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Super large scale maps with Leaflet, how?

I have a map/architectural drawing of two floors of a huge building with a lot of rooms. Now I'd like to make an interactive slippy map using preferably Leaflet showing all the rooms and use ...
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How to implement predefined attribute filters in an Openlayers web map? [closed]

I imagine this situation: I've got relatively big point layer and I want to split(filter) the points to predefined selections. Predefined selection would be based on the attribute(for example ...
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How can I make sure that tiles display properly when you first go to the page?

This page is not showing my map tiles properly when you first go to the page. http://bear.hol.low.li/Pocket_Docent/map.htm If I resize the window it centers and distributes the tiles properly. How ...
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Bottom half of javascript web map application missing

Having an issue where the bottom half of a javascript web application is missing. I have checked the ArcGIS map services and they are functioning properly. I'm not a JS developer and am not sure ...
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How to prevent data scraping in a web map?

I would like to use Leaflet or a Leaflet-like mobile-friendly library to produce a web map of points of interest, but I am concerned with how easy it is to just scrape the data from the javascript. Is ...
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How should I implement a many-to-many relationship in a web mapping application?

Scenario: I am given a layer of point locations called "problems." These will be displayed on a web map. Users will then use the web map interface to create and populate field information for a point ...
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Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server

I'm using Postgresql 8.4, Postgis 1.5 for My GIS works. Planning to change my Database to Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Can we use all the Postgis functionalities in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Please ...
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Configuring output table popup for geoprocessing widget

I have built a simple geoprocessing widget that produces a table (record set) as its final product. I am trying to simply change how and which fields are displayed. I am using Flex Viewer 3.5 and Arc ...
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Render huge amount of points on a map

I already had a look here. My situation is, I have huge amount of points (about 1 million). I have to display these points on a map. I searched but I found arcgis solutions. I want an open source ...
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Interactive maps for a survey - Are there any tools yet?

i am working on a draft for an online-based survey. I would like to enable the participants of the survey to draw polygons, lines and points (several) on a basemap (e.g. google maps) and (extra ...
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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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Is there any way to configure MapFish config.yaml from Javascript?

I am using the mapfish print module in my webmapping application.In that I need to have various mapfish print layouts with different background pdf options. For that, am I need to create each ...
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What is the state of the art in html5 geospatial applications?

I am very interested in the html5 canvas element for maps; work like Cartagen from an MIT Media Lab researcher looks very promising, for example. There is some interesting SVG based work at ...
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Architecture for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles

I am currently trying to set up a Mapping-Service for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles. In my project we want to use the Mapnik-Layer as a BaseLayer for our GI-Application. I am quite new to Mapnik (only used ...
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Create interactive map with no server

I have managed to build a great web mapping application using tiles created from GeoWebCache and a custom gridset, but I now need to add an overlay to the base maps. The only interactivity I need is a ...
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How to improve cartographic visualization of overlapping polygons?

I need some advice about how to improve the visualization of cartographic information. User can select different species and the webmapping app shows its geographical distribution (polygonal degree ...
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Difficulty with using truetype font symbols in Mapserver

I am basically following this workflow and having no luck. I have add a truetype font file to my fonts.list (under the alias 'ddv') however, I cannot get the fonts to render in the service. Any ideas, ...
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Where to download US zipcode polygons? [duplicate]

I need US zipcode areas (polygons) for a web map implementation. Can you tell me where to find it (free or paid)? Thanks!
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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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How to add/upload own vector file (Shape, KML, GeoJSON) to Openlayers and show it on a map

I started working with Openlayers and web mapping. Therefore I use a Cartaro (a web mapping platform) based on Drupal. Because I'm not a programmer it is (at the moment) much easier for me to ...
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How to put zipcodes data onto a web map?

This is to create a cellphone coverage map. I'm being given a list of zipcodes and need to create a detailed static cellphone map (plus, ideally, an interactive zoomable map) of cellphone coverage ...
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arcmap envelope coordinates from webbrowser tool

So I have my own php file with textfields which I run in my add in. Now I want to get the variables from the textfields and automatically give the value of the textfields to my env.PutCoords(x,y,x,y) ...
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Given a BBOX and Zoom Range, Return All TMS Addresses

Given a bounding box using WGS84 lat long pairs (represented any way, not important to me) and a range of zoom levels, I'd like to be able to generate a CSV representing all standard z/x/y TMS ...
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How to put more than one overlay label in Openlayers layerswitcher?

I have two set of layers like 'Public' and 'Private'.Each set has 3 layers. My requirement is, Layer switcher has to show the first set of layers with check-box under the label name 'Public' and ...
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Google Maps API v3 vs v2 (JavaScript): overlay problems

I have been using the Gmap API (v2) for dynamically displaying some data: oMap.map = new GMap2(document.getElementById("map")); oMap.geoXml = new ...
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Looking for collaborative webmapping projects

I´m looking for open source collaborative web mapping projects which allow vector editing, wms display and other features like comments, photo-uploads etc. I´ve only found Ushahidi and Sahana so far, ...
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What's the most appropriate tool(set) for creating a community map?

