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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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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Standard SLDs for OpenStreetMaps?

We have downloaded OSM data for our region and loaded them into PostGIS using osm2pgsql. So far so good. On top we have GeoServer and we would like to expose the OSM data using WMS. We would as well ...
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Converting from SLD to Carto CSS?

I have a bunch of layers and corresponding SLD's running a WMS service. I was exploring the possibility of shifting to a TileMill's tile based TMS service. For this, I would like if it were possible ...
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Is there any software (with a graphical user interface) for creating Style Layer Descriptors?

Is there any software that can easily create a Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) without using a script?
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OpenLayers: how to style WFS layer with SLD file?

I'm experimenting with a simple web mapping service build on PostGIS/GeoServer/OpenLayers stack on Win 2008 Server. I overlay vector layer from PostGIS using: var Index1v = new ...
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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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SLD to Esri lyr file?

Does anybody know if there's a sw/extension to convert an SLD to Esri. lyr format, or to import the SLD directly?
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SLD Editor with GUI?

I am setting up a GeoServer instance to serve up a few different PostGIS databases. I have GeoServer up and running however, it takes me forever to enter the SLD into GeoServer by hand. Is there a ...
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In SLD, how do I add a string to a label describing a property?

Using Geoserver, is there any way that I can add a predefined string: "No. " to a property: postalnumber? <sld:Label> <ogc:PropertyName>postalnumber</ogc:PropertyName> ...
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Is there a free and open-source MXD to SLD converter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to edit or convert ArcGIS 10 layer style to a SLD’s file I'm trying to set up a web map server for one of the government agencies in my country. Server setup's done ...
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How to migrate SVG-based styles for QGIS to other computers?

I'm working on a project that has involved creating many recolourable SVG icons and bringing them into QGIS. These are then used in layer symbologies, with these subsequent layer styles exported as ...
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Can i do Custom Styling on Geoserver

i want to use Geoserver WMS server for custom styling. lets say i have an area as polygon in a shape file. But i dont have this area's temperature as an attribute. From a web service i gather ...
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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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Is it necessary to master openlayers to use geoserver?

Is it necessary to learn openlayers to use geoserver? Can i completely ignore OpenLayers so long as i master using geoserver to publish data on my website because i understand openlayers is contained ...
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Is it possilbe to change SLD from client side?

How to change predefile SLD in client side? The reason I want this is I want to turn label on and off on client side.
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How to transfer styles from QGIS to ArcGIS?

We have a QGIS project that has symbols for a lot of different lines. Data comes from a geodatabase that is accessible to both QGIS and ArcGIS. We now want to use the symbology of the QGIS project to ...
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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 ...
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Display points labels starting at certain zoom level

I use WMS to display my points on the map. I would like to display points labels(name_ID) starting at certain zoom level. From What I have read I understand I can do it with GeoServer rules, but I ...
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Does WMS GetFeatureInfo takes into account the applied Style (SLD)?

As the title says, does WMS GetFeatureInfo takes into account the applied style to a layer? For example I have layer of all US States and I applied the following SLD: <PropertyIsEqualTo> ...
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Is there a parellel line function for slds?

I am attempting to make an sld style which symbolizes a line with an offset. I have tried with filters, functions online graphics but can achieve only ugly results. The line consists out of 2 line ...
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Problem with Styles having a Workspace

I've encountered a little problem with my styles having an assigned workspace. For one, I've got to admit that I'm not really sure what good does it make to put a certain style inside a workspace. I ...
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How can I save the label style as SLD in QGIS?

In QGIS there are 2 options to style labels. Using the style properties. Using the label in the toolbox When I dbl click layer -> styles -> save as SLD , the style of the label isn't saved in ...
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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 update a SLD file in GeoServer?

I'm working on my own geoportal. I have prepared a php page which users can describe their own SLD configuration. The SLD file will be stored in GeoServer style folder. But when I tried to view maps I ...
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geoserver heatmap tiles doesn't display well (with leaflet)

I am trying to display a heatmap generated with geoserver on my map using the L.tileLayer.WMS class from Leaflet, but the tiles do not fit well together. Do you have any idea how to fix it?
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Where download sld styles for OpenStreetMap for GeoServer?

