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Add a WMS layer via the Google Earth user interface
Add a WMS layer by editing a kml file
If you save the WMS layer you created via the GUI, you can save that to a separate
*.kml file. IF you save as a
*.kmz, that is simply a zipped
*.kml. You can now edit the
*.kml in an ASCII edit such as notepad, wordpad or textpad, to see what the syntax is for showing a WMS layer in Google Earth.
Once saved, you will see that kml uses a so-called
With the previous manual editing of kml files, you can add any WMS to your Google Earth. However, often you will not see nice WMS images, but a 'request in progress' arrow.
You can prevent this by switching of the automatic updating of WMS, and simply download the WMS image and refer to a local file, or use WMS as a means to refer to images as if they were static images on the web. You can do this by making sure