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[mkgmap-dev] Question regarding house numbers

From Clinton Gladstone clinton.gladstone at googlemail.com on Wed Jun 2 11:49:18 BST 2010

Sorry for not replying earlier: I started to answer but then got distracted.

What I wanted to write, is exactly what you mentioned in your
self-comment: You have to use a POI type which support address data

Regarding naming, I will have to check again. I seem to recall that
the calculated name from the polygons file gets added to the POI. Try
to set the name in the polygons file, and see if that makes a


On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:35 PM, Daniela Duerbeck
<daniela.duerbeck at gmx.de> wrote:
> Selfcomment.
>> I have this in my points file:
>> addr:housenumber=* {name '${name} (${addr:street} ${addr:housenumber}
>> ${addr:postcode} ${addr:city})' | '${addr:street} ${addr:housenumber}
>> ${addr:postcode} ${addr:city}'} [0x7100 resolution 24]
> The problem was to choose a number that gets no address info from
> Garmin. With 0x3217 it works.
> The line above seems to copy the address info into the name and this
> works also for numbers that wont't get address info but it doesn't work
> for POIs that generated with add-pois-to-areas. There the default name
> cannot be overwritten, that's why I get the German word "Punkt".
> Correct me if I am wrong.
> Dani
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