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How to get elevation profile from .tif dsm on the web map?

I have my dsm .tiff file, pixels are floating point 32bit values giving the terrain elevation in metres. I need to create a web map where user can draw a path and get elevation profile for that path. ...
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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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loading geojson in leaflet

I just added the geoJSON vector layer in leaflet for my hybrid mobile app using phonegap, the problem is that when I add the geoJSON file of size larger than 2mb the application crashes. What is the ...
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Layer Turned Off But Pop Up Showing

I'm having an issue with my popup in my map made using ArcGIS online. One of my group layers contain 4 layers. When I turn all of the layers in this group layer off, the second layer's popup still ...
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Choosing web mapping API to use with MySQL for making map of one country? [duplicate]

I hope this question isn't too general, but I'm new to using maps, I'd like to make a map of one country on which I can plot points according to their geocodes from my mysql database, and to have the ...
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Online GIS app that allows users to log points [duplicate]

I am developing a website for a dolphin volunteer group, on this website they want a system to let volunteers and the public log sightings against a map and add some comments. I have made a system ...
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What projection to use with Mapbox base/reference layers?

excuse me if this has been asked before, but I can not find answer after heavy googling. What coordinate system/projection does shapefiles need to be in to be alligned correctly with mapbox reference ...
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Error: Could not create and deploy an application with boundless sdk opengeo suite

I work on a web application with Boundless SDK opengeo 4.1, I used the tutorial and followed the exchange and advice on this forum but I have some problems about adding plugins and deploying the apps....
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How to hide overlays in Leaflet layerControl if geojson var not found?

i would like to perform a specific task: i have a set of geojson layers, loading features from local files. i have the layercontrol on the map showing available layers to show/hide now, regarding ...
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Mapping Instagram Photos

Is there a tool I could use to map Instagram photos that are using a specific tag? I don't necessarily want to show the image on a map, but rather a pin that someone could hover over to see the image. ...
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How to display specific areas specified by Global MapIt Area ID in Open Street Map using Open Layers?

I've been customizing the Fix My Street platform for the two cities in my country, just to test everything out in it and how it works and maybe implement it for the whole country in the future. The ...
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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 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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Feature layer not loaded

I am developing an Android app using a Webmap with features created on ArcGIS Online. This webmap has a feature layer. I tried to load the basemap and then adding the feature layer, or tried to load ...
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Is there an easy-to-install website plugin for territory routing?

For an application I'm creating, I want to be able to place dots on a map in locations that my users will be visiting. Each user will have his own locations he has to visit, so I'd like to 'connect ...
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Change symbol size in legend for FeatureLayer (ArcGIS API for JavaScript)

I'm learning how to create web applications using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I have a map that is displaying both an ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer (which includes two layers) and a FeatureLayer. I ...
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Setting Rotation of ExportWebMap

I see from the ExportWebMap specification that rotation can be set in the JSON object sent to the sever. Does anyone know if this can be accessed via the ESRI JavaScript API (v3.9)? I do not need to ...
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Is there a public CanTopo Web Map Tile Service (WMS / WMTS) available?

Does anyone know of a public CanTopo WMS / WMTS available anywhere? I'm assuming CanTopo is more modern / up-to-date than Toporama? Alternatively, what would be your suggestions for the most pain ...
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scaling of results: the comparing of osm-files for a few days - a statistical approach

i am pretty new to Geographic-information Systems. i am interested in gathering information on schools Some days before i have heard that it is interesting to have a closer look at the taginfo-site (...
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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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There is web based bicycle routing planner that considers accidents but I cannot find it anymore, can someone help me?

I remember it uses Google as underlying map and has also a function to rank preferences of the path using forms in which the user can rate routes characteristics, I also remember that is for Los ...
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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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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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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 3.14)...
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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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Is there any Google Maps-like zoomable world map, but with an equal-area projection?

Whenever I look at Google Maps at a global or polar area, the projection hurts. Is there any web service with a zoomable world map, that uses an equal-area projection — preferably pseudorectangular ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...