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

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tilestache wms layer in qgis and open layer rendered layer

I have setup tilestache and styled a map for using mapnik xml and I can call on the url in a web browser, how can I call the url for a wms layer in QGIS or is there a way to view mapnik xml in qgis. I ...
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Syntax for using ArcGIS for Server layer with WMS service?

I am having some issues with getting an image/png format from an ArcGIS Server. The console returns: Resource interpreted as Image but transferred with MIME type application/vnd.ogc.se_xml: ...
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What dem data are Flex Viewers using to create elevation profiles?

I asked a similar question a year or two ago here: Can Elevation Profile data in Arc's Flex Viewer 3.0 be exported? which appears to not have an answer. Another question regarding the Flex Viewer ...
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How to get layers from current viewport in Openlayers?

In my web map application, I have developed the printing module by using Mapfish with Geoserver. While printing, I need to send the layers to geoserver only which are falls inside the current view ...
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How to store an image in PostgreSQL and display it in an openlayers popup?

This is question regarding storing of image in PostgreSQL and display in openlayers popup through geoserver(using wms service). PostgreSQL is installed in my virtual machine. I tried to store image ...
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Is there a public CanTopo Web Map Tile Service (WMS / WMTS) available?

Does anyone know of a public CanTopo WMS / WMTS available anywhere? I'm assuming CanTopo is more modern / up-to-date than Toporama? Alternatively, what would be your suggestions for the most pain ...
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Is there a standard vertical datum for meters below the WGS84 ellipsoid, or below MSL?

I have data I am publishing a WMS layer representing data under the surface of the water, say temperature at 100m depth. What is the accepted way to represent this in WMS GetCapabilities document? ...
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Architecture for java ee application

I´m new to GIS development. I have read about Openlayers, maps servers (i choose Geoserver), geodatabase (in my case i choose PostGis) and theory of gis in general. I´m developing a Java EE ...
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Change layer styles based on ComboBox search?

I'm using a combination of OpenGeo Server components and hand written GeoExt code to create a map interface. I would like to have a ComboBox that queries the OpenGeo PostGIS database in order to ...
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web map service - does it update by default when data is amended in Oracle source tables?

I have a WMS which source data is held in Oracle. Every year an amendment to the view in Oracle is run to update records. Does the web map service need to be re-published once these amendments are ...
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Get all columns from postgis table when doing a getFeatureInfo request from mapserver's WMS layer

some background: im using openlayers WMSGetFeatureInfo control to get feature info from a WMS layer. the data is in postgis (its a table of points). im using mapserver, and you need to define a ...
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QGIS still not rendering WMS layers

Similar to Neil's question of March 8th 2013: QGIS not rendering WMS layers I can down load the BGS 1:50K bedrock and superficial deposits maps OK, but they don't render except at scales greater ...
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WMSgetFeatureInfo ProxyHost

Does WMSGetFeatureInfo need a proxyhost to allow remote server accessing the data? I use ProxyHost to allow WFS requests, but seems its not working with WMSGetFeatureInfo. the local machines retrieves ...
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Query WMS GetFeatureInfo with known latitude and longitude

My issue is that normally, when you want to query a WMS layer, you need to pass width & height of a map, and x,y (in pixels) which describe a point on the map where user clicked. I want to do ...
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Possible to call Telogis Geobase server from OpenLayers or Leaflet

I've been creating mapping solutions some time with various platforms and one I am currently working on is utilizing Telogis. I'm having a lot of trouble with their JS library, and it's not playing ...
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Geoserver getCapabilties shows wrong OnlineResourse: URL

in my geoserver WMS GetCapabilies document all layeres have an onlineResource parameter which ends with "wms?SERVICE=WMS&" instead of just "wms?" . This has the effect that I can´t cascade my ...
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based map follow layer wms tiled

I am new to OpenLayers. I want to develop a system. I already get a layer from GeoServer using WMS services; this is the code: var hilirPerak = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS("hilirPerak", ...
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Geoserver 2.4.5 with Openlayers 2.13.1 overlay WMS layer

I'm using GeoServer with OpenLayers, happens that my WMS layers do not appear. Do I need to overlay a WMS layer in PostGIS that I have with google maps api and does not work appears in WMS layer ...
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Server Side Thumbnails

I am using a combination of base maps from Google, Bing and OpenSteetMap, along with GeoServer and some geo-spatial data stored on a SQL server, as well as OpenLayers to display maps on a website. I ...
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How to limit zoom level in OpenLayers [duplicate]

I would like there to be only 3 levels of zoom available in the WMS that is displayed in my OpenLayers.Map (from level 6 to level 8). demolayer2 = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( ...
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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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Specifying ArcGIS Server WMS GetFeatureInfo tolerance?

is there a way to specify pixel tolerance when requesting feature info via GetFeatureInfo WMS request for an ArcGIS Server WMS-published map service? I have not been able to find any such information ...
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Why jsonp is disabled by default in GeoServer?

JSONP EXCEPTIONS=text/javascript Return a JsonP in the form: paddingOutput(...jsonp...). See WMS vendor parameters to change the callback name. Note that this format is disabled by default. ...
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Will a WMS handle RPF image scale?

When serving RPF imagery (Raster Product Format) from a WMS, will the WMS handle which layer should be on top? For example, let's say I request layer X and layer Y in some bounding box, and layer X ...
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Polygons missing from GetMap when stroke symbolizer is absent from SLD

We have an interesting scenario with one of our layers being served via GeoServer 2.2.3. The data is stored in a PostGIS DB. Certain GetMap requests were returning empty tiles, but only at certain ...
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How to print a WMS map with chosen scale and WMS zoom level?

