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How to use Leaflet to efficiently show parts of a massive dataset?

I keep seeing non-GIS web developers running into this problem, and I'm not sure what the solution is. There is some dataset of thousands of items. We want to show a map to the user, with the ...
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How can I make a simple, web based map but without uploading my data to 3rd party websites?

I have a lot of point data (Lat, Long) that I want to display on a map. I want the map to be accessible to other users on my network, ideally via a web browser. However, I don't want to (read will not ...
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Showing web page rather than just URL in ArcGIS Online pop-up box?

How can I show an actual web page (rather than just a hyperlink) in the pop-up box of ArcGIS Online? In the ArcGIS Online "Pop-up Contents" section adding a url in the "Custom Attribute Display" just ...
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Can KML layer order be set in the CMV

I just started exploring the CMV about a week ago as an option to replace our Flex Viewer based configurable web mapping applications. So far it seems to be meeting all our needs however I have run ...
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Does IE9 support Openlayers-3 Fullscreen-Control?

Does Internet Explorer 9 support Openlayers-3 Fullscreen-Control? When I run my project in IE9 it does not show the fullscreen control (ol.control.FullScreen), in every version of firefox i tried it ...
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What are my options for 3D web Maps?

I wish to have a Online 3D Map, which would show my Data, i.e both Raster and Vector, draped on a DEM that I have. Due to the requirements of using my own DEM & Raster data, Google Earth API is ...
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In embedded map - can I temp disable all hoverwindows while any infowindow is open

I have CartoDB map with hover and infowindows for 1000 polygons. When user click we want to open infowindow for processing (update able form) and want: stop hover windows from working until user ...
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Easy way to map & share some spreadsheet points on a web map

What is an easy solution for placing some points on a web map and sharing the map and info with others from a spreadsheet I have? I want to be able to change the spreadsheet info and have the map ...
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Insert rows into CartoDB from code

I have a simple web page where i show my cartoDB map and a dataset. I want to know if there is any way to insert new rows into my cartoDB dataset from code, so external users can add points to the map ...
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Layer Tree and Layer Switcher (OpenLayers and ExtJS)

Is there any possibility to get only the Base Layers (for example OpenLayers) in the LayerSwitcher and only the Overlays in the LayerTree? I tried "'displayInLayerSwitcher': false", but with this my ...
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Displaying KML data with a user selection

I want to web map some historical cyclones data which are now in KML files, file/year. So I want the user to select a year from a button and the KML files will be displayed on interactive map). I ...
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How can I set fill colors using hex value in arcgis.com webmap?

Has anybody been able to use hex values (e.g. #FF0000) for setting polygon fill symbols in an arcgis.com 'webmap'? I see predefined colors to select from, but no hex input box. Thanks in advance for ...
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Isometric map tiles with Openlayers or similar

I wish to show a map layer in a browser based tool such as Openlayers or Leaflet however my tiles are projected isometrically. Has anybody done this before?
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How to generate exportable report from web map (ArcGIS JavaScript API)

I would like to build a web map using ArcGIS JavaScript API containing 1 layer of polygons & 1+ layers of points (or lines) contained within said polygons. I want this to be enabled with some sort ...
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What are GeoExt alternatives?

What tools do I need to accompany OpenLayers to achieve what GeoExt is capable of? GeoExt can show frames of TOC, legends, etc. And how about jQuery and Bootstrap combination? Can that became a ...
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How to scrape polygon data from web map?

for each value of parcel no: in http://www.ma-investment.gov.bh/bps_ppd_en/ the map generates polygons. I want to extract xy values corresponding to polygon shapes which i can convert to ...
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Free hosting of shape files to make an interactive map?

What is a free site where I can upload shapefiles and make my own interactive map to share with others by a link?
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Web map viewer for QGIS Server and PostGIS

I have succesfully installed and configured QGIS Server. I tried WMS and WFS via QGIS Desktop and it works perfectly. Now i am looking for a web map viewer to display (only read (WMS viewer i ...
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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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How to publish shapefiles to web with no programming required?

I am new to GIS web development. I do not have any programming background and I want all the maps that I design in GIS (shapefiles, using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3) to be published on the web. Please ...
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Overlay sales data on maps

We have a project to build a sales reporting tool that will show sales and other data from various field outlets on a map. The idea is to give our decision makers a geospatial zoom-in of our ...
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How do GIS web apps work?

I am completely new to GIS and therefore have questions regarding how the GIS Web development should be made, because the entire concept still confuses me. So, imagine I have a map. And by this, i ...
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Leaflet.js rendering 'chopped' WMS point symbols for variable sized points

I am using GeoServer to render WMS for variable sized points based on a data attribute. This technique is documented in GeoServers SLD Cookbook here. The SLD that I am creating validates ...
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How to Start Web Mapping?

I want to start working on a web map at work to map some of our statistics by city. I have an idea, but I'm not exactly sure where to start. Are there any definitive resources that provide step ...
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Hiding infoWindow of ArcGIS API for JavaScript while using measure tool?

