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Animate feature in openlayers

In my map web app, I have a play pause button that show vehicle route history.I get lat lon from database and create route that vehicle traverse. At below site go to history tab after and choose ...
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PHP MapScript API Development for MapServer

PHP MapScript Tutorial I'd like to use the PHP MapScript API and am curious how others have successfully used it to produce a site that serves up remote sensing data. I've got land surface ...
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Web site with: google map like or GIS, one million record database and a feature to run advanced search

What is the GPL way - without or with little developing - to build a web site runnning on apache which has to feature: one million record database (MySQL; which may be editable), an advanced search ...
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Usage of GeoDjango

We are creating a website that displays geographic data on map (currently using Google Maps js API). We are currently using postgres + postGIS + php. It has been recommended that I look into usage ...
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new administrator - Advice to choise a best web sharing GIS DATA with authorization information level

i'm a new "GIS 's needer" and i have just Pleasantly surprised to find your community ( thanks google!!!! ) I need for my office's project a appication who permit web sharing(only reading)some gps ...
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GOCAD and SKUA 3D Models Online

I am looking to build a 3D Web Mapping Application using data/projects initially created within GOCAD and SKUA. We currently use ArcServer 10. Initial looking around online has suggested that I could ...
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How to add custom widget into Mapguide Maestro 4.0.1?

I am developing a Web-Mapping application using Mapguide Maestro 4.0.1, in that I need to add a custom widget. Any suggestions for, How and Where to add the custom tools in the Mapguide Maestro. Is ...
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Draw the interested point on the map and save the point attribute to OpenGIS database

I am looking for a map solution can help me pinpoint the wireless route location on my organization's indoor map. I have an indoor map server on which Geoserver is running. I have found an example ...
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Heat map which will be auto-updated from Google Docs

I want to develop a heat map (standardized choropleth map) which will be auto-updated with data pulled from GoogleDocs. Which tools are the most helpful for developing that kind of map? Thank you.
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Options for a historic Web Map?

EDIT: I'm an intern at a small local history museum. We have a budget of $0. Project overview: I've got a bunch of old paper maps. When I say old, I mean 1800s and up. They've been scanned into ...
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How to compute a map-to-screen transformation?

Every projection calculation I have come across dealing with the Lambert Conic projection converts the given Lat & Long to meters. So now the magical question: how on earth do you take the meters ...
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QGIS Web Client in Windows does not load map

I have installed QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) desktop and server on a Windows XP machine. I am now trying to configure the QGIS Webclient. I downloaded the zip file from GitHUb, and made the changes to the ...
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How to publish my map on the web? [closed]

I want to publish my map is created in QGIS 1.7.4 version on to the web.Can u pls suggest me how to publish the map with proper documentaion and screen shots if possible?
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Selecting a suitable GIS for my project

I need to develop a web-based map using existing shape files. Using the web-map, we must be able to select a region and produce contours for that selected region. Can any one suggest the best open ...
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How to generate heightmap for UK

I already have a method to generate greyscale bitmap heightmaps from Google Earth using a long and involved manual process (see here). Is there a scriptable way of producing a heightmap to a set ...
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Communication Between Browser and QGIS Server/QGIS API

Suppose I have QGIS server up and running with some vector data. Now a user accesses this data from a webpage. Would it be possible in some ways for the user to send a request to the QGIS Server and ...
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Looking for web-based mapping software recommendation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building a disconnected web based mapping application I am doing research for an upcoming project and I need help finding a good mapping software solution. Here are the ...
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Error installing/uninstalling GeoMedia WebMap Professional_6 on Windows 7 (64 bit)

On installing GeoMedia WebMap Professional_06.01.03.08 on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. Following Error window pop up at the end of installation process or If I uninstall it. I have .Net Framework ...
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Looking for stand alone map server

New to mapping tech. Requirements: Stand Alone Server for offline use (will be an internal app) - No Mobile. Ability to add custom CSS class and hover information to US counties Programmatically ...
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How are Google serving up their Styled Maps?

As we all know, Google changed web mapping when they introduced Google Maps. At the time of writing this, tiled maps are now the norm with web mapping. For example, with ArcGIS Server, you cache ...
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Advice on a generic open-source package roadmap

I just wanted to ask an advice from the open source GIS gurus on a recommended stack to use for my envisioned project, as I do not fully understand the limits of the possible with most packages. I ...
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How to generate thumbnails from shape file and display them on my website?

I tried to generate thumbnails from shape file and display them on my website(using jsp).I had been read this and this question .Very similarity questions ,but I know nothing about python... Is ...
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Adding large amount of data to web map using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I've got problem, I'm creating map based application, and now I have to add to map about 100 000 graphic points, from coordinates. I was trying in many ways to do it, but always process of adding ...
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Building a disconnected web based mapping application

I have been tasked with building a disconnected, web-based mapping application. It must run in a browser, but it will run on a disconnected Windows based laptop. It needs to be able to do simple map ...
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How to create mapping application with user input to dynamically weight/shade map layers

Does anyone know of any examples of web-apps that allow user-input to change variable weights used to calculate symbology? My organization is looking to build a dynamic mapping application and while ...
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Workflow process to style vector data using GeoServer

I'm starting to get a better understanding of map-servers in general, but I am still unclear on how best to use GeoServer. At the moment, I use web-hosting to store the web-browser related parts of my ...
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How can I setup a simple web mapping system?

