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

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Geoserver, openlayers and WMS

I have millions of seismic lines to publish on a map (3,000,000+) so WFS is not really an option at a large scale. For this reason I will have to use WMS. My question is, is it possible using ...
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How to create WMS service with GeoServer?

I am trying to build first WMS service with GeoServer. I have made layer from shape and layer preview works fine. How can I open this layer with QGIS? How to do map with OpenLayers? I have tried to ...
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Query WMS for available layers using Openlayers

Is it possible to use Openlayers to return an array of available Layers on a WMS? I am attempting to allow users to add a layer.wms to a map. I would like to allow the user to view available ...
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WMS bounded overlay with OpenLayers and GeoServer

I'm trying to design a heatmap overlay bounded within four given coordinates with OpenLayers using WMS protocol to communicate with my GeoServer instance, where my data and SLD heatmap description ...
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GeoServer: Receive multiple tiles from layer

Using GeoServer you can do a WMS request to receive a single PNG representation of a certain layer using something like this. ...
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how to get all features from a layer in openlayers?

I deal with geoserver and openlayers, i use WMS layer for displaying due to loading time is shorter than vector layer. My problem i couldn't get all features of a layer without event, For sure i ...
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OpenLayers Zoom To Feature Help

I have been struggling with something for a while that I figured would be simple. I have a WMS layer with many (millions) polygon features. This is a PostGIS layer (WMS). Each polygon has an ID in an ...
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QGIS WMS didn't show georeferenced tiff

I try to reference image and use them via WMS. Chouse project CRS to EPSG:900913 Add OpenStreetMap source using gdal wms <GDAL_WMS> <Service name="TMS"> ...
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combine between WFS and WMS

we developing a project which contains a lot of data , using WMS layers for displaying the points, Also we used WMS to return points information in a popup window , however to highlight selected point ...
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How to get a larger map from OSM2GIS?

My title is more than understandable,but the explanation part is that when i try to take a part that is larger than a big city i get an explanation that is to big for "trim".I tried to get whole ...
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How to include WMS, WMTS and WFS services using ArcGIS for Server Silverlight Builder?

Hi I am new to arcgis for server (silverlight builder) and I am wanting to include public WFS,WMS and or WMST services in an application I'm building but I just cant seem to do it. I have read that ...
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Using GIS / Map inside c# WPF

How could i create e mapping applications that displays a custom map from this URL: (Capabilties with a mapview) ...
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QGIS not rendering WMS layers

I'm a bit of newb' at GIS so be gentle with me. In Qgis I've set up a wms for the British Geological Survey: http://maps.bgs.ac.uk/ArcGIS/services/BGS_Detailed_Geology/MapServer/WMSServer? Now ...
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WMS and Quantum GIS/ArcGIS

I periodically use a nice basemap served by the Utah state government in QGIS. Recently they upgraded their server from ArcGIS Server 9.3 to ArcGIS Server 10.1. Ever since then, I can't seem to get ...
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How to configure custom scale in Leaflet?

I have a custom WMS tileset generated using ESRI ArcGIS Server. I have successfully configured an OpenLayers page to display this basemap. The code is as follows: var map = new ...
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How to develop WMS services in java?

Can anyone point me to any resources regarding developing a custom WMS service in java? I am seeking for a tutorial for an experienced programmer, but including the details of setting up the server ...
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AJAX WMS Request from Linux to Windows ArcGIS Server [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out a CORS header or cross domain issue but to no avial. We have an OpenLayer application hosted on a Linux server. However, it calls a WMS service that is hosted on a Windows ...
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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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Get info from WMS layer with Openlayers mobile

I am trying to build a webapp for iPad using OpenLayers Mobile. One of the features it should have is that you can tap on a tree displayed on a basemap and get info about this tree. These trees are ...
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Save Visible WMS layer to file

Is there tool to save currently visible WMS layer to file in QGIS, or some place in QGIS where you can get needed xml to fetch it using gdal ?
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Help me with this code from GeoExt and OpenLayers

I haven't gone entirely through GeoExt. But I am trying to understand the below code, but I am struck. The below code is about creating popups of feature information. But the layers added are WMS ...
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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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Google Maps 3d with geoserver wms

I am using opengeo suite with openlayers and google maps as my base layer. I have points in a postgis database that I am using to generate wms tiles. I'm pretty sure I have the projections right ...
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How to implement WCS in geoserver?

