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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GeoServer Label Placement - Place Always Inside Polygon

Is there a way within the SLD to ensure that the label always appears within the polygon? For example, in odd shaped polygons (with a hole, or a horseshoe shape) my labels are sitting outside. I'd ...
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Converting avl to sld or qml

Is there a simple way to convert a avl file into a sld or qml? Deegree does not work an my laptop (java problems) Or is there a way to open the original avl file in qgis? Thanks
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Vendor parameter <VendorOption name=“labelObstacle”>true</VendorOption> not working?

I am trying to avoid drawing overlapping labels with vendor parameters. I tried below option in different versions of Geoservers (2.2.1 to 2.5.2), its not working. ...
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Geoserver SLD text symbology

I have problem with the Geoserver. I have a layer (called "cities") which contains points with attributes. (ID, Name, Layer, etc....) I'd like to write out all the names (at now it doesn't matter if ...
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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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Label background in SLD

Is there any possibility to construct SLD style which displays label with rectangular background. Background has to have sizes which automatically fit to sizes of text content. I would prefer not to ...
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SLD parsing fail on GeoServer

I created a custom style on QGis and saved as SLD file. When i added to GeoServer, after validation it, i got an errors about parsing. Parsing failed for Filter: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable ...
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How do I draw the arrow on the line using SLD of Geoserver?

I have a line layer in geoserver as in the 1st image. How can I draw an arrow on the line like in the 2nd image? The line.rar includes a shapefile and a sld file. Please help to edit an sample for me, ...
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select (click) labels in openlayers

I have the following style for an OpenLayers vector layer. Color and Name come from Geoserver/PostGIS. I red that setting labelSelect to true, user can also click the label, not only the point and ...
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Geoserver OSM data Imported via osm2pgsql - most efficient tables to use to style roads

The Osm2pgsql importer for OSM data to Postgres results in two tables for ways, one called planet_osm_roads and a second one called planet_osm_lines The Osm2pgsql documentation states that the ...
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Can I use relative path for image in SLD 1.1.0

Can I use relative path in the SLD 1.1.0? When validating it in geoserver, it said Parsing failed for ExternalGraphic: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: URI is not absolute SLD: ...
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Openayer Style SLD for ship

I am trying to find an sld for a Ship. I am parsing an AIS feed and would like to make the ship different colors based on class of ship and length as well as rotate it based on the COG (course). ...
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Arrow labels not rendered correctly

Geoserver SLD: <sld:LineSymbolizer> <sld:Stroke> <sld:CssParameter name="stroke"> <ogc:PropertyName>geo_color</ogc:PropertyName> ...
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SLD specification for a vertical line on every line turning point

You can define a vertical line in SLD like this: <LineSymbolizer> <Stroke> <GraphicStroke> <Graphic> <Mark> ...
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Clustering on Geoserver layer appearing out of the map

We are using Geoserver and openlayers to display maps. Geosever layer provides list of sites, since there were many we did a clsutering using Styles. But the problem is when we zoom out completely ...
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Converting ArcGIS layer style to Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) file?

I am putting together a GIS server using GeoServer and need some help with importing my layer styles from ArcGIS 10 to SLD format. I have one layer in ArcMap properly symbolized and labeled, how ...
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Is there a symbols level option/solution for SLD?

Is it possible to have an sld blend the symbology in the lines together just as QGIS and ArcGIS allow using symbol levels? In QGIS I can use symbol levels on the line layer and have this appearance: ...
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Overview of SLD expressions

Does anyone have an overview of how expressions are supposed to work along with an overview of all available expressions. I have looked at the official references at the website of the OGC and I can ...
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Mapserver and SLD Files

I have a set of data layers that define a map from small to large scales. These layers are available through mapserver and are grouped in the mapfile so:- LAYER GROUP large_scale NAME roads .. ...
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How to load style from postgresql?

Is there any way to load a postgresql style for a vector layer using python? There is a function: loadNamedStyleFromDb (const QString &db, const QString &theURI, QString &qml).Does it ...
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Problem when trying to style negative values in Geoserver via SLD

I have a PostGIS table that holds (numeric) values from -1 to +1. I would like to style these values in Geoserver so I created an SLD file in QGIS which looks like this: ---snip--- <?xml ...
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Using SLD with WMS

How does WMS interpret the SLD it receives? Does it parse the document and immediately draws the layers defined from top to bottom? Or does it rely on the 'layers' and 'style' parameters you can send ...
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What does property FeatureTypeName do in Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) specification?

I am studying the Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) specification. I got a general grasp of how I can use it to style a map. I still have one question about the FeatureTypeStyle though. When looking at ...
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Creating dual lines with one line in geoserver

Im trying to figure if it is possible to create a two lines from one line say for instance a road. One to create the out lines as an underlaying color while another line creates a top color but a ...
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SLDs imported from ArcMap do not apply on Geoserver

I've exported shapefiles and SLDs from ArcGIS to deploy them on GeoServer. The client was using field names longer than 10 symbols so they got truncated. The field upon which the symbology is mainly ...
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Openlayers text symbology is not being shown

I have a Vector Layer in a .json file: { "type" : "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { "type": "Feature", "properties": { "Station_Id":107, "NAME":"ARDEBIL(F)","ELEVATION":"1314.3"}, ...
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How to create and export complex symbology? [duplicate]

I've got punctual geometries that I'd like to represent in a desktop and a web application, using complex symbology, like this : My idea is to use a symbology editor to create a SLD file that ...
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Is there a good qml or sld file available for QGIS + Openstreetmap data?

