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Using jquery to reset layer in OpenLayers

I've used a combination html, jquery and cql to redraw layers in Openlayers using specified parameters. This worked fine as seen here: http://www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk/index/test-map3 I also want to ...
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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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Sizing Leaflet Map inside bootstrap

I have been trying to change the height of my leaflet map to a percentage inside of bootstrap but everytime I do the map will not draw. Thus, I always have to revert to px value. I'm pretty sure its a ...
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Help with trying to track ice and polar bears on a map. No idea where to begin

I was asked create a little google map showing the location of Polar bears. I've been given the location data in lat-long format. For each bear I've been given a file containing the following ...
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opengeo Error: Could not create tool plugin with ptype: gxp_queryform

I'm trying to develop the tutorial of opengeo-suite sdk, but when I try to add a queryform to my app, firebug throws this exception: Error: Could not create tool plugin with ptype: gxp_queryform ...
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Tools to make buffer around the polygon on a web map?

We're starting web map app and still deciding what tools is the best to use. We would need option that user add some points and polygons, and also, to automatically get buffer around those polygons. ...
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Using IRelationshipClass

I have three feature classes [CircuitSource(A),CircuitBreaker(B),Sub-Station(C)]. In the Geodatabase A and B has a 1:1 relationship based on a primary field namely 'FEEDERID'. C and B has a 1:many ...
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What does Scale mean in the reference of Desktop GIS or WebGIS?

I'm having trouble understanding the meaning of the concept of scale when it comes to maps on screen, i.e. either in a Desktop GIS or in a WebMap. When it comes to paper maps, the idea is very clear. ...
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is my open source web GIS software selection ok?

Which are the best open source tools for building a web gis application having PAN, Zoom, Query/search, Label etc options ?. I have decided to use Postgre sql for database and geoserver as middleware. ...
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What do I need to create web based GIS application to show GTFS data

I need to create several GIS based application and embed them on a web page for professional development. I need a cost effective solution and don't have big budget. Any help in right direction and to ...
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Dynamic labeling looks awful in flex map

I published a service to ArcGIS Server 10.1 from an .mxd with no halos around the labels and created a flex application using the flex viewer. When I browse to the map here and zoom in on an ...
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How to render iD editor-style streetmaps?

Is there a simple way to render OSM data (let's start with just streets and names for a single metro area) client side as nodes and edges like the new iD editor? I'm comfortable with d3 but am ...
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How to develop a PHP GIS Applicationfor land parcel search?

I know this question has been asked numerous times but not from this angle. I am proficient in PHP and PHP Frameworks, my interest is now on GIS with the sole intent of creating a map solution where ...
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How to show Two Labels of One feature In Geoserver…?

I have prepared a Web GIS Map using Geoserver-Openlayers_Postgis....For One Feature I need to show two labels such as "premise_no' & "bld_name'... The following is the xml I used for styling(in ...
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Web mapping application with time slider and raster data

I need to create a web mapping application that can show raster layer of historical maps with a time slider. Basically, something like this: http://goo.gl/GYHOX I have different maps of different ...
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What are Pros and Cons to ArcGIS Online Organizational Account?

Esri is making a big push towards ArcGIS Online as a means for map applications. They pushed it really hard at the recent Southeast User Conference and did a good job at highlighting its advantages. ...
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Optimize ArcServer Service Drawing Speed

I am managing an ArcGIS service that is used by Geocortex Essentials as a web map app for some users. The feedback I have got so far is that it doesn't refresh fast enough. I'm looking for some ...
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How to create a web app that will display data in unique urls for the end-user?

Can anyone provide insight on how a novice can construct a fairly rudimentary web app? I would like to send out unique URLs that contain my finished maps instead of exporting them into PDFs and ...
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making a interactive map [duplicate]

I have a georeferenced map that gives a view of 3D,which I have created in ArcScene and exported as jpeg(or tif if necessary).What I want to do is create a interactive map that allows user to click on ...
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How can a 3D model of a building be displayed in a web-browser?

I would like to try to show a proposed building in a web-browser such that the user can interact with it in a way similar to google maps streetview. Is it possible to do this, in any platform? I can ...
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Simple WebMapping application with postgis Database

am very new to web-mapping, so this question may be a little misguided. I want to develop a simple web mapping application using OpenLayers which can display Cadastral information that are currently ...
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Display information while map is zoomed using OpenLayers

I have a map being rendered by OpenLayers using GeoServer which is serving maps using PostGIS. In the database for each line feature type (i.e road), I have the name of that road. I'm looking for a ...
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Web map tool with high interactivity [duplicate]

I'm looking for an ArcGIS Online alternative. It needs to be linked to a private MySql server Use shapefiles Display attribute data and charts upon click/hover Toggle shapefile to display/disappear ...
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How to develop a web mapping app to upload, process, and download results?

I would like to make a web mapping application where a user can import their own x-y-z data file, then the application applies filters that I write to it, contours the resulting data, then displays ...
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Does OpenGeo Suite give their full capability for free?

Can you help me to decide if I should install Geoserver, PostgreSQL and OpenLayers by myself or should I use OpenGeo Suite as it involves all these? I would need full capability which all these ...
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What are offline/client geometry capabilities of ArcGIS JavaScript API?

