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Is there a way to limit the overview map to a certain zoom level?

The OpenLayers overview map control works great when I use standard options. I would like to limit the overview to one resolution, but I can't seem to find the right combination of values for the ...
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mapserver displays raster image in mirror

I've installed Mapserver and used a map file to set a raster layer and vector(shp) layers on top of it. However, although displayed in the expected order, the png file is displayed in mirror(compared ...
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Is latitude / longitude a universal coordinate system?

I hear people complain: my biggest gripe with google spatial apis is that they hide the fact that latitude/longitude is not a universal coord system My question is Is latitude / longitude a ...
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Collaborative webmapping systems/platforms

What are the existing collaborative webmapping systems/platforms? I am looking for some information like on this page for wiki softwares, but specific to out-of-the-box on-line geographical data ...
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Setting fill colors using hex value in ArcGIS Online (arcgis.com) webmap?

Has anybody been able to use hex values (e.g. #FF0000) for setting polygon fill symbols in an ArcGIS Online (arcgis.com) 'webmap'? I see predefined colors to select from, but no hex input box.
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Why is mapserver returning a blank image?

I am trying to load a layer from a postgis database, mapserver does not return anything. I think I have narrowed the problem down to the fact that the sql query mapserver is running is returning ...
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How to get a copy of the raw photo from the Mapillary app

In Mapillary's documentation it says the photos are stored in the "app folder" before upload, and are deleted afterwards. I have looked around the filesystem but can't find them. I don't necessarily ...
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Web Mapping SNMP polling and databases

I am doing a project that involves Web Mapping. The project involves having a simulated communications network for a wind turbine company. My project involves building a user front end to display ...
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What sub-meter geolocation solutions exist and how can I integrate them into a web and mobile mapping workflow?

I am the manager of seven water systems. What I am trying to do is map out every meter and valve on to a map and then my workers can have the maps on their iPhones so when they have to go fix a water ...
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Singapore postal boundaries

Does anyone know where to get GIS data for Singapore postal boundaries? I need a shape or KML file which I can then overlay onto google maps to show a neighbourhood break down of Singapore.
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Examples of Sanborn map WMS?

I'm wondering if anyone has heard of or come across any examples of scanned and georeferenced Sanborn Fire Insurance maps being served as a WMS. I know there are copyright issues, so presumably only ...
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Color blending/compositing in web mapping frameworks?

The color/layer blending capabilities of QGIS 2 produce marvelous results. Blended rasters are especially nice to look at. Blending is, to me at least, a better way of combining layers than mucking ...
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A couple GeoExplorer questions

I just started working with the OpenGeo Suite. I'd really like to use it for a County web map, but have a couple questions... 1) Is there a way to add a lat/lon or other X/Y location to the URL and ...
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How to add images in CartoDB infowindows

Can't seem to get the default site to display images. I've added hrefs to a image column. example; I've dragged the image column to the top of the infowindow sidebar app and it still just displays ...
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Make Openlayers request WMS tiles only within a certain bounds

Is there a way to actually tell openLayers not to request tiles out of particular bounds? I want the rest of map and other layers still accessible, so maxExtent on map is not an option for me. I ...
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Looking for web-based mapping software recommendation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building a disconnected web based mapping application I am doing research for an upcoming project and I need help finding a good mapping software solution. Here are the ...
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Does anyone know about a web client for GIS from the Vaadin framework?

Reviewing the universe of GIS tools on the Web, I see that several customers have already developed GIS on the Web, so the is no need to start from scratch. Now I have come across the Vaadin framework ...
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How to reduce the opacity of a Google Maps layer in CartoDB.js

I have a CartoDB.js-App where I load my vis using cartodb.createVis (I do not manually define Leaflet layers). How can I reduce the opacity of the Google Maps base layer? I tried the following, as ...
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How to host web map app on ArcGIS.com?

I have created a web map app on arcgis.com. I have installed ArcGIS 10.2 for Server, and created a services and published it on arcgis.com, but it is local server. I want to any one opening my web ...
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How to set Zoom Level based on Overlays in Ordnance Survey Map?

I am using the Ordnance map as a backdrop in my website. when overlays the WMS from Geoserver, I am unable to increase the zoom level. Please see my code and kindly suggest it. var options = { ...
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Is QGIS suitable to create maps with image popups?

I am a new user of QGIS and was wondering if I came across the right software to achieve my goal. Long story short, I am trying to create a map with markups of various buildings. Once I click on a ...
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GIS Web API - WFS-T Edit

My organization has a asset management application using Google Maps Java API as the GIS viewer. The application does some simple editing/querying on a kml file through html form elements. Instead ...
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Putting home location and name in Google Maps? [closed]

I want to put my home address in Google Maps forever. I registered my home location like a shopping mall, Restaurant, bar, hotels, shops store, office etc. Please describe step by step.