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View tiled shapefiles in QGIS 2.0 or greater as one layer?

I have tiled vector data in shapefile format. I need to view them in QGIs 2.0 or greater. I was not able to find any usable solution (merging is not the way). I have tile indexes, which I use for ...
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How to view locally generated XYZ map tiles?

Is there an easy way to test (view on a map) my locally generated XYZ map tiles? I've used OpenLayers and Leaflet to display non-local XYZ map tiles, and I could conceivably push these tiles to a ...
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gdal2tiles.py generating black tiles from .img file

I have a source HFA Erdas Imagine (.img) file which I'm trying to convert into tiles using gdal2tiles.py. I'm running: gdal2tiles.py -w google -g GOOGLEKEY input_file.img The HTML is generated ...
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Custom OSM tiles with Mapbox and/or CartoDB

For a newspaper, we would like to use CartoDB's editor to produce quick overview maps with small amounts of geometry and information such as tooltips etc. For this job, the CartoDB editor seems to be ...
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How to determine which tiles cover your Area of Interest?

I'm relatively new to using a GIS. I've been wondering how could I determine tile(s) on a selected area/point at a specified zoom level?
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Create basemap tiles for a custom shape (for reducing the tiles count)

in order to create a world wide tiles (for a basemap) in acceaptable zoom level one must have a huge hd (see in this post). but, most of the world is sea... so i want to create x levels of the whole ...
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OpenStreetMap Tile Server with Custom Projection Systems

I am trying to install the OSM tile server on a local machine with a custom projection system like epsg:3573. For the server installation I followed this tutorial ...
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Geowebcache “seed” doesn't seem to work

I'm using Geowebcache seed command (via web interface at http://localhost:8080/geoserver/gwc/rest/seed/workspace:layerName) and it looks like everything runs smoothly but actually no tiles are saved, ...
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Serving multiple styles from tile server

I installed an OSM Mapnik tile server (according to the switch2osm documentation). Now, i'd like to serve tiles in different styles from the same server. Is this somehow possible?
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Vector Tile Rendering on iOS

I'm developing an iOS app for displaying my own custom map data (on GeoServer). The SDK I'm using to display my map is route-me (Alpstein fork) as the map viewer for now. route-me supports raster ...
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Technique for splitting raster image into tiles

I have written a standalone application which renders a globe similar to GoogleEarth/WorldWind which is currently able to display raster imagery from WMS servers. The native geodesy of this ...
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How to use tiles in this strange tiling scheme?

I'm looking at cell coverage maps such as this one, and trying to figure out how to get a GIS program to use it as a source of information. Ultimately, I need to be able to combine the output with ...
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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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How to generate image tiles from custom geo data for use with Leaflet

Migrating a webapp from Google Maps API V3 to OSM + Leaflet, which displays custom data that consists of lots of lines and points, on a background map. When this custom data is drawn by Leaflet on ...
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Can't run node-mapnik-sample-code

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. I installed mapnik from packages as described here: https://github.com/mapnik/mapnik/wiki/UbuntuInstallation now I want to run node-mapnik-sample-code from here: ...
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OpenLayers: Strange Tiling Issue (Checkered, white and grey) when panning around map

So this strange tiling issue is only occuring when moving around the map. Some things to note: 1) You can see the markers, airplane icon, and flight paths. These are all overlays, where the actual ...
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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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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 ...
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gdal2tiles doesn't use resampling method correct?

I'm using gdal2tiles to create tiles from MODIS satellite imagery (250 m resolution) and I have noticed that I get the same bad result if I use -r near or -r bilinear (or lanczos for that matter). See ...
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Create a local tile package from online world imagery

Is it possible to create a local tile package (.tpk file) containing data from an online source - for example something like world_imagery.mxd? ArcView 10.2 allows me to set up such a map document, ...
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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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Zoom option error on gdal_tiler.py

I'm using the tiler-tools library from: https://code.google.com/p/tilers-tools/wiki/QuickStart And specifically this command: ./gdal_tiler.py --zoom=9-15 my_map.vrt To generate tiles. When I use ...
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gdal2tiles generates small picture inside 256x256 tile

I've used gdal2tiles for generating tiles in number of different polar projections and always experienced the same problem — strange small picture inside normal 256x256 png with the rest of space ...
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gdal2tiles problem

Im using the following to try to produce a tms tileset: gdalbuildvrt test.vrt *.tif gdal2tiles -p raster --zoom=0-6 test.vrt out Two tifs work fine, more than that and it seems to miscompute the ...
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Looking for RMaps SQLite format details

Locus Maps and Rmaps Android maps support an offline sqlite Format called Rmaps. I am trying to find the format details and how its organized. I couldn't, is there any dependable documentation online? ...
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Free software to publish tiles on Amazon S3?

