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

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WHERE query when creating layer in MapServer

Is there a way to have WHERE clause when you're querying for postgis data on mapscript ? like, geom FROM country WHERE country = 'usa' USING unique gid. My current workaround is by creating VIEW. ...
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How to add map layers from Oracle database VIEWS in MapServer mapfile?

I am using MS4w v 3.0.3 (with Java mapscript) with Oracle Spatial 11g. Can we add layers to MapServer mapfile from oracle database views? If yes, is there any specific way to create views with spatial ...
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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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Difficulty with using truetype font symbols in Mapserver

I am basically following this workflow and having no luck. I have add a truetype font file to my fonts.list (under the alias 'ddv') however, I cannot get the fonts to render in the service. Any ideas, ...
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display GeoReferencing image through MapServer

I have a tiff image and got the world file which contains the needed information for GeoReferenceing, how to start add this image on Mapserver ? if I use C# and use GMAP API to call the google server ...
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OpenLayers and WFS: Using a mapfile correctly with featureType and featureNS

For starters, I went off the example at http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/wfs-reprojection.js and got that working just fine with the states vector layer showing up. Now I'm trying to use my own ...
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UMN MapServer alternatives [duplicate]

I am new to GIS application world. I would like to ask what are the other alternatives to UMN MapServer in the market preferably open source?
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Mapserver file to localhost

I have installed OSGeo live 7 - Xubuntu I made a nice map using qgis and I have exported the project using RT mapserver exporter. So I created a *.map file in home/user/documents/ How can I load ...
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MapServer: How to display and style a Text layer?

I'm trying to display a text layer using MapServer, but I'm kind of confused how to get it to display properly. When opening the .TAB file in a GIS application (in this case, MapInfo Profressional) ...
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Error using SLD with MapServer based WMS (GeoBC)

I'm trying to customize rendering of map tiles from a government WMS server. When I use the GetStyles WMS query to retrieve the SLD for a layer, then feed that SLD directly back in a GetMap query, ...
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QGIS mapserver - fails to display some raster images

QGIS 2.0.1 running on Linux, with mapserve support. Randomly, it seems, some raster images simply fail to display. No errors, just no image (well actually the mapserve returns a blank white image). ...
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Mapserver - Error setting up simple WMS/Mapcache service

I've got a Ubuntu 12.04 computer with Mapserver and all other software on it. I have tried to set up a simple WMS / Mapcache service but have not succeeded. I can browse to the automatically generated ...
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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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Difficult style for the map

There is a task before me of generating images as shown below. The main problem is the signs which must be placed outside the polygon (if they do not fit in it), and the lines should connect the sign ...
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Mapserver - label at beginning of line string (WMS)

I am creating a WMS service made up of linestrings pulled from a POSTGIS database I want to label the start of each line with a sequence number. At present I can label the centre of each with:- ...
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Is it possible to get all features from mapserver within BBox by clicking external button not on map using WMS GetFetureInfo. [duplicate]

Is it possible to get all features from mapserver within BBox by clicking external button not on map using WMS GetFetureInfo.
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Use GetFeatureInfo with OpenLayers and a Bounding Polygon

I want to be able to draw a bounding polygon and have my MapServer WMS layer return every feature within that bounding box. I have it working for a single point, but I would like for the query to ...
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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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Error in displaying wfs layer from mapserver/postgis

I have read and tested all the relative posts but I still don't have a solution for my problem. I have a layer suscribers (points) stored in postgis database with srid=32232. I would like to display ...
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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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How to render a raster multiple times across the date line?

Using EPSG:4326 and WGS84, I have a GeoTIFF with longitude extents (167, 208) - so it crosses the date line. I'd like mapserver to display the image regardless of whether the user's requesting bbox ...
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How to call a mapserver mapscript?

The docuentation leaves me in the dark about this. We used to call static mapfiles directy by: http://www.domain.com/cgi-bin/mapserv?map=/var/www/mapfiles/mf.map?[parameters] But now I want to ...
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Mapserver PHP mapscript: how to set attribute value of layer?

EDIT: solved, see working code below How can I set attribute values of a layer object with MapScript? I'm using MapServer version 5.0.3, the php_mapscript.so lib is loaded in my app context I have ...
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Input a KML file dynamically into MapServer without losing attributes?

