[OpenLayers-Users] Re: How to test if a point is within WMS layer?
mc.prins at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 15:30:18 EST 2012
2012/1/26 maw269 <maw269 at gmail.com>:
> Thanks Greg,
> It sounds like using WFS is out of the question. The thing is I wouldn't
> know how to pass the point-in-polygon client query to the server and utilize
> the response. Can anyone show me how to do that?
you could use a spatial filter to let the WFS do the work
eg. Intersect with the point
essentially you would send the filter then, on returning from the WFS,
test the response for a geometry, if it has one, the point is within a
check out the examples for filter.
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