[Chameleon] Locate Widget

Dean Gadoury dgadoury at dmsolutions.ca
Tue Jul 20 08:08:33 EDT 2004

You might be able to find out more about how it works and get contact 
info here: 

Paul Spencer wrote:

> Ken, I don't know how the NTS MapSheet lookup service is implemented. 
> We just connect to the service, provide input in a certain format and 
> expect results back in another format.  I would expect that the naming 
> convention of mapsheets is sufficient for them to locate the mapsheet 
> geographically.  To Chameleon, it is immaterial how you implement the 
> service but very important that you clearly define how data is passed 
> to and from your service. Hope that helps,
> Paul
> Ken Sanderson wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I have a couple questions in regards to the locate widget, specifically
>> about what is happening at the service end.
>> I have a need to setup something similar as the NTS Mapsheet tool, only
>> using a different grid. How does the NTS lookup service work? Is it just
>> a database where each mapsheet has a listed extent that you grab from
>> the query response? I assume its not a WMS or WFS layer? Is it just a
>> math formula given that the NTS grid follows Lat/Longs?
>> Any general/specific information on this would be appreciated.
>> Thanks,
>> Ken Sanderson
>> Miistakis
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