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How to define layer order in Openlayers?

I have a marker layer, two vector layers and two raster layers. The marker layer gets covered by the two raster layers. Is there a way to move the marker layer always on top? Edited: The order of ...
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How can I represent distance using the dashes or markers of a vector line?

I am a very basic user and dont know the lingo to get to the gist of my question so some background might help. Ive volunteered to create a pre-incident planning system for my rural fire department. ...
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Using Drop Markers and MarkerClusterer together?

I want to create a rather visually appealing representation of time-series data (Costco Store Locations w/ opening dates). My idea was to plot them on a map, in time-series, but it seems that the ...
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How do I cluster XY point data? (ArcGIS 9.3)

I have a whole bunch of icons displaying on a map, I want these clustered together as was suggested to me for a different question here... ArcGIS 9.3. How do I increase Picture Marker Symbol ...
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Leaflet / Google Map baselayer / markers not visible

New to Leaflet, currently trying to migrate a project from native Google Maps to Leaflet; having been drawn to Leaflet by the layer management and options of using better 'roadmap' style basemaps. ...
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How to put 20K points on a map

I have an sqlite 3 database with 20K entries each of which has lat long data and I wanted to create a layer from that data. From what I have read I need to import it into a postrgres DB but I'm not ...
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How to open popup on mouseover in Leaflet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to show a popup on mouse-over, not on click? I'm working with Leaflet library. I defined L.layerGroup and add some markers to the group. Can somebody help me with ...
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Is there a library to make custom markers for Google Maps API V3 by setting the marker's icon, labels and opacity?

Is there a library to make custom markers for Google Maps V3 by controling the icon, labels and opacity? This library for Google Maps API V2, Labeled Markers, seems OK, but I was hoping for a V3 ...
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Leaflet drop markers animation

Is it possible to do drop markers on the map like in google maps (https://google-developers.appspot.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/marker-animations-iteration) in leaflet
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How to tell QGIS where to start marker line interval?

I want to tell QGIS where to start with a marker, like: use 3 markers, start at positions 0, 2, 4, and apply an interval of 12 to each marker. However, after searching for hours, I haven't found a ...
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Change marker icon on click using leaflet

I have a map with many (>100) markers on it. I would like to make it so that clicking on these changes the icon to a highlighted version. I've created two custom icons, one regular, and one ...
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Leaflet marker cluster and popups

I want to develop a map with Leaflet marker cluster. You can see how it looks like here: https://github.com/danzel/Leaflet.markercluster But I need that my markers have popups with more information ...
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How to reverse the drawing order of markers?

I saw this example which demonstrates how ordering can be controlled with markers added using styling options (graphicZIndex) applied to a vector layer. Due to the limitations in the combination of ...
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How to create Race Route with arrow directions and distance markers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Anyone have any suggestions regarding how I would approach creating a race route with arrow directions and distance markers in ArcGIS? I could do it manually but I thought I recalled seeing something ...
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GoogleMaps URL string to display unique marker

This is a topic I thought as easy as pie to solve with just a Google search and which is in fact quite complicated. When I use the following URL string to open a GoogleMaps window on a specific ...
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How to change icons for Leaflet markers when using cluster plugin?

I'm using Leaflet MarkerCluster. I created a MarkerClusterGroup as markers1 as you can see. There's about a hundred points I have written like var addressPoints in this format: var addressPoints = ...
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ArcGIS 9.3. How do I increase Picture Marker Symbol performance?

I have a layer with 400 point features that display a picture marker symbol on the map. We expect this number to increase a great deal. Unfortunately it's already noticeably slow. This is being ...
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Adding a marker with openlayers/geoserver

My name's Tony. I'm from vietnam. I want to add a marker in webgis with openlayers/geoserver. Here is my code : <!-- Import OL CSS, auto import does not work with our minified OL.js ...
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OpenLayers: make polygons not zoom

I have a simple OpenStreetMap for which I want to display a series of circles. Each circle represents readership for that area, so its radius will change based on the numbers. However, when I create ...
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How to create a printable map of labelled markers with OSM background?

I want to create an image of an OpenStreetMap map suitable for printing on A4 at 300dpi. The map needs to have half a dozen markers/points, and each should be labeled with the name of the point. I ...
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How to design markers - raster or vector?

I have several layers that are point geometries. I am defining them custom markers symbols and such symbols have colors (red, yellow and green) to represent values. Since there are several of them in ...
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How to synchronize the marker's rotation field with the angular distortion in the map projection

I'm Using QGIS 1.8.0 to plot a global dataset showing the positions of aircraft in flight. The data I have are .csv files with three columns: Latitude, Longitude, and angle of travel. I assign ...
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Drop Markers and MarkerCluster together from database

I've been working on my map which gets it's details from a MySQL database. I use MarkerCluster Plus to cluster my markers but would like to add the drop animation to it. I found this thread, but ...
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openlayers change marker icon, size and offset after drawn

I'm having much trouble changing my (feature)marker icons 'on the fly'. The problem is that I use much different images and also need to change the offset. So I iterate over every marker and make a ...
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Handle a great amount of Markers with OpenLayers

My general Problem is to maintain a lot of markers. For the beginning I want to display all Bus Stops of Berlin, Germany and surroundings as Markers. I already got that I have to use a strategy like ...
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How to keep bound popups from opening on [click]?

