Bing maps is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsoft's Bing suite of search engines and powered by the Bing Maps for Enterprise framework.

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How to embed a coordinate pair within URL to search OpenStreetMap, Google, Yahoo or Bing Maps

Is there a way to embed a latitude longitude coordinate pair within a url link to search for a location on either OpenStreetMap, Google and/or Bing Maps? I'd like to use the url link within Excel, ...
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Bing map SetCenter doesn't work

Hi everybody am trying to use bing map on my html page using openlayers and geoEXT. the problem is when i change the center of the bing map nothing happens, also when i try to zoom on the map on ...
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bing Basemap Missing

3/26/2014 - Since writing this question, a patch has been released. It can be found here: http://support.esri.com/en/downloads/patches-servicepacks/view/productid/160/metaid/2003 The bing ...
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Fetch Google Map tile, without using Google Map API

Does anyone here know is there any other way to fetch Google map tile, without have to use Google Map API? Microsoft Bing Map does provide Rest API. wonder if possible to with Google Map, Cheer.
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Problem overlaying WFS on top of Bing maps using OpenLayers

I have a simple set of 99 polygons loaded into GeoServer from PostGIS. They were loaded from GeoJSON using ogr2ogr. (I'm using OpenGeo Suite 3.1 if it matters.) When I go to the layer preview and ...
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How to determine the date of the Bing imagery for an area?

Is it possible to determine how current the Bing imagery for a certain area is? I've checked the community blog and searched through the monthly updates, but I could not find my study area. I found ...
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Can I publish a Bing map from OpenLayer Plugin in my thesis?

I have QuantumGIS 1.8.0. I made a map that I'd like to use in my thesis. I made it using Bing road layer map. I found it in open layers plugin. Do I have the rights to publish the map as a part of my ...
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Can I use QGIS plugins in PyQGIS as a stand alone script without iface?

Can I use a qgis plugin especially (openlayers plugin) in stand alone pyqgis script? I don't find examples, just code using iface but that cannot used in stand alone script.
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Bing map v7 adding infobox to georss parser module

Using this plugin (source) to load pins from an xml file, pins get added correctly, but now trying to add infoboxes to each respective pin. In the function that receives the array of pins I'm trying ...
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Web map graphics and performance optimization

With a web map (in this case, Bing Ajax API v7), what's more important for performance - the number of individual map shapes/graphics drawn on the map, or the total number of vertices drawn on the ...
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How can I determine when a Bing map waypoint is going to overlap an existing one, and give the original waypoint a “badge-like” update?

I want to be able to determine when a Bing map waypoint that I want to add is going to overlap an existing one, so that, rather than bunching them all up in one spot like a litter of kittens on a ...
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How do I use a layer of Bing / Google a “WebApplication” in “ArcGIS Server Manager”?

I'm using "ArcGIS Server." I want to publish a "WebApplication". I created a map of my city. I want to have as the background world map with satellite images of "BingMaps" or "GoogleMaps" or "ArcGIS ...
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Can OpenLayers request different language tiles from map providers (eg Bing or Google)?

If I am in the US and my browser locale is en-US, I'll get English language maps by default from Bing. Same thing if I access Bing tiles with OpenLayers. If I change my country/region to (for ...
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Accessing older Bing imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been using the Bing basemaps in ArcGIS 10. I'm studying bird ecology and have been overlaying bird GPS locations on to Bing imagery to see where the birds go and what habitats they chose. The ...
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Bing maps get Distance between two places

I have referred the sample http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/silverlight/samples/start.htm#BingRouting and developed a Bing maps routing tool on my Silverlight GIS website.. now my client wants me to ...
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How can I synchronize Google Maps, Wikipedia, Mapmyindia, and Bing Maps data on one webpage?

I want to combine maps from Google maps, Wikimapia, Mapmyindia and Bing maps on one web page with synchronization like in Dual Maps. For example, if I pan on Google maps it should show the same ...
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qgis and embedded ajax (bing map)

I need to load in a docked QWebView this html: < html > < body > < iframe width="100%" height="499" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" ...
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Metadata for Bing Maps Aerial in ArcGIS

Is there a way to dynamically pull up metadata on the Bing Maps Aerial web mapping service in ArcGIS? I am working at a 1:245 scale across various locations in OR and CA and need to know if Bing's ...
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How to parse and display KML on Bing maps under SSL

This may seem like a simple question at first, but let me explain. We have several mapping solutions, however one is strictly Bing maps (v6) based. "Use open layers" will not be a possible solution ...
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Layer misalignment with UK Ordnance Survey data and OpenLayers

I am in the UK and my QGIS projects are based on UK Ordnance Survey mapping data and are set up in EPSG:27700. Whenever I have tried dropping an OpenLayers layer (Google Satellite/Bing Maps Aerial) in ...
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Compute Shortest Distance(s) between two points

I am using Mapinfo 11. I want user to be able to find shortest route between two points so that user can travel from point A to point B using these path. Any Idea how to achieve this? Edit: I need to ...
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Data from google maps or bing maps available for offline use? Whole cities, I mean

I was developing some graph-based search algorithms and it would be interesting to use them against some real data. I used openstreetmap against them (downloaded some city-wide OML files from some ...
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Bing's geocoder with GeoPy not returning a zipcode

I'm just getting started with GeoPy and have been running some tests to determine the quality of the different available geocoders. I have noticed that Bing's geocoder is more accurate than Google's ...
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OpenLayers with Google, Bing & MapQuest - Does it violate the terms of service?

to my understanding, you are not allowed to use the Google Maps API to display Google and Bing maps (Layer Toggle) (From the terms of service). However, I'm unclear if I can have an OpenLayers map ...
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How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

Like ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online, does QGIS have any such options?
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Grayscale Bing Basemap - Is it possible in ArcMap?

