Questions tagged [browser]

A browser typically refers to a web browser though sometimes it can also refer to a file browser (aka file manager). A web browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.

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Is it possible to lock layer order in Layer Browser Panel in QGIS?

I want to share my projects with my colleauges. The used projects are really huge because of many implemented layers. In order to prevent struggles (wrong overlapping etc.) within the layer order ...
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Tracking in browser while the phone is locked with ArcGIS (ESRI) [closed]

The Question How can I track a user's movements via ESRI's JavaScript API in a web browser when their phone is shut/locked? This would ideally work for all web browsers (i.e. Android and Apple ...
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qgis2threejs export quality of map canvas image

A comparison qgis2threejs preview: quality near the original within qgis: Very good browsers chrome+edge: bad (edge a little bit better than chrome) firefox: extremly bad What can I do to improve ...
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GeoJSON opening hyperlink to local file in the local application instead of browser

I have got a GeoJSON file with link to the local file, which works. How to write hyperlinks to local files in GeoJSON properties? Continuing the question above I would like to have this link sorted ...
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Cannot open .zip file from browser in QGIS 3.6.3 in Windows 7? [closed]

In QGIS 3.6 on Windows 7, I can not open the .zip file from Browser. But it can open through Layer--Add layer--Add vector layer.
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How is browsers position altitude defined?

Looking at the docs: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Coordinates/altitude It says "altitude above sea level in meters". Does this mean it takes into account geoid data of some kind?
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2018 USGS US Topo Render Differently in Browsers

While opening in a browser a 2018 Geospatial PDF from the USGS, I noticed that different PDF browsers open the same file differently. I'm looking for a clue as to why they are different. Compare ...
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OpenLayers not requesting tiles at previously visited zoom levels

I have a web app with Maps on several pages using OpenLayers as a client and GeoServer as a backend. The layers are WMS tiles. On one page, if you visit it, and go to several zoom levels (of the WMS ...
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How to set Tomcat to completely prevent browser from caching my PBF vector tile?

I need to publish a geometry table (in PostGIS) as a layer of vector tiles (in PBF format) in GeoServer. As the table is dynamically written by a production web app, i need to set the layer's caching ...
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Leaflet.locate: permission error on different browsers

I inserted a simple button for geolocation into a Leaflet-generated map by adding L.control.locate().addTo(map); into my HTML file. In Chrome and Firefox it works great, Safari and Internet ...
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Layer on click event not firing in Firefox but working fine in Chrome,Edge

I am using ESRI JS API 3.24 in my application. I am using following code to open specific URL within the application when click on the layer. var lyrUrl = "Path_To_Layer"; var myLyr = new ...
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Communication with between webbrowser and QGIS desktop

I would like to send requests from a webbrowser to QGIS-desktop, For example sending a WMS or WFS URL and add that in QGIS. What options does it exist for this ? I have in earlier systems doen this ...
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QGIS Identify tool Browse button not working

I am trying to add photo files to specific points in QGIS 2.18 using the instructions found in the training manual section 6.4 https://docs.qgis.org/2.2/en/docs/training_manual/create_vector_data/...
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QGIS Browser panel not recognising .ers files

I'm trying to bring in an .ers file to do some 3D viewing. I can see the .ers and associated files in Win File Explorer but they are not appearing in the Browser Panel. I can however see them in ...
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OpenLayers 3, drag to scroll page

I have a website where an OpenLayers 3 map fills part of a page. The site is intended for mobile viewing, and my problem is that I'm not able to scroll the page by pushing and dragging on the map. I'...
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Is there a way to view Pix4D outputs in an intractable web viewer?

I have a small area that I created a 3D Triangle Mesh for. I want to be able to use the output files and view them on a browser rather than in the program so it's easier to share with others. I've ...
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Can OpenLayers 3 run without browser or is it designed to be used only in browser?

I need to run OpenLayers app which will render some map into canvas and then I need url of that canvas ( Canvas.toDataUrl() ), I would use NodeJS and Node Canvas to get it done. I wonder can ...
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Popup from InfoTemplate only showing attributes in Firefox, but not in Chrome or Internet Explorer

I have a map service I am testing on internally with some popups on a dynamic map service layer. They work perfectly in Firefox (version 45.0.1), but not in Chrome (version 50.0.2661.102) or Internet ...
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Why does QGIS Browser 2.12.1 keep freezing/crashing when I try to view a csv data table?

I've just downloaded QGIS Lyon 2.12.1. The desktop application works great but the browser crashes whenever I try to view a csv data table. I've gotten it to work once out of ten tries. I click on ...
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proj4js: converting EPSG:3857 to SWEREF99 TM [closed]

I'm trying to convert a EPSG:3857(Google/OSM) coordinate to a SWEREF99 TM coordinate using proj4js but the following code produces a invalid result: sweref99 = "+proj=utm +zone=33 +ellps=GRS80 +...
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Uploading shp, kml, csv, gml using OpenLayers?

