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

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Using getGetFeatureInfoUrl of OL3 lib returns coordinates in flipped order

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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Free Map Hosting Option, for MapServer, OpenLayer Web GIS [on hold]

I need free web hosting for my WEB GIS project. I create it with MapServer, Open Layer and PostgreSgl for database. Can You tell me some option ?
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Debugging a MapCache / MapServer error

I'm trying to resolve an error when accessing a MapServer layer via MapCache and would really appreciate any help on what's going wrong. I'll add excerpt of the relevant files below, but the basic ...
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How to convert map scale 1:10000 to nearest zoom level 16 scale 1:9028

I am making tile map service port for this map http://mapserver.geology.sk/sbd/. When you max zoom this map, you will get scale 1:10000. Tile size is 256px. You can check it here ...
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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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Cause of ImportError: No module named mapscript in QGIS mapserver export?

I'm trying to expor project to mapfile in new QGIS Chugiak but a get this error below, someone have the same error? How can I fix this?thnks. An error has occured while executing Python code: ...
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mapserver ESRI personal geodabase.mdb

I´m trying to read ESRI personal geodabase.mdb through OGR.I have my driver "PGeo" but when I write ogrinfo INFLOR090812.mdb I have this bug ERROR 1: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN ...
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How to specify precision of a float in a mapserver template?

This GetFeatureInfo query will give you this result: Evaporation = 1.0149659 mm The template that produces the result is this: <!-- mapserver template --> [metadata_variable_name] = ...
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How to install MapServer on IIS 7.5 with windows 7 OS

I want to use the map server in my asp.net application. For that one, I need to install mapserver on IIS. I am using windows 7 with 64 bit os. I have IIS 7.5 installed on my PC. Can any one help me ...
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Understanding Openlayers MapServer configuration?

I need to implement functionality like this http://www.mpbhuabhilekh.nic.in/bhunakshaweb/. I searched on net and found it can be done using Openlayers. I need simple and clear steps on how to to ...
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Software development and cartography [duplicate]

What are the steps to create dynamic mapping web application with opensource software?
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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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Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver + KML

This is regarding question :- Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver We are using KML file not the POSTGIS DB. So what parameters for metadata "gml_geometries" would be there in ...
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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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GeoTiff size - what to do?

I have a whole series of GeoTiff tiles, each one about 250mb in size, in total just over 90gb. I want to be able to display these as a wms into QGIS to 20+ GIS users and in the end make them into a ...
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MapServer Pixmap Symbol GAP for Park Polygon Layer

I have a Polygon layer (National Park) PNG Pixmap symbol (from Maki icon set) MapServer 5.6 If I use the PNG Pixmap symbol for my Polygon Layer, Mapserver fills the polygon layer with the png ...
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Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver

In OL2 I think that it was done by using something like this: the_control = new OpenLayers.Control.GetFeature({ protocol: OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS.fromWMSLayer(mymap, { geometryName: 'geom', ...
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MapServer map file shows Raster image as white

I'm using PAN image for raster publishing but the output in browser shows a full white image? Please give me the solution? My map file is ass follows: MAP NAME "terra" # Map image size SIZE 600 600 ...
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Mapserver WMS, features clipped and positioned

How can I prevent features being clipped at tile boundaries in an WMS layer as per the picture The arrow and line segments are being clipped when viewed in openlayers as a WMS layer. The map file ...
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How to use openlayers 3 and Mapserver (WMS

I'm not able to centralize my map in OpenLayers / MapServer , it appears at the top . The " center " do not work . Below my code to better analyze . I did not post the mapfile why I did an experiment ...
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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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Displaying map in p.mapper framework for UMN MapServer?

I want to display map in p.mapper. I've done some goggling and looked at some examples but can't seem to make what I've seen work. Can someone recommend a link or example I can look at? I'm using ...
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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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how to pin point type layer details on map using ms4w map server

My aim is to create pin point on map and when click event on that pin point to show some details about that point (like shop name ,street name). My point shape file is for rendering on the map i ...
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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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MapServer Mapfile: One layer, disable the label but not the point for first two zoom levels

This map is not using OpenLayers, just MapServer with a mapfile. There is a layer that displays both the point and the label. Looking through the documentation, I'm not entirely sure what the best ...
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Is there any readily available implementation of Mapserver (or Geoserver)- Postgres-Openlayers combination?

I am developing an web GIS for map data presentation for public. Is there any readily available implementation of Mapserver (or Geoserver)- Postgres-Openlayers combination or similar? More Details: ...
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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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Publishing map services in GeoServer like ArcGIS for Server does?

I was working with arcgis platform, but now I am working with geoserver for a project. Argis server publishes the MapServers and FeatureLayers under mapservers. For exapmle: Sample Demographic ...
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arcgis server performance comparison

Are there any recent comparisons/studies of arcgis server vs. open source gis servers in common tasks like providing a wms/wfs, filtering data/search performance, and so on? We received a lot of ...
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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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How to display table with more than one image from postgis in mapserver?

I have 3 tif files in one postgis(2.1.5 ver.) raster table. ( load with raster2pgsql) And i have mapserver MapServer 6.1-dev. I need to display table from postgis in qgis via mapserver. P.S I trying ...
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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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Mapserver display empty map when i add more then 1 raster file in 1 table postgis

Here is a part of mapfile with layer and WMS: WEB METADATA wms_title "Diplom" wms_abstract "no matter" wms_onlinesource ...
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Notepad++ syntax highlighting for *.map [closed]

I can't find how to customize syntax highlighting for mapfile (*.map files) in Notepad++. I actually have add this syntax file recommended in this post. BUT the syntax highlighting is not good, ...
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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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Problem setting up mapcache.xml

I'm having a problem getting started with mapcache. I'm fairly new at this, but I have mapserver running: the following query works as expected and shows the appropriate tiles: ...
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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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KML too large for browser - can this be done in a server?

Please note, this question is similar to this question, which is 4 years old and has no accepted answer. The closest to an answer in that thread - using fusiontables - is not going to work for me ...
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How to specify one layer among many with getWMSInfo?

I am using getWMSFeatureInfo with multiple point layers. When I click on a point on map, how to specify which layer that point belongs to?
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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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Circle features missing in PostGIS after import from ArcGIS using ogr2ogr [closed]

I have a ArcGIS feature class of geometry type polygon. It was created as a convex hull with a 200 meter buffer on a point dataset, aggregating rows on a particular field. The number of points used to ...
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Mapserver - What are some options for a GUI for mapfile creation?

What are some possible options for a GUI to manage style and mapfile for Mapserver. I am interested in all solution, QGIS plugin, ArcGIS mxd or MapInfo workspace converter or else. Thank you for ...