I can't see my maps
chloejackson at TOTALISE.CO.UK
Tue Apr 12 02:12:15 EDT 2005
I've fixed the problem. I think I was having a bit of mental blindness having
spent too much time staring at the problem
On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 19:23 , Ed McNierney <ed at TOPOZONE.COM> sent:
>Please always reply to the entire list, not just to one person. The
>first person to answer might not have all the answers, and they might
>not have time to take on all your follow-up questions personally .
>As I said earlier, look at the generated HTML you're viewing. What is
>the URL in the tag where the map is supposed to be? Does it look
>like you expect? If not, change the IMAGEURL to fix it.
> - Ed
>President and Chief Mapmaker
>TopoZone.com / Maps a la carte, Inc.
>73 Princeton Street, Suite 305
>North Chelmsford, MA 01863
>Phone: +1 (978) 251-4242
>Fax: +1 (978) 251-1396
>ed at topozone.com
>From: ChloeJackson [chloejackson at totalise.co.uk]
>Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 6:18 PM
>To: Ed McNierney
>Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] I can't see my maps
>I get a grey screen which changes to a paler grey if I click in the map
>window. However, if I click in the map window, i get a message that 'c
>is not a registered protocol'. There is also a message saying 'This is
>the Map'. I seem to be happily creating .png files in each time I
>refresh the page, but still can't see the map.
>Can I just check with you what the IMAGEURL should point to? I have
>currently have it pointing to the workshop directory.
>Ed McNierney wrote:
>>>From your description, you are likely getting a "broken link" to the
>>image, rather than a blank image. Is that correct? It's an important
>>Look at the generated HTML source and check the URL of the map image.
>>The IMAGEURL string in your map file is used to generate this URL. If
>>the URL in the HTML output does not point to your generated map image,
>>modify the IMAGEURL (or configure your Web server's settings) so the
>>URL points to the image.
>> - Ed
>>President and Chief Mapmaker
>>TopoZone.com / Maps a la carte, Inc.
>>73 Princeton Street, Suite 305
>>North Chelmsford, MA 01863
>>Phone: +1 (978) 251-4242
>>Fax: +1 (978) 251-1396
>>ed at topozone.com
>>From: UMN MapServer Users List [MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU]
>>On Behalf Of CJ
>>Sent: Sunday, April 10, 2005 4:19 PM
>>To: MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU
>>Subject: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] I can't see my maps
>>Can anyone help me? I have Apache, PHP, MySQL setup on my local server
>>and have been trying to add in MapServer. I have installed and
>>configured all the elements and have been working with the Itasca demo
>>So far I can get the webpage working but there is no map in the map
>>The map is there and the Index.html points to its directory, so why
>>can't it find the map?
>>I'd appreciate any help with this. I'm a total newbie to MapServer,
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