[mapserver-users] Mapserver as WMS client, legend pass-through . . .

2012-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I have this MAPFILE which works fine for a Map image, but how do I get a WMS legend from the upstream WMS service? Do I need to set up a LAYER (like) definition inside of a LEGEND block for a mode=legend to work downstream. Right now I get a blank image. I don't see any information on

Re: [mapserver-users] Mapserver as WMS client, legend pass-through . . .

2012-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
embedded in the WMS image (use STATUS EMBED in the LEGEND object). Won't be useful if you want the WMS in a tiled fashion, though... Barend On 12-06-12 17:44, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) bob.basq...@ci.stpaul.mn.us wrote: you, I figured that out from the WMS request, but how to implement that via

Re: [mapserver-users] Mapserver as WMS client, legend pass-through . . .

2012-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
the legend embedded in the WMS image (use STATUS EMBED in the LEGEND object). Won't be useful if you want the WMS in a tiled fashion, though... Barend On 12-06-12 17:44, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) bob.basq...@ci.stpaul.mn.us wrote: you, I figured that out from the WMS request, but how to implement

[mapserver-users] Anaimated images as map sources

2012-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Can Mapserver slice and dice an Animated (GIF or PN or ??) map source image and return a resulting animated image? I found a refernce to it NOT owrking for a WMS to WMS call where the upstream WMS service would produce a Animated GIF, but the downstream Mapserver WMS client would only

Re: [mapserver-users] Anaimated images as map sources

2012-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
out if that can be configured through MapServer. I guess it wouldn’t surprise me if GDAL considered individual frames as bands. Maybe that’s the way to think about. Steve *From:*Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) *Sent:* Tuesday, June 12, 2012 4:18 PM *To:* Lime, Steve D (DNR) *Subject:* RE: Anaimated

Re: [mapserver-users] Mapserver as WMS client, legend pass-through . . .

2012-06-20 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
] On Behalf Of Daniel Morissette Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:36 AM To: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Mapserver as WMS client, legend pass-through . . . On 12-06-13 10:22 AM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: Barend, The Legend Chip is my name for a legend image

Re: [mapserver-users] undesired pattern with getLegendGraphic

2012-06-29 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Try commenting out the FILLED TRUE line in the SYMBOL definition. bobb From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of steve.tout...@inspq.qc.ca Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 9:55 AM To: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject:

Re: [mapserver-users] MODE=legendicon GROUP Layers

2012-09-07 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I've gotten around this in the past by using dummy layers specifically for Legend Creation. You have complete control over the legend this way and can mix and match data sources however is required without needing to actually map the data out. It is more work overall, but if your

Re: [mapserver-users] Saving an image from a query

2012-10-30 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
I went and looked at the stackexchange thread. . . . A thought . . . In your map file, in the WEB block, try adding a line like this: QUERYFORMAT image/png Bobb -Original Message- From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver- users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On

[mapserver-users] Map inset, anyone tried this?

2012-12-13 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Wild thought here . . . I'm wondering about how to approach the need to add a map inset to a MapServer call. I know I can make separate calls and stack some maps on top of each other, but I'm wondering now about using a TRANSFORM of coordinates to put a Map Inset window into a Mapserver

Re: [mapserver-users] proportional circle legend

2012-12-19 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Ok, I couldn't resist . . . http://gis.ci.stpaul.mn.us/datasets/DB/SAINT_PAUL/PUBLIC_WORKS/AVL/DEV/spec_sym_test_public.map?mapext=509450%20119950%20630550%20190050mapsize=1211%20701mode=legendsearchmap=true; ran into a problem with placing text on these. I tried all sorts of permutations of

[mapserver-users] I've been accused of not using things the way they were intended, but . . . can a getcapabilities request be run through the MapServer TEMPLATE for output?

2013-01-28 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, So, I was thinking about adding support for Raster pulling from AutoCAD work sessions directly. We've had this capability in place for a number of years using MapServer calls to each layer individually. I'm researching the idea of rebuilding the importing routines but with the added

Re: [mapserver-users] I've been accused of not using things the way they were intended, but . . . can a getcapabilities request be run through the MapServer TEMPLATE for output?

