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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Convert Mapbox vector tiles to GeoJSON in browser

Although Mapbox's vt2geojson is fine for node use, I need to convert vector tiles to JSON in the browser. I haven't found a browser based solution for this. Is there one? Possibly the solution is ...
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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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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?