I haven't found any good explanation yet about how to display a map in MapServer (localhost).

I have MS4W with p.mapper in my PC. I have created a base .map file, shape files and html file.

Please tell me the exact steps in which folder I put these files to be displayed in p.mapper?

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MapServer is software for creating services that create maps on request by a client. In other words you can't display a map IN MapServer, you can only get MapServer to provide a map for a some client, such as a JavaScript web based map client built using OpenLayers, or a Desktop client like QGIS.


How to Generate a Simple Map using Mapserver and a Shapefile.

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