Is it possible to achieve a grayscale look for the Bing basemap in ArcMap 10? I noticed that its possible with the maps hosted by ESRI since we can access the server that is hosting them. I haven't ...
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Is it possible to access the Bing Maps “dark” mode in the ArcGIS JS API?

Stamen Designs have made a beautiful Hurricane Tracker application which uses a "dark" mode of the Bing Maps backdrop. This is perfect for directing people's attention to the overlay rather than ...
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Does Bing Maps 7 support KML?

I'm having no luck finding examples. I've found code like that below but this is for earlier versions. shapeLayer = new VEShapeLayer(); shapeSpec = new ...
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How to display dynamic raster (lidar) data on a Web map?

I have some high quality LiDAR data. I need to process it dynamically, and update a field (not elevation field) depending on my input and elevation at that point. Once this is done, I need to display ...
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Using Google Maps or Bing Maps provided as WMS in MapInfo Professional?

Is there any way that I could use google maps or bing map or other free map provider as WMS in MapInfo Professional 10.0?
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Populate more than one Silverlight Image from Bing Maps async request

I have the following code, which works fine if you just want to populate one Image with a response from Bing Maps. But if I try to do two then the variable _currentImage always ends up being "image1" ...
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Retrieve road segment from Google or Bing Maps

Let me see if I would be able to explain this correctly... Both Bing and Google Map geocoders can return you and a point given an address. Is there any way to retrieve an 'address range' instead i.e. ...
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how to prevent a mixture of “old” and “new” Bing Maps tiles

The Bing Maps blog states that the "new" Bing Maps style will be implemented today. I'm seeing a strange mixture of old and new tiles when using the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API (use this sample to ...
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How do I add precise border with longitude and latitude for any country using mapinfo?

I have a plain image that I need to add international border with precise longitude and latitude but I have no experience with Mapinfo. How is it possible? Is there any way to import maps from Bing or ...
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How to restrict zoom levels based on Bing Map availability?

Background My site is built on ArcGIS Server 10 with the JavaScript API 2.3, and uses Bing Maps as the background mapping. Although the site is aimed at NSW, Australia we allow the user to zoom ...
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Display LiDAR data in E00 (interchange file) on maps

I have Lidar data in E00 files (interchange files). Can I overlay them on some maps like say Bing maps or Geoserver with OpenLayers? If yes, what is the right way of doing it?
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Incorrect GeoCoordinate at Random

Sometimes when the device is pulling coordinates with the GeoPositionAccuracy set to High and the MovementThreshold set to 0, the GeoCoordinate that is captured is further away and not inline with the ...
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Zoom to see entire MapLayer in Bing Maps

If I have a MapLayer that I'm applying to Bing Maps where I have a list of coordinates, how can I zoom to see the full MapLayer (dynamically zoom to the proper size) and toggle between seeing the ...
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ArcGIS for Windows Phone with Bing maps and shape files

I have a set of shape files that I want to display on a map along with satellite imagery. I currently use ThinkGeo for this sort of thing on Windows. I'm writing a Windows Phone app that must ...
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sharpmap overlay mapinfo on bing/google

I want to use sharpmap to overlay a mapinfo tab file onto google or bing. I have it working pretty much at the moment however the co-ordinates that bing/google show are in correct so my mapinfo file ...
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Satellite Imagery Providers

I'm building a web application - my requirements are: Must have global satellite imagery. Must have easy to use API's that are capable of geoJSON data imports, mouse and keyboard gestures, etc. To ...
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How to convert a bing maps quadkey to mercator coordinates

How do you convert a bing maps quad key, such as "03200320023" to coordinates in mercator virtual earth (epsg 3857) coordinate system? I've got an algorithm to convert to coordinates in latitude ...
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Can we have a local BingMap server or Google Earth server?

Is it possible to have all the map data come from local server instead of Google Earth or Bing Map but still use their tools as front end. For example Bing Map control (from their SDK) would be ...
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Does Bing Maps have a 3D mode?

The following wikipedia page says that 3d mode in bing maps was discontinued http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_map_services Whats the reason for that? Is there any official ...
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Performance of google map tile creation processes

I know that question is rather vague but please bear w/me. I'm trying to get an idea of what sort of product performance - specifically timing - people have seen for various methodologies they have ...
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Does the Bing Maps API have a distance to coast service?

Does the Bing API contain a distance to coast service from an address? All we need to do is calculate the distance to a major coastline (Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico).
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How to export Bing Maps layers to Pdf with Arcmap - and get appropriate resolution?

I've got a GP service that creates a new mxd, adds Bing Layers to it, zooms to a particular extent, then exports a pdf. Sometimes (when the network is slow, I suspect) the resulting pdf has a mixture ...
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MapInfo Bing Aerial resolution/scale

I am using MapInfo to display some Bing aerial photos. It seems as if it is using the wrong scale of imagery - they look blurred, as if the image has been enlarged. Is there a way to force it to use ...
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Does Bing maps silverlight API work on Windows phone 7?

Has anyone seen any good resources on using Bing Maps Silverlight APIs on WP7?
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Open a location in Bing Maps 3D

Does anyone know how I can link to a location in Bing Maps and have it open in 3D mode? A link formatted like this: ...