I display OpenStreetMap with some sld styles. This map is not the same OSM. I want that this map is equal OSM map. I use geoserver 2.3.5 Does anyone display OSM through MapServer, ArcGisServer ...
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SLD styling in QGIS, elsefilter not working

I need to figure out how to make elsefilter work when imported into QGIS (2.8.3) via sld. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <StyledLayerDescriptor xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/sld" ...
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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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Generating SLD dynamically using php in Geosever

I am fairly new to Geoserver and I have a question before I launch into something bigger than me: if i replace the XML code in the SLD style sheet inside geoserver with some PHP which generates the ...
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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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How do you make map styles NOT appear in a legend?

I am using GeoServer to serve up OSM data. I am making use of the GetLegendGraphic command, but I do not want some of my styles to appear in the legend (for example, the styles that are ONLY for text ...
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flex/AIR based SLD generator?

Styling layers in GeoServer can be tedious to say the least. While Styler can relieve some of that tedium, it doesn't yet work in chrome. It can wreck existing styles if not carefully used and still ...
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Use SLD to conditionally display points or polygons based on zoom level?

This is not a duplicate of: how to display polygons as points until certain zoom level? I want to do this with Geoserver v2.5.5 if possible (not openlayers). Basically - I have a layer of polygons, ...
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Geoserver SLD for OS Mastermap

We are just looking into moving from Mapserver to Geoserver for some of out WMS needs, one of which is to serve OS Mastermap to our users. Before i have a go at creating the SLD styles for Mastermap ...
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SLD - Is it possible to create a Rule that stylise only the first and last point of a Line?

I've read the SLD doc, but I can't find any clue on how to create an SLD file to add a graphic symboliser on the first and last point of a line. Does someone know how to do that ? Thanks.
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Mixed geometry types styling with Geoserver 2.2

I have a PostGIS table with geometry colunm. In this column i have geometries of several types (polugons, points, lines). I publish this this table on Geoserver. Now i want to create OpenLayers layer ...
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Can QGIS automatically load an SLD with a Shapefile?

I have SLD's/lyr files with my shp/gdb files. They all have the same name except for the extension. Is it possible for me to force qgis to load the sld with the shp so that I don't need to manually go ...
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Geoserver SLD using PropertyIsEqualTo And PropertyIsLike

I have two SLD rules one using PropertyIsEqualTo and another using PropertyIsLike Using PropertyIsEqualTo <Rule> <Name>Vendor FirstVendor</Name> ...
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Using SLD in GeoServer with OpenLayers 3?

I am facing display problem in SLD. Working on Geoserver 2.8 & Open layer 3 I have one polygon layer in which I am applying SLD, when I view it in my web application polygon number is repeating ...
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How do I parse getStyle request?

I am having problem parsing http://localhost:8080/geoserver/wms?request=GetStyles&layers=topp%3Astates&service=wms&version=1.1.1 getStyle response from geoserver of layer topp:states. ...
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How to use a sld file with Openlayers using OSM data?

My app, made with openlayers, displays building data called from overpass api. var data_url = "http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=(way[building](bbox);node(w););out body;"; //main working ...
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Heatmaps: right terms (isopleth vs choropleth, etc) and how to implement a value-based one that looks good?

NOTE: My original question was about interpolation methods, but I've found that I was actually asking the wrong question. Interpolation methods with Heatmaps and IDW are the least of my problems right ...
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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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Creating an ArcGIS Add-In to Export SLD

If I wanted to create an add-in for ArcGIS that exported the styling of a layer to SLD how much work would it be and what languages could I use? More info: I'm an experienced programmer, and have ...
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Dynamically style geoserver layer with timestamp column --> age of entry

I have a a postgis table with point geometries and a timestamp column, which has the information when the point was created. This table is already loaded as a layer into geoserver. So now in ...
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Geoserver SLD external graphic path

<Rule> <PointSymbolizer> <Graphic> <ExternalGraphic> <OnlineResource xlink:type="simple" xlink:href="glass.png" /> ...
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How display many layers from Geoserver in one map?

1) I publish 4 layers in Geoserver (planet_osm_line, planet_osm_point, planet_osm_polygon, planet_osm_roads). 2) Then I add styles (from sld styles) to the Geoserver. 3) Then I set this styles in my ...
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How to style a WMS layer?

I also posted this question on stackoverflow. I successfully overlayed a WMS layer in google maps v3, however, as the information on tiles is black on transparent, it is not well seen on dark ...
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Serving 4 band GeoTIFF in GeoServer 2.1.4

I have an uncompressed GeoTIFF file (figure 1) with the following band information: Image Structure Metadata: INTERLEAVE=PIXEL Band 1 Block=5000x1 Type=Byte, ColorInterp=Red Band 2 Block=5000x1 ...
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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 ...