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

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how to check if a wms layer has no features

I've been searching the net for a couple of days to find a way, how to check if a wms layer has no features... Let me explain I'm using openLayers/geoserver/postgis. I'm using a cql_filter to search ...
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“Poor” quality when zooming out a WMS-Layer based on GeoTiff data

i am having some issues when using the Geoserver Web Mapping Service to display GeoTIFF-Files. When zooming out (in an OpenLayers-Client or in the Geoserver Layer Preview for instance) the quality ...
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How to serve a geotiff file using WMS?

I want to display a GeoTIFF file which is a air pollution map by use of WMS. This GeoTIFF file is an output of WPS. The following is my .map file and the URL request and the output. I use MapServer ...
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MapServer / OpenLayers: Is there a limit of 16 zoom levels?

I set up a MapServer (WMS) with a raster basemap like this (Mapfile): MAP PROJECTION "init=epsg:900913" END WEB METADATA "wms_title" "mymap" "wms_srs" "epsg:900913" END ...
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QGIS project on QGIS server — cannot load wms layer [duplicate]

I've created a qgis project on QGIS 1.8, copied it onto the QGIS Server, and am trying to load the project as a WMS Layer back into QGIS. There is one vector layer in the project. Paths have been set ...
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GetFeatureInfo doesn't work!

I'm new at openlayers and I am having some trouble when trying to display the feature info. I have the map working, with the layers I want to add in, but it seems that when I try to ask for the info ...
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How to make geoserver return JSON for WMS GetFeatureInfo?

I wish to get the results of a WMS GetFeatureInfo request as a JSON instead of the table that comes up by default. Out of the box, the only options for the response from a WMS GetFeatureInfo are the ...
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WMS layers don't draw in QGIS or ArcMap but do in OpenLayers

WMS Map was published by myself in AutoDesk Infrastructure Map Server 2013. I can connect and load detials (properties / metadata) in QGIS Browser, ArcCatelog. I can load the wms into QGIS desktop and ...
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How to label counties in Mapserver?

I'm fairly new to Mapserver and I was able to get US County boundaries to plot. Is there a way to get the County Name to plot in the center of the county? I've searched around and couldn't find any ...
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PROJ4 Library error in combination with MapServer 6 and CentOS 6

I have recently compiled MapServer 6.2 on a CentOS 6.3 machine. Since I compiled it --with-proj=/usr, all the PROJ4 related stuff resides in /usr/share/proj. I've also installed proj4 with yum ...
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GeoDjango admin: how to use a WMS background other than the default OSM or VMAP0

The standard GeoDjango admin has a basic VMAP0 background. OsmGeoAdmin adds an OSM background. How do I replace the background map with another WMS? In the source code of the admin OpenLayers ...
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Best practice for serving data to OpenLayers client

We have some polyline and point data in SHP format and would like to serve that data to an OpenLayers client. First we thought about converting the data to GeoJSON and send it to the client as a ...
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Mapserver vs QGIS Server for WebGIS with access control

I'm looking to set up a FOSS web GIS to allow sharing of large data files. From online discussions I gather this can be done using a variety of software combinations, eg: PostGIS + MapServer + Open ...
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Access to WMS from ArcMap with extra parameters

I'm trying to access AIRS WMS from ArcMap with additional time parameter (&TIME=2012-07-01) to see this summer's CO concentration. But the server returns a response with standard parameters (last ...
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What is generally faster in OpenLayers: WMS or GeoJSON?

I work both with WMS (connection with postgres) and GeoJSON in OpenLayers. I have the impression that a WMS is faster when more feature need to be loaded. And I have the impression that GeoJSON is ...
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Which WMS is easiest to work with when using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to style shp files. Currently I'm running GeoServer but not all the QGIS styles are imported to GeoServer (although its really easy to maintain it because of the layer preview and the ...
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FEMA LOMA Data/WMS Availability?