2013-01-28 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
28, 2013 11:20 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] I've been accused of not using things the way they were intended, but . . . can a getcapabilities request be run through the MapServer TEMPLATE for output? Bob, I'm not sure I

Re: [mapserver-users] I've been accused of not using things the way they were intended, but . . . can a getcapabilities request be run through the MapServer TEMPLATE for output?

2013-01-29 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
:29 PM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: Brent, Pretty much as you describe . . . I want a list of layers but in my own form (Not OGC), specifically, I've used a TEMPLATE in the past to output LISP code that I can run in AutoCAD as an executable, sort of a poor man's importer

Re: [mapserver-users] Photo Viewer

2013-02-14 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Eric, Interesting idea. I remember a thread a few years back about something similar being asked. As far as the geo-referencing part, you can simply use the size of the image as your reference coordinate system for each image. Mapserver is more generally suit towards combining different

Re: [mapserver-users] Photo Viewer

2013-02-14 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Steve, Do you have a sample Mapfile chunk around for this? I can try a test later today . . . Bobb From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 10:54 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); Weisbender, Eric; mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: Photo Viewer I would think

Re: [mapserver-users] Photo Viewer

2013-02-14 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
TYPE RASTER TRANSFORM FALSE STATUS DEFAULT UNITS PIXELS END END WORLD FILE: 1. 0. 0. 1. 0.5 0.5 bobb From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 10:53 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul

Re: [mapserver-users] MapServer .map file security question

2013-02-19 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
We do some stuff with Apache re-write rules for specially named files. Only certain naming conventions can be seen on the outside. This leaves the permissions aspects up the data owners to administer. Bobb -Original Message- From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org

[mapserver-users] zoomable slider (looking) map from Mapserver

2013-04-09 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Ok, granted weird title for a posting. I have a little reporting project that I'm thinking about related to GPS tracking. Bouncing the idea off of folks here in the hopes that someone may have tried this somewhere else or maybe has a better way. I need to generate a slider control for

Re: [mapserver-users] zoomable slider (looking) map from Mapserver

2013-04-09 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
] Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 10:53 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] zoomable slider (looking) map from Mapserver Bob, I'm not sure I've successfully visualized your solution, but I do appreciate your problem. While the web

Re: [mapserver-users] Slides for MapServer Project Report @foss4gna

2013-06-07 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Daniel, I didn't get to go to many of the presentations at FOSS4G-NA, so this was good for me to get to look through. We're in the middle of redesigning some Mapping infrastructure here, and the SVG and ScribeUI stuff looks very interesting. I wonder, is there some option in the ScribeUI

Re: [mapserver-users] Slides for MapServer Project Report @foss4gna

2013-06-07 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
for MapServer Project Report @foss4gna On 13-06-07 2:08 PM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: We're in the middle of redesigning some Mapping infrastructure here, and the SVG and ScribeUI stuff looks very interesting. I wonder, is there some option in the ScribeUI side for putting certain MapFile

[mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER examples??

2013-06-11 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Hello, I've been reading up a bit on 6.2.? and was wondering if anyone had a sample of the LABEL/LEADER line mapfile that I could start experimenting from. I want to do something like a billboard label with a leader line to some POINT locations. I tried some real quick tests based on the

Re: [mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER examples??

2013-06-11 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
with and existing label that requires moving the label to place it on the image. -Steve W On 6/11/2013 2:14 PM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: All, Hello, I've been reading up a bit on 6.2.? and was wondering if anyone had a sample of the LABEL/LEADER line mapfile that I could start

Re: [mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER examples??

2013-06-11 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
. -Steve W On 6/11/2013 2:14 PM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: All, Hello, I've been reading up a bit on 6.2.? and was wondering if anyone had a sample of the LABEL/LEADER line mapfile that I could start experimenting from. I want to do something like a billboard label with a leader line

Re: [mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER examples??

2013-06-11 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
be attempted if there is a collision with and existing label that requires moving the label to place it on the image. -Steve W On 6/11/2013 2:14 PM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: All, Hello, I've been reading up a bit on 6.2.? and was wondering if anyone had a sample of the LABEL/LEADER line

Re: [mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER examples??

