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    plotaroute admin   Friday 12 Mar 2021 09:07:06

    Thanks for that suggestion José. We've added it to our Feature Requests list where people can vote for it (number 109).

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    Jose Manuel Valverde   Thursday 11 Mar 2021 17:11:04

    Hi John,

    I would go further. Sometimes, the available map tiles sometimes do not  show the POIs we find in other sites. For example fountains, shelters, cabbins ...

    I think it would be nice if we could have a personal (?) layer in which we could upload a list of POIs, format and POI types would be those you define. This layer may appear on top of the map tiles and be used as an indication.

    Best regards and please, continue doing a good job.

    José Manuel

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    plotaroute admin   Friday 30 Aug 2019 09:03:55

    There isn't that level of flexibility unfortunately - the map tiles are static images that are pre-rendered, so can't be changed on the fly.

    John

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    Davy Van Peteghem   Thursday 29 Aug 2019 14:14:44

    Hi,

     

    I do not know how the POI's within OSM work, but isn't it possible to show a certain poi-subset from a lower zoom-level, or are the zoom-levels within OSM automatically configured?

    If it would be possible to show the OSM POI's, there would be no need for an external dataset.

     

    To be clear ... I know almost nothing about website and OSM programming :-)

     

    Davy

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    plotaroute admin   Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 10:21:26

    Hi Davy,

    Thanks for this suggestion, I can see how this would be helpful. We've updated the Feature Request you referred to so that it now covers a range of POI's. It mainly comes down to whether a global dataset is available for this data and how much this would cost to set up. 

    John

     

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    Davy Van Peteghem   Tuesday 27 Aug 2019 21:26:38

    Hi,

     

    In the feature request, there is a request to highlight the café's on the map.

    Instead of just highlighting 1 type of POI, it would be usefull to select a POI-type to highlight.

     

    For example.

    I am importing long cycling routes and would like to split this in multiple day trips.

    To do this I try to split this in equal parts based on the available campsites or hotels along the route.

    As campsites are only visible at high zoom-levels, it is a lot of work to search them and try to split the route in equal parts.

     

    It would be really usefull to select a certain type of POI to be visible at lower zoom-levels.

     

    Kind regards,

    Davy Van Peteghem

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