a WMS (Web Map Server) standard call that retrieves the underlying data, including geometry and attribute values, for a pixel location on a map.

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OpenLayers custom request for WMS GetFeatureInfo

In OpenLayers, there is a WMSGetFeatureInfo control that can be attached to a layer and listen to click or hover events on the map, requesting info on the feature being currently clicked (or pointed) ...
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What kind of different results or what is the difference between two URL based WMS requests [closed]

I am trying to retrieve some WMS layers from geoserver so that I can display them in leaflet and I need to populate a URL field and I noticed that many of the layers that I opened up in openlayers had ...
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How do I format tilelayer.wms url properties such that I add an overlay iteratively to my base map in leaflet

My base map was created using hard-coded template variables. I am using the leaflet tilelayer.wms constructor and including the url like so: url: ...
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How to select multiple polygons or points from WFS or WMS and getFeatureInfo

Is there a way to select multiple polygons and/or points from a WFS or WMS service and then get the feature information for each selected item? There are numerous examples on the OpenLayers website ...
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How to use getfeatureinfo with MapServer and OpenLayers?

I'm trying to use the getfeatureinfo function of Openlayers with MapServer. When I click on a point on my map, I get the following error in Firebug: <?xml version='1.0' encoding="ISO-8859-1" ...
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Creating a GeoExt Action from OpenLayers Function

I am trying to create a GeoExt function out of this OpenLayers function, which displays the getFeatureInfo. I was able to create this GeoExt.Action() but it does not give me any output. Any idea ...
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add grid to GetFeature Info tool

I have added the GetFeatureInfo Tool to my Viewer but the PopUp does not have a grid in it to display the Feature Info neatly. How do I get the grid layout in the Feature Info PopUp, like the one ...
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Displaying Feature Info for a user defined polygon

To retrieve feature info for a polygon selection, I have the OpenLayers code below: var featureTypes = ["nig_admin1", "nig_admin2", "nig_admin3", "nig_landscan"]; var populationCtrl ...
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Wrong data with FEATURE_COUNT=1 for GetFeatureInfo

When I am querying the WMS service with FEATURE_COUNT=1 then I get the wrong meta data. Once I make FEATURE_COUNT=2 then first row contains the correct data. I am executing the URL directly in ...
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How show some fields only when using WMSGetFeatureInfo?

How to show some important field only when using WMSGetFeatureInfo.I use this example. When I click on maps it show all the fields of attribute table.What part should I modify in above mentioned code. ...
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Prevent layer from WMSGetFeatureInfo request on openlayers web map

I use this example code get feature info from my openlayers web map.I add 4 layers to map including raster image as base map. But i don't need feature info from that raster layer.But when clicking on ...
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How to use cql_filter in OpenLayers.Control.WMSGetFeatureInfo?

I am a newbie and I am using OpenLayers, GeoServer 2.1.3. I have a function that works to filter the markers on the map with a CQL_FILTER function. But when I click on a marker it shows a popup with ...
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Use OpenLayers WMSGetFeatureInfo on Mapserver Layer?

I'm able to use OpenLayers' OpenLayers.Layer.Mapserver declaration to generate a raster from GRIB data. I've read in the MapServer docs and on forums that it should be possible to get point ...
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How to select multiple Features from multiple Layers in OpenLayers?

Is there a way to select multiple features from multiple vector layers by using clickTolerance in click? I checked the documents of getFeature control and selectFeature control, seems not work in ...
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WMS GetFeatureInfo and Google maps api V3

Is there a way to request GetFeatureInfo from a WMS service with the Google maps api v3?
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WMS Request Returns nothing with Geoserver

I'm having trouble with a select feature example in Geoserver and open layers. For some reason the request returns nothing. Here's the stripped down version that produces this: I have a small wms ...
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'Select' and 'hover over' features are not working although no error is displayed (openlayers)

On the following html code i get no errors when i check it on firebug. When i select or hover over features i want to see them "highlighted". When i move my cursor onto a feature i can see that ...