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How to convert a bing maps quadkey to mercator coordinates

How do you convert a bing maps quad key, such as "03200320023" to coordinates in mercator virtual earth (epsg 3857) coordinate system? I've got an algorithm to convert to coordinates in latitude ...
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How to retrieve the results of a map service query as tiled images ?

I have a map service with 100k ++ points. I am using feature layer, and definition expression to perform filtering. The performace is poor. I have tried clustering but it still struggles since there ...
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Tile server with dynamic mapnik rendering, caching, and pre-emptive rendering

I've been making some pretty (but computationally expensive) tiles with TileMill and I'd like to serve them up. First, I served them straight from TileMill. Every tile gets rendered dynamically, ...
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Do Vector-tile file-names need zoom levels and if so, why?

I'm new to mapping and m looking to self-host some PBF-based vector tile files, mainly for a hybrid mobile app (Phonegap, HTML5, Openlayers or Mapbox-GL-JS). My question is, if I need to generate or ...
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Data format for offline apps on iPad?

For an iPAD application (based on WhirlyGlobe) we've two modes: offline and online. It's a meteorological application so each day around 1600 layers (worldwide) per day are created on the servers. ...
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What worldwide raster basemaps does MapBox provide, and how much do they cost to use?

There are a number of MapBox basemaps that show up on various websites (MapBox Streets, MapBox Outdoors), but weirdly, I can't find a list of them anywhere. I have in the past seen a big list of ...
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Tile services ON TOP of default CartoDB Basemaps?

I'd like to place a tile service of a georeferenced map from DavidRumsey.com in a CartoDB map, but I don't want it to be the 'basemap'. I want it to lay on TOP of the basemap, which would be any of ...
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How to add a custom map tile layer?

I am trying to display the following background map in QGIS 2.0: http://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Topo_Map/MapServer/tile/${z}/${y}/${x}. In a custom web map client, this is ...
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gdal2tiles.py problem - creating mini tiles

I have a similar problem to the issue posted here (gdal2tiles problem). I have 80 GeoTIFFs (4000x4000) with EPSG:27700 projection embedded and TFW and PRJ files. These I have built into a virtual ...
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Clipping raster python script stops abruptly?

I have created a tool in ArcGIS based on a python script that will clip a large raster dataset into smaller tiles based on a fishnet polygon feature class. The script iterates through each feature in ...
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Can gdal2tiles create tiles at zoom levels > 10?

I am trying to create tiles from tif images using the gdal2tiles command (at the OSGeo4W command line). I've been asked if it would be possible to create tiles at zoom level 12. Using the -z switch ...
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Trouble calculating bounds for TMS raster image tile layer

I am using TMS tiles created from a flat image. Originally the export tool created a sample openlayers file that works correctly. The top level tile folders are labelled 0-5. I've renamed these to 2-7 ...
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Is there documentation for the {z}/{x}/{y} syntax in tilesource urls?

Speaking of tilesource urls such as http://{s}.tile.stamen.com/watercolor/{z}/{x}/{y}.png is there any technical documentation or canonical reference for the curly braces syntax?
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ArcGIS Split Raster tool results in black rasters

I have a rather large raster that I am trying to split into small tiles in PNG format to upload to Autodesk Infrastructure. I came across the Split Raster tool and thought it would do exactly what I ...
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Tile WMS vs Image WMS

In openlayers 3, there is is ol.source.tileWMS and ol.source.imageWMS. I don't know if this is specific to openlayers, but what are the tradeoffs between tileWMS and imageWMS? Is there a performance ...
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WFS to Vector Tiles

Is there, by some miracle, an existing piece of software which is able to convert a (3rd party, GeoServer) WFS feed into vector tiles? In a utopian world, this would happen on the fly, but a ...
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Connection between OpenLayers and GeoServer is faulty

Hello so I have connected my Geoserver to my OpenLayers website and it seems like something is wrong about the connection. I added a WMS layer in Javascript like this: But when I load the page ...
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Postgresql to mbtiles

Someboby please help me with understanding of the following question. I have many postgreSQL databases with osm data on a server. Each of them contains the map of the certain country. I want to look ...
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Display big data set on Google Maps

I have a pretty large polygon shapefile (almost 1.5 million buildings) that I want to display in Google Maps. As the KML would be far too big, I have to create tiles, right? I don't want to host my ...
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GeoWebCache tiles file location

I have Geowebache version 1.2.4 that I am using to cache a couple of WMS services. I am getting white tiles here and there and I wonder if there is a way to find out the location of the white tile ...
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How does GeoServer render a Super or MegaTile

I'm working on chopping up a big mega map tile into smaller tiles at various zoom level. I'm surrounded with a problem first up in terms of how to get my big mega map tile with all the legends (with ...
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Generate tiles with stereographic projection

I am developing a web application that shows some information to the user on a map. The application is not connected to the internet, so for the first protoype I generated some map tiles using ...
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Raster display issue in ArcMap?

