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How to create Geodesic Polygons in OpenLayers?

I would like to create geodesic polygons in openlayers. This is not the same as this question although VERY similar. Geographika was able to do it but his solution is based on a circle. I'm ...
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Looking for US National Grid to Lon/Lat Converter in Python, C, or C++

I see here that there is Fortran source code for going from USNG to lon/lat: http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PC_PROD/USNG/ Is there some python or C/C++ code that does the same? My understanding that this ...
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1answer
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How to create a movable point in OpenLayers?

I have the following code: function mapCreate(lon,lat){ map = new OpenLayers.Map("map1"); var osm = new OpenLayers.Layer.OSM(); vectors = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Vector Layer"); ...
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OWSLib vs shp2img output of MapServer Layer

I'm working on a map layout engine using Python and ReportLab and have come across a problem and was wondering if anyone can give me some insight. Scenerio: I'm trying to generate an image using ...
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1answer
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Flex 2.4 login page with tokens

I am using AGS security and a 2.4 flex application. I would like to login with a login screen like available in the samples. Then utilize tokens for fc security on my services. I see a sample for ...
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How to trace a line layer (road network) through points?

I have a road network (purple), Point files (green) and a beginning point (yellow). I want to trace the point files based on the road network. Think of the points as telephone poles, but what I want ...
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For Loop - Map Algebra (ArcGIS) using Python

ORIGINAL QUESTION Im relatively new to python and these fourms but Im am having trouble utilizing for-loops for spatial analyses within ArcGIS. It does not appear to recognize the variable, ...
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How to determine storage type (ST_Geom/Oracle) from arcpy/python

We're migrating some feature classes from SDELOB (or some older binary format) to ST_Geometry. As we write our arcpy script to use the ESRI Migrate Storage Tool we'd like to test whether or not ...
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Inserting newlines in Rectangle Text elements via ArcPy causes overlap?

I ran across an issue the other day when I tried to use ArcPython's mapping module to edit rectangle text elements with newlines (\n) in an ArcMap document. Here's what the output looked like: ...
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Zoom Commands as Mouse Gestures

Is it possible to use the zoom in, zoom out, and previous extent functions as mouse gestures in ArcMap? For example, say a user held down LShift then left click and dragged diagonally to the lower ...
2
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1answer
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MapPoint 2006 - can I have custom maps?

I have Microsoft MapPoint 2006 installed as a part of a larger system for home/social care planning. The maps and the address information points are quite incomplete and I would like to roll out my ...
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How can I find the farthest point from a set of existing points?

I have a set of points as a shapefile and I want to find (the coordinates) of a new point which will have the longest possible distance from each of the existing points. Is that possible? If yes, is ...
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1answer
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How to determine maxResolution and numZoomLevels in dynamic environment?

I want to determine resolution and number of zoom level dynamically instead of inputting the values in openlayers client. When the user move the position on map by dragging or panning control, I can ...
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Mapnik, TileCache, Apache2 - Setup&Debug

I'm trying to setup TileCache with Mapnik working on an Apache Server. Right now I don't see any tiles in my OpenLayers Framework in the webbrowser. I really ask myself where the problem is hidden. ...
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Differences between triangulation and trilateration?

Looking around I noticed that many people interchange the terms (triangulation and trilateration) for the same sense. What is the correct sense of Triangulation and what are the differences from ...
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1answer
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projection/pyproj puzzle, and understanding SRS format

I have a shapefile that has a .prj file, with the following wkt contents: ...
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2answers
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Using java with mapinfo for integrated mapping?

Can we use integrated mapping with java? Are there any examples?
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1answer
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Raster legend in R: how to colour specific values?

I have an elevation model plotted in R r <- raster("example.dem") plot(r, col = topo.colors(20)) Some of the values are below sea level (0), and I'd like to have those display in red. How can ...
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1answer
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Transforming EPSG:3857 to EPSG:4326

I am new to gdal and have a simple question. I want to transform an image from OpenStreetMap projection to Nasa Blue Marble projection. What I understand is that OpenStreetMap projection is EPSG:3857 ...
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1answer
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Custom ArcGIS Server Web Service can't find Esri assemblies

I have ArcGIS Server 10 installed on a server, with Web ADF Runtime and Web Applications installed, and I have a custom web service that uses a couple of ESRI.ArcGIS assemblies deployed on that ...
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What resampling technique should be used when projecting aerial photos?

I'm doing some time-intensive projecting of aerial photos, and I'm curious - what resampling technique is best to use on aerial photos? In ArcMap, my options are NEAREST, BILINEAR, CUBIC, and ...
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2answers
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How to add a layer to SelectFeature without losing existing selections?

I'm using an OpenLayers.Control.SelectFeature for selections on multiple layers. However, when I add a layer using setLayer(), my selections on the other layers are lost. Anyone know how to work ...
9
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2answers
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Custom implementation of ArcGIS function

I would like to find out what it takes to create a custom implementation of an ArcGIS function. In particular, I would like to implement GeoAnalyst.ISurfaceOp2.Visibility() in order to get it to run ...
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7answers
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GIS for Local Police Department

I'm trying to recruit local police departments into a new GIS certificate that I am teaching in Florence South Carolina. None of the Police departments have any experience with GIS, but they are all ...
9
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2answers
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Extract the area of a DEM above where 60% of the region lies?

