A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet

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How to get column names of layer (WMS) using OpenLayers?

Is it somehow possible to get layer's column name using OpenLayers? any example and documentation would be really useful? Edit: I have already tried WMS_describeLayer topp:states layer: <?xml ...
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How to get feature info from wms layer

I have used your code for picking feature info from wms layer using WMSGetFeatureInofo function.I have used you this link. ...
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Exporting OpenLayers.Layer.WMS to GeoJSON / KML

I'm looking the way to exporting an especific region of a WMS layer to some XML format (GeoJSON, GML, KML) using OpenLayers and Geoserver. I've found how to export features objects with ...
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How can I access WMS service from Geoserver using ArcGIS Silverlight API?

Having Geoserver installed locally in my machine, I'm currently doing a R&D by trying to access WMS service from Geoserver using ArcGIS API for Silverlight. I'm trying to replicate the sample in ...
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Extract WMS Data

I am trying to extract geological information from the onegeology portal unfortunaley most of the data there only consists of WMS data. For example, is it feasible to extract a particular legend ...
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Error occured decoding the epsg code - 3857 (Web Mercator) [closed]

I'm trying to add the following wms service to QGIS using EPSG:3857 and get the following error: Service (running on L/A/P/P geoserver): http://66.228.57.208/geoserver/wms?tiled=true or non-cached ...
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Creating a GeoExt Action from OpenLayers Function

I am trying to create a GeoExt function out of this OpenLayers function, which displays the getFeatureInfo. I was able to create this GeoExt.Action() but it does not give me any output. Any idea ...
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Splitting large PostGIS/GeoServer geometry for WMS optmization

I have a large geometry (MultiPolygon) for a (fictional) world map. It basically spans a large portion of the entire world: it's the difference between a buffered extension of the union of the entire ...
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How to search and zoom to result using WMS?

I am making a web gis application (openlayers/geoserver) to display a layer of properties, I need to add a functionality of search in it based on the name of the owner. A list of similar names ...
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How do I request an output from a WMS service in a non-standard projection?

I want to use a map service which is available in WMS format. The server is Mapserver, and the spatialreference of the map service is 4326. I wish to use it in a slippy map (web based Javascript ...
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Adding WMS and WFS layers from GEOSERVER in arcgis viewer for flex 3.0

I am interested in adding feature layers from geoserver in arcgis viewer for flex config file and consequently display them on the web map.IS that possible? If yes, could someone share how they did ...
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OpenLayers not refresh a layer

i have a problem with refreshing layers. I have WMS and WFS layers from one source. I edit WFS and after do wms_layer.redraw(true) but layer redraw only after zoom in or zoom out. Same with WFS. i ...
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Does OpenLayers mergenewparams repeatedly hit a WMS server when you change the layer name?

Does mergenewparams repeatedly hit a WMS server if you change the layer name? For example, you call the server with layer 'a' then you use mergewnewparams and call layer 'b', then you use ...
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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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How to zoom to object on WMS layer with OpenLayers?

I have a map with WMS layer. And want to zoom to selected object. Now i use GetCapabilities from Geoserver and zoom to bbox of whole layer. So how to do what i want? Or can u tell me how to get ...
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How would one write a ArcGIS JSAPI layer to access WMS service via a Tile Server?

I want to request small WMS tiles instead of a single image for the entire map viewport because I know the request is going through a Tile Service (TileCache). OpenLayers handles this with the WMS ...
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How to handle a geotiff map together with points with openlayers (or other libraries)?

I create a lot of printed maps using various applications (ArcGIS, QGIS, Microstation, Illustrator etc). Sometimes I'd like to turn this map somewhat interactive on the web. What I'm looking for is a ...
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OpenLayers custom request for WMS GetFeatureInfo

In OpenLayers, there is a WMSGetFeatureInfo control that can be attached to a layer and listen to click or hover events on the map, requesting info on the feature being currently clicked (or pointed) ...
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Data source for 3D buildings (germany)

I'm searching for a data base or webservice, that provides buildings at a level of detail (LOD) of cuboid (length,width,height) or roof, corners, etc or better. The area should cover germany. ...
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A strange OSM tiles in Mapproxy

Could someone please help me with my issue? I try to use Mapproxy with OpenStreetMap server of tiles in order to get output WMS for my qgis client. Something like this: ... sources: arcgis_tms: ...
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Extract portion of WMS raster layer

Using QGIS on Windows XP based desktop. I am trying to use USDA orthophoto data from this WMS server: ...
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Wrong data with FEATURE_COUNT=1 for GetFeatureInfo

When I am querying the WMS service with FEATURE_COUNT=1 then I get the wrong meta data. Once I make FEATURE_COUNT=2 then first row contains the correct data. I am executing the URL directly in ...
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Free map service for private web applications

Background Looking to display a map (for internal use only) on a web page. The application must be able to add custom layers (without sending the data to the map service host): Municipal zones ...
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Returned BBOX of a WMS with varying aspect ratio

WMS GetMap queries take a BBOX parameter for the map and a WIDTH and HEIGHT parameter for the image. If the aspect ratio of the image (WIDTH/HEIGHT) doesn't match the aspect ratio of the BBOX ...
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How show some fields only when using WMSGetFeatureInfo?

