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Crowdsourcing points by on-click to web map with moderation?

I want to build a really lightweight web map interface where a user can click anywhere on a map, create a point, type in a comment -- ideally all via Facebook, but I don't want to get ahead of myself ...
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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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ADF Map Rotation Woes

Apologies in advance for the book, but it's a complex issue to explain. We have a legacy web application that uses ArcGIS Server 10.0, ADF.Net, javascript, ASP, HTML, and C# ArcObjects. When the map ...
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Change Logo in Public Information Web App Template

Anyone know how to change the ESRI logo and replace it with a customized logo in the "Public Information" web application template provided by ESRI? Link the Public Information Template Configurable ...
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Zip Code Boundary Maps for Commercial Use?

I need images of cities with features, streets, zip code names and zip code boundaries. For example, take this screen shot: This is very close to what I need, except not every zip code name is ...
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Can tilecache create UTFgrids?

Am i able to create utf grids in tilecache or do i have to move to tilestache? I ask because i am using, and would prefer to continue to use, utmZ10 and not wgs84 or spherical mercator.
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Setting up local ArcGIS feature access services in Geocortex when the services (and end users) are behind a firewall

We have an ArcGIS server (version 10.1) at my workplace - it is inside the firewall, and will (it seems) stay there. We also have a Geocortex web mapping solution based on Amazon hosting (version ...
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Common Web Server for Web Mapping?

I'm planning to create interactive routing map system( for small town only ) which will be running online. My server side language will be PHP and PostGIS/PostgreSQL with using pgRouting and client ...
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Error when using spatial query in arcgis silverlight api

I'm developing a webgis using ArcGIS Silverlight API 3.1 . I used esri interactive SDK sample for spatial query in the webgis .The problem is when i draw a freehand polygon and the polygon intersect ...
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Show Geometric Network Topology data in the web

I am trying to locate any API's for JavaScript (or other) that will help me to display current linear Geometric Network Topology and add multiple point/line geometry from JSON in HTML/JS. I ...
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Mapping application basic for ruby on rails

I am new to build map application using ruby on rails, with rails 4.1.1. I want to create map using map tiles. i have to use PostgreSQL database with postgis. Can you please explain how this flow ...
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Building a WebGIS with search functionality for a charity

I am playing with the idea of building a Basic Web based GIS system for a charity. The problem: I work for a charity that deals with people with Cleft Palates. They currently have a website, but ...
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search a point of interest using GeoServer

I develop an application of webmapping using GeoServer, GeoExt and ExtJS. I want to search my points of interests (layer that exist in GeoServer) so i create a two combox where i have to put the ...
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custom control on google maps API

I added 4 buttons to a map which zooms in to particular state in country on click using google maps api. I am a beginner and did it using example from google api custom control documentation. What i ...
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Z-Index in GeoJSON features using leaflet

I have a watershed polygon with sub-watersheds contained within the larger watershed. I would like the sub-watersheds drawn on top. Can i control the drawing order of features within a geojson object ...
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How to simplify shapefiles without losing attributes?

I want to simplify a huge shapefiles using mapshaper. However whenever I simplify the shapefile I loose a lot of data attributes. how can we simplify the shape files while retaining at least some of ...
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Map generation failing with Kartograph.js

I am trying to generate a very simple map using kartograph.js. But some how my code is not working. <html> <head> <script src="jquery-1.8.3.min.js"></script> ...
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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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How to query DEM elevation values in a web application based on cursor/click point location?

I work for a city government that has LiDAR derived DEM rasters which we would like to make accessible to other departments in the city. The problem is that many departments don't have anyone with ...
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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. Any help ...
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How to handle the New ESRI Ocean Basemap

Some of you may have seen this recent (4/28/14) ESRI blogpost - The New Ocean Basemap. ESRI, in their infinite wisdom, has split up their Ocean Basemap into 2 separate services. One with just the ...
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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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How to project feature class located into 3 UTM Zones?

i have created a silverlight API web map application,for Saudi Arabia country, i have created a 3 search button, once search for "X,y", the problem with me is to how to define a probability projection ...
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problem login geoexplorer - redirect IP

I have problems when I want to log the administrative user through GeoExplorer when geoserver is running on a server with public ip but redirection to a private ip. GeoExplorer takes too long to load ...
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How to install MapServer on IIS 7.5 with windows 7 OS

I want to use the map server in my asp.net application. For that one, I need to install mapserver on IIS. I am using windows 7 with 64 bit os. I have IIS 7.5 installed on my PC. Can any one help me ...
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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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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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Decarta - how to refresh map

I am using the Decarta JS API. I am displaying a map with layers. I want to refresh the map and redraw new layers, but I see no way to do this in the documentation. Is there a way to refresh the ...
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Videos (as headers) in CartoDB Infowindows

I need to know how to embed a video (YouTube or Vimeo) into an infowindow in CartoDB in the same way that an image appears as an image header. Potentially more complicated, when there is no video link ...
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How to tell if GeoWebCache REST API is working?

