Connecting to Web Services

Available services

Web Map Service (WMS)


Please consult the help documentation of the software your using to set up the WMS.

  • MapInfo: See the topic “Working with Data from a Web Service” in the help document
  • QGIS: Try this Spatial Thoughts tutorial.
  • ArcGIS. See the documentation for WMS.
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D or AutoCAD Map 3D (Note: connections to WMS services are not supported by standard AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT). See the documentation  to add a WMS.
  • 12D Model. See the documentation refer to WFS Server Setup (page 823, section 9 File I/O).