[ka-Map-users] kamap and MySQL / starting kamap with different maps

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Sun Mar 8 16:57:28 EST 2009

Hi Regine,

Regine Weber wrote:
> ...
> 1. Is it possible to create a link between an mapfile-layer and an
> MySQL-Database. I'd like to get it reacting as an mouseclick event in kamap
> for more information opening a window with this information from the
> database. Do you have any idea how this could work? 
it is possible.
I did it for some clients.
you need to alter the map_query_float.php file and create a page tha 
dynamically get infos from MySQL.
you naturally need to create a link between your shp and your DB.
Think about doing a definitive solution using Postgresql/postgis.

> 2. Is it possible to get kamap starting with different maps. I considered
> something like an variable that is transferred with the URL and tells kamap
> with which map it should start instead of getting this out of the config.php
>  Does anybody already realised this idea or can give me a hint / keyword
> what to do?
it's already supported, if I've undestood what you mean.
is this link what you are looking for?


> Thanks very much for your help!
> Regine
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