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

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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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Intersects Filter on WFS 1.0.0

I use WFS=1.0.0 on the Mapserver v5.6.6 and v6.0.1 with MS4W package. I want to get the Intersects of Spatial Operator. When I make getcapabilities request I see just "Intersect" like: ...
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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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Is there a way to control label density in mapserver?

I'm reading a US County Tiger Shapefile and everything is plotting correctly, but I want to slim down the number of labels shown at scales larger than the state level because it begins to overwhelm ...
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Unsupported WFS request in MapServer at Insert and Update

I'm created a WFS with MapServer (ms4w) and SQL Server DB. The wfs:GetFeature works fine. But I cann't get the wfs:insert/wfs:update to work, they return: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to use bbox in long/lat with google/bing/etc… using mapserver‏

The bbox of OpenLayers.Control.GetFeature works in utm when the baselayer is 900913 ie. google/bing/etc) and in long/lat when the baselayer is 4326 (ie. my postgis layers served by mapserver), no ...
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Error running mapserver export in quantum gis

I have a project in Quantum GIS that I need to export to a .map file using de plugin mapserver export. I fill all the forms but I get this error when running the app. Any ideas of what is ...
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Query Feature using OpenLayers + MapServer

I'm trying to query a feature in OpenLayers, but it's returning just an image highlighted that is not possible to make zoom, pan and drag. My intention is to query a feature on the map like street ...
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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 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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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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unable to create an osm server

I am rolling out my pc as an osm server. I am following https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ When I give the command sudo -u daman renderd -f -c ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Display InfoTemplate based upon Visible Layers

I am relatively new to JavaScript and ArcGIS Implementation, so if I'm missing an overarching understanding please feel free to call me out on that... I have a MapServer that I connect to that has ...
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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 ...
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xsd schema Mapserver

I'm using a Maserver 6.4. I'd like that the DescribeFeatureType answer looks exactly like an xsd file. How should I do that ? I've already try to add the xsd path after "ows_schemas_location" but ...
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OL3 parser flips the coordinates

When requesting featureInfo from MapServer using getGetFeatureInfoUrl() of OL3 lib var req_url = the_layer.getSource().getGetFeatureInfoUrl( evt.coordinate, map.getView().getResolution(), ...
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OL3 + Mapsever queryBypoint and tolerance

Mainly my WMS is shown using OpenLayers 3. Most layers have EPSG:4326 input projection (for this coming release). Loading the WMS using OL3+OpenstreetMap I decided to use the global projection as ...
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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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Use MapCache to forward an existing WMTS?

Is it possible to use MapCache to forward an existing WMTS? I see no source type "wmts". Could that cause any problems?
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Can't zoom to see the whole map in OL3

I have a special map. Its rather a schema not a common world map. Not very high but it is very long. Now when I display the map, I see a part of the schema at zoom level 0 (I additionally set it ...
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raster image display

iam trying to display raster image using mapserver but it is not displaying anything, page is blank my mapfile code is MAP ########### NAME "ny_pop" SHAPEPATH ...
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Live Updating Map With Large Dataset

I need to be able to display a map on a webpage with multiple layers of squares and points, possibly up to 10,000 objects per layer. There could be up to maybe 20 layers, but having move than a ...
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geoext legendpanel not displaying symbols

I am using geoext 1.1 with openlayers 2.11. I have a few point layers (WFS) with associated styles where I pass an image adress to 'externalGraphic' parameter like this ...
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Coordinates of Polygon layer

i am using Mapserver map file and Openlayers to display a polygon layer on the Google map. layer is displaying but that layer is not on the center. i have used map.setcenter, but i do not know the ...
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Mapserver Python Mapscript - Is There An Equivalent to Mapnik's Python Plugin?

I have been developing a sophisticated web mapping app using MapServer in conjunction with the Python MapScript bindings - and it has been working great. However, I am thinking a custom data provider ...
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Learning MapServer Tutorial for C# mapscript (ASP.NET)?

I am learning the MapServer Tutorial for C# mapscript (ASP.NET). Could you tell me how to let the map show on the webpage? I mean how to trough transforming the value between the mapstream.aspx to ...
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Modifications to use multiple mapbooks in Geomoose

Currently i'm working on two projects and i want to use two mapbooks.I want to load two mapbooks at the same time without changing the whole geomoose2 folder.I've done the steps shown in ...
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Any recomendations for a GIS web app?

I'm new at this world of geographic systems. I'm at Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm using Django (v1.6) to create an app that is both a CMS and a GIS. I already finished the CMS so now I'm trying to get started ...
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highlight polygons

iam trying to highlight the villages based on query but only one polygon is highlighting the query is based on the area of the villages, when user enters area <=********** ,it is displaying 13 ...
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mapserver mapfile for transparancy

i want to set trancparancy for colored polygons iam displaying a polygon layer on the google image and i want to set trancparancy so that background image has to visible in the colored polygons my ...
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display thematic map using openlayers

iam displaying map from mapfile(mapserver) in c# using openlayers mapfile is connected to postgres it is working well but now i want to diaplay thematic map using the postgrs database using ...
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Old World View Map / Tiles

I m currently looking for Imagery of Old World View Map, maybe 19th century, black white is okay. And if there is tiles services that would be cool. Is there any site that still contains those ...
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Error installing Mapserver (Ubuntu)

I´m trying to install Mapserver (libmapserver1) for Ubuntu, but it won´t work. Tried on Ubuntu 12 and 14, both from terminal or by Synaptic and directly from maperserver´s own site. Can someone hint ...
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map file in mapserver

I am working with mapserver and c# can anybody plz explain what does these line mean function AddLayers() { var districtBase = new OpenLayers.Layer.MapServer( "District2", ...