I'm new to mapping and GIS and I'd like to setup a mapping system to display informations on a map, I think the following could work but I'm not sure how good it is.. 1- I store my data (lat, lng ...
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Openlayers Animation Examples and Algorithms

i wonder for a long time if people in this community uses openlayers for animation needs. we have know this that animating on browser is a little bit exhausting for it but when a map meets with ...
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Unselect all layers and clear the legend in Openlayers

Is the there a way of clearing the legend in Openlayers by unselecting all the layers? We have a map that starts with several layers. I was thinking that we might be able to add a button to the ...
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ArcGIS Javascript API: Force the fit option when zooming via rubberband selection with tiled map services

We're using ESRI's ArcGIS Javascript API with a tiled basemap and when the user zooms in using a rubberband selection via the navigation toolbar the map sometimes zooms in too far. This is apparently ...
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Which web application framework is easiest for building website displaying lot of geospatial data?

I am building a simple website that displays a lot of geospatial data (which is routed through Geoserver). I was trying to use Drupal-6 to build the website component (non geospatial descriptions) but ...
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Understanding web mapping tools

Before I start, this is going to be a general question but with specific cases. I've been trying to understand GIS tools and applications to achieve the following: Build my own basemap Publish the ...
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ArcGIS javascript api: Convert a map service with projected coords to web mercator

here I see a question about tiled map services. But what about dealing with an arcgis server map service in a projected coordinate system like say 2278, how would I convert this to web mercator so ...
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How to keep web map from displaying content from 2 zoom levels at the same time?

So I'm making a web app with a map that combines several layers (and dynamically toggles them off & on). I've made these layers in TileMill, exported them to .mbtiles files, and I'm serving them ...
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GIS-based reporting and maintenance tool

Background Conceptually, I am looking for a tool, or suite of software tools that can be readily integrated to help browse data using a GIS-based map (such as Google Maps). The proposed architecture ...
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Interactive geographic region definitions

Background An organization has regions within a province, but has no list of coordinates that define region boundaries. I would like to draw custom polygon areas on a map using a web-based and ...
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GIS web development [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Steps to Start Web Mapping I want to create a Web GIS using an open source software.Also the software should be capable of importing shape files and kml.I have good ...
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How to display pop up image when click point in open layer web map

I have basic WMS web map showing parcels and points layer which representing buildings of parcel.Then I want to add building images for each and every point. Then when a user clicks on a point image ...
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How to connect QGIS with Visual Basic?

I'm an final student at one university, i need to make one project to make web based GIS application using open source. I select Quantum to make this project. Here i want to ask anyone, how to connect ...
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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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Openlayers - Zoom to selected feature

if I have this vector layer: var vectors = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("vector", {isBaseLayer: false}); var feature = new OpenLayers.Feature.Vector( OpenLayers.Geometry.fromWKT( ...
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How to prepare or normalize raw shape (.shp) files for Openlayers use

Hi all it seems like I am having difficulties in normalizing raw map files' resolutions to openlayer's use most probably in parameters mapext and imgext. I hope you can help me with this. Using raw ...
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How do I use a toggle button with the ESRI javascript api

I am trying to use two toggle buttons which have been added to a map to toggle layers on and off in my simple web application. I am having problems getting the toggle button to respond when clicked or ...
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Looking for a FREE Cloud based 'Web Mapping Stack' Host

Any pointers to free cloud-based geoweb hosts? Use case: To display a basic interactive web map in Leaflet/ OpenLayers with data hosted in PostGIS served by GeoServer. I am looking at something very ...
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How would I go from a set of points representing routes to a set of map tiles for online consumption? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Web-based user editable routing application I have a set of routes as a text file with coordinates. For each coordinate I also have whether or not it is an intersection ...
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Data visualization and maintenance tool

Background Looking to leverage an existing GIS system for exploring organizational data. Architecture The following figure represents a high-level overview of the system's desired features: The ...
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From pdf to google maps overlay

First post, so be gentle. Context - I'm doing some research into healthcare provision and I'd like to visualise the data. I'd like to be able to put these PCT boundaries as an overlay to google ...
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Online map with rivers

Is there any internet map source (zoomable, tiled, i.e. "google like") with good display of rivers? I.e. well labelled even on larger scales? So that I'm for example able to track Donau river (with ...
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3d earth mapping with javascript or browser plugin

I am currently working to develop a web-based mapping application. A lot of the mapping tools such as google maps are 2d imagery. I know that google earth has a 3d browser plugin, but a requirement of ...
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Developing maps using Tile Mill and Processing(.org)?

I had a small question. I actually would like to build an application which is very similar to this but as a map and not on “Multi touch Table Top”. The functionality I need is Plot different ...