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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 ...
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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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Trigger a click event on a leaflet map?

Is it possible to make a click event occur at a particular lat/lon on a leaflet map? I would like to make a popup appear that is associated with a point at a particular location. I have tried several ...
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What GIS software is used by web maps sites (Google, Bing Maps, etc)?

We all have seen beatiful (imo) maps produced by Google and Microsoft. There are many others; some of them are of global use (such as MapQuest, TomTom or HERE), and some are just of country scale. I ...
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Dealing with large sets of data on web map without using Table of Contents?

I'm working on a map design that integrates many (around 300 separate map layers) datasets that need to be made available to users within the same map (just for viewing). I've looked at creating a ...
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Libraries and/or ideas for navigating WMS time-parameter

I'm currently working on a project where we need to incorporate the TIME-dimension of WMS-layers (see http://docs.geoserver.org/latest/en/user/services/wms/time.html#wms-time) in our web map. The ...
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Sending and receiving gis data to map

I have a spatial database in Sql server and I am working in asp.net mvc. My project must show stored shape in web page that uses openlayers js and user must see and edit shapes and send the result to ...
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What would be a good symbol for the map legend itself?

I am reformatting a mobile web map. Many of our users are equipped with mobile phones rather than large tablets, so screen real estate is at a premium. I've decided to remove the legend from default ...
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What do the parameters for Google Streetview mean?

I've noticed that the new Google Streetview uses a url of the following structure: https://www.google.com/maps/place/London/@51.508506,-0.125532,3a,90y,72h,90t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s-...
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Leaflet JS calling animatedMarker.stop() from event listener

I'm using the animated marker plug-in for Leaflet JS and would like to stop the marker from animating when it reaches a certain lat lon position. Currently I'm using Leaflet's 'move' event listener ...
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Activity Dashboard for LocalHost

ESRI recently put out a new tool called the 'Activity Dashboard' that checks for new maps created, map uses, etc. Sadly, this tool only works for those maps created through the ArcGIS online system. ...
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Which free web service for presenting travel routes?

I have a plenty of GPS logs from my travels in NZ and would like to create some maps also for other people and share them. The logs are both GPX and plain TXT containing Lon/Lat, altitude and date/...
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Does OpenLayers3 support feature editing?

For OpenLayers2, there are nice examples which show how to create vector features and edit them (adding vertices, moving them, ...), e.g. http://dev.openlayers.org/releases/OpenLayers-2.13.1/examples/...
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Is there demand for a service to publish web maps with lots of shapes? [closed]

Is anyone in the GIS community trying to publish choropleth web maps with a large (10s to 100s of thousands) number of polygons? and if so what's your current approach and what are the shortcomings of ...
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how to create custom widget in mapguide fusion template?

I am using mapguide maestro 5.0.1. I want to add custom fusion widget which have option to search layer in multiple ways. I am not able to find any tutorial to add custom widget useful. can you please ...
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Architecture for java ee application

I´m new to GIS development. I have read about Openlayers, maps servers (i choose Geoserver), geodatabase (in my case i choose PostGis) and theory of gis in general. I´m developing a Java EE ...
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Add hour and seconds to CartoDB/Torque animation

A while ago I made a CartoDB/Torque animation that displayed hours and minutes while playing. Sujay v. helped me out with the code here: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/cartodb/xpxF4fSV7ZI ...
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Configuration for GeoWebCache in Geoserver 2.4.0

I have developed a web map application by using Geoserver 2.4.0 and tomcat 7 in Windows XP. I have tried to configure the GeoWebCache for WMS layers to speed up the service but unfortunately it didn'...
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How to set up a public facing server?

Depending on this post How to host web map app on ArcGIS.com?. i have installed arcgis server 10.2 for .net with web adapter, on win7 sp1 ultimate, i just guideline, how to setup my web map as public ...
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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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Creating a Simple, Free Web Mapping Application [duplicate]

I have recently left my job as a GIS Specialist that I've held for a number of years. This was my first GIS job and I managed to lean a lot. Now that the holidays are over, I've decided to search for ...
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Synching Two ArcMap JavaScript webmaps to respond to panning

I am looking for some advice on how to approach a problem I am having. I am looking to build an ArcGIS webmap using JavaScript and HTML 5 that reacts to a user panning on two separate, synchronous ...
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Create Fantasy Map

I'm currently looking to create a Fantasy map and share it with my friends. We have the map designed already in flash to certain degrees of detail and able to export as a vector. We'd like it to be ...
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Customize search feature

I'm trying to create a map with CartoDB to show the spanish population between...at a municipality level. I can do everything perfectly, but I have just one problem: I would like to know if is ...
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How to host my GeoServer+Openlayers web mapping application on the internet? [closed]

I have created a web mapping application prototype using GeoServer (running on Tomcat as the servlet), Openlayers and PostGIS. Since it was a prototype, at that time, i did not bother about the ...
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Examples and materials about creating real time web gis application? [closed]

Nowadays all I see when I explore more about web gis applications are some examples of interactive maps which are actually not so 'dynamic' as they are called. It's usually just simple interactive map ...
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What's an appropriate solution for displaying points fetched from a table?

I have at hand a common GIS task: The data: I posses 16,000 Excel rows. Each has latitude and longitude and some other attributes. I need to build a program that allows the user to type in a location ...
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How to pass OAuth token to fetch web map without passing userid?

I'm using the ArcGIS JavaScript API 3.7 for web map service. The web map is based on Oauth2 authentication. I use java code to fetch the token. Then I need to fetch the map in javascript by calling ...
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Connecting a map to live data from Yahoo Finance

I have a vector world map and am trying to connect it to Yahoo Finance, Live, in such a way that: a) If a particular country's currency goes down, the map of that country will go RED and if it goes ...
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Label background in SLD

Is there any possibility to construct SLD style which displays label with rectangular background? Background has to have sizes which automatically fit to sizes of text content. I would prefer not to ...
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MapFish PDF: Geoserver WMS layers not generated as tree structure

I am using the mapfish printing module in my web map application.In that everything is working fine but layers not generated as tree structure in output PDF file and "ODC_Graphics_Data" wms layer not ...
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Is there an opensource way of making 'streetview' panoramas?

I'm interested in making streetview panoramas and am curious if there are any opensource approaches that I should consider for both making and publishing these panoramas. I've been playing with the ...
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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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How are Esri's ArcGIS,Google Maps, Mapbox different in their products in providing support maps for Web/App developers? [closed]

I am trying to understand their business models. I am not a techie - Angle guy. So kindly explain in layman terms.How is Mapbox innovating?