I'm using openlayers 2.12 and I'm wondering how could upload shp, kml, csv, gml into the browser, just as a temporary layer wich user could see it. Is there any library or way to do it?
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Get links in HTML popup in ArcMap 10.2 to open in default browser instead of IE?

I have a field with a URL to a PDF. The field is used for hotlinking. When I use the hotlink tool or click on the link in the Identify window, the link opens in my default browser (Chrome), but when I ...
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Solution for Test Automation for web gis/mapping application?

I've to find a solution for test automation for web gis/mapping application that using OpenLayers 2.x or Leaflet as javascript libraries. I'm oriented on evaluate Selenium WebDriver (or other similar ...
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WFS works only in IE browser. Any work around is available for this issue? [duplicate]

WFS works only in IE browser for me. It's not working in any other browser. I don't have much expertise in checking browser compatibility, could someone suggest me how to resolve this issue or if ...
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Map does not appear after following ESRI example of flex api

I followed the example from ArcGIS resource center website: https://developers.arcgis.com/flex/ to create a map, unfortunately after I run the flex builder application, the map does not appear. The ...
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Losing mouse focus on map in safari browser [closed]

I am facing problem when I use SAFARI browser for GIS WEB Application. I have select tool in my application to select the features on the map. When i use Safari the point focus is not correct it drags ...
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Leaflet rendering TileMill tiles in the wrong order

I'm stumped, and quite a lot of searching has turned up nothing helpful. I'm on the first step of what will ultimately be a map with three raster layers and three layers of markers (with controls to ...
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XMLHttpRequests clogging/pending in Leaflet.js

If I have a lot of active layers and eg. zooom in and out, dozens of tile xmlhttprequests are sent. This causes a problem in most browsers, clogging it so to speak, and leaving the map blank and ...
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Without Proxy page can't use IE8 and IE9 for Editing and Buffer

The server where my editing application is hosted does not allow a proxy page because of outgoing calls restriction. This makes it difficult for IE8 and IE9 since using CORS is not an option as there ...
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URL Hyperlinking

I would like to have the URL from an attribute (in the attribute table) as a 'hotlink' wherein you can click on the URL and it opens the browser with the data. As it is right now, I'm having to "...
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Openlayers – Empty spaces when resizing map in height (opera and safari)

The following test site is supposed to let the map extend to the maximum available space and to ensure a minimal height of 300px. This works perfectly in firefox. But in opera and safari on all apple ...
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Display ArcSDE-metadata in Browser

Is there a good tool / technique to display ArcSDE-metadata in a webbrowser? We want to provide user without GIS-knowledge with a user friendly tool to explore our SDE metadata catalog. We are using ...
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GeoJSON won't show in IE, but works fine in FF

I’m not sure if this question isn’t too specific for Stack Exchange, but I really can’t find a solution, and even extensive web search hasn’t brought up any help. There are similar, but different ...
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GxFilterWorkspace allows a folder that is not a IWorkspace or IGxDatabase

I am trying to open a ArcGIS file browser. And For this, I used IGxDialog interface's DoModalOpen method. To specify what the user can select using a GxDialog browser is based on the filters (...
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Is it possible to export raster data from PostGIS or MapServer as a base64 string?

Is it possible to output a PNG in a base64 string so that can be directly loaded into a browser? I've read through the PostGIS documentation which refer to the GDAL output formats. The GDAL output ...
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How to view Esri GRID format file in wxpython file browse window? [closed]

I'm trying to browse for all kinds of vector and raster data using a filebrowsebutton. The problem is I don't know how to let the browse window see the Esri GRID files (which contains a folder and a ...
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How to display a Shapefile on a browser? -offline-

Plot points on a Shapefile like this: https://github.com/gka/pyshpgeocode and then convert it to HTML and display it on a browser? Is this practical method to display the map on a browser? Any cons ...
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OpenLayers - Vector Layer and Google Maps - vector layer and google layers don't seem to be in sync when zooming on Chrome

I am working with a Google Layer and a vector layer in OpenLayers. I was wondering if anyone else noticed any problems with Chrome displaying Google Maps layers on OpenLayers? It seems that when I ...
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Workflow process to style vector data using GeoServer

I'm starting to get a better understanding of map-servers in general, but I am still unclear on how best to use GeoServer. At the moment, I use web-hosting to store the web-browser related parts of my ...
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3d earth mapping with javascript or browser plugin

I am currently working to develop a web-based mapping application. A lot of the mapping tools such as google maps are 2d imagery. I know that google earth has a 3d browser plugin, but a requirement of ...