I'm looking for a qml file (or equivalent e.g. sld) to allow me to use QGIS to take Openstreetmap data and produce paper maps. I'm re-asking this question (it was asked once or twice over a couple of ...
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Rotation by attribute in Geoserver SLD style

I have a table with field calculated by function: NEW."rotationAngle" := degrees( ST_Azimuth( ST_StartPoint(NEW.the_geom) ...
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How not to repeat text in linesimbolizer?

I need make a sld style with line and label above. But it's not that simple because I have some additional requirements: Label without repeat Label fitted in line in ideal or put in line center. ...
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Force all labels visible in GeoServer

How can I force all labels to be visible in GeoServer I have tried with both <VendorOption name="conflictResolution">false</VendorOption> and <VendorOption ...
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How do I black out all polygons except one using Geoserver SLD_BODY= parameter in GetMap URL?

I am trying to use the SLD_BODY= parameter to set a style that will black out all polygons except one; the remaining polygon should be transparent. However, the image comes back with all the polygons ...
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sld parser for version 1.1.0 with Openlayers

I am using Openlayers 2.11 and need to style a layer with a sld file version 1.1.0. the error it says is Uncaught Can't find a SLD parser for version 1.1.0. i have also tried it with Openlayers 2.12.
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Issues with datasets when custom SLD loaded into geoserver

I have created my SLD's in QGIS and want to use them in Geoserver. I have imported and validated them without any problems but when I try to view the data using Layer Preview --> OpenLayers-->Go it ...
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OpenLayers.Format.SLD - Ignores 'matchCase'?

I've trying to use OpenLayers to construct an SLD element to include in a WMS layer's parameters. This SLD document can contain a number of filters. This works fine and resultant SLD does work to ...
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WMS Query does not return all records (Geoserver)

This is a tricky one - so bear with me... i'm a Geoserver newbie... Basically, i have two very similar queries that return species records for a given species in a given geograpic area. One query ...
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Label styling applied in Geoserver are not being applied to WMS layer in Openlayers

I am trying to label a layer of line vectors using SLD in Geoserver. It is simple enough, and it's pretty much copied from the SLD cookbook: ...
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Why doesn't SLD validate?

Why doesn't my SLD validate? <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <StyledLayerDescriptor xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/sld" xmlns:ogc="http://www.opengis.net/ogc" ...
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SLD style descriptor doesn't validate [duplicate]

I am trying to style a geotiff in OpenGeo Boundless...it doesn't validate... http://schemas.opengis.net/sld/1.0.0/StyledLayerDescriptor.xsd" version="1.0.0"> raster_layer PM 2.5 PM 2.5 ...
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How to stop multiple labes showing for a single item [duplicate]

On top of some other styling, I have used GeoExplorer to edit the scale based rendering of labels for the names of fields in an area. It all works fine but when I zoom in of fields that have a large ...
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Tiles causing problems with dasharray

I'm having a problem with a stroke-dasharray in Geoserver SLD. When previewing in single-tile mode, everything looks like I want it to, but when I preview in tile-mode I get gaps on the border of the ...
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Setting transparency in an SLD file for a 4 channel GEOTIFF

I'm struggling to set the a background colour to transparent in an SLD file for a 4-channel GEOTIFF using GeoServer 2.1.4. I think I've set my background colour to transparent alpha layer in a ...
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SLD function/transformation based on table values

I'm trying to accomplish an apparently simple task, to display some lines from a postgis table, but I don't know how to do it. The table has, say, 3 fields, one for the geometry and the other two have ...
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Geoserver SLD style - double dashed line

Is it possible to make SLD style for Geoserver maps to represent street that has 3 tracks (or more) with something like this I know that it is possible to make single dashed line ------ so the ...
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How to stack multiple graphics/marks/backgrounds on a single TextSymbolizer in Geoserver?

I tried simply adding two marks to a graphic, but only 1 got rendered. I tried adding two graphics to a TextSymbolizer, but only 1 got rendered. I tried adding two TextSymbolizers to the same rule, ...
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Geoserver SLD default style for feature

I'm new with geoserver so my question can be silly. I'm trying to style a geoserver layer. The features come from a postgis table. The feature are all lines. I'd like to style them based on ...
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SLD to CSS. Geoserver CSS module problem

I styled Geoserver maps with SLD. And now I have to convert this style to CSS. CSS is easier to support. Well, I have this fragment of SLD: <Geometry> <ogc:Function name="offset"> ...
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How to crop coverage with WPS chain in sld?

I had 2 layers: custom:Temperature: Point layer. custom:Region: Polygon layer. I would like to perform a gs:CropCoverage of the Raster Layer which is the result of gs:BarnesSurface of vector layer ...
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SLD filter function usage for placing symbol at a particular point on the geometry (the_geom)

I am applying a symbol to a point on ellipse. For this i used the startPoint function, but my ellipse's coordinates start from the right side on the curve so it wrongly places the symbol at the right ...