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Offline tiled map web app

I'm not sure whether to post this here or on Stackoverflow, as it's sort of a crossover. Let me give it a try. In the proposed HTML5 standard, there's the option of storing web application data in a ...
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What embeddable web-based maps exist?

Some of the ones I'm familiar with (in no particular order): Google Maps (http://code.google.com/apis/maps/index.html) Bing Maps (http://www.microsoft.com/maps/developers/) Yahoo Maps ...
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Which framework is best to implement an application robustly, using ArcGIS Server JS API?

Over on the Esri forum, user Matt Moyles suggested that the approach used in the Esri JS samples isn't suitable for robust development of a web mapping application using HTML, JavaScript and CSS: ...
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What's a good library for displaying many small maps on a web page

I would like to create a visualization on the web similar to the following: http://namemapper.babynamewizard.com/namemapper/ Are there any good libraries for doing this? Is OpenLayers light-weight ...
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Simple way to have an offline web based map?

My goal is to have a world map embedded in a web page, but without access to the internet. Preferrably only a set of tiles in combination with some slippy map js-lib. Storage space is not really an ...
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Transform metadata in xml format to html

I extract metadata from the GDB_UserMetadata SDE table. Now I want to transform that xml to html so that I can view it from my browser. To do that I use the ISO.xsl stylesheet found in C:\Program ...
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ESRI HTTP where query

A friend and I are currently creating a pretty straight forward LINQ to ESRI library that sends HTTP queries to an ArcGIS MapServer and then parses the JSON response appropriately. Everything is ...
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How to display a Shapefile on a browser? -offline-

Plot points on a Shapefile like this: https://github.com/gka/pyshpgeocode and then convert it to HTML and display it on a browser? Is this practical method to display the map on a browser? Any cons ...
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Why do ArcGIS Desktop 10 HTML popups give JavaScript/HTML Error?

Using ArcMap 10 Desktop HTML Popups. The issue I am having is that the html < select > elements aren't working - you can select it and use the arrow keys to navigate through(up/down) the list but ...
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How do you get the coordinates from a click or drag event in the Google Maps API V3?

I have made a Google Version 3 Geocoder , I want to be able to pick up the coordinates of the marker when it is dragged or clicked. Below is my code: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> ...
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Why is the Button code on the ArcGIS.com sample viewers so complicated?

I'm trying to modify one of the ArcGIS.com sample maps to add my own buttons, and I'm surprised at how complicated the HTML page is. Here is the code for the simple "Details" button at the top left ...
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Export from GIS to static html clickable hypermap?

What plugins or tools are available to conveniently export a GIS view to a html clickable hypermap? Since 2005 or so we use a commerial plugin for ArcGIS, We have a working example of the output ...
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How to display Radius after Resizing a Feature in Openlayers

@captDragon has helped me with calling the coordinates of a polygon after I have resized or dragged the feature. Ineed the radius now, i have done a radius alert on my other map,Which works correctly, ...
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Access Stamen tiles flavors with OpenLayers

i'm using OpenLayers (v2.13.1) and would like to use Stamen Toner tiles as background. The example is simple to understand : http://maps.stamen.com/test/openlayers.html But i'd like to use the ...
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How to embed ESRI maps on my website

I've got a website where I'd like to insert maps with some placemarks (restaurants, points of interest, ...). I'm tired of Google Maps and like to use ESRI basemaps. Is it possible to do this? I'd ...
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Many of the Esri samples fail the WC3 HTML validator. Is this a problem?

I'm running into problems with some ArcGIS Server JavaScript code (page elements are positioned different in IE than FF/Chrome), so I checked it against the HTML validators at http://validator.w3.org ...
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Using interactivity from multiple layers produced in TileMill in a single map

I have a MapBox.js map with several layers here . I would like to be able to use TileMill's teaser and full interactivity on a few of the layers, but I have only been able to accomplish this for a ...
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HTML5 maps with dynamic data instead of Flash

I was wanting to create maps on our site similar to http://globaledge.msu.edu/Countries/Rankings except that we want the maps to be HTML/HTML5 instead of Flash. (The above site is the site that I'm ...
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TitlePane not rendering - working with basemapGallery sample code

I am attempting to implement the basemapGallery code found in the API samples here. There seems to be an issue with the TitlePane into which my basemapGallery is nested. It simply does not render. ...
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geoexplorer add north panel

I need to add a header to my GeoExplorer application in the same way they do here http://demo.geonode.org/maps/new. Where should I modify the code to achieve this? I try adding Ext.Panel within ...
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Automatically create Text/HTML annotations in QGIS on a Point Layer

How would one proceed to generate an HTML annotation or a Text annotation for all points in a shapefile? They are all points. What I want to do is load up a shapefile containing coordinates and values ...
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Querying MapServer using WFS functionality

I'm trying to display a shapefile using OpenLayers and Mapserver. Instead of overlaying it as a png, I want to return a vector, in this case a KML file. My HTML file (located in the same folder as ...
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QGIS html annotation relative paths

I find the QGIS html annotation tool is very useful for quickly accessing a combination of key data attributes and photos. I am having trouble using relative paths for images. This doesn't work: ...
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Add button to map

