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How do the equations/algorithms behind buffering tools actually work?

I've been wondering how the equations/algorithms behind buffering tools actually work?
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How to style specific polygons from a geojson with Leaflet

I have a World Countries geojson, that has country codes as "ID" (feature.id) and names as feature.properties.name I would like to color specific countries for making a "countries visited" map. ...
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Converting GPS cords to X Y based on wrapper

I'm trying to create some software for an airport and they require me to place icons of aircraft in their position based on GPS. I have 10x10 tiles each tile being 256x256 pixels and the origin point ...
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How to get layer type in OpenLayers 3?

I would like to iterate through all of the added layers in an ol.Map instance and only select the vector layers. So far I could get the individual layers with the a property of the resulting object of ...
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Custom ordering/z-index of icons in Leaflet layer

I have a single layer (points) with a bunch of markers. Each point has an attribute that is regularly updated. I understand by Leaflet sorts the layers such that those lower in latitude are on top for ...
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Comparing mapping APIs

I am planning to write a thesis about mapping APIs and compare three of them (Google Maps API, Leaflet and OpenLayers) or four, if you consider OL2 and OL3 as different APIs. I am planning to make 3 ...
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Adding multiple addresses - ArcGIS Javascript

I am trying to use ArcGIS Javascript API to add all of the service orders that are open to a map. I can get this to work with a single address, but it is not working when I try to loop through a list ...
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How to disable Google map zooming animation effect?

I am using Openlayers mapping library in my application. I have integrated Google map V3 & added other several WMS overlays, Vector layers etc. Every thing working fine. But I am facing big ...
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Coloring polygon based on date using TileMill/CartoDB?

How would you color a polygon/line/dot based on a date? The colors would be a pre-set list. I need the area to update its color based on the current (or given) date. I would be using tilemill or ...
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view attributes from feature service and export to CSV or copy to clipboard

I have a Geo-Processing service that generates summary statistics of an area of interest. What I would like to know is; Simple method to display the data in my Webpage. Is Dgrid the recommended ...
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Printing from Feature Layer via ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am trying to print a map using a print service. I have followed the example on the ArcGIS site namely: https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jssamples/widget_print_esri_request.html However I ...
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Loading KML WMS Network Link through Google Earth API

I'm trying to add a KML network link with the Google Earth API using the same function that I have used for regular KMLs and KMZs. Sources suggest to create a KML with a "Ground Overlay" to connect to ...
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How to remove roads from Google satellite hybrid map in OpenLayers?

I am trying to display Google satellite map in Openlayers. So, I added Google Satellite Hybrid map. My problem is, I need to display labels(like POI, place name etc) but don't need any roads & its ...
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KML Layers suddently not appearing on embedded Google map

I have an embedded map on: http://wtc.army.mil/modules/family%20and%20caregivers/sfacMap.html I am receiving the error below in different forms related to the session id/token trailing after the ...
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Legend hangs with large featurelayers at startup

My problem is that I created an app with a lot of services that the user can use. The problem is that when I implement the legend widget and the code goes over startup(), the app becomes stuck and it ...
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What would prevent ESRI JSAPI AMD modules from being cached?

I am using AMD style in the ESRI Javascript API (along with the esri application boilerplate: https://github.com/Esri/application-boilerplate-js). For some reason, the AMD modules from the ...
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Best Practice for HTML5 Geolocation with ArcGIS for Javascript API

My organization would prefer to use its own basemaps rather than those provided by ArcGIS Online due to the accuracy of information that is represented in them. The area we service is rapidly ...
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Leaflet: How do you use removeLayer?

This is driving me mad. See the Leaflet tutorial for adding a layer control to your map: L.Icon.Default.imagePath = "Scripts/images"; var mapUrl = ...
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How to determine number of features in GeoJSON file using Python or JavaScript?

Is there a best way to determine the number of features in a GeoJSON file? Ideally using Python or JavaScript.
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How to update leaflet L.imageOverlay using jquery serialize without page refresh?

I am developing an application that fetches and displays raster/image maps (png, tif), into a leaflet map. However, I didn't like the page and the map refresh upon form submission. In addition, I ...
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split polyline at specific distance

I am working on a project that uses sql server for geometry datatype and arcgis server and asp.net website and entity framework for data access and arcgis javascript api for map viewer. I want to ...
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Retrieve the attributes from a feature with IdentifyTask/IdentifyRequest (Javascript API)

So I'm building a GIS web application. I am able to get the result from IdentifyTask with the "oncomplete" function, the problem I am running into is how I can get the information back out of the ...
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Layer Definition Query - Subqueries

Background: I want to track the movement of icebergs in ArcGIS. In my FileGeodatabase I have a single Iceberg layer. What I have thought of is to create an ID field for each object; each ArcGIS ...
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Increase maximum zoom level for a WebTiledLayer in ArcGIS

I am using the WebTiledLayer from the Javascript ArcGIS API to render a custom WMTS source. The WMTS I am using has zoom levels going from 18 to 21, however I cannot zoom in further than what appears ...
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Read GeoTIFF file with php or javascript

Sorry, I am newbie with GeoTIFF files. I want to create a project that a person can upload a GeoTIFF file and the web application saves the lat/long of the picture into the database, the server side ...
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Node.js transformation from NAD83 to WGS84

I've used the excellent npm shapefile library to import Canadian electoral districts into MongoDB. Here's a sample file: http://ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca/pub/geott/electoral/2011/fed308.2011.zip Is ...
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OpenLayers Drag&Drop a pin to select position?

