(UMN) MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.

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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 ...
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GeoExt zoom to layer extent without losing transparancy

I have been developing a online mapping using geoext, openlayers and mapserver and so far the app is operational but battling with the zoom to extent functionality which makes my layer to lose ...
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Problem with Mapserver label encoding in Greek

I'm having a problem when trying to render a shapefile's labels that has Greek characters with the use of truetype and I'm getting weird characters. The code for my label section is as follows: LABEL ...
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Change a layer order with mapscript

I'm very new with mapScript, I'm looking to change a layer order with mapScript. My ms_newMapObj is a merge of many mapfile so I don't know the index of the layer I want to move up. I haven't find ...
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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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MapServer & Raster picking / Elevation data

I have some GeoTIFFs with elevation data, displayed in OpenLayers or Leaflet via WMS from MapServer. I need to be able to request (from the client) the elevation at some point clicked by the user. ...
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Heartbeat of GeoWebCache or underlying WMS [duplicate]

I've set up a geowebcache for some app developers to use. They discovered that if the mapserver behind the geowebcache (gwc) is not running then they're not getting the tiles even if the ...
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Getting raw wcs-dem value with mapserver

I retrieve wcs-dem. curl --trace -i -H "Content-Type: application/image" -XGET ...
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problem in mapserver wcs

I couldn't understand what I was doing wrong about wcs. submitting this from browser only leads downloading mapserv. ...
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using pyramids in mapserver's wcs mapfile

I created tile/pyramid structure on my tif file using gdal_retile.py. How can I use it in mapserver-wcs-mapfile? regards
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Mapserver Layer Connection 2 database

i use mapinfo .tab for show the map, and i want to use SQl Server To select the other data, can mapserver have 2 connection in layer? or there are other ways this my .MAP layer configuration. LAYER ...
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MS4W MapServer 7.0 - Filter error after upgrade from 5.6

First of all I need to say that I'm complete new to this. I've been mandates to migrate a web application (written in Python and using PostGRE/PostGis) on a Windows XP box (!!!) to a more recent ...
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Drawing specific layers of mapfile with MapScript?

Is it possible to call a draw on a mapFile with a list of layers to include with mapScript? I have a bunch of layers defined on my mapfile but I don't want to call all of them. I don't use "STATUS ...
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No layers when configuring TinyOWS with MapServer

Am trying to expose a vector layer (loaded from shape file into PostGIS) as a WFS layer using TinyOWS. Following the instructions in the mapserver/tinyows documentation, here is the .map file I have ...
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Mapserver label background colour

I'm a totally newbie in Mapserver. I'm using mapserver 6.0.3. I have managed to label some lines but I cannot create a background colour for the labels. Using QGIS 2.10 I got something near to what ...
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Which FOSS label engine that supports shrink to fit label in polygon?

I've not found a way to label features using shrink to fit label in polygon, i've tried Qgis, and searched on Geoserver, Mapserver and Mapnik, none of them supports this feature, i'm looking for any ...
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MapServer 7.0 WFS GetFeature with maxFeature and ogc:Filter returns no features

I am trying to dynamically compose and send a WFS GetFeature query (using OpenLayers 2.13) based on user input. User has an option to apply ogc:Filter to the query but may choose not to, so a whole ...
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Projection Library Error Mapserver

I have a mapserver installed (Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS) with a world.map file which gives me a proper result when I access it as follows: ...
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Clickable positioned symbol in mapserver WMS layer

It is possible to make the positioned symbol (using ANCHORPOINT) in WMS layer clickable? The problem is that it is clickable only at the point of geometry (+ tolerance defined in map file), but when I ...
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How To Order Labels from Several Layers in Mapserver?

I have an Mapserver project with several layers. Some of the layers have labels. My problem is that labels from one layer overlap the labels from another layer. I want the labels to change vertical ...
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Installing mapscript

I have installed mapserver in an existing xampp installation (Windows 7) by copying the cgi-bin directory from ms4w to xampp/cgi-bin. Mapserver is running just fine. I'm trying now to install ...
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Run mapserver under installed xampp

I'm running xampp in windows 7, apache is listening port 80. I downloaded MS4W and installed the bundle under c:\ms4w and configured apache to listen on port 8080. I'm running ...
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How to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap map

Hello, I want to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap Map. I achieved to have the display of the world map with OpenStreetMap alone on my browser, and the display of the Shapefile ...
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A Web GIS map based on Mapserver + openlayers does not render in some machines [duplicate]

We have created a Web GIS interface using MapServer @ MS4W and Openlayers. It is available at http://orgin.in/riverinegis.html However, the map is not rendering properly in some machines. Most often, ...
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Display 8-Bit Signed Rasters with Negative Values in QGIS / MapServer

When loading 8-bit signed rasters with values from -128 to 127 into QGIS or MapServer, negative numbers are not recognized. Is there a way to change the default display settings in QGIS and/or ...
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MapServer: Symbol (v-line) style that automatically follows line direction

I created this image: with: MAP SIZE 1000 1000 IMAGETYPE png24 EXTENT -30 -10 60 30 UNITS DD SYMBOL NAME "v-line-shift" TYPE vector POINTS 0 0 5 10 10 0 END # ...
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Display MapServer Legend in GeoExt using OpenLayers

I have been trying to get my MapServer legend displayed in a GeoExt app using OpenLayers. I am quite new in MapServer and web mapping. Only a vector legend, and my OpenStreetMap legend is displayed. ...
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How do I create a mapserver config file for tiles downloaded from WMTS service?

