Tagged Questions

An image file containing a section of map.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
130 views

setup Mapserver WMS from tile files

I'm totally new to Mapserver and I've been banging my head trying to figure out how to mount a WMS server that will seed images of a small geographical area to a OpenLayers HTML page. I already ...
0
votes
1answer
266 views

Does tile server renders every request?

I am trying to understand how tile server handle requests. I red about Mapnik which "creates" the map using OSM, Does "creates" means that every request is rendered and returned? If yes what is the ...
2
votes
1answer
304 views

Raster Tile Merge Performance of PostGIS 2.0

I'm attempting to intersect Australian Census boundary polygons with the 1" SRTM DEM (10.5bn points across Australia), and output the result as a single raster image on the fly. The DEM is stored in ...
0
votes
0answers
111 views

GeoServer - GeoWebCache tile larger than others

GeoServer Version 2.2.4, GeoTools Version 8.6, GWC 1.3-RC5 I have an issue where a tile is sized incorrectly and misaligned when I provide a gutter for a layer's tile caching. The issue occurs in the ...
1
vote
1answer
292 views

Mapnik - Weird tiles rendering when used with spatialite

I use Mapnik in an GeoDjango App with Spatialite 4.0 as backend. There is something weird with the tiles that I suspect might be related with a bad handling of mbr with spatialite. If you look at ...
2
votes
2answers
496 views

Why do I get different output from gdal2tiles vs. maptiler?

I am trying to generate map tiles using gdal2tiles for an area much larger than MapTiler can handle. However, my tile caches are not showing up on the maps. I checked gdal2tiles by running the same ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Error on rendering linestring

I am using Mapnik 2.0.1rc0 on a Windows 7 with python 2.7 32bits inside a GeoDjango App using xml. The datasource come from spatialite 4.0. My tiling script can render polygon and point features ...
0
votes
0answers
205 views

mapnik error - fatal flex scanner internal error--end of buffer missed

I am using Mapnik 2.0.1rc0 on a Windows 7 with python 2.7 32bits inside a GeoDjango App. I often got this error: fatal flex scanner internal error--end of buffer missed that makes python to crash ...
2
votes
0answers
101 views

efficiently slicing tiles with gdal C API

Im working a project using the gdal C api(in a block of objective-c) to slice TMS style png tiles. The code currently works, but I'm running into some trouble optimizing to run fast enough for use on ...
1
vote
1answer
287 views

From local tiles to WMS via Mapproxy

I have any local tiles (seed via Mapproxy) of any local area. May I configure mapproxy that I can use a local tile directory on my computer as a source and get the output then WMS ? I've already ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

how to use mapproxy to serve WMS from reprojected google maps tiles

how to use mapproxy to serve WMS from reprojected google maps tiles, i have searched for docs, but there's no docs which describe how to add google maps as source.
0
votes
2answers
77 views

What is the difference between the calculation for tiles generated with different projection?

I found that the tiles are generated under the Mercator projection in openstreetmap(here). And in the wiki page,they provide the Derivation of tile names which is used to Calculate the covered tiles ...
1
vote
1answer
794 views

GeoServer: Receive multiple tiles from layer

Using GeoServer you can do a WMS request to receive a single PNG representation of a certain layer using something like this. ...
1
vote
1answer
760 views

Using GeoWebCache to cache google maps tiles

I'm new to GIS and I would like to know if anybody could give me a quick example of using geowebcache with google maps tiles. Thanks.
1
vote
2answers
582 views

convert my large svg image into tiles

This is probably going to annoy the more experienced map people here, but I'm sort of new to all this, or at least I don't have a lot of experience. I know this is a bit strange and not ideal, but I ...
1
vote
1answer
383 views

Speed up OpenLayers TMS

Hopefully someone can help. I'm using OpenLayers and have a TMS layer with local tiles stored. When drawing the tiles it seems slow, I see the tiles load one by one. Is there a way to make getURL ...
1
vote
1answer
394 views

How do i use gdal2tiles for creating tilecache?

