[mapserver-users] Changing OUTPUTFORMAT via CGI URL
danlittle at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 2 21:37:47 EST 2010
It's probably easier to use WMS for something like this.
Define two outputformats and associate different mime types with them so you could have "image/png16" and "image/png256".
Then when you call "FORMAT=image/png256" or "FORMAT=image/png16" it would switch the quantize image.
----- Original Message ----
> From: "Lime, Steve D (DNR)" <Steve.Lime at state.mn.us>
> To: "ivan.mincik at gista.sk" <ivan.mincik at gista.sk>; "mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org" <mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org>
> Sent: Tue, March 2, 2010 11:25:07 AM
> Subject: RE: [mapserver-users] Changing OUTPUTFORMAT via CGI URL
> I'm pretty sure you can't do what you're trying to do. Best bet would be to
> create the necessary output formats ahead of time and switch between them with
> map.imagetype=PNGQ16 or map.imagetype=PNG256...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mapserver-users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org
> [mailto:mapserver-users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Ivan Mincik
> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2010 8:27 AM
> To: mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
> Subject: [mapserver-users] Changing OUTPUTFORMAT via CGI URL
> Dear Mapserver users,
> Is it possible to change OUTPUTFORMAT parameters via CGI URL ?
> I have this OUTPUTFORMAT definition:
> NAME "PNGQ"
> DRIVER "AGG/PNG"
> MIMETYPE "image/png"
> IMAGEMODE RGBA
> FORMATOPTION "QUANTIZE_FORCE=ON"
> FORMATOPTION "QUANTIZE_DITHER=OFF"
> FORMATOPTION "QUANTIZE_COLORS=256"
> FORMATOPTION "INTERLACE=OFF"
> EXTENSION "png"
> and I want to change FORMATOPTION "QUANTIZE_COLORS=256" to FORMATOPTION
> I have tried all possibilities like
> &map.outputformat[PNGQ]=FORMATOPTION+QUANTIZE_COLORS%3d256& and similar.
> Can anybody confirm that at least it should be working ?
> I am using Mapserver 5.2.2.
> Thanks a lot
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