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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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Are there trade offs between using a geohash vs using a quadkey as a spatial index?

QuadKey Bing Maps uses a quadkey structure for their tiling scheme. Here is an overview of the concept http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb259689.aspx. GeoHash A geohash seems to be the more ...
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ArcGIS API for Javascript nd BING tiles

I'm using the "esri.virtualearth.VETiledLayer" in my map application as a basemap successfull,y but am restricted to 18 levels of detail. BING's resultion is higher than this, but the ESRI widget ...
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Zoom to fit pushpins in Bing Maps?

Given a bunch of pushpins in Bing Maps, is there a quick and easy way to zoom in on those pushpins such that they are all visible, and fairly spread out? For example, say I have hundreds of pins all ...
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USA Historical Satellite Imagery for an Online Application

I am looking for different options to add historical satellite imagery to our online-based application. We currently incorporate Bing Maps into our application, but cannot get historical imagery. I ...
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'Integrating' MapXtreme with Google/Bing Maps

My company has a web application that appears to use MapXtreme in order to render it, and also uses MapMarker-USA to... retrieve the layers? We have MapInfo Pro as well, and I have no idea if that's ...
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How to implent a new MapTileLayer?

Im createing an application in Visual Studio 2013 with Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps and wish to change my basemap by implenting a new MapTileLayer with my own TileSource. In arcgis runtime ...
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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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C# GIS Bing Maps

I'm developing an application in C# and I want to show my data on map like Bing maps, so what is the best the best way to do that. I have seen SharpMap but I could not load Bing map to it. please ...
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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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Geofencing: Query if a POINT is within a POLYGON

I am trying to use the following query to search if a point is within a defined POLYGON (aka a geofence I want to define): ...
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QGIS : exported PDF resulting in misaligned Bing Aerial and vector layer [duplicate]

I'm working with QGIS 2.8.1. I have a project with CRS: 3947 (Central-Western France) and several layers in the same CRS. I have not activated the 'On the fly' CRS transformation. I add the Bing ...
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How to calculate pixels per meter ratio, according to Google or Bing map zoom level?

I have an image and detect two points in the image. I want to calculate the distance between these two points. I'm using Google map and Bing map. I have x,y pixel values for both two points zoom ...
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changing Bing Maps attribution

I have been doing some research and found out that i can change the attributions of TileWMS, OSM but i have found little about BingMaps. Is it possible to change the attributions of BingMaps? and how ...
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Caching Bings Maps Aerial Locally to make it draw faster in ArcMap?

When you add Bing Maps Aerial to your MXD, can you cache the basemap locally to make it draw faster? If not, what other workaround can you do to make Bing Aerial draw faster? I'm using ArcGIS ...
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Can I print bing maps using mapfish-print and leaflet.Print.js?

var printProvider = L.print.provider({ method: 'GET', url: "localhost:8080/print-servlet-2.1-SNAPSHOT-IMG-MAGICK/pdf", autoLoad: true, dpi: 300, showLayouts: true }); var url = ...
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How do I get ArcGIS tiles to display a single layer when multiple layers are available?

I am using Bing Maps v7 to display layers from an ArcGIS server. The server displays multiple layers as one, but I would like to only display a single layer. Suppose a map service has the layers: ...
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how to download the map of some cities and use it in GeoMoose?

Is there anyway to use the map of some country like Italy in offline mode ? like bing or google map. Actually I want the map of some countries(in offline) for working with geoMoose, is there anyway to ...
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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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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 add link in ArcGIS Online web map popup to google or bing driving directions?

I have an ArcGIS webmap with school boundaries. I would like to provide a link in the pop up that takes a public user to a free routing website like Bing or Google with the directions to their ...
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How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to access the metadata of Bing Maps in ArcGIS desktop? Any good plug-in or extension?
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Force Bing logo to bottom of map OpenLayers

Any way to force the logo position of a Bing layer in OpenLayers? See this image for the strange location:
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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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Why is the BING basemap in ArcView different from the one on http://www.bing.com/maps/

The quality of the original Bing imagery on the Bing Website is much higher. How can I get it into ArcMap? I read, that the ArcMap imagery BaseLayer is based on Bing service! South of Ouagadougou ...
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Cost of usage for various providers [closed]

I want to use maping services in my website and I am confused about the options that are provided. I try to do a comparision between features, accuracy and most important cost. I am total newbie and ...
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Importing Bing Maps into application using ArcGIS Engine?

