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

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Anything similar to TMS or WMTS for WFS?

I've been working with OpenLayers for a while, but problem got a question with WFS. Not sure if it's supported by WFS, or OpenLayers, I want to achieve something like this, mostly for cache purpose: ...
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WFS request work from browser, doesn't work from html

I have two domains on two servers: www.example.com - with Apache web server (hosted domain) and gisexample.com - with Geoserver on Ubuntu Server. I have to make a WFS request from www.example.com. I ...
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problem with WFS Data, GDAL, Python, ArcGIS, & Defining Projection

I'm pulling in data in gml2 format with a EPSG#4267 from a wfs. I create a datastream in python and then run the following from the python window in ArcMap: data = datastream.read() #write the gml ...
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How can I use WFS from Geoserver with OpenLayers 3?

I have tried with different setups and formats, but no success. With firebug, I can see that the json data is loaded, but nothing shows up on the map. Have anyone experience with geoserver and wfs ...
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What's the difference between FID and EID Tag in Filter_Capabilities for WFS Version 1.1.0

The GetCapabilities Response containts the following part for filtering with the FeatureId. I can't find nothing which explains the meaning of FID or EID. <ogc:Filter_Capabilities> : ...
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Getting longtitude lattitude from wfs on geoserver

i am making campus information system using geoserver, postgis and openlayers. on the javascript side i want to zoom selected classroom longtitude and lattitude (as google maps done--when you type any ...
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Display Lat/Lng coordinates from Oracle DB with ArcGIS HTML5 component

We have some experience in using ArcMap and ArcSDE, but this dates back to 2008, so we're not up to date with the recent developments in ESRI products. Now we're dealing with a database that has some ...
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Implementing WFS within .NET

There are several discussion about implementing (or not implementing) WFS with .net from scratch. However, if I do need to, how do I get started? I know it's a broad question. I apologize for that. ...
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Link GDAL to consume a WFS

Im using a WFS that is openly available as a demo from mapserver's website http://demo.mapserver.org/cgi-bin/wfs?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.0.0&REQUEST=GetCapabilities And now i want to make a ...
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Connect to Web Feature Service using python/C#

I want to connect to WFS using either python or C#, it would be great if anyone can tell me how to connect and extract features from the service. I'm very new to this. Any help on this is most ...
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Loading GeoServer Map via Webapp

I have my web app developed using hibernate, struts, spring, etc and am using dojo for UI and postgres for db. I have my geo server configured and in place. I have configured WMS and WFS in a map.js ...
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Grouping WFS records by attribute in GeoExt layer tree

I have a layer in Geoserver composed of many linestrings which I issue a WFS request for using OpenLayers and GeoExt. The linestrings display fine and I am able to add the layer to a layer-tree (with ...
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Can I use geoserver to bring sql layer as vector so I can edit it?

I've updated geoserver with SQL Store and published a table of geometries. When using WMS I get the LineStrings as img so I can't edit them. I've read that WFS bring the data as vector (features) 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 to select all multipoint features from a point layer?

I'm connecting to WFS layer by qgis. On some layer I've got points features and few multi-point features. Whole layer contains about 1000 features, how can I do some query just to know which features ...
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Show vector external graphic .svg or .png in map units with vector style?

Is possible define vector style to show vector external graphic file on map in map units? My vector is shown in fixed size. External graphic are from .svg and .png file. I tried both of file. I ...
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How add vector style rule filter with different value in table

I have a simple wfs layer from geoserver, here is code: //wfs-t editable overlay var wfs_layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Vector sample", { strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.Fixed()], ...
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how to change raster layers style dynamically

I want to change raster layers style dynamically according to a value set by the user as we can do with vector data by using WFS openlayers.I know that WCS is used for raster data but when I searched ...
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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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WFS request with Openlayers; blank request

I'm having trouble to add a WFS layer over an OSM map. At first I thought that my data had a problem, and I thus decided to adapt one of the example on the Openlayers website. I have no error ...
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GeoServer WFS doesn't work on WMS layer

I have WMS layer served from MSSQL (MultiLines). I've followed the example here : http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/getfeature-wfs.html because I want to be able to select and highlight a route. ...
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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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Is it possible to make OGC WMS/WFS look like a ArcGIS Server layer, including functionality?

ESRI contacted me about this question. After a good talk the conclusion was that it is not wise to build a wrapper around WMS/WFS because of possible changes to the REST interface of ArcGIS Online ...
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Submit empty string via POST wfs in GeoExt.form.FormPanel

I have a two textfields in FormPanel. When one of them is empty, after pressing the search button the form sends the empty string in WFS query. How can I disable the empty field which sends the WFS ...
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Update Point using WFS Transaction with GeoServer

I am trying to update a Point inside my PostGIS database that is connected with GeoServer. I specify the new coordinates in the WFS-Transaction post message like this: <gml:Point ...
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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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WFS - From PostGIS to Shapefile with GeoServer

From Server side, I'm using GeoServer and from client side I'm using OpenLayer to allow the users see the layers(PostGIS) on the map. The new requirement is that the users may download layers in ...
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How to change selection tolerance for WMS/WFS in QGIS?

