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PostGIS mapfile [closed]

I am new to GIS and have been assigned a task to publish a map to the web. So I want to ask if anyone can give me a map file example that basically can: Load the OpenStreetMap and zoom to a area/...
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Can I Use GeoWebCache for seeding UMN MapServer Mapfiles?

I have installed GeoServer and MapServer in a single system and also enabled GeoWebCache for GeoServer (Integrated Version of GeoServer). Can I use same GeoWebcache for caching UMN MapServer ...
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Encode MapServer tile pixels with data values

Is it possible to encode values from raster bands into pixel output using a MapServer .map file? More and more I'm finding that a commonly adopted method for moving geographical data for rendering ...
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OpenLayers forEachLayerAtPixel and MapServer .MAP file COLOR

I'm trying to use map.forEachLayerAtPixel in OpenLayers to see what layers are clicked, but I have a layer in the background that is a grid served by Mapserver with a grid.map file that is just a ...
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Display all values in mapserver-layer

I have a mapserver map-file that gets data from postgis-tables. One of the tables holds several linestrings that i set as points in the map-file. They show up based on the zoom-level in my map. Is ...
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Style MapServer layers easily (or as easy as possible)

I am working with MapServer WMS in the form of mapfiles and consuming them into a OpenLayers map. I am trying to find out a way to ease the symbolization process of the various layers in a mapfile. ...
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Which value fits the best for Parameter SIZEUNITS for Googles Web Mercator Projection EPSG 3857 to show a radius in meters

In my mapfile there is a WMS definition, which shows a circle buffer and it's radius in meters. I offer UTM-Systems and Googles Pseudo Mercator. In UTM and SIZEUNIT meters it works fine. Please, could ...
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Creating mapfile for MapServer in QGIS? [closed]

How can I create mapfile (.map) for MapServer 7.0 in QGIS 2.18 or 3.0? Or are there any tools which are part of the core MapServer distribution? And what is the best visual tool for create mapfile ...
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How can I show a text column on MapServer?

I'm working on a project with MapServer with PostGIS and I need to retrieve from my table and display a layer that shows some information like a street name. What I have? I have my map rendered ...
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a broken PNG output in mapserver

i want to show my shapefile on the web my template file is: <html> <head><title>Simple Mapserver Template HTML Document</title></head> <body> <img src="[img]" ...
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MapServer dynamic label

I managed to get this working with GeoServer but I'd like to see if it's also possible with MapServer. I need to generate a dynamic copyright. I have a polygon layer in Oracle Spatial which contains ...
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mapserver: accessing mapfile with localhost instead of system path

Don't know if GIS SE is the right place to ask this question. Otherwise, please feel free to suggest me where should I migrate it. I need to access my mapfile with localhost to test my service via my ...
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A simple label for an entire MapServer mapfile?

I want to incorporate a simple text label into a mapfile-based map, such that the file's resulting images always display a specific text string (ideally in white over a black background) along the top ...
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MapServer WMS client - blank image

I set up WMS server using MapServer, and the following requests work: http://localhost:8081/cgi-bin/mapserv.exe?map=/ms4w/apps/tutorial/htdocs/example2_wms.map&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1&...
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How to send multiple value for one param to mapserver through openlayers (encode_uri)

Here's my filter on Mapserver's Side : PROCESSING "NATIVE_FILTER=(ct in ('%ct%'))" It allows me to select several values for my column. My validation looks like : VALIDATION 'ct' '^[a-zA-Z\-]+...
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IN operator in FILTER in my Mapfile

I'd like to select multiple values on my column (undefined number) and as long as I know, IN operator doesn't work on Mapserver's filter. Example : FILTER (([ct] IN ('%ct%')) or ('%ct%' = '1')) ...
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Expression to convert string to float (MapServer)

Is it possible to convert a value string into a float in a mapfile? The code is in CLASS / TEXT, so I can use expression. For example my value is always displaying ".7". I would like to display "0.7"....
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Can I use existing .tfw (of georeferenced .tif images) as the extent in a MapServer Mapfile?

I have a set of aerial georeferenced tiff and tfw files, I want to be able to access them using MapServer. Now the mapfile requires an EXTENT parameter with coordinates which i think they are already ...
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How to auto rotate labels for Polygons in MapServer?

I want to auto rotate labels of polygons in Mapfile, all options that exist in MapServer refers to linear features only and not polygons. Is there any algorithm I can implement in the Mapfile to auto ...
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How to convert tif to map

I need to convert a .tif file into a .map format. How can I do it? Is it possible using GDAL?
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mapfile validation

I'm looking for something that will do validation of a mapfile. Some googling for the terms mapfile validation isn't coming up with hints of such a utility. Is there anything that will verify ...
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Make “Nodata” transparent in raster - Mapfile/Mapserver

I have a raster and I'm trying to make it display in Openlayers2, using Mapserver 7.0 in backend. My problem is, I think, that because the online map is not the same projection as my data, Mapserver (...
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How to style feature in mapserver mapfile based on values from database?

We have a table "Shapes" in PostGIS that consists of (among other things) a geometry column (the_geom) and an ID column (type_id) which is a foreign key to another table called "ShapeTypes". A given ...
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Is there a way to enable CSV or JSON output formats for MapServer WFS GetPropertyValue requests?