2013-06-11 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER examples?? There is no limit on layer types. However a leader line/offseted label is rejected if the line intersects a label-cached feature. -- tb On 11 June 2013 20:39, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul

Re: [mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER examples??

2013-06-11 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Tb, OK, good to know. I’ll see what I can come up with as far as making something work then. Bobb From: thomas bonfort [mailto:thomas.bonf...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 2:42 PM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] LABEL

[mapserver-users] Services abstraction, what's the status of this?

2013-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, So, I'm setting up a new install of GeoMoose (among other things, read on) and wondering about where the services abstraction ideas are currently at? While I know PHP is popular, I much prefer PERL for the services side of things. I would like to use PERL in place of PHP for example. I

Re: [mapserver-users] Services abstraction, what's the status of this?

2013-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Oops, wrong list. Can I blame in on Outlook?? Sorry all. Bobb ___ mapserver-users mailing list mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/mapserver-users

[mapserver-users] LABEL/LEADER experiences and questions.

2013-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All (and Tb), Ok, I got the Leaders to work. But now have a few other questions/comments . . . mostly related to label/leader/feature stacking order and how to control it. I know that most of the examples are against polygons and my questions are related to Points (and probably some line

Re: [mapserver-users] RFC 74 DBINCLUDE

2013-06-12 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Robert, I've commented on this one in the past here in the list. My thought was to add in the capability of passing a URL through the INCLUDE, the URL(could be limited to the same domain, but wouldn't need to be) would simply hand back a Mapfile fragment. An example would be something like:

Re: [mapserver-users] roads shields, and street name labels

2013-06-18 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Mark, We haven't gone down this road yet ourselves, but I would suggest taking a look at SVG symbols for this type of work. We're just getting ready to convert our Mapfiles to use the newer versions of MapServer and the SVG symbols are a looking like a good all around solution moving forward.

Re: [mapserver-users] comments on RFCs

2013-06-28 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
The list would be fine. Bobb -Original Message- From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Mark Volz Sent: Friday, June 28, 2013 4:24 PM To: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: [mapserver-users] comments on RFCs

[mapserver-users] Wraping of text (and columns) ???

2013-07-22 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Does anyone know what will happen if a wrapped text string reaches the bottom of a mapview, if it's anchored to the top left of the mapview? Will it for example start a new column to the right of the previous column, or can it be made to do so. Or is there possible a FIT parameter to

Re: [mapserver-users] drawing multiple layers from postgis

2013-08-09 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Thomas, Oh man!! That's a subtle piece of info, any reason the END can't be left in there as a default somehow or at least ignored inside of the STYLE block, I can see this coming back to bite folks over time with the two different formats for SYMBOL/(and sometime END) combos. Bobb

Re: [mapserver-users] class expression question

2013-09-05 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Bob, I do it this way (you'll need to figure out your specific REGEX though, I have a column (F_CLASS) for classifying the HIGHWAY labels in the data) ## ## Symbols (Shields, etc) ## LAYER METADATA ows_title road_sym

Re: [mapserver-users] Pseudo-3D buildings

2013-09-25 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Hmmm, can the OFFSET values be database driven to fake heights of buildings? Talking to myself here, I could even make a building shadow too with another STYLE . . . . Actually, I guess a better question is, can any value anywhere in the MAPFILE be data driven, or is OFFSET not capable?

Re: [mapserver-users] Any thoughts on combining 3 regional maps into one?

2013-10-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Steve, What about restructuring the three top level mapfiles, just a little bit, so that they can be used as INCLUDES in the NA mapfile. Just separate out the laver info for each mapfile into it's own file and pull it in as an include. You would still be able to maintain the three regions as

Re: [mapserver-users] 2 layers shown when 1 requested

2013-10-17 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Usually DEFAULT will return a layer by default, using a STATUS of OFF will wait for a specific REQUEST to ask for a particular layer. Bobb -Original Message- From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver- users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of martijnvdp

[mapserver-users] FW: WMS Server and Custom ESPG code

2013-11-01 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
From: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 4:55 PM To: 'Brian Fischer' Subject: RE: WMS Server and Custom ESPG code We ran into the same problem with Ramsey County Coordinates. Are you getting and error from your MapServer call or Mapserver as WMS Client Call or your WMS

