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

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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)? ...
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WFS-T demo with local Geoserver not responding

i have installed the geoserver in my local system and i tried to run the example code from openlayers the code as below <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta ...
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Printing possible for openlayers GeoJson WFS with Mapfish printing service and wkhtmltopdf?

I searched lots of places but I couldn't find proper examples or documentation to do printing using Mapfish Printing service or Wkhtmltopdf. My application has a few WFS layers from openlayers and ...
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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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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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List of free WFS 2.0 clients

I have the task to provide my point observations data in the "WFS 2.0" (Web Feature Service 2.0) standard format. Are there any free, easy-to-use, desktop GIS clients or online viewers for showing ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I limit update/insert/delete capabilities for a WMS layer in a QGIS project?

In QGIS 2.0 I have a layer based on a query to a PostgreSQL/PostGIS database and would like to serve this as a WFS layer. Users of the layer should be able to select subsets of the data based on ...
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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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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 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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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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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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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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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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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 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: ...