I want to create tiled cache from raster file, so i downloaded gdal2tiles.py. Now i don't get what (and how) i must do with that python script file.
3
votes
1answer
247 views

How often are MapQuest tiles updated with new OSM data?

When users make edits to OpenStreetMap, how long does it generally take for those edits to show up in the MapQuest tiles? Is this on the order of hours, days, or months?
1
vote
2answers
2k views

how to replace GTileLayer in google maps API v3

I need to port code of one application written in Google Mapa API v.2 to API v.3. There is several layers taken via TMS, that are displayed using GTileLayer class. It is as simple as: var ...
2
votes
1answer
149 views

In OpenLayers, is there any way to convert polygons to tiles?

I have a OpenLayer map which by enabling a feature by user, a very huge table of polygons (lots of small areas, with information and metadata for each) will appear on the map, which rendering this big ...
2
votes
0answers
226 views

Map tiles and max/min latitude and longitude

I'm trying to build a map based on a center point lat/long, the map will always be a fixed size say 1024 by 1024. The user can chance the center point and zoom. If I populate the map with map tiles ...
6
votes
2answers
486 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
198 views

Geoserver Tile Generating

I'm a complete newbie at this so please excuse my lack of knowledge. I need to be able to place hundreds of thousands of points on a map. I'm using OpenLayers with Google Maps base layer and I just ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Styling map elements based on their properties

I am currently generating tiles based on OSM data using Mapnik and Python and am quite happy using the XML styling but I am at a loss as to how to vary the styling on an element by element basis. I ...
8
votes
4answers
1k views

GeoJSON too bulky - what to do?

I am using leaflet.js to allow web users to select a region. Valid regions are US states, Canadian providences, and world countries (except for US and Canada). I constructed a shapefile myself using ...
1
vote
1answer
649 views

Slow tiles generation for leaflet js

I am currently trying to use leaflet to display images (jpeg or png) instead of maps, I have followed the instructions on this blog post to create the tiles using gdal2tiles.py here is the code we ...
3
votes
0answers
353 views

OpenStreetMap Tiles Not Loading in Firefox 17.0.1 - Pink Background [closed]

I recently ran into an issue where only a pink background is displayed in the openstreetmap on my webpage (tiles are not displaying). I found this topic OpenStreetMap tiles not loaded despite being ...
4
votes
2answers
991 views

How to generate Tiles with QuantumGIS or Mapnik

I would like to know how to generate Map Tiles using QGis. I have heard that it is possible to create tiles using QGis, only, I don't know how to do that. Googling did not work for me since I am not ...
11
votes
1answer
283 views

Giant 2.5 GB JP2 image: How to tile it?

I have a single 2.5 GB JP2 image of a city that I need to split into tiles, which I'll then process to create flight simulation scenery. Google as I might, I can't find the solution. The JP2 ...
7
votes
1answer
4k views

What is the default projection in Leaflet?

I've read an API documentation for Leaflet on its site, but I can't realize: what is a default projection to view maps? It was written about spherical and elliptical Mercator and Equirectangular - so ...
0
votes
0answers
258 views

Openlayers on Android and chrome browser - white lines when using viewport meta tag [duplicate]

When rendering TMS tiles, sometimes there is a white line that shows up between tiles. Not between all tiles, just some, and only sometimes. Pan around and it disappears and reappears again. ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

History of the web map tile

I'm looking for a brief history of a 256x256 web map tile, in particular who used it first (came up with the idea) and who popularized it. Thanks!
2
votes
1answer
190 views

Tiling Rasters based on an existing Polygon Shapefile (Vector Grid)

I have a tile index representing the tile scheme used to tile Lidar data. I want to tile imagery rasters using the same tiling scheme. I have not found anyway using open source tools to tile a ...
3
votes
1answer
462 views

Best way to create tiles

Within a GeoServer framework, does anybody know how I might best create/cache tiles based on layers stored in PostGIS? I am aware of Mapnik and have created a simple TMS using python (+ Django) but ...
1
vote
0answers
129 views

Creating responsive interaction with tiled maps

I think I may have two conflicting aims but... I need to create responsive Choropleth map very similar to http://leafletjs.com/examples/choropleth.html or ...
0
votes
1answer
591 views

What do I need in order to show offline map (tile cached based) of area from OSM using Openlayers?