Does anyone know if there is any equal function to the selection tolerance (ArcMap) in QGIS. I have a problem activating points in my WMS/WFS. The "selection tolerance" function solves the problem in ...
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Problem with wfs layer in OpenLayers [closed]

I'm trying to add a wfs layer and it's not working. Here is full code: WebGis .legend { padding-left: 18px; } .x-tree-node-el { ...
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Strategies for serving large datasets over WFS

We are implementing WFS using geoserver for our customers to consume vector data from a hosted spatial database to their desktop GIS. They want to be able to just connect and browse the data in the ...
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Attributive WFS styling

I have a local Geoserver connected to a PostGIS database and a table with an attribute field called "style" which is of data type integer. On the OpenLayers preview of the Geoserver the data is shown ...
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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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Trying to convert to EPSG:27700 (Ordnance Survey) projection, unable to do so

I'm trying to code an interface that allows a user to draw a vector shape on openstreetmap, which is then converted to a WKT string, processed by the server and sent of as a WFS query to emapsite ...
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How to set a workspace on only WFS in Geoserver with REST API

With REST API I am making a workspace in Geoserver with a batchfile. I use the following code: curl -v -u user:password -XPOST -H "Content-type: text/xml" -d ...
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Data Interoperability Extension Live connection to WFS from arc10

I am trying to make use of a live non-cached Data Interoperability (DI) connection to consume a WFS services served by geoserver. The data displays in arcmap fine, and using fiddler to monitor the ...
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Geoserver, OpenLayers so slow for WFS! Why?

I am displaying 100 000 points in a layer via WFS protocol. I need about 5 minutes. However, 100 000 does not seems so much... My points are stored in PostGIS, in a column defined this way : ...
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Probleme with WFS protocol in OpenLayers

Sorry for disturbing. I know my problem look common, but I really don't know what to make. Here is my code for getting a WMS layer in OpenLayers from Geoserver. var wfs2 = new ...
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Why do I need to restart tomcat when using WFS from GeoServer across different apps and workspaces?

I've built a couple of apps that consume WFS 1.1.0 from GeoServer 2.2.2. I organise my layers in different workspaces, and they have a range of sources including shapefile, oracle, postgres etc. ...
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Multiple FeatureType in WFS Protocol

I would like to pass multiple featureTypes to WFS protocol in order to accomplish a search feature in my app. the idea worked just fine with one featureType, but now I need to add another one to ...
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AutoDesk Infrastructure Studio - How to enable POST for WFS services?

I'm attempting to get feature info with the following url: SERVICE=WFS&REQUEST=DescribeFeatureType&VERSION=1.1.0&TYPENAME=ns75382197:MAPSHEET_GRID With many, many typenames listed after ...
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Multilinestring WFS version problem

I want to show multilinestring with openlayers . But i can't achive it. I think because of WFS version 1.0.0 can't support multi geometry type. my code is below. how can we solve it? var aa = new ...
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How to define filter in WFS layer in order i can show new filter reult layer for new filter condition (i.e.redraw the layer according to filter)

I am using openlayer 2.12 for this wfs filter purpose. I wanted to redraw filter layer as conditions in filter changes dynamic. Following is my code in for wfs: var ...
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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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Is there free desktop WFS client with BBOX support?

To troubleshoot WFS server (geoserver) with big dataset (global OSM btw) I have tried number of free GIS desktops which work on Mac: QGIS (1.8, 1.9dev), uDig, gvSIG - none of them seems to support WFS ...
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Select features of layer which is not on top in OpenLayers

I have posted this question before on the general StackOverflow forum: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16278569/select-features-of-layer-which-is-not-on-top In short my problem is that I have a ...
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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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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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Styling a WFS layer, how to control title in legend?

I have a problem with styling a WFS in OpenLayers. I tried different ways (from the examples) to style the WFS, but I could only get the default style in orange. Then I found one way, which worked for ...
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How to obtain the center of Vector layer created using WFS query?

I created a vector GML layer using a WFS query with a filter. The layer renders fine . However, the layer does not appear to have any features associated with it (layer.features.length is 0 ) I need ...
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OpenLayers WMS - TypeError: this.resolutions is undefined

I'm trying to setup a map with WMS and WFS Layers by using Geoserver. However, when I'm combining WFS and WMS (with some Google basemaps) together in one map I got following error in Firebug: ...