[GeoNode-users] problem with sld

Ivan Marchesini ivan.marchesini at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 06:13:32 PST 2017

Thank you Ariel

It is useful to know that some others have found the same problem and 
thank you for the workaround

In case I do not find another solution I will try to write a python code 
to do this..

thank you


On 24/11/2017 19:31, Ariel Neri wrote:
> Hi, I had to adapt many complicated, hundred of clases simbology sld 
> made in qgis to be used in Geoserver some time ago.  I tried some 
> programs with no luck, so finally I changed a few things in the QGis 
> sld file to make it work in Geoserver.
> Basically it´s just 3 steps, using the "search and replace" tool:
> 1-  i replaced the first line with one from an existing geoserver sld:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><sld:StyledLayerDescriptor 
> xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/sld" 
> xmlns:sld="http://www.opengis.net/sld" 
> xmlns:ogc="http://www.opengis.net/ogc" 
> xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml" version="1.0.0">
> 2- Also copy the first lines raplacing the "****" with your own
> <sld:NamedLayer>
>               <sld:Name>******</sld:Name>
>                <sld:UserStyle>
>  <sld:Name>*****</sld:Name>
>              <sld:Title>******</sld:Title>
>              <sld:Abstract>******</sld:Abstract>
>  <sld:FeatureTypeStyle>
> <sld:Name>name</sld:Name>
> and do the same with the closings
> </sld:FeatureTypeStyle>
> </sld:UserStyle>
> </sld:NamedLayer>
> </sld:StyledLayerDescriptor>
> 3- Use the search and replace tool: replace “<se:”  and“</se:” 
> with“<sld: (…)”  and“</sld: (…)” respectivly. And replace 
>  “SvgParameter” with “CssParameter”
> Sorry if i don´t use correct vocabulary, i´m not so much into coding, 
> neather into english language.
> A co-worker made a script to do the steps before automatically with 
> RStudio and made it even simpler for me.
> This was a good enough work-around for me and solved my problem. 
> Probably now there´s a better way (i hope so). I share anyway in case 
> it helps you.
> 2017-11-24 14:43 GMT-03:00 Ivan Marchesini <ivan.marchesini at gmail.com 
> <mailto:ivan.marchesini at gmail.com>>:
>     Dear geonode users and developer
>     I apologize if this is a well known problem but browsing on
>     Internet (including the mailing list) I wasn't able to find a good
>     solution
>     I have recently installed geonode2.6 (ubuntu, ppa) for a project
>     where multiple and not skilled users will be involved.
>     I have tried to do a couple of things:
>     1) I uploaded a shapefile (separate files) together with a sld
>     file exported from qgis. It happened to me that (i) the
>     corresponding sld file created in geoserver is very different from
>     the  original one (tipicaly the colors are lost)  and (ii) since
>     the <Title> tag is not present geonode is only able to show me a
>     style called "none"
>     2) I uploaded a shapefile (separate files) together with a sld
>     file exported from udig. It happened to me that (ii) since the
>     <Title> tag is not present geonode is only able to show me a style
>     called "none"
>     is there a way for creating a well formatted sld file for
>     geoserver/geonode using some desktop GIS or some other tools with
>     a GUI?
>     It is very important to me since I can't ask the other colleagues
>     to edit directly the xml files..  they will be too much scared by
>     that!!
>     thank you for your answers
>     Ivan
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