[mapserver-users] attach text to displayed features that
are comingfrom postgis
Steve.Lime at dnr.state.mn.us
Mon Aug 18 14:30:50 EDT 2008
Check out the LABELITEM property for a layer. You'll also need to define a LABEL for your class.
>>> On 8/18/2008 at 11:17 AM, in message
<fa2ac0580808180917h484b2524h58141eb88f6480a8 at mail.gmail.com>, "John Mitchell"
<mitchelljj98 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to be able to attach text to displayed features that are coming
> from postgis. Currently I am just displaying points (layer displayed below)
> as an ellipse from postgis, but I would like to have text on top of each
> ellipse based on the contents of a field uniquely associated to each point.
> # name of layer
> NAME "gv:tasmania_cities"
> GROUP "Collaboration"
> # what type of data is this?
> TYPE POINT
> # always returned with interface
> STATUS ON
> TRANSPARENCY 100
> CONNECTIONTYPE postgis
> CONNECTION "user=postgres dbname=gvdb host=localhost port=5432
> DATA "the_geom from tasmania_cities"
> symbol "dot"
> SIZE 8
> COLOR 0 0 0
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