Web Feature Service (WFS) specification. This is an open specification for serving geographic features over the Web.

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Create vector layer from feature collection in OpenLayers

I have used a WPS process gs:UnionFeatureCollection to compute the geographical union of two collections of WFS vector features. The process returns a collection of features which I intend to display ...
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Which edition of ArcGIS for Server and which capacity level?

I need to define the edition of ArcGIS for Server product to invest for a small scale oil & gas company. What we need is to be able to: Work on a geodatabase with 2-3 concurrent desktop users ...
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QgsMapLayerRegistry().removeMapLayers(wfs_layer) causes crash

I have a WFS layer, served by Geoserver, loaded in QGIS using the standard 'Add WFS layer' dialog. When I try to remove it using: QgsMapLayerRegistry().instance().removeMapLayer(wfs_layer.id()) I ...
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Geoserver WFS - Can I Pass in Filter Parameters via the URL?

I'm trying to use PHP's CURL function to fetch geoJSON information from a GeoServer instance. I'm doing this using url variables rather than trying to construct a full xml GetFeature request. ...
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How to insert a feature using WFS-T based on a criteria?

I am pretty new to WFS/WFS-T and need help with some suggestions on how the following requirement can be implemented. We have a need to insert a feature into a PostGIS database based on the following ...
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how to call the method of DescribeFeatureType in owslib

I want to execute DescribeFeatureType operation of wfs services. However, I can’t find the method to fulfill this operation in the owslib. Can anyone kind enough to tell me how to do this. The ...
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Downloading from WFS - no data in returned XML

I want to download some information about lots using WFS hosted by http://geoportal.gov.pl/ . I've tried download data with this link: ...
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How to load an external WFS (GML output format) in a Leaflet map?

I need to build a Leaflet map loading data from this external WFS service http://wms.pcn.minambiente.it/ogc?map=/ms_ogc/wfs/Numeri_Civici_2012.map&service=wfs&request=getCapabilities with ...
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QGIS error when add WFS

I'm running QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak on win7 64bit and am getting the following error while trying to add a wfs layer (using the simple Add WFS layer command): The layer ...
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problem in accessing wfs layer

I am running openlayers app on tomcat on localhost:8080 in windows plateform and trying to access wfs layer from server system 103.8.40.126:8585/ but i am facing problem, wfs layer is not accessible ...
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How do I change polygon opacity using a esri WFS in leaflet?

Note...Solved and here for anyone having this problem...damn simple problem, I had not used a higher case character for fillcolor and fillopacity....they should be fillColor and fillOpacity , it ...
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Openlayers not displaying WFS layer

First, I realize there are a number of very similar posts on this site and others, but none have resolved the issue I'm having. I have a layer I'm trying to serve via WFS in Geoserver/OpenLayers ...
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Editing PostGIS data in ArcGIS Desktop?

Quick question regarding editing PostGIS data in ArcMap 10.0. Far as I can tell, this can only be accomplished through third-party plugins like GISSquirrel or ST-Links. Does anyone know of an ...
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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 access vector layer from localhost:8085

My environment is as below. Server A contained the web application, I used win7,tomcat 7.0,eclipse Kepler Service Release 1 Server B contained geoserver and my sph data,the geoserver2.4.4 works ...
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How to force geometry type in (WFS) layer in QGIS

I have an external WFS source serving mixed geometry types - in other words, I have no control of the source. When adding the layer QGIS sets the geometry type to line and thus I am unable to style ...
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WFS request with CQL_Filter projection

I have a layer in Geoserver called bln_blocks. The layer is in EPSG:3857. I am doing the follwoing WFS request with a CQL Filter: var geoserverURL = geoserverURL + '/ows?'; var service = ...
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WFS data expiration check

Does WFS protocol offer a way to know when layer/featureType data was last modified? If not, is there another protocol that allows retrieving such information?
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Same Origin Policy Problem using WFS-T with Geoserver & OpenLayers 3

I'm trying to use a WFS-T Service to insert a simple Point from OpenLayers 3 into Geoserver in a VirtualBox (test environment). There is always the same error message: Failed to load resource: ...
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Add features to vector layer from WFS protocol read response

Im trying to add the features i get from a WFS query using the WFS protocol. But something doesnt work. I have looked at other post with people having similar problems, but their solution dont fit ...
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OpenLayers request a WFS feature

I am trying to request features of a wfs layer and then zoom to them. The wfs layer is defined as follows: wfsLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("University", { strategies : [new ...
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Transactions in Geoserver / WFS - Is it possible to know which “action” failed?

I'm trying to implement transactions for some queries to Geoserver. I'm using plain HTTP Post to make the requests, from Java. One of those queries looks something like : <wfs:Transaction ...
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PostGIS views vs WFS Filtering operations on PostGIS table

In what use cases should I prefer writing PostGIS views for filtering datasets versus filtering with WFS filter encoding operators and vice versa? In both cases I would be serving the data via ...
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Is it possible to access geoserver wfs layer from localhost:8080 in to web application? [closed]

I want to add a WFS layer. I am trying to get WFS layer from localhost:8080 geoserver. but I am getting eoserver DateLineWrap in Openlayers.js file...
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WFS filter for Point in polygon (PIP) query

I am trying to construct a wfs request. I want to determine if a certain point is within a polygon. The point coordinates I want to send via the WFS request. The polygon is saved as a layer on my ...
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WFS Filter Buffer around a point

I'm trying to make a buffer around a geometry (point/s,linestring,etc) using WFS queries without luck. This is what I've been doing: <ogc:Filter> ... <ogc:Function ...
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OpenLayers: add WFS layer from GeoServer and OSM

in a OpenLayers HTML file, i'd like to request the default tasmania data of my GeoServer (runs on localhost) and add them as an WFS Layer. The second layer should be an OSM-layer. This is my code up ...
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Problem Inserting feature with Geotools WFS

With this tutorial http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTOOLS/Data+Writing When I try to insert a feature try { DataStore geoToolsClient = getGeoToolsClient(); Transaction transaction = new ...
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WFS 2.0 with bbox filter and attribute filter

I am trying to get the following WFS GET request to work: wfs = "service=WFS&version=2.0.0&request=GetFeature", name = "&typeName=storeName:layerName", bboxFilter = '&bbox=' + ...
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OpenLayers displays nothing when I try to add WFS Layer from Geoserver - can't work out where the problem is occurring!

