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

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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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GeoServer - Serving html files

Encountering a Geoserver - Openlayer WFS layer not visible I found this interesting answer . Solution about html page on the server surprised me very much as I tried previously to load an html page ...
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WFS Caching / Back button

I'm using WFS protocol on Vector layer / GeoServer / PostGIS Currently the map is refreshing and calling new requests whenever i do anything like searching or drawing and when i move back to a part ...
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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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WFS getFeature Request Blank XML for some layers

I have following url request to geoserver. the first request results blank page but the second page results in number of feature count. Why it there blank xml for some layer while other gives number ...
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Sending xml post request to geoserver

This may be simple question but I can't get started. This tutorial from pen state university has xml request <wfs:GetFeature service="WFS" version="1.0.0" outputFormat="GML2" – we would like ...
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What are some good resources related to Geodjango?

I am trying to learn Geodjango. Has anyone used it in their own project? The documentation on the official site is sparse. Can someone point out the best resources helpful in learning it other than ...
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Display a WFS layer with OpenLayers

Good Morning! I have some troubles displaying a WFS layer with OpenLayers and hope someone here can give me a hint. Before moving on, I precise that I have already checked other posts, like here and ...
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OpenLayers: Showing a WFS overlay on top of Google Maps

I have found similar questions asked previously, but I still fail to get a simple WFS point layer to work using OpenLayers and Google Maps. The original code I used was based on WFS polygon layers I ...
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ArcGIS : SpatialFilterClass to WFS filter

I want to translate a MapServer Query URL to a WFS GetFeature query. Then I try to serialize a SpatialFilterClass to WFS filter. any idea ?
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How to edit an ArcGIS Server WFS-T service in uDig?

Now a straight forward workflow to do this is present in the below link. http://udig.refractions.net/files/docs/uDigWalkthrough2.pdf Point 3 of page 8 states to change to the ‘Edit Geometry’ tool ...
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WFS Layer does not refresh or give new data when map moved in openlayers

I am trying to add a WFS Layer with a BBOX strategy. When I change the extent I want GeoServer to return only the features in that extent. Here is the code I am using to add layer. wfs = new ...
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GeoServer WFS Speed

I have set-up a machine running Windows Server 2008, and GeoServer 2.1.3. PostgreSQL 9.1/PostGIS 1.5.3 are running locally on that same machine, which is hosted at a location with a 250 ...
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In need of WFS-T support in a WPF/Silverlight application

I want to build a wpf/silverlight mapping application that enables real-time visualization of features in a map, and that allow different users to add features (points, polygons) to the map. My ...
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GeoExt Legend Modification To Include Feature Count

GeoExt has Legend capability but is is quite basic which shows only feature types like in example http://api.geoext.org/1.0/examples/legendpanel.html. How could it be modified display legend with ...
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OpenLayers call ArcGIS WFS: no feature returned

I spent a long time looking for an example using OpenLayers to call ArcGIS WFS, however, almost none is found... currently the code I wrote is based on the example of GeoServer, however, no feature is ...
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How to add a simple WFS layer from GeoServer to OpenLayers map?

I'm trying to add one of the included datasets with GeoServer to an OpenLayers map. I've followed the OpenGeo tutorials, seen similar thread on here, but I can't seem to crack it. Can somebody take a ...
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Cannot Edit Features of PostGIS Layers in OpenGeo GeoExplorer

I admit I originally posted the question here: http://getsatisfaction.com/opengeo/topics/cannot_edit_features_of_postgis_layers But due to no response and not finding a solution, I thought I'd try ...
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WFS getfeature request with diffent SRS

I'm having problems with a WFS getFeature request. I'm using openlayers with an OSM map as baselayers which use the google projection. Overlaying the layer with WMS works perfect. When I do a request ...
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WFS Query Failing when using Logical OR

I'm having some difficulty when using a Logical OR in a WFS query to get multiple postcodes. This code works fine when it's only 1 PropertyIsEqualTo filter, but when I wrap the OR around more than one ...
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WFS Getfeature: Is DWithin selection equal to an Intersect selection using a circle?

I can't find any WFS implementations that support circle geometries for selection. There is the DWithin spatial selection but I can't find the specification of what is actually does. 1) Does it select ...
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Select single feature from multiple types with WFS in OpenLayers

I have a WMS base and from that create a Vector Layer for selections. Then I create 3 Control.GetFeature() controls, each using WFS to select a different feature type upon clicking the map (the ...
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Is there a Python Lib for requesting WMS/WFS and saving as image/PDF?

i am wondering whether there's Python open-source GIS lib which has APIs to support call WMS/WFS from another GIS server (e.g., GeoServer) and then save the response data(WMS Basemap and WFS layer) as ...
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Proxy configuration problem with Glassfish and GeoServer

I have Geoserver running on 8080 and Glassfish on 9999.So for wfs-t i had to use some proxy script.But at the response part of firebug i got following code: ...
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Querying MapServer using WFS functionality

I'm trying to display a shapefile using OpenLayers and Mapserver. Instead of overlaying it as a png, I want to return a vector, in this case a KML file. My HTML file (located in the same folder as ...
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GeoExt printPage cannot handle WFS vector features

