[Mapserver-users] selection hilite_ basic question

Richard Greenwood rich at greenwoodmap.com
Fri May 28 14:58:35 EDT 2004

andre shue wrote:

> Hi Steve and List,
> I am pretty new and unexperienced to the MS, it might be a stupid 
> quest... anyway, I got the demo running, changed some layers, but when 
> selecting a polygon via itemquery I am not sure. I can do an attribut 
> search and also get  results via template [area] [name]  yet no map. I 
> know I can get a map via querymap, but could not go any further on this.   
> I dont know how to build up an template with a map,  including the 
> selected polygon marked and in the centre of the map.... 
>  As the where any examples I would be happy.
> As you have any hints, please remember, I am a Geographer and low level 
> programmer.
> Thanks a lot.

Displaying a map is not much different than displaying the attribute 
data. But you must have a QUERYMAP definition. For example:
This goes in the map file, not in a layer definition. I usually just use 
the same template for all maps on a given site.

Richard Greenwood

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