I want to make an offline map with certain zoom levels of an area from OSM (preferably keeping the styles of OSM). Client will use OpenLayers , If needed I can install Geoserver/Mapserver and MS-SQL ...
3
votes
1answer
274 views

OpenLayers OSM tile boundary

I have a local tile source of OSM tiles. I'd like to show the tile zoom, x, y on the tile so that I can optimize and create small offline groups of tile for specific areas(polygons). I can get the ...
13
votes
4answers
2k views

Are there tools to directly import QGIS projects into Tilemill?

Now that there is a tool to convert an MXD to Tilemill, one must then wonder if the ability to open QGIS documents in Tilemill will ever exist.
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I use tiles in an ArcGIS .tpk file with Google Maps?

ArcGIS can export a map as server tiles as a compressed folder with the extension .tpk, as described in the ArcGIS documentation. However, it is not clear how I can get Google maps to read these ...
1
vote
0answers
395 views

How can I show MapInfo tabs in OpenLayers without using MapXtreme Tile Handler?

I want to connect OpenLayers to mapinfo tabs I have , but I don't have MapXtreme license . Is there a way to show the tabs using different Tile Cache ? I can export the workspace to WOR or MWS files. ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Should I use gdal_retile.py or gdal2tiles.py?

I have many GeoTif files that I want to display in google earth with Geoserver. I am wondering if I want to use gdal_retile.py or gdal2tiles.py to create the image pyramids for them to be usable in ...
3
votes
2answers
251 views

Convert multiple TIFFs into one?

I have downloaded the Blue Marble dataset, and it consists of eight GeoTIFF images, labeled like this: A1 B1 C1 D1 A2 B2 C2 D2 I would like to use these tiles for GeoServer to be served as WMS. ...
2
votes
1answer
681 views

How to preload tiles in Leaflet?

I'm trying to make a user controlled cross-layer animation in Leaflet. I have about 70 tileLayer.wms layers, that need to be preloaded on the map before animation can run. The question is - is there ...
1
vote
1answer
218 views

How to choose suitable pyramid levels and tile size?

I have a big tiff file and i want to create tiles with gdal_retile. However I am still concerned about the pyramids levels and the tiles' size. how can I choose suitable pyramids levels (for example ...
1
vote
2answers
481 views

Why is my shapefile not visible in Tilemill?

I have 3 layers of vectors (shapefiles) that I've loaded into Tilemill. However, nothing is visible in Tilemill. What am I doing wrong, and what should I do to get my map to show up? This is part ...
3
votes
1answer
443 views

Add a mbtiles file to TileMill

is it possible to add a mbtiles file as TileMill layer? Thank you, Andrea
3
votes
1answer
559 views

QGIS custom CRS for map of manufacturing shop floor

I'm working on a web app that shows a map of a manufacturing plant's shop floor. I've built it in Inkscape and QGIS, but when I try to load it into Tilemill, I get a CRS error. Specifically, it ...
2
votes
1answer
452 views

Create WMS service from existing image tiles

I have image tiles (jpg image files with txt georeference info files; see picture) stored in catalog (about 12GB, size one image tile ~ 275*466 meters). It possible create WMS service of the tiles to ...
9
votes
4answers
1k views

What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium bandwidth Web map app?

Does anyone have experience with running Web maps (tile server + client JS scripting) on Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2 etc...)? What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Generating tiles for osm/esri shapefiles

I've generated tiles for OpenStreetMap .OSM files using Maperitive and quickly consumed them with leaflet (with no tile cache yet). I'm now looking for the right and simple way to do that also with ...