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Customizing Popups in Openlayers

Is it possible to customize the shape of popups in OpenLayers? For example, I am creating a pop-up using the following approach: var popup = new OpenLayers.Popup.FramedCloud( "popup", ...
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MGRS in OpenLayers

I am trying to view the Military Grid Reference System coordinates in Openlayers through the MousePosition control. Is there an easy way to accomplish this just through Javascript? I am looking at the ...
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Different level of detail(layers) on different zoom level at OpenLayers map

I want display different detail(layers) on different zoom level on OpenLayers map. I mean when zoom in should display lot of layers and when zoom out those unsuitable layers should hide automatically. ...
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How to change the WMS Background Color in OpenLayers?

I am using geoserver to serve up an image pyramid basemap. I want to have all areas outside of the data extent be black (instead of white). I have the map displayed inside of a div tag and changing ...
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Is it possible to display the length of each segment with the Openlayers measure control?

I am trying to make a OpenLayers measure tool that displays the length of each segment on top of each segment and the total length of the measurement as shown below: I have used this example ...
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How to create a vector feature drop target?

I would like to create, inside an openLayers map, a drop target for my features. The user should be able to drag a vector feature, drop on the target so that some further action can be triggered (in ...
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How to integrate OpenLayers and ArcGIS Server?

I am using the OpenLayers JavaScript API within a web application. I am displaying non-base layers hosted on an ArcGIS server. When I load the ArcGIS layers, I load them using ...
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WFS Caching / Back button

I'm using WFS protocol on Vector layer / GeoServer / PostGIS Currently the map is refreshing and calling new requests whenever i do anything like searching or drawing and when i move back to a part ...
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WFS-T: changes not saved on an OpenLayers map

I have written a script allowing to display a few WMS and WFS layers and I want to make my 2 WFS layers editable. I have all my controls and can draw / modify / drag / delete my features but, on one ...
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Saving Google Earth Location: OpenLayers Plugin in Quantum GIS

I use the OpenLayers plugin to load Google Earth Layers in Quantum GIS to digitize/identify certain features. As my work is large occassionally I have to quit Quantum GIS to resume later. The problem ...
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GeoServer layer preview shows only missing images for tiles

Just getting started with GeoServer and already running into problems. When I click on Layer Preview and view any of the preloaded data in OpenLayers (or any other format) it is just blank and has the ...
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Problems with gxp Print plugin via opengeosuite sdk

I am trying to import the print plugin within an application built using the Opengeo Suite sdk and I have run into issues as is described in the following thread ...
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How can GeoJson polygons be colored programmatically using OpenLayers?

I'm experimenting with dynamically setting the color values of a geojson polygon. In my geojson file, there is an attribute for each polygon called pop_den. I am trying to update the fillcolor of the ...
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Cant see WFS-T layer with OpenLayers and GeoServer (Windows)

I am trying to implement a simple test of a OpenLayers + WFS-T + GeoServer -setup. I have followed the instructions by populating PostGIS and configuring GeoServer, and can see the WFS-T layer data in ...
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How to edit Attributes on WFS Layer through Popup?

I am working on a project for university. So far I have displayed WfsLayers which can be select from a panel, also I can click on my points whereupon a Popup will show up with some information which ...
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How to send WPS request using OpenLayers

I have generated the WPS request below using GeoServer's WPS Request Builder. I wish to append more parameters to this request (geometry selection), and then send it either using GET or POST from ...
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How to change the vertex style for editing?

When I use drag feature, then the circles on the polygon edge has the same style. For example, this OpenLayers site. I need to change it, I mean they need to be a different color. What is their ...
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XYZ Layer in Open Layers has Missing Tiles

In Open Layers I'm having a missing tile problem where it generates a missing link icon and a pink background. I found several threads including this one saying to add this code ...
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Openlayers create, edit and save/export to kml

I'm trying to create, edit and save a point vector as kml file in an Openlayers app. I have managed the create and edit by adding and empty vector layer and then adding the control ...
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How to draw lines with different colors in Openlayers?

I want to display multiple polylines with different colors in openlayers. Can any one guide me regarding this. I have done this in google maps. but i don't know how to do it in openlayers. I am ...
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How to register onclick handler for *all* KML feaures in OpenLayers?

I'm a newbie using OpenLayers with JQuery to display vector data from KML files. I'm creating the layer like this: newlayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector( layerid, { projection: ...
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Reproject a vector layer (EPSG:27700) using WFS onto a googlemaps background (EPSG:900913)

I have the following HTML-javascript code and i have problems reprojecting the vector layer (WFS) from EPSG:27700 (British National Grid) to EPSG:900913 (googlemaps). I managed to project the WMS ...
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GeoServer and OpenLayers in production - Securing WMS calls?

I've a mapping site where users have to login in with username and password. Once logged in the user gets a map of their data using WMS and WFS to display and edit data. This data is served using ...
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How to get a feature that lies closest to a point in openlayers?

Im trying to perform routing with openlayers, geoserver and mysql. In order to get the start and end points, I need to be able to get a feature of the node layer (which has point features) that lies ...
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How to add wms layer in OpenLayers from a geoserver?