When you move to a new place, it's very useful to have maps tailored to your interests available at the click of a mouse or tap of a smart phone. The following projects are great examples of more ...
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Using AttributeInspector to Create New Record

This is a follow up question to another questions I posted earlier: Adding Record to Related Table using JavaScript API Without repeating too much information from that previous question, I was able ...
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Local Map Web API Without internet connection

I have a single-page HTML5 app that consumes a bunch of different map providers. One of my requirements is that this work with no internet connection and some sort of map provider running on the box ...
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Adding Record to Related Table using JavaScript API

I looked and didn't find this question so hopefully it isn't a repeat. I am new to the JavaScript API and just started creating a web application where the user will enter maintenance records for a ...
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GeoServer map layers/tiles Loaded in the screen or Not

I'm using OpenLayers - 2.11,GeoServer 2.13, ExtJS 3.4, and Java for developing GIS based web applications. Please guide me to check if all my GeoServer map layers/tiles Loaded in the screen or not. ...
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Is Geoserver's “styler” plugin dead?

The "Styler" plugin for Geoserver promised flexible styling of your data, using the GeoExt library: The user guide tells you to first install the REST plugin, and then extract the styler zip file ...
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Postgis objects inside Leaflet circle

How can I retrieve database objects from postgis database which are contained inside Leaflet circle object? I assume circle is only a point with some radius and not a polygon. I wonder can it be ...
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Good Symbology for Interactive Web Mapping

When a user clicks on a map what should they expect to see? I would say a symbol for where they clicked. A pushpin seems to be the most accepted icon for generic data. Google has pushed the upside ...
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Display Lat/Lng coordinates from Oracle DB with ArcGIS HTML5 component

We have some experience in using ArcMap and ArcSDE, but this dates back to 2008, so we're not up to date with the recent developments in ESRI products. Now we're dealing with a database that has some ...
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How to dynamically disperse point labels in ArcMap, using image files and leader lines?

My GIS group needs to find, or somehow develop, a labeling tool for points in ArcMap. Ideally, it would work like this: Each point would be labeled using an image file (jpg or png) so that a ...
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How to create 3D web application using Open Source GIS software?

I'm using OpenLayers - 2.11,GeoServer 2.13, ExtJS 3.4, and Java for developing GIS based web applications. How can we create GIS based 3d application like below attachment using opensource softwares ...
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How to convert 2D Map to Flat map like in google? [duplicate]

My requirement is shown below by maps. Map 1--My Map Map 2--I required I am using GeoServer v2.2(for publishing the map) and OpenLayers v2.11(to display the map). According to my client ...
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PHP MGRS Conversion Formula/Library

Currently, the formula I'm using to convert MGRS to Lat/Long and vice versa is giving me slightly different results than most other conversion utilities. It's usually between 10 to 30 feet off. This ...
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How to create a webmap showing point density?

I am trying to develop hotspot map showing point density in our gis based web application. After searching for an option I have decided to use v.kernel command. I have a table containing some point ...
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Alternative layperson-friendly names for 'Legend'?

I am making a mobile mapping app that has a button that displays a legend. Because my legend is initially hidden from view, it is really important the text I put in the button that displays the ...
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ESRI Javascript API: Return to the Map Extent you were at when you use browser back button

Can anyone give me some pointers (code would be helpful) on how to go back to the extent a user was at after they have navigate away and clicked the back button? So I'm viewing a map at X extent I ...
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Executing GP Task for JavaScript API

I recently started using JavaScript API in attempt to construct a web app. After taking a recent ESRI online course, I thought I had some base knowledge on how to do this. This geoprocessing service ...
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Web Map Server (geoserver) on CentOS 6

I am trying to setup a web map server on a CentOS 6.2 virtual machine for development. I have never used Linux or web mapping frameworks, but I am trying to do this work as low cost as possible. So ...
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How to add a search box (OpenGeo Suite Client SDK)?

I'm using the OpenGeo Suite Client SDK to create a web mapping application. To perform searches I'm currently using the QueryForm plugin. Instead of using the QueryForm I would like to add a search ...
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Webmap app using geoserver must have source code open?

We have a Webmap that uses geoserver + geoExt + openLayers. Even though the JavaScript code is not obfuscated or compressed, at the moment we do not intend to have a place were someone can got and ...
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How to set “hit” tolerance for touch dragging in Openlayers

I have a Openlayers map with a single point feature on. When pressing a button I activate a drag handler. My problem is when using mobile devices dragging the point is virtually impossible. No matter ...
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Progress bar for Leaflet map

Is there any way to show progress bar while waiting that all layers are rendered on Leaflet map? In this specific case, while geojson layers are rendered. Thanks.
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How to apply custom Google map style in OpenLayers?

Recently I stumbled upon interesting article showing potential of adding custom styles to Google Maps. Some examples of styled maps can be seen here and you can design your own from scratch here. ...
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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' ...