I recently added the print function to my GeoExt web application, using <script type="text/javascript"src="http://localhost:8080/geoserver/pdf/info.json?var=printCapabilities"></script> ...
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Create WFS with Mapguide Studio Enterprise 2011

i need create a WFS with MGS 2011, i used the help users mapguide for create the WFS but that didnt work, can anyone help me please? i am new in this tecnology.
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GeoServer Web Feature Service (WFS) in Open Layers Problem

I am running GeoServer 2.1.1, and have a datastore from ArcSDE populated with features projected in EPSG:26918. I can successfully add a WMS to an OpenLayers map, but am having issues with WFS. I have ...
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Driving Zone Computation using Web Processing Services

I am currently evaluating different OGC Services(WFS,WMS and WPS) for driving zone computation. As I am new to WPS services, I would like some suggestions regarding which OGC services to implement. ...
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Should I use WFS, WMS or SOS considering performance and security?

My task is to develop a web application which will visualize the temporal data on map and produce a kind of data flow (or animation) from the images/data which have been received from server. For ...
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False DescribeFeature Request URL in GeoExt QueryPanel

I got the GeoExt QueryPanel working so far, it recognizes the layers available on my Geoserver but it is not able to get the attribute columns for the dataset. I configured an osgeo proxy on my Apache ...
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How to overlay WFS output in GML format on a googlemap api v3 using GeoXML3

I would like to overlay a polygon layer on Google map API V3 from a WFS output file in GML2 format from a remote WFS server. No other output format is available in the WFS server. Is it possible to ...
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OpenLayers: WFS request to GeoServer to retrieve “name” & “featureNS”

Using WFSGetCapabilities I sent a GetCapabilities request to GeoServer. From the result of WFSGetCapabilities().read(), I can loop each featureType and retrieve some basic info(e.g., name, title, ...
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OpenLayers + Geoserver: how to dynamically retrieve the “geometryName” of a feature layer in GeoServer

I am trying to get the list of feature layers on GeoServer and then user can add layers into map at anytime they want. my question is: when using OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS loading a layer, is ...
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OpenLayers: failed to create a Ext.list that wraps a Openlayers.request.Get function

I am using Sencha Touch + OpenLayers to develop a demo app. One feature is to get the catalog of feature data in GeoServer. I want to use Ext.List to display the name of feature layers. I tried ...
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Proxy trouble with GeoExt Query Panel?

I got the GeoExt QueryPanel working so far, it recognizes the layers available on my Geoserver but it is not able to get the attribute columns for the dataset. I configured an osgeo proxy on my Apache ...
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Toggling feature visibility in Openlayers + GeoExt

I'm setting up a small web mapping application using PostGIS + mod_tile + FeatureServer + OpenLayers + GeoExt, each of which I'm learning as I go. In addition to the base layer, I've pulled in a few ...
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What is the fastest (performance-wise) way to serve PostGIS features?

I'm interested in the fastest way to serve PostGIS features. I can find several WMS improvements and alternatives (MapProxy, TileCache, Mapnik...) but not so many WFS Open Source improvements and ...
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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 via Geoserver - Proxy or MapDocument Issues?

I struggle getting a WFS overlay from geoserver to work. I think I meet all the requirements for the WFS to be displayed in my map, but the request seems to get stuck somewhere... FireBug gives the ...
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Is there a Web app for building GeoExt tree configurations?

I have a GeoExt application and looking for approaches for building tree configuration (in JSON format). Now tree configuration is made manually and looks like: var treeConfig = new ...
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openlayers- WFS- Cross-domain problem

I got the typical cross-domain problem when access to WFS layer by using openlayers, XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://XXXX/geoserver/ows?service=WFS. Origin http://XXXX is not allowed by ...
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GeoServer WFS Row Level Security?

I'm trying to implement row level security with GeoServer. I know out of the box it supports service, layer and REST security and not row level. However I'm sure there must be a work around. Has ...
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Whats better for selecting? WMS or WFS

I need to select from a layer(s) and I am wondering what way I should serve the layer. The requirements are that I need to be able to select multiple features at a time by drawing a box or polygon. ...
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OpenLayers WFS protocol query after vector layer creation

I want to be able to create a layer on init, then load features from a WFS protocol afterward. I'm having trouble doing this. Using WFS protocol in vector constructor works fine and is not my ...
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Openlayers wfs vector layer

I'm trying to add a vector layer with a wfs layer and it's not working.Can anyone point a solution? Openlayers code: var wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector( "Stavros Features", ...
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ArcObjects - WFS:

Hy, has anybody an example concerning accessing data from a WFS server by using the DataInteropability in ArcObjects? I'm getting the right field definistion, but don't know how to read the data. ...
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Definition of a BBOX in Web GIS

In my practice I use a lot WMS and WFS in Geoserver. I have not found a document describing the concept of a bounding box(bbox). ArcGIS has map extent properties to identify map boundary. Google ...
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ArcMap Addin - add interoperability connection programatically

I'm currently building an add-in for ArcMap - ArcView using the .Net framework. The user of ArcMap and the Add-in should access data published from WFS services. I am aware that it is possible to ...
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WFS success with error

I am trying to load WFS from geoserver. my geoserver is at localhost:8080 and webserver at localhost:80. Since there is a problem of crossdomain and my firebug showing "XMLHttpRequest cannot load ...