In my web application, i wanted a service to cache updated data using geowebche. so i worked on seeding tiles automatically with GeoWebCache as in this post: custom time interval for geowebcache then ...
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How can I make a point buffer map on the web?

I am looking for a tool like Google Maps Engine Lite or Mapbox where I can draw a simple (buffer) circle around a point with a known diameter. Are there any quick and easy web mapping tools to draw a ...
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online map of 242,888 locations: which service to use? (what if temporal heat map?)

I have a 161.8 MB large CSV file with geocoded locations (with latitude and longitude) for 242,888 lines. I want to have an embeddable online map of all this. I wonder which service could deal with ...
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Leaflet center Marker AND Popup on Map viewport

I want center my marker on popup open.. and centering map not in marker latlng, but on center of marker and popup! The problem is that popup has dinamic content(loaded on click). The map size is full ...
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Looking for cloud hosting similar to QGIS cloud

I have about 6 or 7 large clients who each require some form of personalised online mapping service. My aim is to produce a secure login required database for each client using my shapefiles and ...
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Is it possible to render tile-based web mapping projects in any other projection than web mercator?

Web-mapping technology has to a large degree adopted the web-mercator projection as the standard projection for displaying geographic objects with interactive map-clients. This is due to many factors ...
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Where can I get the location of all Universities and Colleges in North America?

This seems fairly straightforward but I'm having trouble finding the right data. All I need is the name, address, and lat long of all universities and colleges in North America. I've come across a ...
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Extract Polygon Data for Each Neighborhood from GIS Shape File

I have a dataset that has four types of files with the following file extensions - .DBF,.PRJ,SHP,SHX My goal is to get all the polygon coordinates for each neighborhood and draw the boundary outline ...
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How to add title to mapbox <iframe> embed

I am embedding a map I made in Tilemill/Mapbox onto a Wix website. Items of the map such as legend, title, and description are not automatically included in the embed. I learned how to add the legend ...
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Edit tilemill legend to add circle symbol

I am trying to edit my tilemill legend so that instead of displaying a red rectangle as below, it displays a red circle (I'm making a proportional symbol map). What line would I need to add in my ...
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Collaborative map editing using local openstreetmap server

I tried to make a collaborative web-map solution. that is allowing multiple users to edit map features and enter data collaboratively. I read that OpenStreetMap give this solution. I've installed a ...
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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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Edit legend Tilemill legend items

I am trying to edit my legend in tilemill to add a "Note". What I did was essentially copy the legend-source code to do this. However, I would like the line spacing in the "Note" section to be ...
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How to add title in TileMill/Mapbox map

I have successfully made a legend and teasers for a tilemill map. However, I don't know how to add a title and don't see a function for it. If I wanted to add a title, how would I do that? Thank you, ...
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Display Error in Django when querying data from postgis

. i am trying to query my data from postgis through Django .. and i am not sure what is going on with my code. . i just follow processes form online research and docs. . i have my results.html {% ...
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How to show world map with Lizmap

I would like to show world map with Lizmap web client but I don't know how to do. Could you show me how? I follow this tutorial: http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/lizmapwebclient/Installation_en for install ...
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OpenLayers3 vs Leaflet for styling multifeature geojson

I'm experimenting with various options for displaying geographic information to the public in html format. The ultimate aim is to build an online application where anyone can add the route they cycle ...
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Free website host for embedding tilemill/mapbox web map

I am hoping to design a simple interactive web map using TileMill. I am then planning on uploading that map to Mapbox.com, where I understand I will be given an embed code to put on a website. My ...
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Web Mapping using the ESRI Javascript API

So I've been tasked with coding the interactive map for the city I'm interning at. I'm still a beginner with Javascript but I learn best "one the fly" by just getting started. I just need to know how ...
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Internet mapping UX design strategy: Separate desktop and mobile sites, or one site fits all?

I searched GIS.SE for "Desktop vs. Mobile" and didn't get anything helpful, so I guess I'll be the one to ask. Question: With respect to Internet mapping applications, is it better to have separate ...
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Geomedia WebMap WFS to vector marker layer in Openlayers

Looking for minimal example/advice on getting a WFS service to show up as a vector layer with markers/icons in Openlayers map. I have created the WFS service in Geomedia WebMap 6.01.11.19 and the ...