I'd like to create an application using ArcGIS Engine 10. I want to import Bing Maps into my application as base map. I surf the internet but couldn't find any tools or API to import these maps to ...
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adding bing (with labels) maps to leaflet

I am using this leaflet plugin to render bing aerial map as a base layer onto a leaflet map. baseMapUrl = new L.BingLayer(bing_key); map.addLayer(baseMapUrl); But I am unable to find a way to ...
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Plotting multiple addresses with distance to specific POI

I'm not sure if this is the correct place for this question but here goes. I am getting ready to move to a different city. Right now I have about 80 houses to choose from. One of my parameters for ...
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Bing Map REST API is not working

if i place the below URL in my browser http://dev.virtualearth.net/REST/v1/Locations?q=bangalore+karnataka+india&key= The response is below { authenticationResultCode: "ValidCredentials", ...
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Cache tiles for offline use of Google/Bing aerial maps

I am currently working on a project where QGIS is used for creating and editing vector data and requires a Google or Bing aerial photo layer as a basemap. I can add Google satellite/Bing aerial ...
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get map tiles for a polygon

Based on this tutorial, I can easily find out a tile for a point. But is there an algorithm to find all tiles that are covered by a rectangle or lineString or by any other feature? I would greatly ...
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Why is using Bing Maps with QGIS free but not with ArcGIS?

Since the end of 2013 a free use of Bing Maps in ArcGIS is no longer possible. You have to obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. In QGIS (with OpenLayers plugin) it is possible to use Bing ...
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The ratio Pixel distance to geographical distance?

I have had this problem for several days and I have no idea to solve it. The problem is that I am trying to find out the length and width of ships from a Bing map. I got the location point (lon, ...
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How to show shapefiles with Bing map in asp.net

I want to display my shapefile data on bing map using ASP.NET. Its an web application. I don't want to use any third party tool for shapefile conversion.
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Extract a polyline f rom a geoserver shapefile

I've been Googling my question for 3-4 hours now but I couldn't come up with an answer. I have a GeoServer which contains a shapefile with some roads on it. Is it possible to programmatically query ...
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How to update Bing base map data?

Can someone tell me how, or if it's possible, to send street centerline updates to Bing for inclusion in their base maps.
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Custom imagery not converted correctly in web Bing format tile with Global Mapper?

I have Custom image and I converted to that to the web bing format tiles with the help of global mapper but that are not produce correct quad key in each tile. On the bing map quad key is starte like ...
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Bing Map Tiles 3D buildings

When I view bing maps in the browser 3d buildings are displayed If I load BingMap tiles using their API or in OpenLayers, leaflet etc, no buildings are displayed. Are the maps tiles with 3D ...
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which framework is good for closed intranet [closed]

My requirement is simple. By latitude/longitude, draw icon on the map, draw a line between two icons.I may need put a customer picture over the map. It is not difficult by google map javascript or ...
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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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Strange structures appear inside dry river in Egypt [closed]

Browsing Google maps site reveal some strange structures inside one of the dry rivers in Egypt near Quesser , what is really interesting is that those structures do not appear on Bing maps . ...
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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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Place names on maps - why big differences between OSM, Bing and Google? [closed]

The following observations are from clicking between Chrome tabs. Managua, Nicaragua: At zoom 12 with Google Maps, I get about 40 place names. At 12 zoom on OSM, I get about 17, and only two of them ...
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What are people using for Site Location Maps without Bing?

The introduction of Bing Imagery with the release of ArcGIS 10.0 provided a fantastic means to very quickly produce Site Location Maps. Prior to its' introduction, I was using a GIS server connection ...
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Convert from Gauss-Kruger to Bing coordinates / projection

I am trying to convert a shapefile with ogr2ogr from Gauss-Kruger (zone 4) to Bings coordinate system / projection using the advice given in ...
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Can Bing base layers be used with the Mapfish / Geoserver print plugin?

After being able to solve most of my problems just be lurking, I find I now need to come into the light for this one. The headline is pretty explicit. I have been unable to use the mapfish print ...
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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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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 ...