Is there any possibility for MapServer (I'm running v6.2.1) to process the features / styles from a KML file dynamically? I tried STYLEITEM "AUTO" but it turned out to work only for *.dgn and *.tab ...
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OpenLayers Mapserver spatial filter INTERSECTS format problems

Trying to get hand-drawn polygon delimiter for spatial query via OpenLayers to mapserver (then postgis). I can get the WKT of the drawn polygon and can substitute the dynamic values, but am having ...
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mapserver layer classes display order

My layer Point (OGR geojson) has several classes: CLASS NAME "Station1" EXPRESSION ([extrude]=0) STYLE COLOR 0 0 250 OUTLINECOLOR 255 255 255 SYMBOL ...
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No PopUp with WMSGetFeatureInfo and Mapserver

I've searched for answer for the last couple of days with no success. When I click on an object on the screen I get this reply from the server ...
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Does anyone display OpenStreetMap through MapServer, ArcGIS for Server or Geoserver?

I use Windows OS. The data (OpenStreetMap) are stored in a postgres/postgis database. How do I display this data correctly? Update: Now I use: geoserver-2.3.5.exe, ...
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Transforming WFS Projection

I am trying to overlay features from a WFS using OpenLayers, my geometries in database are in EPSG:27700 and my map's projection is EPSG:3857. My mapfile returns data in EPSG:27700. Is there any way ...
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Why WMS Image Repeat leaflet?

I setup wms service using mapserver, the map file is attached . I have created index page, the code is <!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="es"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8" /> ...
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Using Mapserver WFS with Openlayers: shows empty map

UMN Mapserver 6.1.2 and Openlayers 2.13 are running on the same local host. At the moment, I merely try to display restaurants and cafes of a local region as points/symbols on a map. Later, I would ...
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Best way to visualize the PostGIS Raster in OpenLayers

I have been stuck by this problem for a long time. Several ways have already been tried, but none of them works as I was expecting. Here are the description of each of these method as well as the ...
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Mapserver mapscript map inset

What is the recommended way to produce a map similar to the one in http://www.nexusenergy.com.au/6468050/nexus-energy-oil-gas-exploration-and-productio.htm I would like to dynamically create the ...
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How to define HTML templates with QGIS Server?

I usually use HTML templates in map files to show nicely formatted popups on my WMS layers with Openlayers. Here is the doc on templating with mapserver I'd like to know if it is possible to do the ...
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MapServer Clustering GetFeatureInfo

I'm having a bit of a problem with clustering in map server the clustering itself works fine and the GetFeatureInfo works fine most of the time. However some times when I click on a cluster point it ...
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Map Server 4 Windows problem

How do I display shape files with a google-like interface in a web application? I found a tutorial at http://spatialhorizons.com/2007/05/19/mapserver-1-10-minute-tutorial/ which uses an earlier ...
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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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OpenLayers serving a MapServer layer: data won't display correctly without using WMS

I am trying to serve my Mapfile data as a MapServer layer in OL, rather than a WMS layer. When I display it using WMS, everything works fine. The part of the mapfile I have struggled with was ...
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How to make a raster layer transparent via MapServer

I loaded a PostGIS raster Data through OpenLayer and Mapserver. The code inside the OpenLayer is as following : localWMS = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "Local WMS layers", ...
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Map doesn't show anything in img file (WMS-Mapserver)

Actually in a practical Project we wanted to use OpenLayer and MapServer to display our data using WMS, but We can't find a proper srs or EPSG code. One of the ITC students said, we have to change our ...
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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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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 add Mapserver layer to Leaflet?

I have a layer in PostGIS in epsg:4326. Put in in MapServer: MAP IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT 60.0 56.0 61.2 57.4701 SIZE 800 600 OUTPUTFORMAT NAME "png" DRIVER GD/PNG IMAGEMODE PC256 ...
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Mapserver 6.2 concatenate attributes in FILTER

Back in version 5.0 I had: FILTER ("<tcode:expression/>" eq '[STATE][COUNTY]') final version = FILTER ("11000" eq '[STATE][COUNTY]') so I would filter out the features with state = 11 and ...
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Effective way for creating Open Source Web mapping applications

Sorry for asking such a basic question, but these days there is lot of advancement on open source technologies. My requirements for my application are below Basic Map application with zoom, pan, ...
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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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Problem with extent of mapserver wms/layer

I use mapserver with MS SERVER 2008. The problem with the correctly computing layer extend of Map server. If map file like this MAP NAME "test map" IMAGETYPE GIF EXTENT ...
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Color Ramp of Raster Rendering in MapServer

Does this proposed new syntax work yet? http://mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-6.html#proposed-new-syntax Currently, I am still using this method for rendering the raster in Mapfile. STYLE ...
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How to install Mapserver in nginx?

I was istalled Mapserver: sudo apt-get install libgd2-xpm-dev sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cgi-mapserver mapserver-bin and ...
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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 ...