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

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The International Date Line wrap around

Using OpenLayers, I added a WFS layer (on GeoServer) with a filter that returns all features (black) that intersect my polygon (yellow) placed over some Latin American countries within certain dates. ...
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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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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 configure WFS layer with openlayer in PHP wampserver with windows?

I have a problem to display WFS layer outside the Geoserver. My code working fine in geoserver, but when I tried my code in wampserver(PHP), only WMS layer is being to displayed. I gone through many ...
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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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How do you update the maxFeatures setting of a WFS layer in OpenLayers

I have a WFS layer which a protocol in the definition. The protocol states that the maxFeatures returned should be 1 to avoid downloading a large amount of data. I can update the value for ...
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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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How to add legend in WFS openlayers

How can I publish WFS openlayer with legend, have tried different examples such as http://api.geoext.org/1.0/examples/vector-legend.js. But when I tried using this firebug shows an error=> ...
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What are common ways of presenting features that share coordinates? [closed]

When I encounter features of the same class, but with identical coordinates I lay them out in a spiral arm formation. I chose to pick the initial radius and angle at random (can't recall my actual ...
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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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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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Web Feature Service Question

If I set up a Web Feature Service that provides point (location) data, can my WFS also provide a bunch of additional data for events that occurred at those points? Is there a better way to do that? ...
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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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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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OpenLayers WFS flip coordinates

I have a problem integrating WMS and WFS. Basically what i want is when user clicks on WMS then a clicked polygon is added to vector (and selected). The problem is that the WMS is in version 1.3.0 and ...
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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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ArcGIS Desktop - Web Services Definitions

Aside from .LYR files, is there a file format (preferably open) for defining web service endpoints for Arc products? For example, if I publish a WMS feed, can I provide a downloadable resource for ...
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WFS filter query does not return points (selected from polygon)

I'm a newbie to OpenLayers (and JavaScript for that matter) and hoping you can offer some advice. I have been referring to examples http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/wfs-filter.html and ...
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Check if property exists on features in layer

I was wondering if there is a good way to check to see if a property exists on a particular feature layer in GeoServer? My use case is that I have a bunch of features I want to display on a map. Some ...
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How can I centralize QGIS connections for multiple QGIS installations

I have multiple computers with QGIS installed on them. I regularly use the same WMS / WFS services. Now I have to connect to these services for each QGIS installation separately. It would be great ...
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JSONP working with Geoserver and OpenLayers

I'm in this scenario (fighting with the same origin police issue): I have a map initialized with OpenLayers and a WFS request trough the Protocol.Script object that is giving me this error: ...
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How to get JSON from Geoserver using AJAX request

I am building a web mapping application using Leaflet and a sort of customized WFS-T API to place and retrieve features from PostGIS. I have the script for putting features in PostGIS tables down ...
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Add features to vector layer from WFS query

I am trying to add the resulting WFS features (xml format) to my selected items vector layer but can't get it to work. I am querying my WFS layer with the following: showFeatureLink.on('click', ...
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How to initialize a WFS Layer?

Here is the code block (the layers are stored in Oracle database): var saveStrategy = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Save(); var adresspt_wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Address points WFS", ...
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Why doesnt QGIS show the results from a WFS BBOX from a python script

I'm trying to figure out how to do get requests in QGIS using a bbox. I can get a bbox to clip a layer when I paste my uri into a browser but the EXACT same uri returns an empty layer in QGIS. A ...
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Publishing MSSQL spatial data as WFS with QGIS 2.0 results in empty layers

I am experiencing some very strange behaviour with a WFS layer served by QGIS Server through Apache, with data taken from an MSSQL table. There appears to be no problem at all getting the data into a ...
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How to use paging in a WFS query?

I am running a GetFeature request against a WFS server which does not support to download all data at once. Can I use ogc:PropertyIsGreaterThanOrEqualTo to split the dataset into chunks at download ...
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Editing vector data over the net: WFS or PostGIS?

I'm using QGis to update the attributes of a large vector dataset (~20,000 polygons) stored in PostGIS. I'm going to have to do that to other large datasets so the idea is to bring in more people, ...
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Is GeoServer getting coordinate output in GeoJSON WFS wrong?

When I do a WFS request to GeoServer and specify the SRS like this: http://myserver.com/geoserver/wfs? service=wfs& version=2.0.0& request=GetFeature& ...
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Why does QGIS appear to ignore the bbox addition to my WFS uri? [closed]

I'm pulling a WFS layer from the LINZ data service (1.0.0 and 1.1.0 complient) using a python script as follows from PyQt4.QtCore import * from PyQt4.QtGui import * from qgis.core import * sourceUri ...
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WFS layer doesn't display in OpenLayers

I have a few layers in a PostGIS database that I serve through Geoserver and that I try to display in OpenLayers. When I had the geoserver installed on localhost, it worked flawlessly. Now that I ...
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Openlayers WFS Vector Layer with Popups: how to setCenter on point when you click it?

Working code I have so far is below. Lots of airports on the map, you click an airport icon, the popup appears. No problems there. Goal: to click a popup, and based on the lat/long data of that ...
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How can one read the response of a GetFeature request with Openlayers?

I am using Openlayers to send a GetFeature request to Geoserver. With the help of Firebug I can see that the response contains some of the attribute data I need. I am interested in showing some ...
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OpenLayers load WFS vector layer: how to check whether all features are returned from server?

My app takes several seconds to return all features of a WFS layer from server, I am wondering whether there is a way to check whether all features are returned in coding, so that we can add a ...
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Leaflet GeoJSON features not showing up in map

New to GeoServer and Leaflet...loving it so far, but I am weak in JavaScript. I have just built a simple web page that should load points from a GeoServer WFS service using GeoJson. However, even ...
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What's the correct link for adding GeoServer WFS to ArcMap?

What is the correct URL to enter in ArcCatalog WFS Parameters when adding a WFS layer from GeoServer into ArcMap? Here's a link to our Get Capabilities document: ...
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Openlayers getFeature from WFS with Specific ID

I'm working with OpenLayers and have the NHDPlus Catchments for the North Atlantic. I have built a web mapping application in Javascript for viewing and delineating basins from these catchments, ...
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How to get column names of layer (WMS) using OpenLayers?

Is it somehow possible to get layer's column name using OpenLayers? any example and documentation would be really useful? Edit: I have already tried WMS_describeLayer topp:states layer: <?xml ...
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How to provide a WFS in multiple projections

I would like to set-up an editable web feature service (WFS-T) for serving my geospatial data. The data tables are in a PostGIS database on the same server. For security reasons my server admin ...
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How to compose WFS GetFeature link from WMS capabilities definition?

This publication of geoinformation provides download links for GetCapabilities documents via WMS. The platform also runs a WFS service as can been seen here. I wonder if it is possbile to compose a ...
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Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues

I am having problems getting WFS data to display on a map using OpenLayers/GeoExt/GeoServer. I created a proxy script like on this page: ...
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How to derive GetFeature URL from capabilities document?

Given this capabilities definition how can I compose a GetFeature request that downloads the actual geodata? I came up with the following URL refering to WFS 2.0.0: ...