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

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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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Getting WFS data from Geoserver into leaflet

I'm trying to use a ajax call to load WFS data from geoserver into a GeoJson layer in leaflet. When I do the following message in the console: XMLHttpRequest cannot load ...
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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 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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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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GeoServer 2.4.1: How to use JSONP in a WFS request?

I've ready that I can enable JSONP by setting ENABLE_JSONP in web.xml: <context-param> <param-name>ENABLE_JSONP</param-name> <param-value>true</param-value> ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a Clickable Map with OpenLayers?

My girlfriend is trying to create a webmap using OpenLayers that is similar to this one, which was done in ArcGIS Server. I thought I'd be able to help her as I have GIS and some coding experience but ...
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VSI File API support in ogr2ogr

It seems that support for streaming input is wishy-washy in ogr2ogr. For example, why can I do this: curl "http://data.usgin.org/arizona/wfs?service=WFS&version=1.1.0& ...
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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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Intersects Filter on WFS 1.0.0

I use WFS=1.0.0 on the Mapserver v5.6.6 and v6.0.1 with MS4W package. I want to get the Intersects of Spatial Operator. When I make getcapabilities request I see just "Intersect" like: ...
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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 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 ...