In my Javascript API Web application I'm using the infoWindow to query a parcel layer and display display information in a popup when I click the parcel. I've set this functionality to turn on and off ...
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GIS - Beyond Earth

I wanted to open a discussion on GIS beyond Earth. Here are some questions so far. Would the term GIS be changed to something else since the term "geo" means of Earth (e.g. Lunar Information ...
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Looking for non-Earth GIS Web Services

Hey I'm building a web application and want to use some GIS services for other planets/moons. In general, I want to find GIS web resources which apply to bodies apart from Earth. Anybody have url ...
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Live Updating Map With Large Dataset

I need to be able to display a map on a webpage with multiple layers of squares and points, possibly up to 10,000 objects per layer. There could be up to maybe 20 layers, but having move than a ...
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Webmapping js library with best support to WFS-T

I've tried to use WFS-T in ol3 but it was really a hard task, it seems that WFS-T is badly undocumented feature and it's much complicated to implement, and i'm looking for recommandations concerning ...
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Adding hyperlinks to Leaflet polylines created via Leaflet.Draw?

[Cross posting from StackOverflow as I realized this may be a more specific community for this] I'm using Leaflet.Draw, and I want to allow the lines that I draw to have hyperlinks in them so that ...
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How to get popup with layer attributes to display after using address search/geocoder widget?

Using Web AppBuilder ArcGIS online. I want to let my user(s) enter an address on the "Geocoder Widget" and have an automatic popup that displays. I know how to configure the content of the popup. I ...
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Web mapping service with GEBCO bathymetry data

Is there any open web mapping service provide map tiles with GEBCO bathymetry data. As far I know Only Google uses GEBCO bathymetrydata for ocean floor model. Others uses ocean as plain blue. I need a ...
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developing a Talking Map

I need to develop a prototype of a web application that speaks : When you click on a city (point) it says the city name (Audio files are ready) I want to use ArcGIS Javascript API. do you have any ...
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What are the advantages of using Rails for a GIS/mapping application?

I've heard some good things about Rails, but I don't know much about it yet. There are only a few questions about Rails on GIS.SE (and there's not even a Rails tag). Is it worthwhile to learn about ...
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How do I begin creating my open layers Web Map? [duplicate]

I'm completely new in the world of web mapping. I am however determined to learn and create a web map within a month or less. I have some geographical areas that have sites (Solar PV Sites) I want to ...
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How to create a collaborative mapping website?

I have read about webservers, static and dynamic pages, cgi-bin... I can create a simple web mapping service in which a map with layers and controls will be there. And now I want to provide login ...
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What are the categories of map applications for end users?

What are the categories of map-based applications for end users? Especially, what are the types of web-applications provided to end users? For example, I can think of: Exploration tool: simply ...
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Hover effects using CartoCSS: Is this possible?

I'm trying to make a simple map of parcels in TileMill. Right now when I hover over a parcel, the information for that parcel appears in a teaser. That's simple enough. However, when working with ...
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Libraries to render vector-based maps in the browser

Is there a open source JavaScript library like leaflet or openlayer which can be used in a web or mobile application and loads vector-based maps instead of images? I only need the road information and ...
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Options for displaying 3D data using ESRI web APIs [duplicate]

I've been looking through the documentation of the various ESRI web APIs to see if there is any support for displaying 3D data, but haven't found anything useful. Is there any support for this - or do ...
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How can I make an OSM map without icons and labels?

I want to create a web application that include Open Street Map . I use OpenLayers library to create map , but now I want to create map without icons like hospitals,coffeshop and other icons. This ...
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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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How to convert Dekstop QGIS project as QGIS Web Client using python?

Assuming there are many Desktop project files .qgs.Is there a way using python to enable File>Project Properties>OWS Server>WMS/WFS/WCS in a batch mode ?
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QGIS Web Client in Windows does not load map

I have installed QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) desktop and server on a Windows XP machine. I am now trying to configure the QGIS Webclient. I downloaded the zip file from GitHUb, and made the changes to the ...
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I'm new to GIS and I'm looking for a developer-friendly web GIS [duplicate]

I'm a recent Computer Science graduate who prides himself on his knowledge of software development and problem solving, but has no idea how GIS systems work. (Read: I'm a programmer.) I've been ...
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How to embed ESRI maps on my website

I've got a website where I'd like to insert maps with some placemarks (restaurants, points of interest, ...). I'm tired of Google Maps and like to use ESRI basemaps. Is it possible to do this? I'd ...
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How to offset/displace overlapping lines in a web map?

I have a dataset of points representing a To/From status - something like distribution centres and delivery addresses. When the user clicks on a point I'd like to show the relationships between this ...
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How to integrate Google Drive with web mapping capabilities?

I use a shared Google Drive spreadsheet to coordinate a large GIS mapping project. The work involves processing thousands of DOQQ images. Essentially, work is divided into study areas and then ...
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ESRI Javascript API: setting feature layer selection symbol

This seems like it should be a relatively simple thing to do, but for whatever reason I can't figure it out. I'm trying to add functionality to select a group of parcels as laid out in this example, ...
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How to view ArcGIS Online-created web mapping application on my device?

I have an ESRI Organizational account and an iphone 4s (iOS 7.1.1). On my phone using the ArcGIS app, I am able to see all maps created in My Groups, but I cannot see a single web mapping ...