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

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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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Problem with WFS-T save strategy in Openlayers

In my web map application, I have added the editable wfs vector layer for feature editing. But in save strategy method, Insert and Update Geometry is working fine.But Update Attributes is not saved in ...
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Printing possible for openlayers GeoJson WFS with Mapfish printing service and wkhtmltopdf?

I searched lots of places but i couldn't find proper examples or documentation to do printing using Mapfish Printing service or Wkhtmltopdf. My application got few WFS layers from openlayers and ...
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What are common ways of presenting features that share coordinates?

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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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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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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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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How to make Stored Queries for WFS 2.0.0 in Geoserver

I am a new user of Geoserver. I have created a WFS and also could connect it with the QGIS WFS 2.0.0 Client plugin available now. But as like the default WFS link in that plugin I am not able to make ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Geoserver Access-Control-Allow-Origin

I have web client on Apache and WFS service on Geoserver, both on same computer! Web client is (Apache) running on port 89, and Geoserver is running on 8181 port! I do following settings in Apache ...
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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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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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Geomedia WebMap WFS to vector marker layer in Openlayers

Looking for minimal example/advice on getting a WFS service to show up as a vector layer with markers/icons in Openlayers map. I have created the WFS service in Geomedia WebMap 6.01.11.19 and the ...
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WFS-T demo with local Geoserver not responding

i have installed the geoserver in my local system and i tried to run the example code from openlayers the code as below <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Issue with a point insertion into a Geoserver points layer. WFS-T

How is the best way to insert a feature from the client side into an existing GeoServer layer? Maybe using an ajax call and JSONP? Or OpenLayers (i can't figure out how to have the proxy working)? ...
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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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Check if property exists on features in layer

I was wondering if there is a good way to check to see if a property exists on a particular feature layer in GeoServer? My use case is that I have a bunch of features I want to display on a map. Some ...
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How can I centralize QGIS connections for multiple QGIS installations

I have multiple computers with QGIS installed on them. I regularly use the same WMS / WFS services. Now I have to connect to these services for each QGIS installation separately. It would be great ...
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JSONP working with Geoserver and OpenLayers

I'm in this scenario (fighting with the same origin police issue): I have a map initialized with OpenLayers and a WFS request trough the Protocol.Script object that is giving me this error: ...
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How to get JSON from Geoserver using AJAX request

I am building a web mapping application using Leaflet and a sort of customized WFS-T API to place and retrieve features from PostGIS. I have the script for putting features in PostGIS tables down ...
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Add features to vector layer from WFS query

I am trying to add the resulting WFS features (xml format) to my selected items vector layer but can't get it to work. I am querying my WFS layer with the following: showFeatureLink.on('click', ...
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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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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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Why doesnt QGIS show the results from a WFS BBOX from a python script

I'm trying to figure out how to do get requests in QGIS using a bbox. I can get a bbox to clip a layer when I paste my uri into a browser but the EXACT same uri returns an empty layer in QGIS. A ...
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Publishing MSSQL spatial data as WFS with QGIS 2.0 results in empty layers

I am experiencing some very strange behaviour with a WFS layer served by QGIS Server through Apache, with data taken from an MSSQL table. There appears to be no problem at all getting the data into a ...
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How to use paging in a WFS query?

I am running a GetFeature request against a WFS server which does not support to download all data at once. Can I use ogc:PropertyIsGreaterThanOrEqualTo to split the dataset into chunks at download ...
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Editing vector data over the net: WFS or PostGIS?

I'm using QGis to update the attributes of a large vector dataset (~20,000 polygons) stored in PostGIS. I'm going to have to do that to other large datasets so the idea is to bring in more people, ...
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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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Why does QGIS appear to ignore the bbox addition to my WFS uri? [closed]

I'm pulling a WFS layer from the LINZ data service (1.0.0 and 1.1.0 complient) using a python script as follows from PyQt4.QtCore import * from PyQt4.QtGui import * from qgis.core import * sourceUri ...
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WFS layer doesn't display in OpenLayers

I have a few layers in a PostGIS database that I serve through Geoserver and that I try to display in OpenLayers. When I had the geoserver installed on localhost, it worked flawlessly. Now that I ...
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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 ...