Lately I've been going through ArcGIS JS API samples, but from what I've seen, it looks like all geometric functions always go through server, and use server side REST functions. There is no option to ...
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How to become a GIS Mobile Developer?

I am mid level GIS Analyst\GPS Coordinator who would like to become a GIS mobile developer at some point. At my workplace we work in the ESRI Platform,ArcGIS Server etc Being a GIS Analyst without any ...
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Flow mapping visualization using a road layer

I am trying to illustrate travel using a flow map on a road layer. My data is: city of origin destination number of travelers I would like to use a polygon city layer (or point) and a road layer, ...
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Publishing Maps to Mobile Devices and the Web

I have a bunch of agricultural information stored in a local postgis database. We use qgis to manipulate/analyze this information and to print output. I would like to publish this information (both ...
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map of europe in list of lat/long points

I'm looking for a list of lat/long coordinates which will describe all countries of europe. Ideally the list will also describe on which country each closed path belongs to. I'm imagining something ...
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3D maps on web application [duplicate]

1) Is there any web API which can show 3D trajectory below earth surface and can consume the ArcGIS feature service which can work closely with ArcGIS web platform. 2) Is there any way to publish ...
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Help getting my flex service publicly accessible

My organization is trying to get our web maps up and running. I have created a simple web map service on our in house ArcGIS server, using the Arcgis flexviewer that is visible locally, works great, ...
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Can I use SELECTION mode on FeatureLayer from ArcGIS.com Webmap in ESRI JS API

I am using an ArcGIS.com Webmap in an ESRI Javascript API application I am developing. One of the layers in my Webmap is rather large and cannot be rendered all at once when zoomed out, however I ...
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Display mouse position from graph on a map

i need to develop a web application which shows a map, that displays a GPS Route. So far I can do this using Openlayers or ArcGIS Server. Now I want to add an interactive graph below the map. In this ...
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Comparing two maps with nice web interface?

Is it possible in Leaflet or OpenLayers to compare two maps with a bar to slide between the two? Examples include: ...
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What is the best free web GIS browser?

Hi I have created several projects for several different clients. Each project has OS maps, shapefile layers from Government Bodies, Shapefile layers created, AutoCAD dxf loaded in (in various ...
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Possible ways to display maps offline, inside mobile hybrid app

I want to develop a mobile hybrid application to run on both Android & iPhone devices in which i want to display my own map data. I have the SHP files with the data i need. I have Geoserver and ...
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Error in uploading data in QGIS cloud

I want to publish my .shp file using QGIS Cloud plugin. I signed in to qgiscloud.com (free). On create new database it will auto create dbname='fbeudp_mfaphk' user='fbeudp_mfaphk' ...
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Why won't this mapbox map load into a DIV container?

All, For the life of me I can't figure out why I can't load a map into a CSS template I'm trying to customize. I've placed a fiddle here: http://jsfiddle.net/mapbaker/Du7zq/10/ Basically I'm ...
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spatial queries by webgis and virtualizing

i have a question regarding this tutorial: http://www.gistutor.com/postgresqlpostgis/10-intermediate-postgresqlpostgis-tutorials/75-understanding-postgis-spatial-queries.html As u see, it ...
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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.
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Problems with inspect element in browsers

I use google chromes inspect element for debugging. I have a map displayed on my page with 1 base layer (osm) and 2 overlays (wards, points) and a highlighter control. The map displays and works ...
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Steps for creating an online webmap with editable features using ArcGIS Server/SDE and SQL Server?

EDIT/UPDATE: I'm adding a bounty to this in hopes of obtaining a step-by-step guide to creating an online map with feature editing using the ArcGIS Flex API, SQL Server Express and ArcGIS Server 10.1. ...
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Could someone suggest a good GeoExt Tutorial?

In my research I've found these two, which are only explaining the basics. Developing OGC Compliant Web Applications with GeoExt GeoExt Workshop (Pdf) And of course the native (but short) ...
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What is the best way to use Leaflet and Geoserver to highligh a feature after a WMS request?

I have a web map, and I'm hoping to make it interactive. The layer I have is reasonably large, at 15 mb in GeoJSON format 4 mb compressed, so I don't want to load the whole layer as one file. But, I ...
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Alternatives to ArcGIS Online?

I am considering purchasing ArcGIS Online for a group of users who currently use about 5% of ArcGIS capabilities (ArcMap, simple map creation and information display) about 80% of the time. Primary ...
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How to configure the Ubuntu server after publishing the map using Geoserver (Open GeoSuite)

I've installed the GeoServer that comes with the Open GeoSuite on Ubuntu. I've created an HTML page (index.html) inside the /usr/share/opengeo-suite-data/geoserver_data/www/ for viewing maps using ...
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ESRI Javascript API Export to Shapefile and CSV

I am working on a Javascript Web Application using the ESRI Javascript API v3.3. My application allows the user to edit and query data and also provides a table for attributes. I would like the user ...
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Why isn't map service displaying in ArcCatalog or rest services?

Update: I have an issue where my map services, which pull ortho-imagery from a cache, intermittently do not display in my services directory, ArcCatalog or my web portal. Currently I go into ...
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How Can I make UTFGrid files?

I have been looking at the UTFGrid specification and the usage of UTFGrid in Openlayers. How do I create the required UTFGrid files for my data in PostGIS?