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how to rotate PIXMAP based symbols correctly in Mapserver 5.0.4?

I'm on mapserver 5.0.4 I want to draw a polyline with a symbol on every 100th pixel. The symbol is a PNG image with size 10 x 7 pixels. I want the symbol to be drawn perpendicular against the ...
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MapServer Mapfile: One layer, disable the label but not the point for first two zoom levels

This map is not using OpenLayers, just MapServer with a mapfile. There is a layer that displays both the point and the label. Looking through the documentation, I'm not entirely sure what the best ...
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MapServer: Symbol color is set in mapfile. Is there a way to change it using javascript (ie not in mapfile)?

I have a mapfile where the symbol color is set to blue. In my html I have a hover event that brings a popup when the user puts their cursor over the symbol. Working as intended. Now on that same ...
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Why are map tiles being repeated? Using MapServer and Openlayers

Problem I have: map tiles from my layer are being repeated. Shapefile is projection 3059. I have specified 3059 is in the mapfile and also when creating map object. I know OpenLayers.Layer.WMS is ...
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How to use Mapserver+Openstreetmap for tracking service effectively?

I have got Asset tracking installations for many clients. The availability of GIS map data for every client location seems to be the tough part. I have got a MapServer WMS installation. Can I use OSM ...
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Mapfile SYMBOLSCALEDENOM and SIZEUNITS (miles) 200: Keep SIZEUNITS while circles change size based on zoom

I've been trying to understand how to keep the SIZEUNITS at 200 while the circles appropriately adjust based on zoom level. Thought I had this working properly but turns out I did not. You can see ...
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MapServer Mapfile and OpenLayers: using SIZEUNITS. Labels shrinking on 1x zoom and points disappearing upon zooming in

I am trying to set the symbol radius to 100 miles. This seems ok (note, not including the whole mapfile, just what's at hand here): LAYER NAME POIs TOLERANCE 50 TOLERANCEUNITS miles ...
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How to build mapfile symbology with dynamic value inside the symbol?

Is it possible to build mapfile point symbology style such that dynamic text (in my case a number) can be shown inside the symbol as in the attached images. , Regards, Shiva
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Converting shapefile to map file

I'm trying to convert a shape file to a map for using it along with mapforge . I tried to do this by converting .shp to osm using JOSM.And I use osmosis with mapwriter plug in from mapforge to convert ...
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Pyshp + Mapserver: How to add label at specified coordinate?

EDIT: solved, went for the solution as described below I have a set of polygons defined in a xml file. I create a shapefile with Pyshp. This works fine. But now i want to add labels to the ...
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MapServer 6.2: Using REPEATDISTANCE and BUFFER/PRIORITY accordingly: US Interstate Icons/Symbols

I have a map focused on the United States displaying US Interstates. The goal: to make the US interstate symbols look nice and consistent throughout the map. The three attributes I think are the ...
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Shifting problem in printing OpenLayers' vector layers, by MapFish and GeoServer

We are using OpenLayers 2.9.1 along with GeoServer 2.3 and for the printing, we use MapFish 1.2. Everything seems to be fine when we print rasterized layers (wms), but when we try to print ...
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How to add a legend for mapfile (Raster Data)

What I would like to do is shown in the figure below. How can I add this color ramp legend in a mapfile which will also be linked to a raster. I don't know how to get it working while drawing a figure ...
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MapServer Mapfile: Scalebar not displaying correct distances?

Scalebar: SCALEBAR LABEL COLOR 0 0 0 SIZE SMALL END STYLE 0 SIZE 180 8 POSITION lc COLOR 0 0 0 UNITS MILES INTERVALS 2 TRANSPARENT TRUE STATUS EMBED END I didn't even ...
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Issue in Configuring Map Server Demo App

I am trying to use map server to display an indoor map of a building in a android application which i am about to develop. I setup the map server according to it's tutorial. I configured the files in ...
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MapServer with OpenLayers: Map is Pink, Trouble Displaying Layer Correctly

Having trouble using a mapfile with an html/js file(openlayers) together. Have a working example but can't seem to replicate it. Can also view the gist of the 2 files here The piece of code in ...
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What do we have to set in mapfile´s data parameter for SOS?

We are trying to run the MapServer SOS example at this link. However, we don´t know how to configure the data parameter in the mapfile. What do we have to set in mapfile´s data parameter? We need to ...