MapServer 5.0 WMS, requiring styles...

John Cole john.cole at UAI.COM
Tue Oct 16 11:05:25 EDT 2007

Is there a way to get a MS4 wms layer to send the empty STYLES parameter?  I
didn't see a tag to do this in the documentation.

It would be very nice for MS4 to be able to use MS5 WMS servers :-)



Steve Lime wrote:
> I got it working, same way as you did,  but I wouldn't expect a casual
> user to figure that out...
> Steve 
>>>> On 10/12/2007 at 1:46 AM, in message
> <d2b988930710112346t4b037d24n53a824e15fff7a40 at>, thomas
> bonfort
> <thomas.bonfort at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> I don't know if you got it working or not, but here's how I did:
>> - in the refresh tab of the GE layer, I enter '
>> http://localhost/~tom/cgi-bin/mapserv?STYLES=&map=/gro/jsigmaps/'
>> in
>> the wms window
>> - once i've selected the layers i want, i then tweak the url of the ge
>> layer
>> and switch format=image/png to format=myaggoutputformat , as the
>> upscaling
>> by GE of the gd rendered image is rather ugly
>> tb
>> On 10/11/07, Steve Lime <Steve.Lime at> wrote:
>>> Hi all: Is anyone else running into problems with clients and requiring
>>> the styles parameter? I'm putzing with Google Earth
>>> which doesn't seem to send that parameter which makes using 5.0-based
>>> WMS
>>> servers a bit useless. Or am I missing something
>>> with?
>>> Steve

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