How to show some important field only when using WMSGetFeatureInfo.I use this example. When I click on maps it show all the fields of attribute table.What part should I modify in above mentioned code. ...
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Querying Additional Styles from Geoserver

I'm using GeoServer 2.1.2, and I've got a layer to which I've applied added additional WMS styles. However, I'm having trouble working out how to query the layer and retrieve the list of available ...
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QGIS: WMS misalignment

I am experiencing a small screen space offset when using a WMS layer (origin is GeoServer 2.1.4): The image shows a red square which is the top left pixel of a tile (GeoTIFF). An exact copy of the ...
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QGIS & WMS: Different aspect ratio between width/height and bbox

I am experiencing a small screen space offset when using a WMS layer (origin is GeoServer 2.1.4). Looking at the requests from QGIS (1.7.4) to my GeoServer I realised that the aspect ratio between the ...
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Prevent layer from WMSGetFeatureInfo request on openlayers web map

I use this example code get feature info from my openlayers web map.I add 4 layers to map including raster image as base map. But i don't need feature info from that raster layer.But when clicking on ...
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Displaying Feature Info for a user defined polygon

To retrieve feature info for a polygon selection, I have the OpenLayers code below: var featureTypes = ["nig_admin1", "nig_admin2", "nig_admin3", "nig_landscan"]; var populationCtrl ...
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WCS row based security ?

I have an application where each user has individually generated geotiff files. Since the users pay for the generated geotiff, I have to make sure that the users can only see their own geotiff and not ...
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Show transparency after adding transparent MapBox layer to Open Layers (Openlayers)

I'm new to tile set maps. I am trying to add MapBox layers that I made in TileMill (and have sitting in my MapBox Hosting account) into Open Layers. I have successfully added a non-transparent layer. ...
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Draw polygon with gradient color in Geoserver

I have polygon like sector. I want to fill it with gradient color. Is it possible to do this in Geoserver? Thanks. UPDATE I found some code with filling image <FeatureTypeStyle> ...
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How to get server info from WMSCapabilitiesStore

I am using the following code to retrieve a list of data layers hosted on a WMS Server: var store = new GeoExt.data.WMSCapabilitiesStore({ url: fullUrl }); // Add some callbacks to handle various ...
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Vector layer feature destroys after geometry transform

I want to get drawn polygon coordinates. var myLatLonSquare = vectorLayer.features[0].geometry.transform(map.getProjectionObject(), new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:4326")); ...
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Public Proxy WMS

Im looking to set up my own WMS proxy but before I rush off and reinvent the wheel I thought it might be a good idea to ask if anyone has heard of an existing public/commerical WMS proxy service?. If ...
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Using PNG/JPEG Compression in GeoServer

Is there any use in setting the PNG and JPEG compression in GeoServer (Services - WMS - PNG Options/JPEG Options)? The default is 25, but we heard rumours that having compression resulted in a time ...
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how to increase request feature speed?

I use Geoserver with Oracle DB. Amount of records in DB is less than 4000, but feature request takes 5-6 seconds. How can I speed up this? P.S. Native JAI is false in my Geoserver UPDATE: I have ...
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Recommended Server Specs for GeoServer

we serve our Geographic data via our flagship application Dorset Explorer. This uses OpenLayers and GeoServer to serve our Geographic data, including OSM and OS Basemaps and a mass of other data such ...
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How does ESRI ArcGIS 10 recognize a WMS CRS?

I'm working on a WMS service with Mars data. Currently the GetCapabilities shows <SRS>EPSG:4326</SRS>. I assume ESRI ArcGIS 10 reads this and therefore the WMS has GCS_WGS_1984 as a ...
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How to create sector figure in geoserver?

I have Azimuth, radius, angle, latitude and longitude. I can create circular sector using polygon but it needs a lot of points and it will be slow to draw. Is there nicer way in GeoServer to do so?
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MapWindow - Load basemap image given extent?

I'm new to MapWindow and am attempting to display an image given the geographic extents of an area. Tiling would be ideal, but I imagine that retrieving a simple image from a WMS would be easiest. Are ...
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QGIS WMS ver 1.3.0 Exception with GeoServer

I'm trying to load WMS layers from a local GeoServer into QGIS so that I can edit them. I can access and edit the same layers if I access them directly from a PostGIS database. However, trying to load ...
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select feature info on user defined polygon

Ok so I have a Openlayers App which is displaying few of the features and I now want to give the user the freedom to create a Box or polygon. All the features which are overlapped by this user defined ...
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display a selected WMS Info

I am using the WMSGetFeatureInfo and I am also obtaining the Info of the base raster and i do not need that. Is it possible to obtain the FeatureInfo of only selected WMS features? How can I modify ...
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GeoServer/GeoWebCache with C#

I'm starting a project in which I intend to use GeoServer/GeoWebCache as a provider of WFS, WMS, WCS, and WPS services. I've configured the GeoServer to use PostGIS for storage. The frontend is using ...
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Why does my WMS layer overlap the Google Maps v3 logo?

I'm using Google Maps v3 as a base layer and on top of that I create an overlay pointing to my WMS (streets and avenues). A few months ago all works fine, my WMS layer was not overlapping the Google ...
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Openlayers - Different zoom levels with a WMS layer and only one resolution

I am trying to implement a homemade WMS with Openlayers. I only have one "level" of images with one resolution and I would like to add different zoom lvls with those images. Is this possible just ...
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How do I retrieve an arc ascii grid file from NED 1/3 second data using python and OWSLib

I have my bounds, and have been able to connect to the server http://imselev.cr.usgs.gov:80/wmsconnector/com.esri.wms.Esrimap/USGS_EDC_Elev_NED_3? in python. What I don't know how to do is send a ...