I have a DEM of a mountainous region. I'd like to extract the areas of the DEM above which 60% of the total DEM area lies. So, essentially I'd like to extract the areas representing upper portions of ...
8
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2answers
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PostGIS ST_Buffer Radius Help

I am trying to find all points within a five-mile radius of a given point. I have a query like this: SELECT * FROM table WHERE ST_Contains(ST_Buffer(geomFromText('POINT(0 0)', 4326), ?), latlon) I ...
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1answer
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pgrouting how to implement driving directions with php

I am stuck on implementing driving directions. I have no clue how to do it. I wanted to do it just like this: iMaptool LeadDog routing example Please advise
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4answers
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Recommend topics to be included in a Computer Science for Geospatial Technologies course

I will be instructing a course at the local university titled Computer Science for Geospatial Technologies. This is an introductory course meant to introduce computer science concepts to geospatial ...
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1answer
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Error in passing geometry column to SQL query

When I execute the following query with a static table name it's working fine: SELECT pe.structure_category_name,SDO_NN_DISTANCE(2),pe.bt_object_subid, pe.bt_owning_node_id INTO ...
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0answers
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How to draw on an ESRI.PrototypeLab.Surface? [closed]

i'm trying to draw on the ESRI map enabled to Microsoft Surface (ESRI Map -> Surface) but i can't find the way to do so. The problem is that the Draw method (which come from the ArcGIS API for WPF, ...
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5answers
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Standard SLDs for OpenStreetMaps?

We have downloaded OSM data for our region and loaded them into PostGIS using osm2pgsql. So far so good. On top we have GeoServer and we would like to expose the OSM data using WMS. We would as well ...
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2answers
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Ocean flow models - predict the path of an object dropped in the ocean

This question is from a user who wants to calculate the predicted path of a bottle dropped from a ship. He has a spreadsheet of hundreds of these bottles and wishes to display the predicted vs actual ...
4
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1answer
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Looking for XSL templates using Google Charts API

Hi all im searching for examples on usage of Arcgis Desktop html popups in general, being more specific on xsl templates using google charts api on it. Any references and comments are welcome. Thanks ...
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Are the folders always part of the service name in the rest server response? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ArcGis Rest – service name vs. folder - Are the folders always part of the service name? I'm using ArcGis with Rest. My Question is, are the folders always part of the ...
3
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1answer
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How can I change object image in MapInfo using MapBasic?

I need to change the image of the objects which are in the Selection Table using MapBasic functions. When I say "Image" I mean point object icon on the map.
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2answers
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How can I create weighted Thiessen polygons?

I have a point shape file and I create Thiessen (Voronoi) polygons programmatically using this scripting syntax: CreateThiessenPolygons_analysis (in_features, out_feature_class, fields_to_copy) ...
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2answers
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Combining QR Codes with Geo Location

We are planing a geo caching game, where we want to use QR Codes. Each time a player scans a QR Code, he will be redirect to a specific landing page. To each QR Code we want to add geo information ...
8
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1answer
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Calculate lat lon bounds for individual tile generated from gdal2tiles

I have multiple tile sources generated using gdal2tiles I'd like to present on the same map. So when presenting a tile I need to determine which source to serve it up from, checking against the ...
3
votes
1answer
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GeoXT .ssf files

I have changed the name of the project files when collecting data on a GeoXT collector. When I use Pathfinder office to differentially correct the files, most of them cannot find the correct CORS ...
6
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2answers
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Is it possible to use the Goode Homolosine projection in QGIS?

Is it possible to use the Goode Homolosine projection in QGIS? Both QGIS and GRASS seem to have trouble with the interruptions, squashing the higher latitudes together. I tried +proj=goode ...
4
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3answers
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Is it possible to include information about a neatline in a GeoTIFF?

Is it possible to include information about a neatline in a GeoTIFF? If so, how? What software will produce them?
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1answer
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Random sampling of raster using R

Is there a straightforward way of randomly sampling a raster so that the output of the process is a raster? I'm using an example that I found on the r-sig-geo list and I have also tried the ...
15
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6answers
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How to Create Animated Cluster Markers in OpenLayers/Leaflet?

I want to use Leaflet due to the smooth transitions which Openlayers seems like they can't match. I specifically require the ability to cluster markers with custom styled marker groups. The best ...
3
votes
2answers
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What is the highest possible value of OSM_ID?

What is currently the highest value of OSM_ID in openstreetmapping? What is the highest possible value of OSM_ID? 2^31 (2.147.483.648)? And here I add some more text or my question is rejected ...
7
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1answer
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Getting ArcGIS Templates in Visual Studio 2010?

I have a work computer which has ArcGIS desktop installed first and then VS2010 (just the way IT does it) and then templates are not available, anyone know what I need to do to see the templates? I ...
6
votes
1answer
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Openlayers and Geoserver: OSM/Google Maps and WMS Overlay

I am experiencing projection problems with the following set up: GeoServer with ESPG:4326 based shapefiles (*.shp) OpenJump to edit my shapefiles Openlayers with EPSG:900913 base layers GeoServer ...
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9answers
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Free GIS workshops, tutorials, and applied learning material

Note 1: Please enter answers separately or feel free to edit this post directly Note 2: Please report on any broken links so they can be removed This thread lists free as in $0 workshops in GIS and ...
3
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2answers
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Mouse unclick event in mapbasic?

How can I respond to mouse unclick in mapinfo using mapbasic? Is there any event triggered when the mouse in unclicked? For example at the end of drawing a line when the mouse button is released.
4
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2answers
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Why is osm2pgrouting not importing?

I installed pgrouting successfully and did a little import with a 20Mb file. Works good! Now I'm trying to import a file with the size of a country and it doesn't even start to import. The last 2 ...
4
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3answers
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How to import a non-spatial Table into QGIS?

Can I import tabular data in Qgis, without any information about X and Y only the table? I need to join them after importing them.

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