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Extract a polyline f rom a geoserver shapefile

I've been Googling my question for 3-4 hours now but I couldn't come up with an answer. So I have a GeoServer which contains a shape file with some roads on it. Is it possible to programmatically ...
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Bing Map Tiles 3D buildings

When I view bing maps in the browser 3d buildings are displayed If I load BingMap tiles using their API or in OpenLayers, leaflet etc, no buildings are displayed. Are the maps tiles with 3D ...
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Wrapdateline support in Openlayers for Bing baselayers

I have setup the Bing map as the base layer. I want to have a continuous horizontal panning, so I have added the wrapDateline option in Openlayer for OpenLayers.Layer.Bing map type. However, afer the ...
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which framework is good for closed intranet [closed]

My requirement is simple. By latitude/longitude, draw icon on the map, draw a line between two icons.I may need put a customer picture over the map. It is not difficult by google map javascript or ...
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Are there trade offs between using a geohash vs using a quadkey as a spatial index?

QuadKey Bing Maps uses a quadkey structure for their tiling scheme. Here is an overview of the concept http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb259689.aspx. GeoHash A geohash seems to be the more ...
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Strange structures appear inside dry river in Egypt [closed]

Browsing Google maps site reveal some strange structures inside one of the dry rivers in Egypt near Quesser , what is really interesting is that those structures do not appear on Bing maps . ...
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Place names on maps - why big differences between OSM, Bing and Google? [closed]

The following observations are from clicking between Chrome tabs. Managua, Nicaragua: At zoom 12 with Google Maps, I get about 40 place names. At 12 zoom on OSM, I get about 17, and only two of them ...
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Why is using Bing Maps with QGIS free but not with ArcGIS?

Since the end of 2013 a free use of Bing Maps in ArcGIS is no longer possible. You have to obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. In QGIS (with OpenLayers plugin) it is possible to use Bing ...
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What are people using for Site Location Maps without Bing?

The introduction of Bing Imagery with the release of ArcGIS 10.0 provided a fantastic means to very quickly produce Site Location Maps. Prior to its' introduction, I was using a GIS server connection ...
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How to paint area below certain elevation, using no coding and Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing

How can I show the area below a certain elevation, using Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing Maps or similar end-user application, and no coding? Thanks in advance
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Bing Map REST API is not working

if i place the below URL in my browser http://dev.virtualearth.net/REST/v1/Locations?q=bangalore+karnataka+india&key= The response is below { authenticationResultCode: "ValidCredentials", ...
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Convert from Gauss-Kruger to Bing coordinates / projection

I am trying to convert a shapefile with ogr2ogr from Gauss-Kruger (zone 4) to Bings coordinate system / projection using the advice given in ...
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Can Bing base layers be used with the Mapfish / Geoserver print plugin?

After being able to solve most of my problems just be lurking, I find I now need to come into the light for this one. The headline is pretty explicit. I have been unable to use the mapfish print ...
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How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to access the metadata of Bing Maps in ArcGIS desktop? Any good plug-in or extension?
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Plotting multiple addresses with distance to specific POI

I'm not sure if this is the correct place for this question but here goes. I am getting ready to move to a different city. Right now I have about 80 houses to choose from. One of my parameters for ...
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How do I get ArcGIS tiles to display a single layer when multiple layers are available?

I am using Bing Maps v7 to display layers from an ArcGIS server. The server displays multiple layers as one, but I would like to only display a single layer. Suppose a map service has the layers: ...
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Changing Default Layer Switcher

How can I change layerswitcher properties(radio button) ? So I want to change just like drop down list ?
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Bing Map Aerial Question

I am aware of Microsoft Bing Maps Aerial licensing changes with ArcGIS for Desktop at the end of this year. My question here is why I have two different ArcMap I saved had them in it. One was able ...
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Bing Maps / JavaScript - trying to open InfoBox with the PushPin click event

I am experimenting with the sample code on the Bing SDK site but am unable to get the click event to work with the pushpins I am adding in a JS .each loop that pulls in longitude, latitude coordinates ...
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Please clarify whether I need a Bing api key for this app

In my application I need to use Bing maps as a base map. http://svn.openlayers.org/branches/openlayers/2.11/examples/bing.html(open in IE) I followed this example. For this there is no bing key is ...
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What are the pros and cons of each mashup baselayer? [closed]

I've been making some mashups recently in OpenLayers and find myself naturally favouring OpenStreetMap as a baselayer, I think this is mostly because I like the concept. I realised the other day that ...
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Cache tiles for offline use of Google/Bing aerial maps

I am currently working on a project where QGIS is used for creating and editing vector data and requires a Google or Bing aerial photo layer as a basemap. I can add Google satellite/Bing aerial ...
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How to add push pin on map with mouse click using bing API

I am new to BING API. What my requirement is I have to add a pushpin on my map where the mouse is clicked. I added a map to my web page, created an click event on map and try to add a push pin. But ...
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How to embed a coordinate pair within URL to search OpenStreetMap, Google, Yahoo or Bing Maps

Is there a way to embed a latitude longitude coordinate pair within a url link to search for a location on either OpenStreetMap, Google and/or Bing Maps? I'd like to use the url link within Excel, ...
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Bing map SetCenter doesn't work

Hi everybody am trying to use bing map on my html page using openlayers and geoEXT. the problem is when i change the center of the bing map nothing happens, also when i try to zoom on the map on ...
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bing Basemap Missing

3/26/2014 - Since writing this question, a patch has been released. It can be found here: http://support.esri.com/en/downloads/patches-servicepacks/view/productid/160/metaid/2003 The bing ...
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Fetch Google Map tile, without using Google Map API

Does anyone here know is there any other way to fetch Google map tile, without have to use Google Map API? Microsoft Bing Map does provide Rest API. wonder if possible to with Google Map, Cheer.
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Problem overlaying WFS on top of Bing maps using OpenLayers

I have a simple set of 99 polygons loaded into GeoServer from PostGIS. They were loaded from GeoJSON using ogr2ogr. (I'm using OpenGeo Suite 3.1 if it matters.) When I go to the layer preview and ...
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How to determine the date of the Bing imagery for an area?

