As far as the code blocks, backticks only work on inline code,
unfortunately. You can indent long stretches of code by indenting a
line or all lines 4 spaces.
So, in the datasource inspector in TileMill, you can see the
column N5 and it's specifically N5? The
column selection is case-sensitive. Are you running TileMill from
the OSX executable?
If you're running the OSX executable, can you open Window ->
Console from the .app and see if there are any error messages while
you're viewing the style? If Mapnik can't find the column, it'll
log a list of columns that it can find and that you can
No, I'm running ubuntu. Where can I find the error console
I'm familiar with case sensitivity of unix based systems and it
really is N5 which is right there in bold letters.
(It also could be that there is something wrong with the shape-file
or the dbf because the color assignment for one of the polygons
within this layer is not working even though it is definitely