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

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WFS Request Layer (GML) with Filter

Is there a solution to request the GML layer from Geoserver with filter like using bbox: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/tiger/ows?service=WFS&version=1.0.0&request=GetFeature& ...
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GeoServer/OpenLayers: Overlay WMS on Bing Map

I am coming from the ESRI side and learning GeoServer/OpenLayers. It seems the only way to overlay one layer on Bing or the like is to use WFS. In my opinion, WFS transfers a lot of data to the client ...
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GetFeature with WFS layer is not working as the click co-ordinates are returned in spherical co-ordinates

GetFeature with WFS layer is not working as the click co-ordinates are returned in spherical co-ordinates. using geoserver 2.1.3 and openlayer 2.11 layer information is in EPSG:4326 WMS works fine ...
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How to select multiple polygons or points from WFS or WMS and getFeatureInfo

Is there a way to select multiple polygons and/or points from a WFS or WMS service and then get the feature information for each selected item? There are numerous examples on the OpenLayers website ...
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Waiting for Vector & WFS loading

user borrowed from friend since i use vector layer with wfs protocol, there is a little while before features loaded on the map. So i need to tell user to wait a moment until they load. what best ...
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Is it possible to setup fiddler to capture requests from QGIS

I want to know if it is possible setup fiddler to capture WMS/WFS requests from QGIS and how to do it. Fiddler is capturing the requests from MapInfo and I don't remember making any setup in fiddler ...
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Syntax of WFS request in OpenLayers

I am in need of the correct syntax for loading WFS layer using OpenLayers. I have gone through many examples on the OpenLayers site and other examples, but can't figure out how to use the necessary ...
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WMS,WFS Services in Mapserver

I am new at Mapserver. I was trying to get WMS and WFS services started but could not get any simple article to start the services from scratch and display service data into openlayers. Please ...
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Can feature Info be extracted from WMS

Ok since my previous problem of overlaying WFS onto WMS is still unsuccessful, I though was able to overlay the WMS instead with this code, {layers: 'iPlant:AllQuebecSpecies', transparent: true} So ...
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Advantage of using WMS over WFS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comparison of WMS and WFS services I am trying to overlay WFS over WMS and still not successful. So wanted to know when and why would someone use WFS? I need to extract ...
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Unable to create WFS successfully

I know there has been lots of WFS assistant and I did follow this one word by word, which I found was the best in the entire gis stack but still no clue why I am unbale to render a WFS on base map. ...
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Any known WMS/WFS providers?

I searched on Google, found few things, aren't there many of them?
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GeoMedia WebMap with WFS 1.1.0 Filter Examples?

I'm having problems forming a GET query for WebMap spatial data using WFS 1.1.0. My query looks like this: ...
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Highlight the WFS Layer on mouseover

I've set up a WFS layer in openlayer: var v1497_shp = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("v1497_shp", { strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX(), saveStrategy], //projection: new ...
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WFS Layer error

I get this error with 1.7.*-Wrowclaw Error downloading http://www.igmi.org/wfs_server? SERVICE=WFS&REQUEST=GetCapabilities&VERSION=1.0.0 - server replied: Bad Request can i resolve ...
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Any source code for converting an infix filter to a WFS filter?

A WFS GetFeature query looks something like this: ...
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Where can I get a WMS or WFS for near-real time Wind (atmospheric) data?

I've been looking for a good operational wms or wfs free server to access near-real time atmospheric data in QGIS, namely wind vectors. I haven't found anything good yet. Anyone can help? Thanks
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MapFish Printing Capabilities: WFS?

we are evaluating whether MapFish Printing module fit our needs or not.. From a 2010 presentation http://2010.foss4g.org/presentations/3234.pdf, it says MapFish printing has following readers: Web ...
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How to specify a port when creating a WFS service?

This is a arcgis forum posting simplified. When setting up a service using ArcCatalog 9.3.1 the URL port number is not included in the WFS GetCapabilities response. Is there a way to correct this?
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Allow GeoServer WFS request by featureID

I'm not able to use the featureID parameter in a WFS URL request for my dataset on GeoServer. Example: ...
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How to speed up OpenLayers with WFS in IE?

I'm using Openlayers, Geoserver and noticed that IE is very very slow to display WFS layers. I haven't so many WFS features, about 300. Google base layer appears after 1 sec. but my two WFS layers ...
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OpenLayers Combines Rules and StyleMap/SelectFeature?

I'm using GeoServer, OpenLayers and WFS features. For one layer, I managed to set either rules to display according to a field or SelectFeature with a styleMap to highlight features when the mouse is ...
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Dynamically adding WFS layer features with Geoserver

I am investigating using Geoserver to output new WFS layer features dynamically. We have a backend process that will be generating new WFS features periodically that will be placed in a datastore ...
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OpenLayers WFS protocol: work with filters if the protocol is defined out of layer constructor

follow question:wfs-load-feature-check the scenario is: i am trying to load a WFS layer, since it takes a while to load all features, I want to give user a notice while waiting for response. the ...
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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> ...