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=== Add a WMS Server ===
'''Add''' a WMS Server and click '''Connect'''.  
'''Add''' a WMS Server and click '''Connect'''.  

Revision as of 10:10, 13 August 2012

A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet. The images that are generated by a map server using data from a GIS database.

Hint.jpg WMS requires a georeferenced map. Choose Scale and Coordinate System from the Map menu to set the map scale and a coordinate system.

Choose WMS - Web Map Service from Background Map menu.


Add a WMS Server

Add a WMS Server and click Connect.

Choose Edit to edit the WMS server properties:

Choose a WMS Layer from the list and Add Selected Layer as WMS Layer (online) or Add Selected Layer as background maps (offline).


Close the dialog box. You can manage the view by choosing Manage from the Background Map menu.


One possibility to display the map: