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

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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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What map source/API/tools are recommended to create Web GIS/Mapping application utilising Microsoft technologies?

I'm researching about technologies (around Microsoft tech) to create mapping application and would like to have advice/suggestions. Brief requirement to build mapping application with Microsoft ...
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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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Mapnik, Mapserver or Geoserver

I'm currently developping an ArcGIS based flex webviewer. ArcGIS is great for most of the things but there are some issues like performance and license costs. That's why I'm looking into possible ...
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Export styles from ArcGis to a .map file

How to export styles from ArcGis 9.3 (or 10) to a .map file. Is it possible?
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Project geometry features upside down

I have shapefiles containing polygons and lines that are used in a mapfile for projecting them through Mapserver. Is there a way in changing the projection of the layers by 180 degrees(i.e. upside ...
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MapServer: apply a symbol to certain data?

I have a shp file which contains some points. Each point has a "POINTTYPE" attribute which contains text. Is it possible to apply a different symbol basing on this attribute? For example, if ...
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dateline issue: wrapDateLine with MapFile

I am using wrapDateLine properties for OpenLayers.Layer.WMS for handling dateline issues. The problem with wrapDateLine is that I am getting the same polygon repetitively around the wrapped map as a ...
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MapServer - map rendered at the wrong angle

I've just started using MapServer to check the topology in my database, and whenever I render a map I have to flip the image vertically and then rotate it quite a bit to get it facing North. I've set ...
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What are my options for creating a tile cache via a WMS server which requires http authentication?

I'd like to create a tile cache and offer the tiles via TMS/WMS. The source is a WMS server that is protected by basic http authentication, but no SSL. I'll also need to reproject the tiles. This is ...
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Trying to fill polygon fills the entire map

I have been given some shp files to be displayed using Mapserver. Until now I was able to find the correct projections, display the map, and show labels. However, I have problems with polygon colors. ...
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How do I check if Mapserver is installed or not?

I have installed MS4W (full) and choose port 8080 because on port 80 i have already installed IIS7. Now installation of MS4W is successful , but how i check ? I put http://localhost:8080/ in my ...
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Maps, black and white/ gray scale printing

I'm working on Mapserver to do beautiful maps with AGG rendering Until now, I've only thought about the best way to get color maps. Now, I have to think how to make color ones compatible with a grey ...
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How can I secure an WMS against unauthorized access?

In a project the customer wants the images of the WMS to be secured against unauthorized access. What are the common solutions to realize that? Are they compatible with the OGC-standards?
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tilecache problem with LABELMAXSCALEDENOM

I use tilecahce and mapserver and I have problem to showing labels. In mapfile when I use LABELMAXSCALEDENOM option the label layers not show in map. when I delete tis option the layer render without ...
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mapserver displays raster image in mirror

I've installed Mapserver and used a map file to set a raster layer and vector(shp) layers on top of it. However, although displayed in the expected order, the png file is displayed in mirror(compared ...
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Monster Spatial database server suggestions

I'm going to setup a open Mapserver w/ Openlayers, Geojango, Postgis using Postgresql. And I need some suggestions from people that have been shopping for what I need longer than I have. What would ...
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Querying data linked to a postGIS database

My project is coming along nicely! A brief background on my project. I have a world map that is colored to show the country of origin of the students at a college. Each color represents the ...
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displaying feature info in a popup

Thanks to Nicklas' anwer to my previous question... I was able to "combine my shapefile and CSV data have made a lot of progress on my project. Now I want to display the attribute data in a popup ...
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How can I show only some classes of a layer in UMN-mapserver?

I visualize a shape-layer in the mapserver. Now I want to make some requests for only some classes of this layer. I want for example one request for only the water-classes and later for only the ...
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mapserver not displaying anything

I've been reading through Tyler Mitchel's Web Mapping Illustrated and also downloaded a copy of the itasca sample from maptools.org. Then created some shapefiles in OpenEV and modified the itasca.map ...
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How can I change the line width of the outline for polygons in the Mapfile?

I display Polygons in the UMN Mapserver. With the OUTLINE-keyword I set a color for the outline of the polygons. How can I change the line width of this outline?
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How display outlines in a Map, only from a scale, but the colored polygon in all scales?

I want to display a shape with UMN-Mapserver. It has different coloured polygons and also outlines. But I want to display the outlines only, from a specific scale. I could add MINSCALE 150000, but in ...
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Does GeoServer and/or MapServer have a services directory similar to ArcGIS's services directory?

Does GeoServer or MapServer have anything analogous to the ArcGIS Server services directory? Is there a convenient endpoint where you can see all the services hosted on a particular machine? Edit: ...
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MapServer computes wrong map scales — off by factor 0.77. Or is it just me?

I've noticed in a current project that MapServer seems to get the map scale wrong, or then I'm wrong, but don't see how. My mapfile contains the following definitions: RESOLUTION 72 # this is the ...
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How to debug “msProcessProjection(): Projection library error. no system list, errno: 2” error in mapserver?

I think I have a misconfiguration in my mapserver that is preventing it from serving up imagery. In my map file, I have this section: PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END If I leave that ...
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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# ...
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Using shp2img and Remote Objects instead of WMS

I am a Flex developer that works with ESRI's REST Flex API most of the time, but have been exploring other options in the Flex world of web mapping. I have been using WebOrb's implementation of ...
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Trying to load this map service from ArcServer.. its on our own system but its not working… or I don't have access

Can anyone see this? http://gis.co.frederick.va.us/ArcGIS/rest/services/TestSDEService/MapServer Spatial reference is.. var initExtent = new esri.geometry.Extent({ "xmin": ...
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setting up php_mapscript in portable GIS

I'm new here, and I'm also new in webgis, I have download portable gis, and I love this new version with lot more tools, I have a question regarding to mapserver that comes with portable GIS v2, how ...
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Mapserver / Default to a GetCapabilities version if not set

We have some users with a legacy client that does not use the "version" parameter in the GetCapabilities request. However they cannot handle WMS 1.3.0 (and the CRS parameter) yet, which our ...
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Projected layer misaligned with Mapserver

I have a couple or raster files in epsg:23031 reference that i want to reproject to other reference systems (epsg:4326 and google projection) using the 'on the fly reprojection' of Mapserver. No ...
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Is there a good guide out there for setting MapServer up on an existing windows apache server?

I have been interested in trying out MapServer and have no problem setting up a windows development box. Seems like all the MapServer implementations on Windows include Apache, php, mapserver, and a ...
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Hiding layers in mapfile (Mapserver) from WMS requests

We have a Mapserver mapfile used in a web app with a lot of layers. We want to publish only some of them with WMS, keeping the others hidden to any WMS request. It has to be the same mapfile and we ...