How to overlay a wms layer from geoserver (localhost)in Open layers? What is the basic syntax of Geoserver WMS Layer? Details are as follow ! workspace name: india layer name:hospitals. <script ...
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Create CMS system using Cartaro

The main objective for our project is to create a portal website in Drupal. On this website, people must be able to upload their geographical datasets (mostly shape files, but also xml files that ...
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how to change color of feature to mark it as recently modified with openlayers

I am developing a crowd sourced app using openlayers. after user clicks an feature, a popup form is displayed. After clicking the save button, the data is used in processing which takes some time so ...
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Openlayers - Get extent of WFS vector layer and zoom to that extent when map

I would like to do the following: 1) While loading an OpenLayers map object get the lat/long Bounding Box of a WFS vector layer served from GeoServer. 2) Use the extent from the WFS vector layer to ...
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creating 2 dragable layers at the same time in OpenLayers?

I have been been working with this for a while now. Whenever you add 2 seperate draggable layers, openlayers will only activate the last one added. I wish it could be as simple as the code below. But ...
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Creating Vector features onload in Openlayers

Using openlayers and javascript I wish to create two vector layers and add a polygon to one of them and a circle with a centre point to the other My polygon will be in WKT and my circle will be a ...
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How to unproject coordinates on a Google map with Openlayers?

Below is my code and a pic. When I finish making my circle on a Google map with Openlayers, I get the following coordinates but I want coordinates like E.G: bottom: -27.762124575762 left: ...
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geoserver wfs insert error

I keep getting an insert error from geoserver when trying to save a point, poly etc etc to my postgis table. any ideas, my code is below var Projection = new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:4326"); ...
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Incremental retrieval of data from a database - OpenLayers

I have a new task now: The user will input the lat-lon values in a html Form and when an INSERT button is clicked these values should be stored the DB. Now when a submit button is clicked the markers ...
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how to limit zoom level in OpenLayers

I would like to have only 3 levels of zoom available (from level 6 to level 8). demolayer2 = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "abc...","http://localhost:8080/geoserver/gwc/service/wms", {layers: 'def...', ...
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Problem with using a circle as polygon for querying PostGIS

I'm trying to query PostGIS and find some object features that intersect with a circular buffer created by the user using OpenLayers, JavaScript and PHP. I use the following code for creating the ...
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Probleme with WFS protocol in OpenLayers

Sorry for disturbing. I know my problem look common, but I really don't know what to make. Here is my code for getting a WMS layer in OpenLayers from Geoserver. var wfs2 = new ...
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How to use Google Maps geocoding with Openlayers?

I'm making a Openlayers map with some shapefile and I have Google Maps base layer. I want to create a text area and a button. When I input a address and click the button, the map should show me the ...
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How can I add an infowindow to an OpenLayers GeoJSON layer?

In my OpenLayers script I refer to an geojson layer. Is it possible to add an info window?If yes, how can I create this. Script is as follows: var lon = 5, lat = 52, zoom = 7, epsg4326 = ...
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GetFeature Request with Polygon Intersecting Polygons

My task is very straightforward: a user draws a polygon and query all parcel polygons. The query string extends the URL limit. So I am posting XML to WFS. However, GeoServer always returned 0 feature, ...
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Googlemaps Layer on Openscales

I'm using openscales in a web mapping project, i would like to add a Google maps layer, i know that there's some licence problems , but i don't care for these licence issues, i'm looking to add ...
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How get Map extents for draw polygon when final click is done?

I am using openLayer js to draw a polygon and now i want map extents of the drawn polygon one final click (i.e. user finish drawing polygon or double click is done). For drawing the polygon i am using ...
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Openlayers How would i get a hover label over my polygon

make a hover/mouseover label for a polygon in Openlayers? I made a map with draw, delete and drag polygon function. Now I need to make a hover mouseover for this. How to get a hover label for ...
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Understanding the polygon handler function in Openlayers

Using openlayers, I want to be able to draw one polygon on a map. After one polygon is drawn, I want an event to fire that stops any more from being drawn until a button is pressed. My current code ...
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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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In OpenLayers zoom to extent of all overlays

In Openlayers I can zoom to the bounding box of all layers like this: map.zoomToExtent(); I can also zoom to the bounding box of a single layer: map.zoomToExtent(layer_name.getDataExtent()); Is ...
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getExtent() in OpenLayers returns strange values

I'm trying to get the bounding box of the map area displayed by OpenLayers. I tried to use map.getExtent() because it should be exactly what I need, but the returned values are "strange": For ...
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Suggestion about the database to be used with OpenLayers

Can anyone suggest me which database to be used with OpenLayers? I have to store the values in a DB table and retrieve them (trivial tasks). which is better MySQL or PostGIS? Can anybody give benefits ...
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Openlayers - Cloned features get style from original feature

I am having a problem with the styling of a WFS vector layer from GeoServer after cloning features from it and adding them to a new feature. First I create a new empty vector layer and add it to the ...
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What server and API to use for displaying complex polygons with dynamic symbology?

Background I need to interface a map into an existing website which allows the user to query a database and which currently results in a table listing population statistics per county. For example, ...
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What is the difference between projection and displayprojection for a Map in OpenLayers?

I am familiarizing myself with Openlayers, and am having trouble with understanding the projection and displayprojection properties for a Map. When the map is initialized with the following code: ...