I have downloaded Austria official map tiles from http://www.basemap.at/index_en.html using the provided offline downloader tool. Tiles are stored in my hard disk with paths similar to ...
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How To Compile Or Find Php Mapscript (Mapserver) Latest Version For Windows?

I had major performance difficulties with MapServer version 6.0.3 (MS4W 3.0.6) and need latest version of Mapscript but i cant find it for windows. Anybody can help me to find latest compiled ...
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Map-server Very Weak Performance Vs Geo Server - Why?

I search for a good wms server that support Postgis at the end I found Mapserver as the fastest and best choice. Every performance test say it's faster than Geoserver because of its native compiled ...
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Heatmaps: right terms (isopleth vs choropleth, etc) and how to implement a value-based one that looks good?

NOTE: My original question was about interpolation methods, but I've found that I was actually asking the wrong question. Interpolation methods with Heatmaps and IDW are the least of my problems right ...
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Size mapfile chart element by absolute value of column value

I have a mapfile with pie charts of the relative proportions of a variety of parameters pulled from a table. In some cases the values are negative and I would like to make pie charts of these ...
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Updating OSM TileServer

I built an OSM TileServer using the entire planet OSM data about a year. I wold like to update the database of my TileServer by using the new planet OSM data. Given that the original planet OSM data ...
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How to specify the lat/long and bounding box of MapServer WMS layer in Openlayers

I am using MapServer to add a WMS layer on a basemap using OpenLayers 3. The mapserver generates a png image from a shapefile, which I need to overlay on a basemap. Below is the code which I used to ...
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Enabling: Raster and Topology

I'm new to GIS and tile servers. I've installed TinyOWS pretty successfully except for what looks like to be some dependency issues. I have installed PostGIS and also PostgreSQL. PostGIS is supposed ...
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Install Trouble: TinyOWS with WFS-T

I've been trying to install a tinyows with wfs-t server to compare the project with OSM. OSM was a rather easy install but I'm running into trouble with tinyows because of fragmented documentation. ...
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Zoom To Layer Using EventListener

I have been struggling with zoom to layer functionality with event listeners. The code is working and zoom to layer whenever it is loaded but the problem is that once it is loaded, i can not zoom or ...
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How to install mapserver on Windows/Apache?

We need to get an internal instance of MapServer up and running. We want to use Apache and not IIS because we already have an Apache 2.4 instance up and running on our office intranet. The Windows ...
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Error Opening WMS Maplayer: URLError: <urlopen error [Errno 10060]

I receive the error: URLError: <urlopen error [Errno 10060] A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection ...
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Why does my MapServer WMS not zoom correctly in OpenLayers 3?

Below code is showing the addition of mapserver file in openlayers 3, it is successfully showing me image in the browser but when i zoom that image it does not zoom. It comes back to originial view. ...
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OL3 doesn't display the wms Layer

This is pretty much related to the question asked in the following link How to add Mapserver WMS to Openlayers 3 I followed the example in ...
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Adding MapServer layer in Openlayers 3

As per i know that there is an API called Openlayers.MapServer in openlayers 2, which is used to show MapServer file in browser in openlayers. How can i add an MapServer file in Openlayers 3, as i ...
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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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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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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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MapServer with Oracle 12

Atm. I'm running MapServer on Windows (with the msplugin_oracle.dll plugin) to create some WMS layers from SDO geometry stored in Oracle 11 database. I take the binaries from this very nice site. The ...
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WFS Getting more than 1 layer

using Web Feature service and I'm wondering is there a way using get requests to pull multiple features. For example, this WFS http://demo.mapserver.org/cgi-bin/wfs?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.0.0 ...
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MapServer Shapefiles Not Displaying

I am current developing an GeoExt app which is up and running. Now I want to create maps then dump them in the app. I have been battling with mapServer for days now. Mapfile can generate raster type ...
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Refresh map after updating chart elements

I need to refresh an openlayers map after updating the size of pie charts in a mapfile displayed on the map (on button click). I cannot refresh the whole page or I lose the data. It works when I ...
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How to use filter encoding in a WFS query on MapServer?

I need to query this WFS public service http://wms.pcn.minambiente.it/ogc?map=/ms_ogc/wfs/Numeri_Civici_2012.map&service=wfs&request=getCapabilities The layer I need to query is this one ...