Re: [mapserver-users] WMS Server and Custom ESPG code

2013-11-09 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Well, in order to rule out the reading of the proj file you could put the whole projection block right into the Mapfile, similar to . . . PROJECTION proj=utm ellps=GRS80 datum=NAD83 zone=15 units=m north no_defs END Bobb From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org

[mapserver-users] Transparent (OPACITY) color(S)

2013-12-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Last week I was trying to set a color to transparent in a mapfile, but it wasn't working the way I expected. I have a polygon layer, on top of an Aerial Photo base, let's call it a lake, with a single poly in it. I have another polygon layer with what we'll call Islands, I want to color

Re: [mapserver-users] Transparent (OPACITY) color(S)

2013-12-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
combine the data, but they are from different sources and I would need to update things regularly, trying to automate it all. Thanks Bobb From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Monday, December 02, 2013 11:22 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: Transparent

Re: [mapserver-users] cannot change coordinate system when using MapCache to serve to ArcGIS clients

2013-12-30 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Are you using a recognized EPSG (or other validated) code for defining the County coordinates? Or maybe a custom EPSG?? Bobb -Original Message- From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Mark Volz Sent: Monday,

Re: [mapserver-users] Clickable label

2014-01-10 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Steve, I've been thinking on this thread since it started, I wonder, could you use a imagemap template from Mapserver, but populate it with the Label bounding polygons? bobb From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org

[mapserver-users] scaling symbols along a line

2014-02-05 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Is there a way to scale symbols along a line somehow? I want to make a symbol decrease in size at a regular interval along a line. The idea is show direction of travel with an increasing symbol size as the last location. I know I can do this with a AJAX call and dressing it in the

[mapserver-users] Upgrading to 6.4.x

2014-02-25 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Has anyone experienced a problem with MapServer not drawing short segments correct in the newer versions? I have a V5.4 that is outputting segmented lines (continuous but separate line segments) just fine. But the V6.4 version is not drawing small (visually) line segments, and leaving

Re: [mapserver-users] Upgrading to 6.4.x

2014-02-25 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: Upgrading to 6.4.x Can you post pics? From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.orgmailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Sent: Tuesday

Re: [mapserver-users] Upgrading to 6.4.x

2014-02-26 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
, 2014 5:14 PM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: Upgrading to 6.4.x Can you post pics? From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.orgmailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Basques, Bob (CI

Re: [mapserver-users] Upgrading to 6.4.x

2014-02-26 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
, 2014 10:06 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Upgrading to 6.4.x How are you drawing those lines? Using a circle symbol as was required in pre-5 version is not supported anymore. -- thomas On 25 February 2014 22:08, Basques, Bob

Re: [mapserver-users] Upgrading to 6.4.x

2014-02-26 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
...@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:06 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Upgrading to 6.4.x How are you drawing those lines? Using a circle symbol as was required in pre-5 version is not supported anymore. -- thomas

[mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, So, I've been reading up on nighttime colors for electronic display(s). I was wondering if anyone has any pointers on information about applying color temperature corrections to displays for nighttime viewing. I'm in need of providing this functionality to some night crew workers. My

Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Stephen Woodbridge Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 10:46 AM To: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps) On 3/3/2014 11:30 AM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: All, So, I've been reading up

Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
by location/time, (heck, you could even factor in weather conditions down the line . . .) bobb From: Norman Vine [mailto:n...@cape.com] Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 10:40 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control

Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
temperature control (night-time viewing of maps) On 3/3/2014 11:30 AM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: All, So, I've been reading up on nighttime colors for electronic display(s). I was wondering if anyone has any pointers on information about applying color temperature corrections to displays

Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Norman, I would imagine there is a similar blackout event for folks in airplanes (pilots) as well. Bobb From: Norman Vine [mailto:n...@cape.com] Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 11:10 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Color

Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
From: Fawcett, David (MNIT) Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 11:52 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps) Bob, Are you thinking of preserving night vision or pumping up the blue to keep

Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
...@swoodbridge.com] Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 11:45 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps) Bob, Checkout this page: http://williams.best.vwh.net/sunrise_sunset_algorithm.htm -Steve On 3/3/2014 11

Re: [mapserver-users] Color temperature control (night-time viewing of maps)

2014-03-05 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Stephan, Build from your pointer (already) by someone else: https://github.com/kybernetikos/SolarPosition -Original Message- From: Stephen Woodbridge [mailto:wood...@swoodbridge.com] Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 11:45 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org

[mapserver-users] labelpoly buffer, how to increase??

