WMS, GetFeatureInfo, querymap, GML

Bart van den Eijnden bartvde at XS4ALL.NL
Mon Aug 8 13:15:32 EDT 2005


with respect to only getting the coordinates, use the following in your  
METADATA section:

"gml_include_items" "all"

Querymap in WMS could be accomplished using an SLD WMS request to  
Mapserver, specifying a filter to determine which features will be  

Best regards,

On Mon, 08 Aug 2005 16:29:08 +0200, Sebastian Albrecht  
<albrecht at FIELAX.DE> wrote:

> Hello mapserver users and devs,
> is it possible to get a querymap image from a WMS-Server (Mapserver)
> in which the selected features are highlighted - just like a mapserver
> standalone application would do?
> In the mailinglist archives I found a thread (Till Adams, 2003-Nov-14,
> "WMS and Querymap") that said it would be possible, but using the
> GetFeatureInfo always returns a plain text or a GML to me, not an
> image.
> Concerning the GML I was wondering why no feature's attributes are
> included in the XML file but only coordinates. If I choose text/plain
> only attributes are returned but no feature coordinates.
> I would really like to use WMS or WFS for my application because I
> think it is a nice and scalable way merging geodata from different
> places of the world. But they are very restricted and never seem to
> have the functionality of a PHP/Mapscript solution according to things
> like querying, draw legends, projections, set expressions/filters
> dynamically. But please feel free to comment this.
> Best regards,
> Sebastian Albrecht

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