Thanks for the instructions. I'm making progress, but still not there yet.
I add "Add New Layer" in lower left corner
then "Add Custom Source"
then I paste the URL in the "Auto Configure URL" box and hit "Go"
then in the "Custom Map Source" pop-up window I choose "NC 1M 4B 2016"
When I hit save it says "Server does not appear to support a compatible projection. Will try anyway, but this will probably not work". I say OK to that and try to continue.
Then I click Save on the "Custom Map Source" box.
All I can see is the grid boxes of where the imagery would be.
Yeah, the default CalTopo layer is really nice, but the USDA 2016 one has better contrast, sharper color in the area I'm looking at.
matt on 14 Oct, 2017 04:11 AM
The server is working for me now - it looks like it only provides coverage footprints, not the actual imagery. Open the first URL I pasted directly in a browser and it will show the layers as a hierarchical tree. All the parent folders include "coverage" in the name, which generally means that the layer only shows you the coverage footprint of the actual source data.
Hey, I'm trying with this map service (link below), but the 'GO' button doesn't appear to do anything. I'm guessing I have a projection problem, but if there is a way to display the layer, it gives great resolution for an area that is important for my work. Thanks!
Ben Lantow on 21 Aug, 2019 05:16 AM
I'm going to kick this over to one of our developers Matt. The short answer is that this isn't a WMS or WMTS server it's an image server which is why it's not auto configuring off the URL. That said there's still a way to get it to work, that doesn't seem to be right now.