nik4(1) Tile-aware Mapnik image renderer


nik4 [-h] [--version] [-z ZOOM] [-p PPI] [--factor FACTOR] [-s SCALE] [-b Xmin Ymin Xmax Ymax] [-a PAPER] [-d W H] [-x W H] [--norotate] [-m MARGIN] [-c X Y] [--fit FIT] [--padding PADDING] [--layers LAYERS] [--add-layers ADD_LAYERS] [--hide-layers HIDE_LAYERS] [--url URL] [--ozi OZI] [--wld WLD] [-t {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}] [--just-tiles] [-v] [-f FMT] [--base BASE] [--vars [VARS [VARS ...]]] [--fonts [FONTS [FONTS ...]]] style output


nik4 is a Python script to generate images with Mapnik.


Positional arguments:
Style file for Mapnik
Resulting image file

Optional arguments:

-h, --help
Show usage information and exit
Show program's version number and exit
-z ZOOM, --zoom ZOOM
Target zoom level
-p PPI, --ppi PPI, --dpi PPI
Pixels per inch (alternative to scale)
--factor FACTOR
Scale factor (affects ppi, default=1)
-s SCALE, --scale SCALE
Scale as in 1:100000 (specifying ppi is recommended)
-b Xmin Ymin Xmax Ymax, --bbox Xmin Ymin Xmax Ymax
Bounding box
-a PAPER, --paper PAPER
Paper format: -a +4 for landscape A4, -a -4 for portrait A4, -a letter for autorotated US Letter
-d W H, --size W H
Target dimensions in mm (one 0 allowed)
-x W H, --size-px W H
Target dimensions in pixels (one 0 allowed)
Do not swap width and height for bbox
-m MARGIN, --margin MARGIN
Amount in mm to reduce paper size
-c X Y, --center X Y
Center of an image
--fit FIT
Fit layers in the map, comma-separated
--padding PADDING
Margin for layers in --fit (default=5), mm
--layers LAYERS
Map layers to render, comma-separated
--add-layers ADD_LAYERS
Map layers to include, comma-separated
--hide-layers HIDE_LAYERS
Map layers to hide, comma-separated
--url URL
URL of a map to center on
--ozi OZI
Generate ozi map file
--wld WLD
Generate world file
-t {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}, --tiles {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}
Write N×N tiles, then join using ImageMagick
Do not join tiles, instead write ozi/wld file for each
-v, --debug
Display calculated values
-f FMT, --format FMT
Target file format (by default looks at extension)
--base BASE
Base path for style file, in case it's piped to STDIN
--vars [VARS [VARS ...]]
List of variables (name=value) to substitute in style file (use ${name:default})
--fonts [FONTS [FONTS ...]]
List of full path to directories containing fonts