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MySql - Location tagging like Instagram

I want users to tag a location using google place search, save it to database and make it so others can find it by city, country or state... A good example is Instagram What I tried: store cities ...
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Indoor path finding

I am working on an interior geolocation project on Android with Indoor Atlas SDK, and I needed a way to map precise points on the map to LatLong. After trying to code an algorithm that converted x,y ...
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Accessing Layers Through an API?

So, I have reason to believe that this information is not available. Nonetheless, it involves using Android, and preferably the Google Maps API (though other maps may have APIs which supply this data, ...
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Open Layer Plugin Zoom Issue (Google/Bing Maps) in QGIS 2.14

I have two different vector layers. One is in WGS 1984(EPSG:4326) projection and another one is in USA_Contiguous_Equidistant_Conic(EPSG:102005). For vector data EPSG:4326, i have to use Google map as ...
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Is it possible to install GeoServer On Google Cloud?

Can anybody please let me know, if there is a way i can install GeoServer ( http://geoserver.org/ ) on Google Cloud ?
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Can I download Google Map Orthophotos using QGIS?

Does QGIS have functionality to download Google Map Orthophotos? Or any other open source GIS? I specifically want to be able to not only view Google Maps on my GIS, but also be able to download the ...
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Google Maps API changed

Did anyone have problems with Google Maps API? I have an HTML with OpenLayers and Geoserver. Since yesterday, the Google Maps Hybrid map is not working, even if some images are loaded in Firebug. ...
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I'm generating a Google Street View URL that works in Chrome but not Internet Explorer. What's wrong?

I've made a small add-in in ArcGIS that allows a user to open their current GIS view in Google Maps and also to select a location to open in Street View. The map view works in both IE11 and Chrome. ...
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Why does google scale seem way off? [closed]

I have read similar threads on here regarding the technicality and am in way over my head. I am not a professional cartographer - I am a professional coach driver that uses google maps to plan routes. ...
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I want to use Google map in OpenLayers3

I want to know how I use Google map in OpenLayers. I already know, that some example codes exist, but it's too hard to understand them. Also, I already use OSM, Bing, and ArcMap. I found lots of ...
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Using historical imagery Google Maps API for Business

Is there a way using Google Maps API for Business to see historical aerial imagery, like you can in Google Earth Pro, with the slider bar they have at the top of GEP?
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Can Google Earth be used to display underground 3D structures?

Trying to make it easy for a non GIS savy person to view the 3D data I produced in ArcScene. I cant seem to get Google Earth to view underground/below the standard imagery.
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Google Maps iOS Optimized Route returns zero_results

I have an app that lets the user generate a route using a origin/destination point and waypoints in between. If I submit the url without optimized:true in it I get a polyline back that goes to each ...
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Elevation Profile Google

I am creating a longitudinal profile in Google Maps. For this, I created a function that lets you draw a line and when it disappears just drawn. So far there is no problem, but when I return to view ...
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Using Google as Base Layer with Openlayers 3.11.x (lastest)

It's possible with Openlayers 3.0 like: http://openlayers.org/en/v3.0.0/examples/google-map.html But I want to use lastest version (3.11.x) of OpenLayers and Google Base Layer. Not working with ...
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Google Maps JS API With Google Earth Spotted?

I've been, somewhat, following the news on the deprecation of the Google Earth API since it was first announced earlier this year. I'm an amateur GIS guy and I've been wanting to port over a simple ...
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How can I define a relationship between GTFS' trips and calendar/calendar_dates tables?

From the Google GTFS reference guide, the 'Service_id' field of 'trips.txt' file is referenced from the calendar.txt or calendar_dates.txt file. I want to create a database for GTFS, so how I can add ...
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how can I speed up openlayers plugin for Google images in QGIS?

I use Google aerial photos when using QGIS (2.10.1) using the openlayers plugin. I find that it is very slow, and often hangs when I refresh or move around the map. Is there a way of improving its ...
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How can I get ALL addresses within a polygon, with Google Maps or another free provider? [closed]

I am hoping to find a good solution to doing this. We would like to be able to define a polygon of latitude/longitude values and be able to have a dataset of all of the addresses within that polygon. ...
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Download GoogleStreetView Path a kml or shp?

Is it possible to download/export the path (just the route) of the street view car? I'd like to use it for further processing in qgis.
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Print composer problems Qgis 2.8 Wien with Google Satellite

I am having serious problems in exporting a map (Google satellite map) linked to QGIS. Using the print editor I clearly see the part of the map I want to print and also in the right scale, but when ...
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Does the display size of a map object in Google Maps affect the [% repeat] value for a symbol on a polyline?

