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OpenStreetMap Background Map Menu Option Not Available


Published: 01 Oct 2014
Last Modified Date: 27 Jul 2016

Issue

When accessing the Background Map menu options, OpenStreetMap is not an available option.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Cause

OpenStreetMap layers are automatically added after adding the file to the Mapsources folder in the My Tableau Repository.

Additional Information

OpenStreetMap provides the following information used to create Tableau Desktop map tiles: road lines, land, land cover, and worldwide park and wildlife land use: OpenStreetMap WMS
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