- Graphical CSW metadata browser.
g.gui.cswbrowser [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]
- Print usage summary
- Verbose module output
- Quiet module output
- Force launching GUI dialog
supports searching and browsing metadata catalogs based on
Catalogue Service (CSW)
The module allows to setting up connection to csw by uri and search metadata using advanced filter.
For dependencies and installation instructions see the dedicated
After start g.gui.cswbrowser the connection manager is initialized by default connection file which
includes some well
known catalogs. Connection manager allows to add, to delete and to load connection from xml file.
Searching and browsing panel allows to setup request with using custom filter.
The filter can be defined by limitation of area by bounding box which can be set by GRASS region or
- Bounding box
Bounding box defined spatial extent for limitation of area. Button "Map extends" allows to set
up values from current GRASS region.
This filter allows to use basic or advance keyword filtering. In the simple case user can define
single keywords or multiple keywords with button "+". Logic operator between keywords is AND(&&).
Second, advanced is based on OGC list of expressions which means that can be set filtr with logic
relations between keywords or sets of keywords. Dialog for settings kewords text string is under
"Advanced" checkbox. Syntax of constraints is based on python list syntax. Each keywords must be
- OR condition
a || b || c
- AND condition
a && b && c
(a && b) || c || d || e
[["a","b"],["c"],["d"],["e"]] or [["a","b"],"c","d","e"]
In case of successful request, user can browse through results and show request and response in xml format.
contains uri of WMS, WFS or WMS, module allows to add them directly with using upper toolbar.
See also related wiki page.
Matej Krejci, OSGeoREL
at the Czech Technical University in Prague, developed
Summer of Code 2015
(mentors: Martin Landa)
g.gui.cswbrowser source code
Latest change: Monday Jan 30 19:52:26 2023 in commit: cac8d9d848299297977d1315b7e90cc3f7698730
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