I know this is a a stupid and direct question. How do I add a button to a normal map? Example: http://developers.arcgis.com/en/javascript/samples/map_simple/ I'm finding a way to make a button ...
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Convert dijit.TitlePane to dijit.form.ToggleButton

I have an app that I'm building using the javascript API and have created 3 titlepanes in the header that open up to reveal information (basemap gallery, legend, layers). It functions exactly how I ...
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Openlayers get coordinates from polygon

please could someone help me and bless me with an example of how to get coordinates from a polygon in OpenLayers?
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pgRouting and Openlayers error when insert controls variable

I've got another problem here :( I'm following the foss4g_w12 tutorial for building a pgRouting WebApp using openlayers, everything goes well until I added the following statement to my code: ...
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Search Functionality using Cartodb API

I posted a similar question about this a month or so ago and I was still in early stages of researching the problem thus not to many results came from it .After some time and effort I have come close ...
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Can ArcMap do HTML pop up with a chart?

am using Arcmap 10.0 to create a map. Need to display a chart for my data when users click on the marker. Must I use plugin like google chart? Can I do it directly in Arcmap?
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call child div function from parent (not using window.opener)

This is a a Javascript/JQuery question that is directly related to the ArcGIS Javascript API... I have a map div created using a 'data' tag in HTML, which becomes visible on a button click. (I'll ...
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ArcGIS Javascript: upgrade ComboBox to FIlteringSelect using ItemFileReadStore

I would like to upgrade a web app I am working on from v2.1 to v3.1 of the Javascript API (I have tried 3.2 but I am getting some very odd rending problems, so I'm settling with 3.1 for now...) One ...
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Generate a global view Image of where a Lat-Long location is

I would like to automatically generate an image which highlights a location from a global view. Here is an example of what I would like to achieve: I am debating using python utilities such as ...
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Integrate Leaflet map into PDF

I am current in the process of writing a thesis. Being in the field of GIS it obviously involves some maps ;). While the whole world switched to interactive online maps, Universities still require to ...
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Does SVG offer better performance than plain HTML to render text labels in Leaflet? [closed]

I'm using Leaflet built-in L.DivIcon to add text labels to my map. Text labels are rendered in simple HTML divs and can be rotated and scaled using CSS based on values obtained from geojson data ...
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Hyperlink relative paths to files in points layer in QGIS?

I would like to add hyperlinks to each point in a points layer in QGIS 1.7.0 running on Mac OS X 10.6.7, but I have several requirements: (1) Each hyperlink has to be a relative path to the linked ...
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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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accesing openlayers.map in index.html

I am developing an app using OpenTripPlanner. It creates an OpenLayer map in map.js. I want to access this map in index.html so I can set it's center. Kindly help me out.
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User Input in Openlayers Problem

I thought you could give me some advice regarding my problem. I have a working WFS Layer and I want to be able to type in some text which then should be used as the filter value. Afterwards the map ...
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Unproject Radius with Openlayers with CRS:84 Projection

I have made a Openlayers integrated map that lets you draw a circle, On completion of the circle I have told the map to give me , Bounds, Center Long and Lats, and lastly the radius. My problem is ...
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Function to add layer with button click

I'm working with openlayers and geoserver to create a map and overlay layers. I need to add a layer when a button is clicked, but what I get is that the layer is added ( i can see it through the layer ...
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OpenLayers pan to CQL filter result

I'm new to OpenLayers and looking for some help. I would like to filter my shapefile with CQL and display the result. (that's actually working :-) The Problem is that I don't know how to pan the map ...
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How to create working Hyperlinks in OnDemandGrid Cells

I'm creating a simple ArcGIS application that shows a table of data from a feature layer, one of which is a URL string. I'd like to make that string be a clickable hyperlink. Is this possible and if ...
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How to zoom to specific Openlayers point feature on map?

I'm creating website for divers in my country and beside all standard contents and informations it also offers a map which shows some diving clubs, locations and similair. I also have table with ...
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OpenLayer and not well formed Json

I am learning to use GeoExt and OpenLayers, and I want to reproduce one of the examples given at the geoExt website. The script call a GeoJSON containg the position of Alp summits. I downloaded it via ...
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feature label not work in xhtml file

Good Morning: I have a problem, I develop an jsf application with openlayers api, this example http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/vector-features-with-text.html work fine with html page, but when I ...
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How do I create a basic image layer as a base layer in OpenLayers?

I'm trying to create a map using OpenLayers which uses a png image as a base layer but I'm having a bit of trouble. I'm not too familiar with OpenLayers as I have only come across it today and thought ...
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Using OpenLayers with OSM as map

Got this code from a teacher and I don't know what I am doing wrong! I have searched around but I can't find the error. Visual Basic shows no error. <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 ...
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load map parameters after opening new window

I am trying to open a new window from an existing window, which will contain a map with an extent derived from the original window. In other words, the user will zoom to an area in the original ...
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Map in an iFrame - open hyperlink from infoWindow in the calling page

I've got a Google Map being served inside an iFrame on a page (eg xxx.com/PageWithMap.html) The code for the Google map sits on another domain (eg yyy.com/MapCode.html) So it looks like this on ...
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Invalid filter when using MapServer as a WFS

I'm trying to use Openlayers and Mapserver to display a shapefile. My HTML file is as follows: <html> <head> <title>OpenLayers Example</title> <script ...