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I have seen example here how to use map.fitBounds on fusiontablelayer here and here , but I think it works with markers table only. Its impossible to parse the lat and long when the vertex coordinates are in the geometry column as in a kml polygon layer.

Is there a solution to use fitBounds or other function to zoom to the extent of a kml polygon fusion table layer?

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Accepted Answer is here:… answered by Geocodezip – Mapperz Feb 25 '13 at 20:57
I'd recommend moving this over to stackoverflow. – danagerous Feb 25 '13 at 21:53
@Mapperz: its not an answer to my question... kmllayer is not fusiontablelayer – DemarsM Feb 26 '13 at 15:37
You can Centre the fusiontablelayer -… – Mapperz Feb 26 '13 at 15:44
As I said, this method works only with markers fusiontablelayer. Not KML polygon loaded in fusiontablelayer... – DemarsM Feb 26 '13 at 15:49
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Yes. You are correct. Currently the functionality to zoom/fit bounds does not exist for polygon or line data from fusion tables. You will need to use the GVIZ (Google Visualization API) and the geoxml3 parser. I used some of the code from the following applications. One is a polygon example and the other is a line/arc example.

There is a post in the Google Fusion Tables group pointing out that the functionality is not there (yet). I had the same problem and I managed to get my application working recycling some of the code from the examples above. Hope it helps.

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Thank you for your answer, it works for me. However, have you found a way to have the extent of all rows/features of the kml and not only one at a time in order to have the bounds of the entire table? – DemarsM Feb 26 '13 at 20:56
@DemarsM. Fusion Tables uses the ST_INTERSECTS to find map features within a defined area. This may work. I have not tested it myself. I need to do the same for some of my queries so I will give this a try soon. I thought it was deprecated but apparently it is not. Failing that I would think that creating a KML that is a 'box' containing your area and adding to the table may work for your selection(s). Another possibility is parsing the rows necessary to capture the entire area. These are just guesses/suggestions at this point. – danagerous Feb 27 '13 at 22:55
I dont know about ST_INTERSECTS. If you can do something interresting with that let me know. However, take a look a the second example, the one with line/arc. It shows how to zoom on the entire kml using union(). It works with polygon kml too. – DemarsM Mar 1 '13 at 1:02
Thanks for pointing that out. I totally missed that (or more like was not looking for it at the time). I'll give it a try. Cheers. – danagerous Mar 1 '13 at 19:24
any code snippet for the union solution you can post here? thx – Val Neekman May 19 '13 at 3:14

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