Does anybody know where there might be some good/current FEMA data? I am interested specifically in the LOMA data for Florida. I have found a WMS Service that is hosted by FEMA but I'm having ...
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What's the easiest way (style wise) to publish my MapInfo map as WMS?

I've downloaded data for my country from OSM and let a GIS expert to style it for me in MapInfo pro. (I have TAB files and .wor - workspace). When I tried converting them to SHP (for QGIS) I've ...
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Warning: QNetworkDiskCache::prepare() unable to open temporary file

When I run qgis 1.8.0 on Linux and load a WMS layer from a remote server I get messages (in terminal) saying Warning: QNetworkDiskCache::prepare() unable to open temporary file Downloading tiles ...
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How to make labels appear in Geoserver? (WMS) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid duplicate labels on each tile? I have an Annotation Shapefile. I added it into GeoServer as point Shapefile and set its label with the help of the style ...
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How do I project my WMS tilelayer in leaflet if I want it to display as an overlay on my basemap if they have different EPSG?

So my basemap is a world Mercator projection and in wfs format and I'm trying to put a WMS overlay in a different projection over it? Leaflet's API didn't give me much info on changing the epsg so is ...
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When I try to do a WMS request to geoserver using the leaflet API I am getting a format related error

This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below. <ows:ExceptionReport xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" ...
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What is the easiest way to let a user upload overlayers to openlayers (Geoserver/Mapserver)?

I need to let a user upload vector layers he created with QGIS or MapInfo professional to my website (using OpenLayers as client and either Geoserver or Mapserver as WMS). What will be the easiest ...
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Need advise on map site design (When to wms/kml)

I'm building a web system from scratch (based on openlayers). All layers in map will be my own (raster and vectors). I want to show polygons/points on map and when user click on them he gets info or ...
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How to use SLD Select control?

I have a WMS layer and i want to get fid of polygon in it by click it. How can i do it? I know that i can create WFS layer from this WMS and get feature attributes from layer or store. But its ...
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Disappearing Point Features in Geoserver using WMS

I have a shapefile with roughly 6,500 points worldwide in it that I am trying to serve with Geoserver 2.2.1 using WMS. All has been apparently fine with it until I implemented a filtering feature on ...
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Is a new map object required in order to create a wms overlay on top of a current map object with wfs layers using the leaflet api

I am trying to add a wms tile layer overlay over a wfs tile layer which I added to a map object. When I tried to simply add a layer on top of my current setView for my map object it overwrote the ...
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Does leaflet support wms tile layers in applications/openlayers formats?

I am trying to create a tilelayer.wms overlay on top of a wfs base map and I wasn't sure whether leaflet allows the applications/openlayers type of format which I served up from geoserver or only ...
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What kind of different results or what is the difference between two URL based WMS requests [closed]

I am trying to retrieve some WMS layers from geoserver so that I can display them in leaflet and I need to populate a URL field and I noticed that many of the layers that I opened up in openlayers had ...
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How do I format tilelayer.wms url properties such that I add an overlay iteratively to my base map in leaflet

My base map was created using hard-coded template variables. I am using the leaflet tilelayer.wms constructor and including the url like so: url: ...
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Is there a free tool for configuring WMS configuration xml?

Instead of writing WMS xml file from scratch with notepad , is there a tool that is easy to create/configure such a file (or convert a GIS workspace - MapInfo / QGIS into WMS file) ?
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Determing, whether WMS service supports CQL filtering

Is it possible to query, whether WMS service supports CQL filtering (like Geoserver does) or not? I didn't find any hints from GetCapabilities query result.
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How do I edit info feature attributes in GeoServer with OpenLayers

Can you help me? I have a very difficult problem when doing project... I have used OpenLayers and GeoServer. When I click in the map to get feature info, I receive the info for the feature and ...
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Is there easy way to get layers names from WMS server?