I have to add raster data in geoserver using Web Coverage Service. I have raster data in geotiff format. The problem is that the geotiff image I have added to the geoserver is using WMS not the WCS ...
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How to specify the desired WMS version in Quantum GIS?

How can i set a WMS version of layer which i want to display. I am asking because some WMS addresses are still served via older versions like 1.1.1. In short, I am looking for the equivalent of this ...
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JSON format unavailable for GetFeatureInfo service

I have Geoserver 2.2.4 installed - which allows GetFeatureInfo to be returned as json If I make the following call ...
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How to get WMS layer title instead of the layer name in QGIS?

When I connect to a WMS service in QGIS, the name displayed in the layers panel is the layer name. Can I configure QGIS to always display the layer title for WMS layers and fallback on the name if ...
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Rendering a QGIS WMS layer in Firefox hogs the machine

I am less than a novice beginner on GIS Systems and am groping for answers. I followed instructions for WIN 7 Install at both ...
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WMSGetFeatureInfo not showing in Firefox and chrome

This code set works for me in IE but not in Firefox and chrome.What is the problem? Map is showing in all browsers ,but when i click on point of map nothing showing in Firefox and chrome. Welcome ...
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Desktop client symbolozing a WMS layer by sending SLD to the WMS server?

Objective is simple: finding 'desktop software' (such as ArcGIS, QGIS, etc) that can load a WMS layer, and then send its own SLD to apply to the WMS server in order to get the WMS layer back with the ...
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How to select fields returned by GeoServer WMS GetFeatureInfo request?

I'm running simple local mapping service based on PostGIS/GeoServer/OpenLayers stack. Following opengeo tutorial I've tied click events in OpenLayers to WMS GetFeatureInfo call using: ...
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How to label a WMS layer from an Online Server, over which I do not have control?

I have discovered that the Western Australia Dept of Mines and Petroleum offers WMSs. On adding these to ArcMap, however, I notice that they do not have labels. For example, this means one must use ...
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How to access an wms layer that requires authorization via OpenLayers?

Is there a way to send username and password parameter to a wms layer that needs authorization? If not, I guess it's perhaps a non-spatial thing to solve so that you before the javascript sends a ...
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Geoserver WMS and filtering tables with cyrillic column names

I try to serve PostGIS tables with Geoserver WMS (both 2.1 and 2.2). Some column names are in cyrillic. Problem is - service fails, when I try to filter by those cyrillic columns (both with CQL and ...
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How can I load a single WFS vector feature where the user clicks the map on OpenLayers?

I am creating a web app that allows users to easily edit feature attributes as well as geometry. I have editing working by loading a WFS layer, but it slows the app to a crawl when there's more than a ...
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How to save WMS getFeatureInfo points to a layer?

This may be a poorly worded question, because I am not sure of the exact terminology, but I'll give it a shot. I have imported a vector layer from a WMS server into QGIS. I am able to query the ...
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How can I edit and save feature attributes of a WMS layer in OpenLayers?

I am creating a data editing application in OpenLayers where the user will need to be able to edit the attributes of features (which are stored on a GeoServer installation). I have seen documentation ...
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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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Can ArcGIS Server WMS display a graphicslayer?

I have tried to display a graphics layer with the WMS functionality of ArcGIS Server, but I cannot see the graphics in the image of the getmap response. I have done is manually by publishing a ...
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Geoserver Cascading WMS, Wrong Projection

I configured a geoserver store with an external WMS. I used the following WMS url http://www2.dmsolutions.ca/cgi-bin/mswms_gmap?VERSION=1.1.0&REQUEST=GetCapabilities Once I saved the store, ...
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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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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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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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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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How to combine vector layer and wms layer based on some constraints?

I would like to group wms and vector layer together but with some constraints in openlayers. The requirement is, if lets say vector layer 1 is selected then its corresponding wms layer should also be ...
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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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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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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 ...