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Create multiple vector layers by reading a GeoJSON file once in OpenLayers

I am a begginner to OpenLayers, and my question is about making things more efficient. My work is about displaying time-dependent weather elements on several point locations on the map. All these ...
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searching GeoJSON features

After googling for many days and reading the OL documentation, I don't understand well how the filterToParams in OpenLayers.HTTP protocol should work, what I'm trying to do is to find and display the ...
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Mapping x, y pixel coordinates to latitude and longitudes on the WGS84 datum

Apologies in advance for the long question, I am fairly confused at this point and I figure if I show my thought process any flaws early on in the piece can be more easily pointed out. I have a grid ...
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Change Layer name when converting from GeoJSON

I am converting GeoJSON files to other formats (including KML) using ogr2ogr. As you may know, there is no field in a GeoJSON file to specify the name of the layer, causing every conversion to have ...
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Exporting OpenLayers.Layer.WMS to GeoJSON / KML

I'm looking the way to exporting an especific region of a WMS layer to some XML format (GeoJSON, GML, KML) using OpenLayers and Geoserver. I've found how to export features objects with ...
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How to add a geoJSON layer to leaflet map?

i am newbie in leaflet & its geojson features... I am trying to test leaflet's functionalities. In fact i have built a map and its layer: var map = new L.map('map', {scrollWheelZoom:true, ...
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Vector layer shifted on OSM map: why?

I've defined the following map: Proj4js.defs["EPSG:31258"] = "+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=13.33333333333333 +k=1 +x_0=450000 +y_0=-5000000 +ellps=bessel ...
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Which OpenLayers.Protocol should I prefer which design patterns provided at?

At our scenario, there is a server which stores the feature info (coordinates, properties, etc) into a SQL database. Google Maps are used for a layer. The geoJSON data format are used for ...
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Which conditions does the geoJSON file read from the server in?

I've added an alert to the function myReadFunction in order to detect function calls. As according to my observations, the function readMyFunction is called sometimes while I have been navigating on ...
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How to validate whether the BBOX strategy works successfully?

I want to send requests to our feature server that asks only data within the viewable map extent. So I've used BBOX strategy and HTTP Protocol as following code. mVectorLayer = new ...
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How to get GeoJSON features using OpenLayers?

Can anybody explain how to get geojson features .Can somebody show way to get attributes from geojson text. OpenLayers.ProxyHost = "/gt/proxy.cgi?url="; var lon = 5; var lat = 44; var ...
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How to publish my map from geoserver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to develop a map with layers in Geoserver? I'm trying to create a simple map for my city. I have a shape file my city, but I can't create on the web. I tried to ...
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How to use GeoJSON from Geoserver?

Please help me on how can get my map from Geoserver. I want create my country web but I can nott see it in my browser but I can see in Geoserver. Please help me I am very new openlayers and Geoserver. ...
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how to see multiple features from GeoJSON

In Pablo's answer: Open a GeoJSON file with QGis He says he 'imported each type at a time'. How do you do that? I am working with a GeoJSON file that has a mixture of points and polygons, but points ...
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Open a GeoJSON file with QGis

If I have a GEOJson file, for example a file named test.js with inside the following: { "type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { "type": "Feature", "geometry": {"type": "Point", "coordinates": ...
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Parsing a GeoJSON file with jQuery

I'm trying to iterate through a GeoJSON file (below) and eventually populate an array with a few attributes within "properties". I keep coming up short working through various examples I can find. Do ...
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Getting json feature id on OpenLayers

I'm projecting some features using json format on OpenLayers. I need to get the id from the feature (not the OpenLayers' id but the one in the json file). The file looks something like this. ...
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OpenLayers GeoJSON: limit significant digits to 6 when using write()?

Is there a way that OpenLayers.Format.JSON write() method to serialize coordinates using 6 decimals only ? Example: instead of http://pastie.org/4200997 to have http://pastie.org/4200994
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Draw svg-circle on a coordinate with polymaps

I'm making a tracker system which uses polymaps to display a satellite image. The code is copied from the bing-example on the website of polymaps. I now want to periodically call an update function ...
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Convert GML to GeoJSON

I have downloaded a GML file from Statistics Canada and would like to convert it into GeoJSON to use parts of it in a D3 visualization on the web. However, I did not find a converter that would do ...
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Exporting Arcgis Online content as georss or geojson? [duplicate]

There are number of sites talking about how to add a georss feed to an ArcGIS Online map (see silverlight and flex examples from esri_webapi), but I haven't located anything about exporting a georss ...
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how to make openlayers example work in jsFiddle

Hy, I'm working on a jsFiddle with a openlayers example in it. http://dev.openlayers.org/releases/OpenLayers-2.11/examples/snapping.html At the moment it's not working because it's not getting a ...
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Working examples of Leaflet/Polymaps with GeoJSON tiles generated from Tilestache using Shapefiles?

I'm looking to create choropleths using GeoJSON tiles generated from ESRI Shapefiles by TileStache(or similar), in either Leaflet or Polymaps. So far reading and drawing GeoJSON from both Leaflet and ...
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Select independent objects using GEOJson on Openlayers

I'm working with OpenLayers and loading a couple of GEOJson files which works perfectly. Now I want to be able to select individual components of the GEOJson file. As for example if I have more than ...
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How do I get GeoJSON data from GeoServer into show up on my Leaflet map?