2014-04-23 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Is there a way to increase the buffer distance for a lablepoly (as in GEOTRANSFORM labelpoly) to more than one pixel? Is this a compile thing? I'm trying to make a billboard style leader/label. It's looking pretty good now, but more space around the edges of the text would be better.

[mapserver-users] MapServer Errors in APACHE logs.

2014-04-29 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Has anyone done any work with capturing MapServer errors in APACHE? Specifically I want to be able to tell the difference between a MapServer mis-config (textual error page) and a successful image response. The idea is to somehow log those textual message responses in an automated way

Re: [mapserver-users] MapServer Errors in APACHE logs.

2014-04-29 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
something like this tracking might add onto the request process. Thanks Bobb -Original Message- From: Andy Colson [mailto:a...@squeakycode.net] Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:15 PM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] MapServer

Re: [mapserver-users] Update MapServer in demo.mapserver.org?

2014-05-14 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Hmm, This is an interesting problem. We had a similar problem to this a few years back where we needed to run some legacy programs against an older version of mapserver while still being able to upgrade the majority of systems to a newer version. What we ended up implementing is some Apache

[mapserver-users] FOSS4G2014 Express (train ride)

2014-05-30 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Just a heads up on the hatching of a plan by myself (and a couple of others). See this posting: https://2014.foss4g.org/all-aboard-the-foss4g2014-express/ Please forward to whomever you think might be interested. I felt comfortable enough posting to these three lists, but maybe you can

Re: [mapserver-users] FOSS4G2014 Express (train ride)

2014-05-30 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] FOSS4G2014 Express (train ride) Nice ride! Too bad the train station is a bit far for us. :-) On 14-05-30 10:58 AM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: All, Just a heads up on the hatching of a plan by myself (and a couple of others). See

Re: [mapserver-users] Σχετ: Σχετ: Σχετ: Mapserver can't read mapfile

2014-06-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
The Extent uses is based on the source data coordinates,, unless you also provide a reprojection block in your mapfile/maplayers. Bobb From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Stefanos Anastasiou Sent: Monday, June 02, 2014

[mapserver-users] What is the default coordinate system used in MapServer (if no projection is defined)?

2014-06-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, So I was trying to just display some data without a coordinate system assigned. And I ended up eventually getting a LAT/LON (out of range) error. Once I set the projection in the MAP block to something resembling a XY projection, all was well. I suspect that LAT/LON is the default? Is

Re: [mapserver-users] What is the default coordinate system used in MapServer (if no projection is defined)?

2014-06-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
and it all works fine. Must be the two 80s without one being a negative as you described. And yes I was using a CGI. From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Monday, June 02, 2014 5:50 PM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [mapserver-users

[mapserver-users] Is there a max SIZE value for a LABEL block??

2014-06-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I think I've run into this in the past, but . . . Is there a limit on the SIZE value in LABEL block? I seem to be hitting a wall at anything over 250 bobb ___ mapserver-users mailing list mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org

Re: [mapserver-users] Data Query Issue

2014-06-06 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Eric, Add a PROJECTION/END block inside of Each layer (based on the raw data projection for each layer) and another at the map level for the projection you want to use for queries. Mapserver will just transform the locations for you on the fly when you make a query. Bobb From:

Re: [mapserver-users] htdocs settings and mapfile status

2014-06-24 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
On 6/24/14 9:24 AM, Stefanos Anastasiou wrote: Hi list. I have two questions that are confusing me a little bit. First of all I am keeping all my HTML template files /usr/local/apache2/htdocs. This folder has read-only permission settings by default so every time I want to edit/create a

[mapserver-users] PDF output and file naming (.pdf)

2014-06-25 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I got the PDF output to work, but the outputted file ends up being output as some_name.map. I'm using CGI (streaming result?) with map.imagetype=pdf, the result is indeed a PDF, but with a .map file name. I tried setting EXTENTION pdf and MIMETYPE application/x-pdf inside of