I am working on a map application which creates and binds popups on markers and polyline objects. The popups are created and bound lazily, i.e. ad-hoc when a user clicks on a specific object. The ...
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how to show information window for the marker cluster

This is my markercluster code : i need information window for the markercluster icon as well as marker icon, i have another cluster.js file, can some one please tell me how can i show the information ...
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How can i display markers from a database?

I'm an absolute GIS beginner and here is what i am trying to achieve. I am developing a web application that allows users to : type an address, and be displayed the corresponding slipping map select ...
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Openlayers SelectControl add multiple Layers

Heres my code to add an SelectControl with Popup for an existing layer add startup map.addLayer(window.markerLayer); window.markerLayer.events.on({ }); // Popup für Marker window.selectControl ...
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Google maps api, several moving markers using a csv file containing the coordinates

I collected 5 sets of coordinates of moving vehicles and I want to play the scene using googlemaps API showing those 5 vehicles moving. The sets are saved in a postgresql table. is it possible ? if ...
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How to plot multiple markers on a leaflet map?

If I have a object containing lats and longs how can i plot them in leaflet using the marker constructor I tried looping through them for(key in obj){ var val = obj[key]; ...
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OpenLayers: Load Markers dynamically from Text file

I am trying to load set of markers dynamically from a text file using OpenLayers.Layer.Text. The problem is that no markers is shown after rendering the page. Below is the JavaScript file that is ...
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Create tiles given images and locations; convert markers to tiles

What I need I need to convert a list of markers to a tile layer I've been googleing without success how to do this. Anyone has faced this problem and has a nice easy solution? Why I need it I've ...
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Creating markers(vectors) in openlayers

I'm new to OpenLayers,currently in existing project they have created markers in openlayers map by using following code, // vector layer creation vLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector(layerName, { ...
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Openlayers Vector Feature Popup

im trying to create a popup in Openlayers that would open when someone clicks a marker. And the marker is setup like this: new OpenLayers.Feature.Vector() and not with the ordinary marker layer. The ...
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OpenLayers : How to make a marker fixed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to skip drag event to stop a feature being dragged I've created a map and added markers to baselayer on click by using this code : vectorLayer = new ...
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Offset Google markers at the same address

What can I incorporate into my current code below to offset markers, as markers at the same address don't show. Here's example http://www.mediwales.com/mapping/test UPDATE: I've changed the way the ...
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OpenLayers - How to display selected features as graphic markers?

I'm attempting to render a point feature as a graphic. When that feature is selected I'd like to display a green indicator above the graphic. It seems backgroundGraphic and externalGraphic are ...
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Markers not displayed in xhtml in OpenLayers

I just started working with OpenLayers because I want to include a map on my JSF page (.xhtml files). I want to use the same feature that is demonstrated in this example: ...
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Java GIS framework with custom shaped markers

I am completely new to GIS theme and I found this board so I hope I can get good advices from experienced users. I need to find an open-source Java framework/library/api that would generate an map ...
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How to color markers based on polygon area?

I have a map with around 317 markers and each marker is the center point of a polygon. The polygonal area varies throughout, so I want to represent the markers in such a way that the polygon with the ...
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Google maps marker is not getting displayed

I am trying to learn google map API. I see a map but I am unable to get a marker. Here is my code Activity public class HomeActivity extends Activity { @Override protected void ...
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Refresh leaflet marker data in place ? (on insert to sql db)

I have a form that sends data via ajax to be geocoded and inserted into a mysql db. Once that data is there, can I force the marker layer to refresh so that it displays the new data? The SQL API ...
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Extending “How to add complex Emergency Symbology (TrueType fonts) to QGIS?”

I have used the technique as outlined in How to add complex Emergency Symbology (TrueType fonts) to QGIS? but have run into some difficulty. I have used this technique for a map of water assets that ...
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Prevent OpenLayers ClickEvent from firing on Popup closeButton

My Code to add popups as selectControl to a Layer. Works fine! map.addLayer(window.markerLayer); // SelectControl für Marker --> Popup window.selectControl = new ...
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Buffer along a route

I'm using Googlemaps service to plot some marker on the map. All markers are stored in a postgresql table, named "locations" and that has a location column (data type to geometry). When the user ...
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Leaflet's worldCopyJump breaks map, zooming fixes it up (updated)

I had my map working with worldCopyJump set to true, but then it stopped working. I'm not sure exactly what broke it (the original form of this question said there was a connection to a plugin, but ...
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Changing kml marker in esri javascript api

I can load my kml file but I want to be able to define a marker for my points. I can't find anywhere in the api which allows me to define the marker. How can you define your own marker using a kml ...
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how to use ArcGIS cloud hosted map with custom data from mysql

I have map hosted on ArcGIS.com which I can use and embed in my webpage. I have few tables with latitude-longitude in mysql. is there anyway I can add it as marker overlay layer on map taken from ...
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Dynamically Reload OpenLayers Marker Layer based on user input

Not really sure how to ask this, so I'll outline the scenario. We have a database with locations in it. There are various types of cars at each location and each car has a problem of varying ...