[OpenLayers-Users] Problems with large datasets, WFS, alternatives.

Alessandro Ferrucci alessandroferrucci at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 17:14:02 EST 2011

if I understand your problem you need to "highlight" selected features but
not using WFS, instead using WMS?

If that is the case

This example should do what you are looking for:


Alessandro Ferrucci

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Phil Scadden <p.scadden at gns.cri.nz> wrote:

>  >In OpenLayers, you have to set propertyNames in the protocol options
> to get this. This is an array of the >names of the fields you want to
> have included in the response.
> EXCELLENT! this is the first part of the puzzle. I can use this to get
> rid of geometry and other unwanted guff.
> Now to figure out a "select" layer in WMS...
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