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Mapserver - What are some options for a GUI for mapfile creation?

What are some possible options for a GUI to manage style and mapfile for Mapserver. I am interested in all solution, QGIS plugin, ArcGIS mxd or MapInfo workspace converter or else. Thank you for ...
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MapServer map file shows Raster image as white

I'm using PAN image for raster publishing but the output in browser shows a full white image? Please give me the solution? My map file is ass follows: MAP NAME "terra" # Map image size SIZE 600 600 ...
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Can QGIS 2.6.1 export to mapserver?

I would know if there's a way to export qgis data to mapserver (Mapfile). In previous version of Qgis there was a plugin called "Export to Mapserver", now I can't find anything...
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MapServer: msWMSGetCapabilities(): WMS server error. WMS request not enabled

I took a look at this question/answer, and although helpful, it did not solve my issue. After spending the last couple days on this, I am confused as to why I'm getting: msWMSGetCapabilities(): WMS ...
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Cause of ImportError: No module named mapscript in QGIS mapserver export?

I'm trying to expor project to mapfile in new QGIS Chugiak but a get this error below, someone have the same error? How can I fix this?thnks. An error has occured while executing Python code: ...
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Is there a way to enable CSV or JSON output formats for MapServer WFS GetPropertyValue requests?

In a mapserver mapfile, it is possible to setup a variety of output formats for WFS GetFeature requests. However, it doesn't seem possible to do the same for a WFS GetPropertyValue request, which ...
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Automatic indentation for MAP files in VIM

Following this question, does anyone know a way to automatic indent MAP files? I use VIM but so far I haven't found a way to do this on MAP files. I have found for other file formats, such as JS and ...
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coordinates point in any reference system

I have a coordinates point like this "01010000003413056727B71D41C7F1A68B1ADC4141", but I don't know it is what. Can you aswer What is this?
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Multiple classitems in a mapfile

I would like to get a symbology using several columns. I have read that it was not possible to set up several fields within the CLASSITEM option in the mapfile. I have tried to do this in a different ...
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escape quote in mapfile layer

I'm using mapserver 6 with mysql 5.5. It work like a charme, almost... The layer part of my mapfile is LAYER NAME "monsatR_mySQL" TYPE POINT STATUS ON CONNECTIONTYPE OGR ...
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How to use PHP MapScript to generate a MapServer Mapfile

I just read from this question that the OP was using Mapscript and C# to generate and display a Mapfile I was wondering if it is really possible to use MapScript to generate a Mapfile? And if ...
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Using pictures (JPEG) from web as symbol in MapServer 7 mapfile?

Is it possible to configure the mapfile so, that it shows for every point on the map a different picture from the web recognized by an id?
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How to group a multiple rasters in MapServer?

I had a map files for each state (raster file) of India. Now I want group all mapfiles to show a single raster or single map file? How I can do in using qgis or any platform?.
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Many mapfiles with few layers, or all layers in one mapfile?

I am using MapServer 6 and defining maps with mapfiles. I have a page where 20 map compositions (~20*5=~100 layers) are possible by varing LAYER/DATA field and some classes of layers... So I can ...
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when to choose mapscript over mapfile or vice versa?

Are there things that can be done with mapscript and not mapfile or vice versa? what are the scenarios to use each one? thanks allot!
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Mapserver's mapfile

Is there possible to load a mapfile file from a client to a server running a Mapserver? e.g. http://server/cgi-bin/mapserv?**map=**client/example/htdocs/example1-1.map&layer=states&mode=map
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Single WMS from single mapfile with several rasters in MapServer

I have several rasters in a single mapfile, I put them as layers like here: LAYER NAME "Layer 1" GROUP "All Layers" TYPE RASTER STATUS ON ...
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In mapserver, how would I style polygons differently based on a separated points layer?

I have 2 tables in postgis - one of type polygons and one of type points. I want the color of the polygons to be related to the number of points within each polygon, say white when no points are ...
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Why is POINT type layer not displayed correctly in my mapserver map?

I have 14 shapefiles from same source with the same WKT: PROJCS["GRS_1980_Transverse_Mercator", GEOGCS["GCS_GRS_1980", DATUM["D_GRS_1980", SPHEROID["GRS_1980",6378137,298.257222101]], ...
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Which projection should I use to get my WMS service to work?

All of my shapefiles have exactly the same WKT. Using http://prj2epsg.org I have verified that EPSG:3059 has the same parameters as WKT definition of my shapefiles, so I'm using 3059 in my mapfile. ...
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How to get mouseposition (openlayers) in decimal degrees?

I want to display the mouseposition in Degree Decimal rather than in meters. See my code: <script type="text/javascript"> var map, ia_wms; function init(){ map = new ...
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One of my WMS layer is not loading the image tiles

One of my WMS layer is not loading the image tiles. See the code: <script type="text/javascript"> var map, ia_wms; function init(){ map = new OpenLayers.Map('map', ...
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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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how to adjust Overlays and Base Layers in Openlayer?

