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

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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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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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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: ...
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Load a feature from geoserver using WFS protocol on localhost

I am a student enginner in GIS , I want to load my features from geoserver using WFS protocol. I'm using this code but it's not appearing in my browser OpenLayers.ProxyHost = ...
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Recommended way for changing value in PostGIS using GeoServer

I have a map being rendered from PostGIS using GeoServer. I frequently make some edits to the map and update the new value by directly connecting to the PostGIS database and then making the changes ...
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WFS reprojection problems

In geoserver i have a layer in EPSG:4326. In OpenLayers i add it on map as WFS: markerLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector('Markers',{ strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX()], ...
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Draw line as a text in wfs

I have a WFS for addresses where geometry is a line with 2 points. Is it possible to have an SLD that draws a text (i.e. house number) along the line using the line as vector defining the text ...
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openlayers Arcgis WFS mousehover

i have a problem using ArcGIS wfs layer in openlayers. I would like to add the layer to the map as vector layer and then using a mousehover to highlight the features. However i cannot bring it to ...
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How can I parse the SLD file that sits in Geoserver so that I can apply the styling to WFS layer?

I have a layer that can be configured to render as WFS or WMS. I want to apply the same sld styling that I have defined in Geoserver to make it consistent. But when I try to get the SLD text from ...
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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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WFS in Openlayers

I am new in Openlayers and web services in general, but until now I have managed to create a WMS (published by ArcGis to a server provided by uni) and connect it with Openlayers. Projection etc works ...
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Unsupported WFS request in MapServer at Insert and Update

I'm created a WFS with MapServer (ms4w) and SQL Server DB. The wfs:GetFeature works fine. But I cann't get the wfs:insert/wfs:update to work, they return: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Geoserver CQL Cross Layer Intersection Failing

I am having trouble forming a properly formatted CQL request using geoServer cross layer filer functions and was hoping others could assist. My request is as follows: ...
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Proxy issues using WFS from Cadcorp GeognoSIS

I have web and WMS/WFS servers hosted on the same machine, although on different ports. I'm currently using OpenLayers to consume the WMS feeds which works well, but now I need to allow the user to ...
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OpenLayers and TInyOWS WFS won't load - 'InvalidParameterValue'

I've got a tinyows on localhost that works fine (both through browser GetFeature and QGIS). But my OpenLayers code fails. I've checked here: Display a WFS layer with OpenLayers and here : How to add a ...
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How to include WMS, WMTS and WFS services using ArcGIS for Server Silverlight Builder?

Hi I am new to arcgis for server (silverlight builder) and I am wanting to include public WFS,WMS and or WMST services in an application I'm building but I just cant seem to do it. I have read that ...
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combine between WFS and WMS

we developing a project which contains a lot of data , using WMS layers for displaying the points, Also we used WMS to return points information in a popup window , however to highlight selected point ...
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working with multiple wfs-t layers

I am using multiple wfs layers and using editing tools in that like edit,draw,save etc. The code is shown here...... var district = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("district(wfs)", { ...
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how to add GML files in geoserver 2.2.2

How can I add GML files to a GeoServer 2.2.2 instance? How can edit them "on the fly" and save the results back to the server using OpenLayers? I would appreciate examples if possible. sir i m ...
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QuantumGIS 1.8: how to define bounding box within Add WFS Layer dialog

I use QGIS 1.8 under WIN XP in Standalone Installer Version. I need to limit the extent of the data to be downloaded via WFS because of the large amount of data in the requested layer. In ...
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Implement a WFS Server using Geo tools

I need to implement a WFS Server using Geo tools, I have an application developed in Java using a spatial database. I wish to develop a WFS service using GeoTools. As a first step, I am implementing ...
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How to publish a GML file as a Web Feature Service (WFS)?

I am interested in publishing a GML file as a WFS. I don't want to use a database like PostgreSQL. What would be the rough steps I need to do for that? I like to use open source software (geoserver). ...
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GetFeature request giving variable results

I have a map with a tilecache baselayer and a wms property layer. By clicking on a property a GetFeature request is done using OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS.fromWMSLayer for the protocol. A test version ...
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OpenLayers Zoom To Feature Help

I have been struggling with something for a while that I figured would be simple. I have a WMS layer with many (millions) polygon features. This is a PostGIS layer (WMS). Each polygon has an ID in an ...
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Programmatically change geometry column in OpenLayers WFS layer

is there a way to programmatically change the geometry column on which a WFS layer is based and displayed? WFS (from GeoServer) is correctly returning me two geometry columns, I want to change "on ...
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How to add WFS layer from geoserver to openlayers

Ok, I know that this question has been asked here many times and I apologize for asking it again but I've looked all answers and I still can't fix my code to work. I would really appreciate if someone ...
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How to stop features to redraw unwillingly in OpenLayers

I have a problem where when editing features from a wfs vector layer. After some changes are made to the geometry, the feature redraws itself and the changes are lost. Usually the problem occurs more ...
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Applicable OpenLayers settings for WFS layer

I am trying to display a WFS layer on an OpenLayers map. Here are the appropriate portions of GETCAPABILITIES response. <ows:Operation name="GetFeature"> <ows:DCP> <ows:HTTP> ...
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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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WFS Layer in OpenLayers queries server for data but doesn't display the data

I have added a WFS layer to a map and can see (using Fiddler) a request being made to the server for the layer data. The server uses GML as the data format and the data being returned is valid. ...
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Geoserver WMS and filtering tables with cyrillic column names

I try to serve PostGIS tables with Geoserver WMS (both 2.1 and 2.2). Some column names are in cyrillic. Problem is - service fails, when I try to filter by those cyrillic columns (both with CQL and ...
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GML, KML, GeoJSON - Speed rendering 3109 polygons?

I am working with Geoserver, serving U.S. Lower 48 counties to openlayers (3109 polygons - lots more vertices). The counties are loaded into a postgis database. I am curious about developer ...