OSM Automatic Geocoding
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|OSM Automatic Geocoding|
|Summary||Automatic geocoding for Open Street Maps users|
|Mod Updated||16 nov 2020|
|Download stats||Montrer les statistiques|
|Mod Support||TNG Community Forums|
|Latest Mod||v22.214.171.124a for TNG v12 - v126.96.36.199b for TNG 13+|
|Min TNG V||n.c|
|Max TNG V||v12+|
Purpose of the Mod
If you have not purchased a Google Maps key and you use an another map provider, this Mod allows you to automatically geo-code locations that do not yet have coordinates.
It uses the [Nominatim API] for Open Street Map
Author : Michel Kirsch from Charleroi-Hainaut-Belgium. and Rob Severijns for Dutch translation
A TNG v12.2.0 installation in working order. Mod [Open Street Map] does NOT have to be installed.
IMPORTANT : Before installing
Before installing, it is judicious to make a backup copy of the files that will be modified by this mod.
TNG Modules Impacted
The following TNG Modules are modified, and should be backed up prior to installing this mod:
- Unzip the received file directly in the "mods" sub directory of your TNG installation.
- Via Mod Manager, install the Mod.
- Uninstall and eventually Delete the current Mod.
- Proceed as for an installation with the new Mod.
In the event of a problem
- Try using the Mod Manager Remove capability
- Copy the backup of the affected files back to your TNG directory
- Retry. If the problem persists, open an issue in the TNG Community Forums or on the page of Michel Kirsch. At worst, send a mail to
Historic of modifications
|v188.8.131.52b||16 nov 2020||The "Geocoding" tab is now visible everywhere. Automatic geocoding is working again. Dutch translations|
|v184.108.40.206a||25 sep 2020||TNG 13 version|
|v220.127.116.11a||25 aug 2020||Add a line indicating how many places are not geocoded (see screenshot) + Dutch translation|
|v18.104.22.168||18 aug 2020||Modify code for queriyng Nominatim API. Old code receives no more answers.|
|v22.214.171.124a||10 jun 2020||Added a condition to display the 'geocode' tab when Google Maps is installed.|
|v126.96.36.199||30 Apr 2020||Modifying conditions when geoignore is set to 1.|
|v188.8.131.52||01 Apr 2020||First online version.|
The new line indicates how many places are not yet geocoded.
Sites using this mod
If you download and install this mod, please add your TNG site to the table below:
If you have any problem to do it, send me a mail...