In a MapServer map file, it is possible to set up a variety of output formats for WFS GetFeature requests. However, it doesn't seem possible to do the same for a WFS GetPropertyValue request, which ...
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Mapserver's mapfile

Is there possible to load a mapfile file from a client to a server running a Mapserver? e.g. http://server/cgi-bin/mapserv?**map=**client/example/htdocs/example1-1.map&layer=states&mode=map
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use date(now) equivalent in mapserver

I want to use present year in a CLASS in a map file. I managed to write permanent expressions like: LAYER CLASSITEM "YEAR" ... CLASS NAME "Previous years" EXPRESSION ('[YEAR]'&...
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Using pictures (JPEG) from web as symbol in MapServer 7 mapfile?

Is it possible to configure the mapfile so, that it shows for every point on the map a different picture from the web recognized by an id?
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Dynamic raster layers served via MapServer

I have some processing that runs on my machine producing between five to ten rasters layer a day. I want to serve these layers using MapServer. I initially start with a folder that has 300 raster ...
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coordinates point in any reference system

I have a coordinates point like this "01010000003413056727B71D41C7F1A68B1ADC4141", but I don't know it is what. Can you aswer What is this?
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Set symbol on lines according to line features length

I need to display arrows alongside to line features. Lines represent water pipes. The issue I'm facing is that lines are a concatenation of numerous line features of various lengths. Therefore, ...
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How to adjust overlays and base layers in OpenLayers?

I have a mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS dd STATUS ON IMAGETYPE png SHAPEPATH "/...
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Specifying rectangle symbol with height/length based on attributes values in mapfile?

I need to specify a rectangle symbol in a mapfile. The symbols should be of varying dimensions based on height/width values stored in a table's attributes. Is it possible to do something as with the ...
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Cannot publish mxd file using ArcGIS publisher

I am having trouble publishing a map file using ArcGIS publisher. This mxd is intended for use by ArcReader but I keep getting a "file access error message asking me to check that the file permissions ...
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Why is MapServer returning a blank image?

I am trying to load a layer from a postgis database, MapServer does not return anything. I think I have narrowed the problem down to the fact that the SQL query MapServer is running is returning ...
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Automatic indentation for MAP files in VIM

Following Notepad++ syntax highlighting support for .mapfiles?, does anyone know a way to automatic indent MAP files? I use VIM but so far I haven't found a way to do this on MAP files. I have found ...
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Single WMS from single mapfile with several rasters in MapServer

I have several rasters in a single mapfile, I put them as layers like here: LAYER NAME "Layer 1" GROUP "All Layers" TYPE RASTER STATUS ON ...
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How to set a label's buffer color in a mapfile?

I would like to set a white buffer around labels in a mapfile (Mapserver version 6.2.1). In the official documentation, I can't find a specific parameter for this... I have tried the SHADOWCOLOR and ...
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Notepad++ syntax highlighting for *.map [closed]

I can't find how to customize syntax highlighting for mapfile (*.map files) in Notepad++. I actually have add this syntax file recommended in this post. BUT the syntax highlighting is not good, ...
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Can QGIS 2.6.1 export to mapserver?

I would know if there's a way to export qgis data to mapserver (Mapfile). In previous version of Qgis there was a plugin called "Export to Mapserver", now I can't find anything...
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escape quote in mapfile layer

I'm using mapserver 6 with mysql 5.5. It work like a charme, almost... The layer part of my mapfile is LAYER NAME "monsatR_mySQL" TYPE POINT STATUS ON CONNECTIONTYPE OGR ...
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MapServer map file shows Raster image as white

I'm using PAN image for raster publishing but the output in browser shows a full white image? Please give me the solution? My map file is ass follows: MAP NAME "terra" # Map image size SIZE 600 600 ...
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Ways of editing Postgis tables from remote desktops (WFS?)

I've got like 500 postgis tables and i would like to serve then as WMS and especially as WFS to be able to edit that info. To do so i read that the easiest way is Mapserver + TinyOWS. Mapserver works ...
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Mapfile generation from QGIS project

I am looking for a way to transform a QGIS project (.qgs) to a MapServer Mapfile (.map). I am using Quantum GIS 2.6 and MapServer 6. The layers are postgis tables. I would need something like this ...
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How to show a map with queries from a map file connected to postgres in browser using javascript?

So, the problem is how to show a map in browser using JavaScript. I have a map file with 2 layers in it: "peta" is a shp data from PostGIS and "korban" is a numeric data from PostgreSQL, and then I ...
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MapServer not displaying data from other network locations?

I have installed MapServer and try to access raster file(.img) from other Network locations (NAS), which is displaying map background color for the mapcanvas. I have also tried to load the same ...
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Blank map in result page using MapServer

I am using MapServer to retrieve the data into my map but I get only a blank page instead of data on the map. I am using the below query to fetch the data from a PostgreSQL: DATA "the_geom from aoi ...
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Disable black background color of a satellite image in mapserver mapfile?

I'm publishing rasters using Mapserver. How to disable background color of a satellite image in map files or How to set “Display Background value ”0“?
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Multiple classitems in a mapfile

I would like to get a symbology using several columns. I have read that it was not possible to set up several fields within the CLASSITEM option in the mapfile. I have tried to do this in a different ...
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How can I add labels to charts in Mapserver?

I have created a mapfile with a piechart and I want to add labels to the various pieces of the pie. The layer in the mapfile is defined as follows: LAYER DATA "Test" NAME "Test" METADATA ...
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Cause of ImportError: No module named mapscript in QGIS mapserver export?

I'm trying to expor project to mapfile in new QGIS Chugiak but a get this error below, someone have the same error? How can I fix this?thnks. An error has occured while executing Python code: ...