Re: [mapserver-users] PDF output and file naming (.pdf)

2014-06-25 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 9:16 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.orgmailto:mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] PDF output and file naming (.pdf) This is what I use (with some notes): # PDF # Required to change MIMETYPE

Re: [mapserver-users] Σχετ: htdocs settings and mapfile status

2014-06-25 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Stefanos Anastasiou Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:04 PM To: Stefanos Anastasiou; mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: [mapserver-users] Σχετ: htdocs settings and mapfile status

Re: [mapserver-users] Clickable label

2014-09-09 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
boxes, via the imagemap generation. bobb From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Monday, January 20, 2014 9:43 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); wiltomap; mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [mapserver-users] Clickable label That or a UTFGrid. I don't believe

Re: [mapserver-users] Mapserver CGI URL parameter parsing with plus character escaped as %2b

2014-10-01 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I ran into something similar recently, You should be able to leave the space in the URL or if you prefer you can encode as a space (instead of a + sign) and Mapserver should accept that (or at least I would expect it to . . . :c). the encoding/decoding should be handled by the

Re: [mapserver-users] Conditional SQL fragment via CGI . .

2014-10-01 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Oh, geez, just found my own answer . . . http://mapserver.org/cgi/runsub.html#default-values-if-not-provided-in-the-url dopey me . . . bobb From: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 4:44 PM To: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Conditional SQL fragment via CGI

[mapserver-users] Conditional SQL fragment via CGI . .

2014-10-01 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
I know, probably not possible, but, I want to change a fragment of a SQL request inside of a DATA block via MapServer CGI, using some conditions, namely if a null value is passed in, I want to ignore that null value. Is there any way of setting a default CGI value inside of the mapfile so if

[mapserver-users] have the docs for STYLE COLORRANGE been added yet?

2014-10-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I can't seem to find them . . . Thanks Bobb ___ mapserver-users mailing list mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/mapserver-users

Re: [mapserver-users] Mapserver wms request throws error when trying to load SLD file

2014-10-21 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
It doesn't look like MapServer can find your SLD, does that Link work from a browser directly? Bobb -Original Message- From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Bill Hudspeth Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:30 AM

[mapserver-users] Color-ramps for features?

2014-10-23 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Can color ramp/ranges be used to style features, based on attribute value? Thanks ___ mapserver-users mailing list mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/mapserver-users

Re: [mapserver-users] Color-ramps for features?

2014-10-24 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
outline as well. . .) I was using to begin with though . . . Bobb From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Friday, October 24, 2014 11:39 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: Color-ramps for features? They can be used to set colors based on an attribute value. What

[mapserver-users] An interesting SQL linestring building problem from postgres.

2014-12-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I have a bunch of individual LINE segments in Postgres and want to display them via MapServer like so: First: * Get a chunk of them based on a set of IDs (a set of three for example) and a begin/end timestamp (got this figured out already) * Take the result and

Re: [mapserver-users] An interesting SQL linestring building problem from postgres.

2014-12-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
by acqtime From: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 10:06 PM To: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [mapserver-users] An interesting SQL linestring building problem from postgres. All, Made some progress: select row_number

Re: [mapserver-users] An interesting SQL linestring building problem from postgres.

2014-12-03 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
which shows multiple items inside the OVER clause. I hope this helps point you in the right direction. If I can find a second, I'll look at your problem a little harder. Worth Lutz -- On 12/02/2014 02:56 PM, Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) wrote: All, I have a bunch of individual

[mapserver-users] BUG (??) in CGI variable substitution. COLOR change occurs up too high in the hierarchy of Mapfile

2014-12-13 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Using this CGI fragment: . . .?map_layer[Points].class[0].LABEL[0].STYLE[0]=color+0+255+0 . . . and I'm trying to set the color in this mapfile fragment inside of the STYLE (inside of the LABEL bloc): NAME GPS History TEXT [seq]

[mapserver-users] Postgres SQL oddity . . .

