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

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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 ...