I hope someone can help me with this problem as I'm very confused! I recently downloaded the IHO Sea Areas shape file from http://www.marineregions.org/downloads.php One of my colleagues has ...
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Enable feature access editing in Arcgis Server

I had published a WFS/Feature Access service via ArcMap. But I can't edit layers (change geometry or data fields). Such settings in properties window are disabled (see an image). How to enable editing ...
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Geoserver WFS POST and format_options=PRJFILEFORMAT

I'm using geoserver (2.4.4) to provide users with shapefile downloads. Some of the software the shapefiles are going to be used in requires .prj-files that follows the "ESRI-standard". A bit of ...
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Shapefile output customization via WFS in Geoserver?

I'm running Geoserver 2.4 and I've created a layer that I'm using WFS to download as shapefile (or, rather a zipfile with shapefiles). This works fine, and a request like: ...
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WFS not in position when using a Google Base Layer

I use two base layers and user can switch from OSM Mapquest to Google from a drop down list. However my WFS layer is not in position (shift of about 5 degrees to the East) when the base layers is a ...
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GeoJSOn or WFS service to view, edit and save geometries

To view, edit and save in postgis geometries using OpenLayers + Geoserver what is recomenadado use GeoJSON or serivços WFS? I ask this for performance and additionally want the edition is recorded ...
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How to display clickable features from Geoserver over Google Maps v3 Base?

Please forgive what I am sure is a very noob question, but I need to do some research into the best way to achieve this and I am a beginner to GIS. My employer has a Geoserver instance set up which ...
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Openlayers WFS change featureType

I am trying to change wfs featuretype "on the fly" in openlayers. (This method http://dev.openlayers.org/docs/files/OpenLayers/Protocol/WFS/v1-js.html#OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS.v1.setFeatureType) This ...
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Programmatically modify layer datasource on project save event (QGIS)

I have a QGIS plugin which allows users to add WFS/WMS layers to the map. I would like to be able to scramble the user ID part (token) of the uri when the project is saved/closed and then use my own ...
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CQl Filter Don't work with WFS layer in Open Layers

I used a WFS layer from geoserver in open Layers it's shown on MAP but when I want to use a filter it doesn't work I don't know where the error this is the code : <script ...
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Why does GeoServer's GetFeature round my numbers, but only for outputFormat=CSV?

When I make a GetFeature request with outputFormat=CSV to my GeoServer v2.4.5 I'm finding that the floating point numbers in my returned data have been rounded. When I make the same request with ...
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Looking for WFS component for c# client

I have to retrieve data from FME server for use in a C# project, and thought that WFS would be a good format, since it has native support in FME and returns features and geometry. However, I can't ...
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OpenLayers on a Tablet running Win 8 - WFS and Doubleclick-Zoom and Zoom-gesture doesn´t work

we have our Website (OpenLayers/GeoServer with WMS and WFS) tested on mobile devices (Android mobile, iPhone, iPad and a tablet running Win 8). On the Android and Apple devices this page works fine, ...
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Empty FeatureCollection using TinyOWS and OpenLayers

I'm using TinyOWS and OpenLayers following this sample but when I open the page I can't see anything. I suppose that is becouse I get an empty FeatureCollection from the response server ...
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How can I show a interactive map?

I am trying to develop a web app like this. That is, I want to show a map with points and when the users clicks on a point, it should display some information about it. Can I do that with TinyOWS? ...
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Understanding WFS Metadata

I get the concept of what a WFS is supposed to accomplish and how it does it however I can't seem to find any clear insight into how it handles feature metadata. GeoJSON has a properties attribute for ...
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WFS protocol - Update method

I have a question related to the Update method, in case the feature doesn't exists, the update method will generate a new feature? (i.e. will behave as Insert)? Or maybe, in contrast, an insertion ...
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Intergraph Geomedia WFS Read-Write Connection works?

I'm using Qgis server to share my project via WFS "Editar" layer must be editable. It works fine in Qgis, but In Geomedia (version 06.01.11.13) even selecting read-write connection I can't edit ...
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How to Update Multiple Fields of one Layer Using WFS Service

Trying to update two fields of a shapefile using a WFS update service published from GeoServer 2.4.3 with OpenLayers 2.13.1. I have a JavaScript with all the OpenLayers fun and a HTML document with ...
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Editing WFS with max feature limit in QGis

I'm serving a large layer (500 thousand polygons) using Geoserver WFS and what to be able to edit it using QGis. I've set a feature limit on the layer so I wont overload GeoServer with the request. I ...
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Issue with a point insertion into a Geoserver points layer. WFS-T

How is the best way to insert a feature from the client side into an existing GeoServer layer? Maybe using an ajax call and JSONP? Or OpenLayers (i can't figure out how to have the proxy working)? ...