I'm trying to create a simple "Green" map for my city. The idea being that it is a website with a map and layers you can turn on and off. I am serving the data through GeoServer and am using GeoJOSN ...
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Where can I find GeoJSON resources files?

I'm looking for demographic information and various things, and most of the time data are available as CSV (my application use geoJSON format). Shall I encode the CSV to geoJSON or is there a ...
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How can I setup a simple web mapping system?

I'm new to mapping and GIS and I'd like to setup a mapping system to display informations on a map, I think the following could work but I'm not sure how good it is.. 1- I store my data (lat, lng ...
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ogr2ogr converting to shapefile - how to select feature types?

Shapefiles can only have one geometry type, but many other formats (kml, geojson) can have multiple types. When converting to shapefiles, is it possible to to tell ogr2ogr to create multiple ...
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GeoJSON support in ArcObjects 10 .NET

i am currently trying to build a geoprocessing application using OpenLayers and ArcObjects, I have some features that user draws on openlayers and i need to send these features to arcobjects for ...
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Alternate colors of GeoJSON linestring segments in OpenLayers?

I am rendering a vector linestring via GeoJSON on top of an OpenLayers map. I'd like to alternate the styling between two slightly different shades of blue, such that the colors alternate from one ...
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how we create line between two cordinates on polymap?

I am working on d3 and polymaps, I plot map and create circle on the given latitude and longitude which retrieves from the JSON file but now I want to connect those circles with line. I tried to do it ...
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How to convert SHP into GPX or JSON?

I would like to convert the tree inventory shape files of London (Canada) into a GPX file and if possible into a JSON file. You can download the archive from their Open Data website. It contains the ...
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Why are GeoJSON coordinates different exported from QGIS vs. ogr2ogr?

I have a shapefile with a Google Mercator projection (900913) that I need converted to GeoJSON. I need to do this on a regular basis amongst other things so I wrote a shell script to do it using ...
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Is it valid to have a properties element in an geoJSON featureCollection?

Is it valid to have a properties element with a featureCollection-element as parent? This is, according to geojson.org valid: { "type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { "type": ...
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Beginner needs suggestions on map clicks and geojson

I'm a beginner with programming, and javascript. I went to the FOSS4G-NA conference and was very inspired to learn more. I'm trying to learn PostGIS, and have come across a very useful tutorial for ...
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How can I convert geoJSON data to GPX format

I want to know how I can convert geoJSON data to GPX format.
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MySQL to GeoJSON - Formatting Issue

I'm trying to make a select on a mysql table and then write it out to a geojson file. I'm getting close but there are a few issues. Here's what I have so far: <?php require("dbinfo.php"); // ...
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How to load GeoJSON files directly onto QGIS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Plugin or script to get QGIS to display geoJSON in a layer Is there a way to do this? Or is there a way i can put it onto PostGIS and then load it onto QGIS? I actually ...
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Polymaps Project + Geojson + D3

How are you doing ? I am Mehul Nahar working on a project which is similar to http://www.tableausoftware.com/learning/examples/gpa-analysis. I have used Polymaps platform, where I have used cloudmade ...
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How to Validate a GeoJSON

I have a small script that I'm using to generate GeoJSON data from a data format not currently supported by GIS software. I would like to validate the output, but when I use ogr2ogr to read it, it ...
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Vector layer won't move as window resizes in Chrome

I have a GeoJSON layer that I am treating as a javascript object in my openlayers map. When I use IE or Firefox, everything works fine. However, in Chrome, as I resize the window, the GeoJSON layer is ...
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OpenLayers & GeoJSON files

After some hunting, it seems that if I have an a geojson file, I NEED the data and map to be on a server in order to view this in OpenLayers because of the protocol class. I saw an example where I can ...
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How to show an array of 2d points/polygons in Polymaps (Cartesian coordinate system)

I need to display these 2d points/polygons (Cartesian coordinate system) on Polymaps with GeoJson layer. I do not use the other layers. Do I need to convert xy coordinates to the lat lon? If so, how? ...
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Representing a TIN in GeoJSON

Regarding the GeoJSON representation of a TIN, are there any specifications or existing implementations I may not be aware of? You could probably hack one together using the multipolygon ...
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How do you convert OSM XML to geojson?

I want to take the XML output of a Xapi query and display it using leaflet or polymaps. How can I do that? Is there an easy way to convert XML to geojson
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OpenLayers - a GeoJSON layer

OpenLayers can parse GeoJSON in order to create an array of features. So, it is possible to create a layer from GeoJSON input by simply parsing it and then adding the features to a new vector layer. ...
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Trouble Displaying GeoJSON file in OpenLayers

I am noobie to OpenLayers and can not for the life of me figure out how to display a geoJson file. This seems like it should be easy but I have been banging my head for a day. I'm sure I am missing ...
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Openlayers dynamic filtering/styling of geojson layer

I'm working with Openlayers and overlaying a geojson file representing species type over OSM. I have an HTML form that allows users to select a species type and I then need to filter the geojson layer ...
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GeoJSON Styling information

As far as I can see there is nothing in the GeoJSON standard to store styling information, i.e. line colours, thicknesses etc. Am I missing something or is this just something that GeoJSON doesn't ...
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Is there an XML equivalent to GeoJSON?

In my web application, I am retrieving geospatial data from a server backend (Java) to the browser frontend (JavaScript). I am considering two options of how to serialize the data in this ...