A client of ours is having trouble with some raster tiles in ArcMap. They gave me a sample, and I was able to get it looking right with the following workflow: All you have to do is go into each of ...
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QGIS change raster tiles properties at once

I have a set of several raster tiles and I need to change the properties of each one, by setting up a transparency for instance. I have found no other solution but changing properties of each one at a ...
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How to update GeoWebCache as part of GeoServer for maptiles

I read the documentation for GeoServer but I can't seem to find a way by means of which one can update GeoWebCache dynamically by removing/deleting old (dirty map tiles) and then replace those dirty ...
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How to update MapCache with new maptiles

I have gone through the entire documentation for MapServer but I can't seem to find a way by means of which one can update MApCache dynamically by removing/deleting old (dirty map tiles) and then ...
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Time spent writing cutting and rendering map tiles algorithm/mechanism

I know this a very vague question but I really need to know this. Can anyone help me find kinda matrix that shows how much time spent by different companies writing their map tile cutters/renderers ...
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QGIS 2.8.1 print composer wont export all OpenCycleMap base layer tiles

My set-up is Linux Mint 17.1, 32- bit system, QGIS 2.8.1-Wien. I have a map with 5 layers. In Print Composer the extent of the map is 32.5km x 22km square and the print page size is A1. I am ...
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Tiling Vector data without losing geometrical and topological information

I am trying to figure out a way to sub-divide a vector based map into smaller blocks. I can tile the map based on different strategies such as q-tree. However, it is unavoidable to cut some polylines ...
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Is it possible to add house numbers using the Mapbox Street Vector Tiles source in Tilemill2?

Title says it all. Does anyony know if the house number is included in Mapbox’ vector tiles, and if so how to access it for styling? Thanks for any advice!
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Why aren't Mapbox vector tiles rendered in the browser?

Would it be technically possible to have Mapbox's compact vector tile format sent to the client (instead of PNG tiles), then rendered inside the browser with JS code? Second question: when using ...
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vector tiling of point set

I have large point set which I want to overlay on open-Street map. That is to create vector tiles of the point set based on zoom levels of the underlying Open-Street map. For example if the current ...
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How can I add vector tiles to my tileserver?

I created my own tileserver under ubuntu 12.04 as described here: http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ now I want to serve the tiles as vectors, I found this: ...
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How to cut a raster into smaller, equal area parts?

I have a large raster file that I need to cut into smaller parts. I already have a polygon shapefile that has the smaller parts that I want to use as an index. The reason for this is that end users ...
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How do I serve OSM map tiles (mbtiles) from a Raspberry PI 2?

My main processing machine is a Ubuntu box running 14.04 with PostGIS and TileMill. I generated my tiles and the resulting mbtiles export is about 250MB (megs, not gigs). The PI runs python, has a ...
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How can I create map tiles for an irregular shaped area, like a state?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, OSM in a Postgres database, and Tilemill to style and export to a mbtiles files. How can I generate tiles for an irregular-shaped (not rectangular) area. For example, if I want ...
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Is there a way to render 3D map tiles?

I am looking for a way to create map tiles from OSM data but I would like the resulting map tile images rendered at a 45 degree angle. Is there any way this can be done? I have never see such an ...
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Planet or regions offline maps between two zoom levels

I need offline maps to be included in the application I am developing. I decided to use marble https :// marble.kde.org/ to do this. Marble uses openstreetmap tileserver (among others). What I need ...
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Old World View Map / Tiles

I m currently looking for Imagery of Old World View Map, maybe 19th century, black white is okay. And if there is tiles services that would be cool. Is there any site that still contains those ...
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Changing OSM Meta Tile Cache Location

We built an OSM Tile Server following the instructions at http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ The Ubuntu OS and the Tile server database are on a 1 TB SSD which ...
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How to create and serve map tiles?

I have shapefile which is too large to be served as vector. Also, I need it only as background tile, not as layer with attributes. I thought of creating tiles in MapTiler as I already bought it. I ...
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SharpMap & BruTile library: Method not found

I'm using SharpMap 1.1 and BruTile 0.12.0 in my project. when I try to add a Tilelayer to the map the program stops with an unhandled exception of type System.MissingMethodException. ...
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What are the Differences Between TMS, XYZ & WMTS?

There are currently three different ways of Serving out Tiles: TMS WMTS XYZ I do know that XYZ is now the most popular one, and is used by services like Google, Mapbox, OSM and many others. What ...
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Strange behavior when zooming with “Tiled:True” in a WMS layer

I activate the TILED parameter to True in a WMS Layer and I get the following strange behavior as shown in the images: This happens only for a couple zoom levels. If I zoom out/in more the features ...
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Is it possible to create tiles with transparent background using Qtiles?

I had created the tiles from shapefile using qtiles plugin in QGIS and that shapefile layer is a label layer created using MMQGIS plugin. But the thing is I want that tiles with transparent ...
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How to fix label clipping in Mapbox Studio

I have labels that are being cut off when rendered in Mapbox Studio. As I understand it there is a 256x256 tile that gets rendered and if the label text "bleeds" into another tile it may get cut off. ...
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Generate tiles for google maps overlays

I am trying to show some information on Google Maps which would be in the form of translucent circle overlays. The problem is that some circles overlap, which results in increased opacity and blending ...
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How to get started webmapping with xyz-tiles and Geoserver?

I´m starting to explore the possibilities of web based map presentation. Therefor I have a basic question in understanding. After reading a bunch of tutorials, could a workflow work like this? Style ...
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Displaying map tiles from GeoPackage

Is it possible to translate tile requests from a mapping engine wanting Google Map style tiles into tile requests from a geopackage file? If not, where can I find information about how to create a ...