Does anyone know of free software that would allow me to publish tiles on Amazon S3? I know of Arc2Earth, but it is not free.
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Finding adjacent tiles in Google Maps

I built a NodeJS API that returns locations and returns paths and stores them locally in MongoDB for fast responses. Also another part of the API is that it returns compositions of tiles ...
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Joining grid files of one variable covering adjacent tiles into a .clm file

I have a study area covering four tiles and have managed to get to the point of making clm files successfully in DIVA GIS (v7.4) from the grid files of the worldclim data. The resulting four files for ...
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Map Service Tile Cache: ArcGIS Server 10.2

If I delete my old map services, will the associated Map Service Tile Cache be deleted as well? For some reason the Map Server Delete Tile Cache tool is not working for me, and our tiles are cached ...
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Geoserver - generating tiles - bbox is incorrect

I am beginner in geoserver. I would like to generate tiles in geoserver. I have added the layer to geoserver. When i choose the option to 'Preview layer' i can see the layer with the correct bbox: ...
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Geowebcache bounding box to tile conversion is not working properly (EPSG:4326)

I am trying to make Geoserver and built in Geowebcache work together. I have a page with google maps and I am rendering images from a published WMS layer using getTileUrl function. Unfortunately I am ...
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Generate a pyramid of tiles by 1/2 scaling a higher zoom level

Given a set of tiles covering a large area at a particular zoom level (These are online on someone's tile server and will need scraping, but let's assume these are on disk if it's easier. With TMS ...
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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 ...
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Where can I find a good Mbtiles to png tiles converter?

I'm trying to create a slippy map and I need to obtain png tiles. I have exported a .mbtiles file from TileMill and I tried several python scripts to convert this file into png tiles but I always end ...
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FME: Using WorkspaceRunner to batch 2 readers

I need a little help using the WorkspaceRunner in FME. Essentially I want to batch run polygon shapefiles in one folder (30 of them) against another load of files, in the form of a tiled grid (26 ...
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Slippy map tile question and good practice

I have created a small slippy map (Leaflet) and have given it a bounding box. If the user tries to pan/slide outside the given bounds then the map bounces back. Also, the slippy map only has tiles ...
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Connecting MapInfo 12 to ArcGIS ImageServer

I'm trying to figure out how to connect to an ArgGIS ImageServer raster layer via MapInfo. I can successfully connect via WMS, however this is obviously rather slow due to the lack of any caching. ...
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Automatically download and merge webmap tiles into one big image?

Is there an easy way to download a bunch of web map tiles (in /z/x/y.png format) and stitch them together into a single large image? I could probably script this using ImageMagick, but would prefer ...
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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 ...
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Using the GeoWebCache expireCacheList parameter

I've just started looking at the cache expiration parameters for GeoWebCache and came across something that really confused me. In the documentation it says in its explanation for the <minZoom> ...
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Tiling ArcGIS Desktop Historic Maps

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 Desktop on a Windows platform. I have georeferenced about a dozen USGS topographic raster maps from around 1900. Each georeferenced map is an now an .mxd file. To the best ...
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Simple way to have an offline web based map?

My goal is to have a world map embedded in a web page, but without access to the internet. Preferrably only a set of tiles in combination with some slippy map js-lib. Storage space is not really an ...
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Insert a Mapnik Tile Between Google Base Map and Label Image

I'm currently using Mapnik to create choropleth tiles of regions in Brazil via node-mapnik by using the g.connector from Wax as in the code below and it works well. var map = new ...
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Export to Mapbox (TileMill) from PSD (or SVG/PNG)

Newbie question: I designed a map (not Earth-related) in Photoshop and I want to use something like Mapbox to serve the map and make it dynamic (bounding boxes, zoom in/out, etc). How can I go from an ...
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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 ...
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why is map tiling computationally intensive?

I recently starting using gdal2tiles.py (and its parallel implementation) to generate tiled images from raster datasets for kml interpretation and I'm shocked by how computationally intensive the ...
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How to optimize color ramp for terrain

I'm working on a project to highlight LiDAR terrain on the web and part of the idea is to show the detail of the data at large scales. I've already read through the excellent Mapbox guide and I've got ...
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What tile/tiling strategy should I use with GeoNode/GeoServer?

I've got a wicked GeoNode instance running, loaded with some basic vector data. I want to be able to serve our local-County aerial imagery as a basemap within GeoNode. I am thoroughly overwhelmed with ...
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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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Can I make tiles with all countries but one transparent?

I would like to have one country in a given style and all other countries in another grayed out one. But styles should be changeable in the production webmap, so I need them to be independent of each ...