension (FIXME)
  • support=roof Supported by the roof of a building.
  • support=rock Supported by a rock.
  • support=column Found in taginfo, please clarify (FIXME) wikipedia:column

Suggested values

The following new values have been suggested by User:Barnes38:

  • support=street_furniture The feature is part of a street furniture.
  • support=street_furniture:transit_shelter The feature is part of a transit shelter.
  • support=street_furniture:newspaper_kiosk The feature is part of a newspaper kiosk.
  • support=street_furniture:flower_kiosk The feature is part of a flower kiosk.
  • support=street_furniture:information The feature is part of an information street furniture, billboard, or poster box for example.
  • support=street_furniture:map The feature is part of a map board.
  • support=street_furniture:bench The feature is part of a bench.
  • support=street_furniture:trash The feature is part of a feature is part of a trash bin.
  • support=street_furniture:recycling The feature is part of a recycling container or disposal.
  • support=street_furniture:clock The feature is part of a clock.
  • support=street_furniture:toilets The feature is part of a toilets.
  • support=street_furniture:street_lamp The feature is part of a street lamp.

Examples

Photo Tags Note
Support post.jpg advertising=board
support=post
An advertising board, supported by a post.
Support mast.jpg advertising=flag
support=pole
An advertising flag, supported by a pole.
Pipeline Marker Fin Cover.jpg pipeline=marker
substance=gas
pipeline:ref=4W 020000
ref=129
support=pole
cover=fin
Gas pipeline marker, mounted on a pole.
Support pole.jpg advertising=board
support=pole
An information electronic billboard, supported by a pole.
Support poles.jpg advertising=billboard
support=pole
A billboard, supported by two poles.
Support trunk.jpg advertising=billboard
support=pole
A billboard, supported by a rectangular pole.
Support scaffold.jpg advertising=tarp
support=scaffold
A tarp, supported by a scaffold.
support=ceiling
Support wall.jpg advertising=billboard
support=wall
An advertising billboard, supported by a wall.
Clock-6.jpg
amenity=clock
support=wall_mounted
Analog clock, mounted on a wall.
Clock-2.jpg amenity=clock
support=billboard
display=digital
thermometer=yes
A digital clock, mounted on a billboard.
Pipeline Marker Ground.jpg pipeline=marker
substance=gas
pipeline:ref=1W 1063000HL
ref=36
support=ground
operator=Niogas
A (very old) marker stone located on the ground.
French gas pipeline ground marker.jpg pipeline=marker
substance=gas
ref=299
support=pedestal
operator=GRT gaz
phone=0800-246102
Pipeline marker on a pedestal, France.