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

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how to set WMS reprojection config in mapserver if I creating virtual map (e.g. star map)

all, I want to use openlayers with mapserver to create map of stars. but I dont know how to setting up the WMS config in mapserver , especially the EPSG re-projection things. In fact, I didnt ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to optimize a WMS request by limiting number of tiles?

I want to display the layer using WMS and meanwhile I want to limit the number of tiles with their respecive BBox when map is loaded. At the backend I am using geoserver. I can limit the number of ...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Measuring on OpenLayers map

These days, I am trying to develop web map using openlayers. I copy source code from here Then I changed code to display my data.B ut it does not work, even map is also not showing. In chrome shows ...
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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 to get vector feature information (distance and extent ) on OpenLayers

I have basic WMS layer and vector layer in openlayers. Using EditingToolbar i can draw some features as shown below Then I want to get some information (like distance and extent) of drawn features ...
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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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GeoWebCache OpenLayers WMS request structure

I'm developing a GIS app that makes use of GeoServer and GeoWebCache for serving requests, and OpenLayers for frontend. WMS requests to the GeoServer are served with no issues. But when I make a ...
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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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ESRI's WmsLayer failure

I've been using the WmsLayer for my WMS Service needs, rather than my old way of doing things by sussing out a GetMap URL and posting that image to a GraphicsLayer. It's been working well but I seem ...
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Terraserver replacment - source for US Topo maps?

Now that Terraserver has been shut down (or at least that's how it appears), is there an alternative WMS server for US topo maps? Probably too much to hope to find one that provides vector layers ...
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Efficient WMS or TMS Loop for Radar data?

I'm looking for an efficient way to loop radar data from a Tilecache or WMS Server. Right now, I make an array of layers and increment through them, but this seems inefficient since I end up with a ...
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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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Are there WMS servers providing maps of UTM zones, actually in the zone projection?

There are lots of EPSG:4326 (lat lon) services out there but if one has to use an UTM projected map as base layer to display utm scenes, are there any WMS endpoints publicly available for that?
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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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Any known WMS/WFS providers?

I searched on Google, found few things, aren't there many of them?
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Click Handler not working on OpenLayers Map in Ubuntu

This is really strange as the problem seems to be persisting on the Ubuntu OS itself. I have created a WMS and it works fine on Mac and Windows, but not on Ubuntu. I have a simple WMS which is ...
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Reprojecting sources with MapProxy yields distortion

I have configured MapProxy to aggregate imagery from a number of Internet sources so that I can dynamically overlay them by adjusting the layers=<x> query that I pass to MapProxy's WMS service. ...
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Partially cached maps

Have anyone tried to set up a tilecache for a certain area of a map, leaving the areas outside of the tiles boundingbox to pure wms calls? Background is I have a map where about 10% of it is accessed ...
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Geoserver proxying custom tiles through a WMS

I have a set of tiles that I was given via disk (So no way to recreate them, they are already generated/cached). There is a clear pattern/style to the naming of the tiles (zoomLevel-x-y.gif). The ...
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Why does Geoserver WMS not work in OpenLayers?

I am relay new to webGIS and these days i trying to develop webmap using FOSS software. This is my codes of open layers and it is not working. Geoserver URL ...
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Adding an external WMS service using REST service with Geoserver

I'm trying to add an External WMS layer to geoserver with a php page, using the REST service of Geoserver. I've already read the tutorials for creating the geoserver features ...
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WMS request fails

I am trying to setup a WMS server using map server. As per the documentation http://mapserver.org/ogc/wms_server.html, I have added the metadata required for WMS and trying to hit the following URL: ...
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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 map inside a dojo dialog

My application is currently displaying some search results in a dojo grid inside a dialog. I've been asked to embed a map inside the dialog but am struggling to do so. Has anyone done this? I've got ...
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Preventing an Openlayers WMS layer from updating on zoom-change

I'm using openlayers to overlay a raster. When I zoom out, the overlaid layer expands to cover a larger area than was originally requested. I want the tile to be fixed to a particular boundary, and ...
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Do any of the USGS WMS services work with GeoServer 2.1.x as a store?

This page displays a number of WMS services: http://seamless.usgs.gov/service_access_list.php?serviceid=Dataset_7&dataset=HRO In a local copy of GeoServer, I can successfully create a WMS store ...
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Beginner HELP please : How to add a WMS layer from GeoServer with OpenLayers?

After doing some basic OpenLayers examples where I used WMS layers from WMS providers like this: http://maps.opengeo.org/geowebcache/service/wms, I wanted then to add a WMS layer from my GeoServer. I ...
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How to get a legend for a WMS layer and search in it?

How to bring legend and search for WMS layer in QGis? I can see the WMS layer in Qgis but can't make any legend for identifying feature types and searching in WMS layer?
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How does a spatial database display maps through WMS?

If a spatial database is configured to display maps through WMS, is it always configured to display through TMS and WMTS also? Or is this something that must be configured on the server side ...
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Standalone offline web map tile server

I am working on a web-map system which I am embedding in a form in an Access database. I will be distributing this database to clients so need it to be as self-contained as possible (i.e. no ...