Is there an OpenLayers example that allows the user to set a position with drag&drop. I would like to have a pin and set the position after the user drags & drops the pin to a new position.
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Openlayers complex markers

I have an example that displays an image as well as a string for each marker. My designers want the string to be displayed on top of the image and I don't know how long the string can be. Also I need ...
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Create a Leaflet custom checkbox control

I want to create a custom checkbox control which will simply set a flag in jquery/javascript: if checked the flag = 'clustered' or if unchecked flag = 'unclustered'. So far I have a control on the ...
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How to pre-populate JavaScript forms in ArcGIS Web Application?

I have an ArcGIS web application and would like to pre-populate order numbers. Say if order 1 has been entered for a point on a map, when the next point is added, order 2 would populate ...
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How can I extract variable information from an OpenLayers 3 object?

I have tried to make a simple map with OL 3's Geolocation module. I succeeded with a resource wasting method. There must be a simpler way to extract variable information from an OpenLayers 3 object. ...
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Unable to identify the colours on leaflet

var non_tfl_lines_JubileetoIlford = L.geoJson(non_tfl_lines_JubileetoIlford, { pointToLayer: function(feature, latlng) { switch (feature.geometry.type) { case 'LineString': return new ...
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Adding popup to geojson layer based on feature property?

I'm using leaflet and trying to add a popup to a point on the map that will return a property of the point from the geojson file. Going off this post has been helpful problem adding pop-up to GeoJSON ...
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Which one of these azimuth values is the right one? And why?

First of all, let's make clear that I want the Azimuth on the surface of the Earth, i.e. the angle between two locations, for example New York and Moscow. I am testing some azimuth calculations with ...
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WFS Spatial Operator Query - Crosses AND Within

I'm trying to query my wfs service with a polygon. I want the service to return both features that are inside the polygon and partially inside the polygon. However, when I use the "Within" spatial ...
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tabbed popup window for Arcgis Javascript

Anyone know examples of a tabbed popup window for Arcgis for javascript, NOT an infowindow? If you could point me in the the right direction it would help.
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Is the Azimuth on the equator equal to the one not on the equator?

I am trying to fully understand the concept of Azimuth and I am encountering some inconsistencies (or maybe it is my error). I show you some examples that do not match, hoping somebody can explain me ...
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How to calculate the Azimuth between two points in PostGIS?

I have a GIS API based on OpenLayers. I have been trying to implement Azimuth calculation in JavaScript and I needed some way to calculate the Azimuth in order to perform tests. I started using ...
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Leaflet mouse wheel zoom only after click on map

I'm working with the Leaflet JavaScript Library and attached a (working) map to my HTML Document. It is in the middle of the page, and when I'm scrolling down with my mouse wheel and arrive at the ...
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Converting shapefile to KML using JavaScript or PHP?

My client needs to generate maps from shapefiles. Through my initial search, I came to know that we need to convert shapefiles to .kml then we can generate maps from google maps. So I searched for a ...
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How can I add a popup on hover for a graphic using the ArcGIS JavaScript API?

I created this JSFiddle for an example. Currently, a user needs to click on the graphic point to see the attribute. How can I make it so the user only needs to hover over the graphic for the popup to ...
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Dynamically changed url in my Vector layer protocol not taken into account after refresh

I have a map which I try to change dynamically its url when the user clicks a radio button. Here is my code : var refreshLayer = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Refresh({ force: true, active: true }); var ...
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How to get features from a Service Layer?

I am using a Map Service from http://watersgeo.epa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/NHDPlus_NP21/WBD_NP21_Simplified/MapServer/. It offers multiple layers and its a great resource. I'm wondering if its ...
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Display a link in a popup with Leaflet

Hey there! Im working with the Leaflet javascript library. There should be an option to click on my map and view a popup. I already have a code for that: var popup = L.popup(); function ...
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Time Slider in CartoDB

I once again have a question regarding this map project I'm working on. I'm trying to add a time slider to my CartoDB map, and the slider appears, but instead of displaying the correct dates and the ...
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Determine size of screen/map to limit number of markers displayed

I am writing a JQuery Openlayers javascript web application that connects to a API, which exposes a million geo located points plus metrics and information about the points. One metric is a points ...
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Why doesn't a CartoDB layer (using cartodb.js) on top of Google Map in Firefox on Ubuntu work?

I'm creating a layer using CartoDB.js and putting it on a Google Map base layer. This works on every other browser and platform I have access to (IE, Chrome, Firefox on OS X), but does not work on ...
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Adding multiple WMS layers in OpenLayers

I have an array of layers that I am passing to map.addLayers(). When I pass the array to the function in $(document).ready(function (){}), it doesn't add them to the map (i.e. map.layers does not have ...
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Changing map projection and adding graphic features in projected coordinate system using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I'm having some problems with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I have a web service that traces an electric network and sends back JSON with point and polyline (path) geometry. I've created a function ...
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Problem measuring area with gps coordinates

I am trying to measure area from gps coordinates but fail to get the correct result (7200 square meters). I used the formula from this post but I get way too high number as result (should be in square ...