I've been looking for information on how to get layers names from certain WMS servers, but I didn't find any. E.g. I have this server: http://sdi.geoportal.gov.pl/wms_prg/wmservice.aspx and I want to ...
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Geoserver WMS-T backend problems

I've been trying to set up a few timed WMS layers in GeoServer. They're simple enough, of the form ID(PRIMARY KEY) REGION DATE VALUE so for every region and date you have some value, e.g. the ...
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OpenLayers: adding a loading indicator for WMS requests

I'm new to Openlayers and GIS in general. I have a WMS request followed by the addLayer method, and surrounded by the addition and deletion of a 'loading' class to an HTML element: ...
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Setup a map server that runs from USB to whatever computer it is connected?

I would like to have a USB that I can bring with me to any computer. That USB should hold a map server, so that the client computer wont need internet and avoid using OSM or Google maps or any other ...
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How to overlay a Shapefile on a WMS layer using Geotools?

I am trying to overlay a shp file on wms layer using the example http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/tutorial/raster/image.html. Each time I want to read the format of the file to get a reader ...
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WMS projection doesn't match basemap

I have a flex viewer 3.0 map in wgs 84 (4326) (ESRI basemap) with a wms which is 4326 as well. for some reason the wms doesn't overlay correctly. it is way off. appears on the maps but it is flattened ...
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Why OpenScales show tiles in cache in zoom in/out WMS layer?

I use OpenScales to show a WMS layer and it is strange that when zoom in/out sometimes OpenScales show tiles in cache, so Multi-resolution tiles showed in the layer. When paning the layer, incorrect ...
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Convert multiple TIFFs into one?

I have downloaded the Blue Marble dataset, and it consists of eight GeoTIFF images, labeled like this: A1 B1 C1 D1 A2 B2 C2 D2 I would like to use these tiles for GeoServer to be served as WMS. ...
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How to preload tiles in Leaflet?

I'm trying to make a user controlled cross-layer animation in Leaflet. I have about 70 tileLayer.wms layers, that need to be preloaded on the map before animation can run. The question is - is there ...
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How do I control what features get rendered with an ArcGIS Server service?

Question: Using a mapping service set up with ArcGIS Server, how can I set up a parameter that limits which features are being rendered? e.g. "/service?organization=megacorp"? Background: I am ...
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Overlaying WMS from Mapserver in OpenLayers with epsg:900913 from Google/Bing/OpenStreetMap

ADDED: Another curious effect is that no matter to what scale I zoom on the baselayer google/bing map, the WMS overlay is always the same-sized shot of MN. That is, as the baselayer map is scaled up ...
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How to convert WMS to SHP?

I'm looking for tool that will be convert WMS to vector layer. Are they ready tool?(for example in python)
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Make Openlayers request WMS tiles only within a certain bounds

Is there a way to actually tell openLayers not to request tiles out of particular bounds? I want the rest of map and other layers still accessible, so maxExtent on map is not an option for me. I ...
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Autodesk Infrastructure Studio - Enable WMS

With only a couple hours experience this is very likely user error but I have "Autodesk Infrastucture Studio 2013" installed with a few "Data" nodes and "Layers" nodes. I can right-click a child of ...
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Is there an exhaustive, searchable catalog of all GIS web services (e.g. OGC WMS/WFS, REST, SOAP)?

Many of us have struggled to get a list of GIS services that are available on the internet. Specifically map services that expose OGC based interfaces like WMS, WFS or Web Service interfaces like ...
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Does QGIS have WMS-T (WMS with time) support?

Does anyone know if there's support for WMS-T in QGIS? Through the app I can add WMS layers, but I can't work with WMS-T (there's no place to set the time parameter). I been going through the the ...
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How to setup leaflet map to display a WMS layer in ESRI:102012 projection?

I have a WMS server that serves layers in ESRI:102012 projection. http://spatialreference.org/ref/esri/102012/ It accepts GetMap requests with srs=EPSG:102012 parameter. My goal is to display a map ...