I have a mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS dd STATUS ON IMAGETYPE png SHAPEPATH ...
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Specifying rectangle symbol with height/length based on attributes values in mapfile?

I need to specify a rectangle symbol in a mapfile. The symbols should be of varying dimensions based on height/width values stored in a table's attributes. Is it possible to do something as with the ...
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Cannot publish mxd file using ArcGIS publisher

I am having trouble publishing a map file using ArcGIS publisher. This mxd is intended for use by ArcReader but I keep getting a "file access error message asking me to check that the file permissions ...
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Why is mapserver returning a blank image?

I am trying to load a layer from a postgis database, mapserver does not return anything. I think I have narrowed the problem down to the fact that the sql query mapserver is running is returning ...
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Notepad++ syntax highlighting for *.map [closed]

I can't find how to customize syntax highlighting for mapfile (*.map files) in Notepad++. I actually have add this syntax file recommended in this post. BUT the syntax highlighting is not good, ...
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How can I add labels to charts in Mapserver?

I have created a mapfile with a piechart and I want to add labels to the various pieces of the pie. The layer in the mapfile is defined as follows: LAYER DATA "Test" NAME "Test" METADATA ...
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How to fix the height in !text using MapFishPrint?

How fix height in text block using MapFishPrint config.yaml. For example in A4 size paper, my text change by content of ${content}. My config.yaml layouts: ...
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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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How to load color attribute from shapefile in MapServer 5.0.x?

according to the docs of mapserver 6.0.x it is possible to load the color of a polygon shape from the shapefile. This is a great feature cos otherwise we would have to define a class for each ...
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Disable black background color of a satellite image in mapserver mapfile?

I'm publishing rasters using Mapserver. How to disable background color of a satellite image in map files or How to set “Display Background value ”0“?
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Mapserver mapfile with multiple layers that pull from postgis only gives broken image

I'm trying to use this mapfile that I made: MAP IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT -90.000124 41.000032 -88.000044 42.000035 SIZE 1600 800 IMAGECOLOR 255 0 1 OUTPUTFORMAT NAME png DRIVER AGG/PNG ...
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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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Mapserver MapFile label at polygons, how to say “not repeat”?

I am using Mapserver v5.6 and used MapFile with 2 layers. One layer to show polygon and other to show label at ST_PointOnSurface of the same polygon... There are another way to show unique-label at ...
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How to set a label's buffer color in a mapfile?

I would like to set a white buffer around labels in a mapfile (Mapserver version 6.2.1). In the official documentation, I can't find a specific parameter for this... I have tried the SHADOWCOLOR and ...
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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 add a simple interface to mapserver CGI application?

I have a simple mapserver test page which shows information from shapefiles (cities, rivers, lakes, points of interest) etc. The result is a static PNG image. I want to add a simple interface so users ...
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MS4W (MapServer 4 Windows) - version 3.0.3 Crashes JVM and Tomcat frequently. How to fix this?

I am using MS4W (MapServer 4 Windows with Java Mapscript) - v 3.0.3 for a GIS web application hosted over Tomcat 6.0.33 with Java jdk1.6.0_13 and PostgreSQL 9.1 with PostGIS 1.5.2 @ the database end. ...
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WMS GetCapabilities and variable substitution with MapServer

I have created a layer with a variable substitution to request wether or not a bird species has been observed in a town. It works ok. But if I make a WMS GetCapabilities I only see one layer as ...
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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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Mapfile + OpenLayers: accessing the database by column names (hover, onclick functionality) without using MapServer templates?

What I'm trying to accomplish: take the functionality below (see picture) and do the same without using a MapServer template (if this is even possible). I currently have a mapfile, and an openlayers ...
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Mapserver mapfile reading problem at maximum zoom level

I have created a mapfile for cartosat Raster data(B/W) which is working in browser fine but after zooming to maximum it is throwing an error as follow drawGDAL():unable to acess file ...
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use date(now) equivalent in mapserver

I want to use present year in a CLASS in a map file. I managed to write permanent expressions like: LAYER CLASSITEM "YEAR" ... CLASS NAME "Previous years" EXPRESSION ...
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Change OpenLayers.Control.ScaleLine()

I have mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS meters STATUS ON IMAGETYPE png SHAPEPATH ...
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Mapserver: set symbol on lines according to line features length

I need to display arrows alongside to line features. Lines represent water pipes. The issue I'm facing is that lines are a concatenation of numerous line features of various lengths. Therefore, ...
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How show map in Openlayer from mapfile

I have mapfile: MAP NAME MapChiTieuDau STATUS on UNITS meters EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 SHAPEPATH "/ms4w/apps/openlayers-3.8.2/DuLieuBachLongVy/Maps" ...
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How I can show details a marker in openlayer through MapServer?

I have a problem but no solutions. Can you help me? I have a mapfile read from shapefile: MAP IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 SHAPEPATH ...