2014-12-15 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
I'm trying to display a set of GPS points from a layer in Postrgres . . . Getting this error however: ServiceExceptionReport version=1.3.0 xsi:schemaLocation=http://www.opengis.net/ogc http://schemas.opengis.net/wms/1.3.0/exceptions_1_3_0.xsd;ServiceException msDrawMap(): Image handling error.

Re: [mapserver-users] Postgres SQL oddity . . .

2014-12-15 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
...@mmmtike.fi] Sent: Monday, December 15, 2014 4:01 PM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-us...@osgeo.org Subject: Re: Postgres SQL oddity . . . Hi, If vname is unique in your table, why do you need to do select distinct on it? I would make a blind guess with an alias name select distinct

Re: [mapserver-users] Postgres SQL oddity . . .

2014-12-15 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Bobb From: mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Sent: Monday, December 15, 2014 3:48 PM To: mapserver-us...@osgeo.org Subject: [mapserver-users] Postgres SQL oddity . . . I'm trying to display a set of GPS

Re: [mapserver-users] BUG (??) in CGI variable substitution. COLOR change occurs up too high in the hierarchy of Mapfile

2014-12-15 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
Will do. bobb From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Monday, December 15, 2014 4:09 PM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [mapserver-users] BUG (??) in CGI variable substitution. COLOR change occurs up too high in the hierarchy of Mapfile Looking

Re: [mapserver-users] BUG (??) in CGI variable substitution. COLOR change occurs up too high in the hierarchy of Mapfile

2014-12-15 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
New issue added. Bobb From: Lime, Steve D (MNIT) Sent: Monday, December 15, 2014 4:09 PM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Cc: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [mapserver-users] BUG (??) in CGI variable substitution. COLOR change occurs up too high in the hierarchy of Mapfile Looking

[mapserver-users] Map collaring techniques.

2014-12-19 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Anyone have any insights into using/modifying MapServer to label maps collar wise (along the edges)?? I'm interested in applying USNG collaring to maps in general as a grid overlay. I'm pretty sure I ca do this with PERL, but all the re-projection capabilities in MapServer make it much

Re: [mapserver-users] Map collaring techniques.

2014-12-19 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
able to pass in a image to MapServer would be the cool way. Bobb From: Brent Fraser [mailto:bfra...@geoanalytic.com] Sent: Friday, December 19, 2014 10:58 AM To: Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul); mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: Re: [mapserver-users] Map collaring techniques. Bob, In the past

[mapserver-users] Mapserver VIM syntax file (map.vim)

2014-12-31 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, RANGEITEM seems to be missing from the newest map.vim file . . . should it be?? Who should I tell/ask about this ? Thanks Bobb ___ mapserver-users mailing list mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org

[mapserver-users] ColorRange Legends.

2015-01-05 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Is there any progress on generating a legend icon for color ranges? I'm using colorrange to color in a GPS trail based on age. I would like to generate a legend icon for the coloring. A bit of a complication is that I'm doing a double transistion, one class for green -- orange, and

[mapserver-users] Converting Mapfile to OUTPUTFORMAT . . .

2015-02-26 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, I'm trying to convert an older mapfile to use the new OUTPUTFORMAT parameters, and not having much success in setting up a particular color to be displayed as transparent in the resulting PNG. Anyone have a Mapfile fragment as an example of using a particular color as the transparent

[mapserver-users] Background transparency vs feature (polygon) transparency.

2015-04-20 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, So I used to be able (MS6.1 and older?) to just define a color and then set transparency to ON, and that color would be transparent. It didn't matter if it was the background or a feature that was drawn in that color, it just turned transparent. I have a slightly different use case than

Re: [mapserver-users] Background transparency vs feature (polygon) transparency.

2015-04-21 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapserver-users-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul) Sent: Monday, April 20, 2015 4:10 PM To: mapserver-users@lists.osgeo.org Subject: [mapserver-users] Background transparency vs feature (polygon) transparency. All, So I used to be able (MS6.1

[mapserver-users] color range fade to transparent.

2015-06-02 Thread Basques, Bob (CI-StPaul)
All, Anyone know how to use a transparent color on one end of the coloring option? COLORRANGE 255 0 0 ??? ??? ??? ## red - transparent It there a RGB color to use for Transparency to fade to? I basically want to fade a line based on age to nothing. Thanks bobb

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