I am trying to print a WMS map in QGIS. If, while in the print composer, I chose a "25000" scale, the composer chooses a WMS layer that actually shows a 1:50000 map. To get down deep at the 1:25000 ...
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Is there a way to know if an error occurred while loading a WMS layer, in OpenLayers 2?

First of all, I already asked this question in stackoverflow. I don't want to spam by asking again here. But I think the question fits better in gis.stackexchange. I am sorry for the replication. Feel ...
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Geoserver Add External Wms service

I use geoserver war 2.4.5 with tom cat. When i try to add wms data source from add store. it gives "Connection test failed: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: ...
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Increase max zoom level in OpenLayers

I'm developing a map in an Android WebView, using OpenLayers and a WMS Service. I can only zoom a certain amount of times (which I would like to increase). My code is: map = new ...
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How to track ajax WMS requests in OpenLayers interface?

I'd like to track WMS requests on my openlayers web interface. How is it possible to log on my server or in Google Analytics every WMS requests (GetMap and GetFeatureInfo would be enough)? Then I'd ...
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Can I use leaflet to access a WMS service published as an OpenLayers javascript API?

I would like to add this layer to a site I'm working on that uses leaflet: http://116.240.195.134/vicmapapi/UserGuide.jsp The API itself is a javascript file based on OpenLayers: ...
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Changing the SLD Repeat attribute appears to have no effect for a line label on a WMS layer

I have a WMS layer (within Geoserver) for roads, and a style defined to label these roads. I have the repeat set for the Text Symbolizer as follows <VendorOption ...
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json issue: GetFeatureInfo with raster images

I have succesfully typed a GetFeatureInfo request with the following structure directly into my browser: ...
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Error using SLD with MapServer based WMS (GeoBC)

I'm trying to customize rendering of map tiles from a government WMS server. When I use the GetStyles WMS query to retrieve the SLD for a layer, then feed that SLD directly back in a GetMap query, ...
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Can not load a WMS services on QGIS

Trying to load the service http://gis.ktimanet.gr/wms/ktbasemap/default.aspx and receives the message Could not understand the response. The wms provider said: Could not get WMS capabilities: error ...
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How to Display a MapGuide WMS in QGIS Valmiera 2.2

I have no idea why my QGIS Valmiera cannot display the aerial photo via the WMS(MapGuide). The QGIS Dufour 2.0.1 & QGIS 1.8 can display the aerial photo without problem. The QGIS Valmiera can ...
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Encrypt geographic data in WFS using geoserver

I have a layer containing polygon data which is supposed to be used in Google Earth. We want the users to see the polygons without getting their coordinates. Right now I solved this using a WMS ...
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drag and drop features of a WMS service using open layers

I have a WMS service,which is a point layer.Is it possible to drag and drop features of a this service layer through openLayers?
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Accessing a OGC WMS server and publishing it to ArcGIS FlexViewer

I am trying to publish an OGC WMS service to my Flex Viewer. Within the configuration files amongst a few other layers I have the following: <layer label="EARSS National Outage Map" ...
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WMS: point “pointer” symbol with offset - getFeatureInfo search area slight mismatch

I'd like to ask what ways there might be to adjust a point's getFeatureInfo search area so that it matches a "pointer" (i.e slightly offset) symbol. We are running GeoServer 2.2.0 (part of an Opengeo ...
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Is it possible to change the style on a WMS layer using QGIS?

Apologies from a QGIS beginner but I have added a WMS layer of polygons to fill in the gaps of an existing data set I have. the problem is that I want all of this data to have the same style (colour ...
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Masking WMS (Esri Oceans Basemap) layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to display ESRI's Oceans basemap web map service (WMS) in one of my maps, but not the whole layer, just the landmass depicting Canada as I find it a nice fit for the look I'm trying to ...
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How to automatically vectorize data from WMS?

I am facing a problem, when I have a historic map in WMS layer and I need to get buildings from this map (approx. 2000) to vector layer fo further analysis. Is there any workflow how to ...
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WMS GetFeatureInfo with No Location

I am using Geoserver with OpenLayers. I would like to return all the feature type details in a specific layer exactly as GetFeatureInfo does for a specified location. I tried using GetFeatureInfo ...
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More than one WMS layer in QGIS

I have a problem when using WMS layers. I'm usin QGIS. I'm loading a WMS layer containing some aerial images. And then on top of it another WMS layer that contains information of the city, boundaries ...
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How to zoom to wms layer after cql filter on Open layers

I created o layer contain points and I added it to a map as WMS layer on OpenLayers I did a CQL filter an it's work but I'd like to zoom to the selected point when I worked with getextent or ...
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Google Maps with shapefile/WMS - get feature info problem

I've just created my first Geoserver "portal". For this I created 2 .js files. In first .js file I have Google Maps API and in the second .js file I have my shapefile. Directly from Geoserver I can ...
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How does one export the list of stored WMS-servers in QGis?

Could anyone point me as to where QGis stores the list of WMS-servers you added? I have built a fairly large list of WMS-server on one computer, but the QGis-project file which gets accessed by my ...
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Programmatically modify layer datasource on project save event (QGIS)

I have a QGIS plugin which allows users to add WFS/WMS layers to the map. I would like to be able to scramble the user ID part (token) of the uri when the project is saved/closed and then use my own ...
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Alternative satellite and hybrid layers for Europe published on WMS

For an application I am building I require to show satellite (high resolution) and street view layers, preferably also a hybrid view. Unfortunately, due to the application not running on a typical ...