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How do I install PostgreSQL + PostGIS + MapServer + Python-MapScript on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS w/o compiling from source?

This question is similar to the one posted here... How to have PostGIS 2.1 and the Python osgeo library installed together without compiling from source? ...but since I'm new GIS Stack exchange, I ...
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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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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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How to install python-mapscript in a virtualenv?

I am on a django project where I want to use the python implementation of the mapserver mapscript library. I was able to install mapserver and python-mapscript from source. However, due to the ...
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Mapscript. Converting pixel coordinate to latitude longitude for postgis

I have a map created with mapscript. It is a 2D (PNG format) that's being shown on a web browser. I want to get the lat/long coordinates whenever the user click on the image, and then save it in my ...
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[mapserver]: layer filtering with layerObj.setFilter()

I'm trying to filter a layer (using mapserver) backed by a Shapefile using layerObj.setFilter() but this doesn't seem to have any effect on the returned tile(s). Sample code: layerObj = ...
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Correct way to zoom on php mapscript. Zoom not center

I have a 800x600 pixel map image generated with php mapscript. Whenever i want to zoom to a certain point on the map, it doesn't centerly zoom to that point. I use the zoompoint() method. The x and y ...
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LINECAP and PATTERN on PHP mapscript

I am trying to create a railroad line pattern by using LINECAP and PATTERN. The manual says it can be done by using both paramaters on STYLE inside mapfile. Unfortunately, i couldn't find any method ...
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PHP Mapscript Installation Problem on Mac (Mavericks)

After installing PHP and Mapserver and all the frameworks needed from http://www.kyngchaos.com, I can access Mapserver via cgi-bin, but I got the following error for PHP: 500 Internal Server Error. ...
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How to set DATA string on LayerObj in MapFile by Using Mapserver's PHP Mapscript?

I'm manipulating mapfiles through mapscript. Setting layer attribute values like the opacity works like this: $layer = $map->getLayer('layername'); //set an attribute value ...
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Is that possible to use map object ( PHP_MapScript ) instead of map file when using the MapServer?

In my previoous code, I am using openlayer WMS to load a raster data through MapServer. As you can see, the mapserv.exe call a local map file to load the raster data. I just heard PHP_MapScript, since ...
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Is there a way to tell the supported input formats of libmap.dll without the associated .exe?

I have only compiled Mapscript_csharp and supporting dlls used in a .NET application - not the executables. Is there a way to tell what input / output formats are supported by these dlls?
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PHP Mapscript get feature / shape by index in layer

I upgraded my Mapserver version from 5.6.x to 6.2.0 (yes, big version jump here!) and I am stuck with getting a shapeObj from a layer by simply using its Index (or FID for shapefiles or GID in case of ...
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How to develop a web mapping app to upload, process, and download results?

I would like to make a web mapping application where a user can import their own x-y-z data file, then the application applies filters that I write to it, contours the resulting data, then displays ...
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Why is mapserver layer not showing up in openlayers?

I'm currently setting up a Mapserver/OpenLayers application. My mapscript works fine when i run on mapserver, but my mapserver layer not showing up in openlayers. this is my mapscript "tangsel.map" ...
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php_mapscript.so not present after Mapserver 6.2.0 compilation

I use this to compile mapserver cd /opt/ wget http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/mapserver-6.2.0.tar.gz tar xvf mapserver-6.2.0.tar.gz cd mapserver-6.2.0 ./configure ...
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Filling a polygon with lines using Postgis

i need to calculate a specific distance in an area. The distance is calculated from parallel lines in a polygon, And i need to find out how many parallel lines (with x meters distance to each other) ...
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Python Mapscript 6.0.1 layer.getShape API

I am attempting to follow the mapscript example described here - http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/wiki/RasterQuery but ran into some trouble with s = layer.getShape(result.shapeindex, ...
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How does mapscript queryByShape work?

I am trying to return the results of queryByShape call from a (large) raster file given a user specified polygon. For example, when a user plots the following polygon on an openlayers layer as ...
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C# & Mapscript - Setting Environment Variables At Runtime

I am working on an application that makes use of the c# Mapscript bindings. When I manually set and/or append to the GDAL_DATA, GDAL_DRIVER_PATH, PROJ_LIB, and PATH environment variables - the ...
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MapServer inside WordPress Pages/Posts?

I'd like to put maps inside of a wordpress CMS, but I'm running into troubles with the permalink structure ignoring the maps all together... I have a .htaccess file that will force WordPress to ...
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Mapscript - PostGis Error

I'm doing a spatial query, but I always get an error: "msPOSTGISLayerGetShape(): Query error. msPOSTGISLayerGetShape called on unopened layer (layerinfo = NULL)" This is my code: layerObj ...
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WFS - MapServer - ASP.NET

Nowadays i'm working with Mapcript / Mapserver. I would like to know how to used WFS (Web Feature Service) with ASP.NET. I think i need to use WCF, right? Is there any tutorial or framework? ...
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How to restore default values in Mapserver?

I'm using Mapscript reading a configuration of my map file, so i set some values in my mapObj. But in certain point of my code i need to restore the default values locate in map file. I tried to use ...
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Mapserver - Hide Labels

I'm creating a map with some layers, each one has a label, the problem is that, Mapserver is displaying the labels of bottom layers, so it is mixing all the label. Is it possible to hide label that ...
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Using C# + Mapcript + Openlayers

Nowadays i'm using Mapscript and C# to generate and display a Mapfile, but in this way i need to create manualy the interface, is there any way to use Mapscript + Openlayers?
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Using Mapscript to create a mapfile from scratch

Following a few online tutorials I have seen, I am trying to create a mapfile from scratch using mapscript. However, when I try to create the layer object, I get an error in the init of mapscript.py; ...
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Maturity of Mapserver mapscript C# bindings?

I've been thinking about possibly porting an internal custom GIS application built on top of Python / PyQt / Mapscript / GDAL-OGR / PostGis to C#. I was wondering about the maturity of the C# ...