Is it possible to determine how current the Bing imagery for a certain area is? I've checked the community blog and searched through the monthly updates, but I could not find my study area. I found ...
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Can I publish a Bing map from OpenLayer Plugin in my thesis?

I have QuantumGIS 1.8.0. I made a map that I'd like to use in my thesis. I made it using Bing road layer map. I found it in open layers plugin. Do I have the rights to publish the map as a part of my ...
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Can I use QGIS plugins in PyQGIS as a stand alone script without iface?

Can I use a qgis plugin especially (openlayers plugin) in stand alone pyqgis script? I don't find examples, just code using iface but that cannot used in stand alone script.
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Bing map v7 adding infobox to georss parser module

Using this plugin (source) to load pins from an xml file, pins get added correctly, but now trying to add infoboxes to each respective pin. In the function that receives the array of pins I'm trying ...
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Web map graphics and performance optimization

With a web map (in this case, Bing Ajax API v7), what's more important for performance - the number of individual map shapes/graphics drawn on the map, or the total number of vertices drawn on the ...
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How can I determine when a Bing map waypoint is going to overlap an existing one, and give the original waypoint a “badge-like” update?

I want to be able to determine when a Bing map waypoint that I want to add is going to overlap an existing one, so that, rather than bunching them all up in one spot like a litter of kittens on a ...
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How do I use a layer of Bing / Google a “WebApplication” in “ArcGIS Server Manager”?

I'm using "ArcGIS Server." I want to publish a "WebApplication". I created a map of my city. I want to have as the background world map with satellite images of "BingMaps" or "GoogleMaps" or "ArcGIS ...
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Can OpenLayers request different language tiles from map providers (eg Bing or Google)?

If I am in the US and my browser locale is en-US, I'll get English language maps by default from Bing. Same thing if I access Bing tiles with OpenLayers. If I change my country/region to (for ...
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Is it possible to access older Bing imagery in ArcGIS 10

I've been using the Bing basemaps in ArcGIS 10. I'm studying bird ecology and have been overlaying bird GPS locations on to Bing imagery to see where the birds go and what habitats they chose. The ...
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Bing maps get Distance between two places

I have referred the sample http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/silverlight/samples/start.htm#BingRouting and developed a Bing maps routing tool on my Silverlight GIS website.. now my client wants me to ...
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How can I synchronize Google Maps, Wikipedia, Mapmyindia, and Bing Maps data on one webpage?

I want to combine maps from Google maps, Wikimapia, Mapmyindia and Bing maps on one web page with synchronization like in Dual Maps. For example, if I pan on Google maps it should show the same ...
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qgis and embedded ajax (bing map)

I need to load in a docked QWebView this html: < html > < body > < iframe width="100%" height="499" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" ...
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Metadata for Bing Maps Aerial in ArcGIS

Is there a way to dynamically pull up metadata on the Bing Maps Aerial web mapping service in ArcGIS? I am working at a 1:245 scale across various locations in OR and CA and need to know if Bing's ...
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How to parse and display KML on Bing maps under SSL

This may seem like a simple question at first, but let me explain. We have several mapping solutions, however one is strictly Bing maps (v6) based. "Use open layers" will not be a possible solution ...
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Layer misalignment with UK Ordnance Survey data and OpenLayers

I am in the UK and my QGIS projects are based on UK Ordnance Survey mapping data and are set up in EPSG:27700. Whenever I have tried dropping an OpenLayers layer (Google Satellite/Bing Maps Aerial) in ...
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Compute Shortest Distance(s) between two points

I am using Mapinfo 11. I want user to be able to find shortest route between two points so that user can travel from point A to point B using these path. Any Idea how to achieve this? Edit: I need to ...
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Data from google maps or bing maps available for offline use? Whole cities, I mean

I was developing some graph-based search algorithms and it would be interesting to use them against some real data. I used openstreetmap against them (downloaded some city-wide OML files from some ...
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Bing's geocoder with GeoPy not returning a zipcode

I'm just getting started with GeoPy and have been running some tests to determine the quality of the different available geocoders. I have noticed that Bing's geocoder is more accurate than Google's ...
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OpenLayers with Google, Bing & MapQuest - Does it violate the terms of service?

to my understanding, you are not allowed to use the Google Maps API to display Google and Bing maps (Layer Toggle) (From the terms of service). However, I'm unclear if I can have an OpenLayers map ...
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How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

Like ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online, does QGIS have any such options?
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Grayscale Bing Basemap - Is it possible in ArcMap?

Is it possible to achieve a grayscale look for the Bing basemap in ArcMap 10? I noticed that its possible with the maps hosted by ESRI since we can access the server that is hosting them. I haven't ...
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Is it possible to access the Bing Maps “dark” mode in the ArcGIS JS API?

Stamen Designs have made a beautiful Hurricane Tracker application which uses a "dark" mode of the Bing Maps backdrop. This is perfect for directing people's attention to the overlay rather than ...