A Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) is an XML schema specified by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) for describing the appearance of map layers.

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Text layer styling in GeoServer?

I am wondering what is the best approach to use for text layers in GeoServer. AFAIK, there is no text layer in GeoServer. But in many occassions we need to use text layers and not simply label for ...
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Is is possible to have a sld with a rotated point symbolizer along a line in geoserver?

Geoserver 2.1.3 I would like to symbolize a line with a Square but use the <Rotation>45</Rotation> tags to make the symbol look like a diamond. My sld is below and unfortunately the ...
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SLD for OSM data in GeoServer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Standard SLDs for OpenStreetMaps? I can't find a good SLD for OSM. I downloaded the OSM data and imported it to PostGIS. With GeoServer I use it as a data source to ...
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How to use the SLD Filter “Difference”

I have a postgis table with polygon geometries. I would like to create an sld which first does an inside buffer, and then a difference between the buffer and the original geometry. This is basically ...
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Geoserver with SQL server consuming all my CPU

This question is long please bear me and my problem. SQL Server Query profiler The Sample Query from profiler that geoserver is running that corresponds to SLD I am using and not the SQL SERVER view I ...
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Point size based on the scale and point color based on the attribute in SLD

I want to edit points size based on the scale and also I want to set up colors based on one attribute column (Quantities in ArcMap, 10 classes). I already wrote SLD rules for colors, but I don't ...
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How to edit symbol diameter related to the catchment area?

I have a table with column Catchment area (in km2), and I need to set symbol diameter based on that column. I need to get .sld file so I'm working with uDig but if you know better software for this, I ...
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SLD encoding in GeoSever on Ubuntu

I am facing a challenge with the encoding in my SLD file in GeoServer on a Ubuntu server. When I create a SLD file containing the danish letters æ, ø, å in the GeoServer web interface like this ...
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How to handle multipoint symbology catalogue (as in mil2525c, tactical graphics appendix b)

Is there a general format (standards based) to store a vector based drawing description for multipoint symbology (means having several anchor points reflecting symbol point <-> geographic point ...
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Can a layer's style be modified dynamically using an SLD in OpenLayers?

I am a complete novice with GeoServer and OpenLayers. I'm trying to ascertain at what point a style is applied to a GeoServer layer which is drawn in OpenLayers, when using an SLD. The Introduction ...
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Using SLD to style according table column value

How to style various points with different image according to value(text) in the column of table(layer)?
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How to get multiple SLD files of the same shapefile?

I need to get multiple SLD files for the same shapefile. Geometry is polygons, and they need to be colored by one attribute column. What is the best solution? I'm working with ArcMap2SLD or ArcMap to ...
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How to create varying opacity within a layer in Mapserver?

Suppose you have a mapfile containing a background layer and a layer with a lot of overlapping linestrings. Now, for the overlapping linestrings, it might be good to visualize their density, thus at ...
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Optimizing SLD map styling implementation

Styling a map on demand can be a great bottleneck if you don't have a good strategy to deal with it. I'm sure there is a lot of techniques to implement the styling of maps, but I would like to ask you ...
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Looking for a MAP to SLD converter

Does anyone know where I can find the converter from .map to .sld? I have a big mapfile of styles for OSM and I have the styles mapnik.xml for OSM but I use Geoserver for my work. Or does anyone have ...
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Free Geoserver SLD for 2009 Tiger Line Data (preferably google maps color scheme)

I need to render a base map using the Open layers. I have downloaded 2009 Tiger line Data. I need to get up and running quickly. I think I can save some time if i use ready made SLDs, instead of ...
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The submit button for styles in Geoserver

Say I have a layer L in Geoserver to which i attach a style S (in the GS backend i published L using S). Of course, If I use the style editor in the GS backend and change the SLD for S and then ...
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What's the best way to author SLD files from ArcGIS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to edit or convert ArcGIS 10 layer style to a SLD's file. I'd like to be able to create styled layer description (SLD) files for use with GeoServer. I'd like to ...
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SLD encoding with GeoServer REST Configuration

I am using the GeoServer REST Configuration to add the following SLD file to GeoServer: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <StyledLayerDescriptor version="1.0.0" ...
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Styling a polygon layer using external graphics

I have a layer which is comprised of a number of different polygons symbolised according to their type. I have set up a style which successfully filters by type then applies a corresponding fill (in ...