Passing a variable in mapserver
perrygeo at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 27 16:51:54 EST 2006
You can attach arbitrary variables to the URL that requests the image:
Then in your mapfile you can set the FILTER item for your postgis
layer and reference that variable:
FILTER "mycolumn = %myvar%"
This variable substition method only works on certain mapfile items
such as FILTER and DATA but that should be sufficient to do a postgis
and here's the official docs
On 1/27/06, ruben rincon (sent by Nabble.com) <lists at nabble.com> wrote:
> Hello... everybody
> I'm about to finish my final project but I've found myself with a problem I
> haven't been able to handle.
> I need to pass a variable to the map file in order to make a query using
> postgis but I've no idea how to do it.
> There's no information about it but I know it's possible. I just want to
> know how to declare the variable in the map file and the html file.
> So if you know how to do it or have a clue write me to this mail
> rdrincon at unicauca.edu.co
> rubenrincon27 at hotmail.com
> Thank you
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