I have two Google map objects on my page: 1) height: 121px; width: auto; (This is the smaller map). 2) height: 770px; width: auto; (This is the larger map). Both of these maps have the same ...
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Copyrights disappearing at certain scales on GoogleEarth Pro

I want to use a map (scale 1:10000) of a city (Montreal). I assembled it from several high quality pictures. We need to cite copyrights from GoogleEarth Pro. I have read online resources : ...
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google maps engine connector

I am trying to use google imagery in QGIS through the Google maps engine connector plugin. I relatively new to QGIS and need some help. What I want to do i use the google maps in QGIS and then print ...
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Are there any tools for creating GTFS? [closed]

I was asked to create a feed for a company. Are there any tools I can use or do I have to make the entries one by one,line by line? What are the tools big agencies use?
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Can a trip exist without routes

I have be finding a clear differences between trip and route terminologies. I am also developing a transit system using goole transit. This thread answers has a very clear explanation. But one ...
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Polyline changes into polygon in google map drawing tool

I have been using google map provided tools where it can draw the polygon and polyline accordingly. I will first click on the polyline icon and start plotting and suddenly when I double click it turn ...
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Google Earth image projection transformation question

I have taken a JPEG image snapshot of an area on google earth. Within it I marked and record the coordinates of the four corners. I then added and georeferenced the image to a map I was already ...
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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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Google's S2 library - any alternatives?

Is there any alternative to Google's S2 geometry library? It looks it was updated 4 years back and hardly any documentation. I need a library to divide cities into zones of the area I need. S2 looks ...
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import GPGGA data to google earth

I have collected some GPGGA data in *.GPS file. Now how to import these GPGGA into Google Earth Pro.I want to see the result(lat, longt and height) in map. The file is opened like that: ...
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How to get the elevation of the complete sea floor?

I am not a cartographer, I am an analyst-programmer, I know nothing about SRTM, DXF, PostGIS, QGIS... I just saw those names in other questions... Is there a quick guide where I can learn about this? ...
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Use of Google Earth Pro derived area and perimeter for a thesis?

I have ground-truthing data of centroids for 23 sites and their surrounding land uses, but no money to purchase remotely sensed images of this remote region of Latina America. I would use the polygon ...
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Ways to extract DEM for urban areas using Google Maps?

Is Google maps' elevation API suitable to obtain the high resolution elevation data for areas that have 3D building such as Manhattan? Would the API for example yield a significant different value on ...
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Is LIBKML being actively developed?

According to the page on Google Code (https://code.google.com/p/libkml/downloads/list), the last update was Feb 2010. Is this library still being updated?
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How can I publish a Google Sheet to the web as a GeoJSON file?

I am trying to create a map in Mapbox to be embedded on a website and have the embedded map automatically update every time the source data is updated. I have my source data in a Google sheet and have ...
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Time spent writing cutting and rendering map tiles algorithm/mechanism

I know this a very vague question but I really need to know this. Can anyone help me find kinda matrix that shows how much time spent by different companies writing their map tile cutters/renderers ...
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Converting UTM32-EUREF89 shapefiles to align with Google maps

Im from Denmark, where the maps we can get from official hand is in UTM32-EUREF89 shapefile format. When these are applied on top of either google/oracle/bing they seem to be like 20-25 km of towards ...
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Toggling Layers using CartoDB

Does anyone have ideas or know how one might be able to use CartoDB to create a map that one can toggle the individual features within a KML file, as currently happens on this map? I want my users ...
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How can I find company address with Company Name, zip codes and State of Existence?

I need to find the address of the companies located in a particular State with Company name and also zip codes. Example: Company Name: Integrated Care Management Within the following zip codes ...
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Problems exporting aerial imagery from QGIS

Looked around but couldn't find the answer to my question, so here goes. I am trying to export some decent quality (300dpi) aerial images from QGIS using the OpenLayers plugin. Sometimes it works, and ...
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Corrupted kmz file with parse error?

I have a challenge viewing my file. I get the following error (Failed: parse error at line 16032, column 25) when i try to open on Google. I am unfamiliar with coding.
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ArcGIS to Android Phone

So I have a ArcGIS webmap ( http://lvrs.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Viewer/index.html?appid=a2756011923849659bc76ecd5ef7201c) and I am wondering how would I export this and actually be able to run this on ...
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Google Maps OpenLayer plugin not zooming in or panning

So recently I've noticed that the OpenLayer plugin for Google Maps (Google satellite, physical etc) is not allowing me to zoom into the specific area I require. Everytime I try and zoom it pans back ...
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Import KML to PostGIS

I am looking for a way to import my data from KML (example below) to PostGIS database. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2" ...
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Creating an online form with intergrated google maps

Not sure if anyone can help, but i am looking at creating an online form that includes a map (google or something similar) where the user can draw a poly and when the user hits submit, i get all the ...
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Excel Macro to KML using VBA Loop

I am trying to write a VBA loop which will turn a list of addresses and their corresponding Lat Long coordinates in to a KML file for viewing in Google Earth. I have managed to get the opening and ...
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Can I use the Google Elevation API for academic research (licensing)?

I would like to use the Google Elevation API to generate about 5 elevation maps for master's degree research on aircraft collision avoidance. The data would be meshed and used in simulation to ...
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Is google maps static api free?

I'd like to write an app which uses google maps (via javascript library like gmaps.js). I'll GET the GPS positions from my server and I'll use google maps+js library to draw them on map. I don't ...
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How often does Google change the geo-coordinates for a given address?

I geocoded the address "50 Hurt Plaza Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30303" twice. Once on July 28th, 2014 when I got the coordinates: (33.754208, -84.387272) And again today, August 18th, 2014, and got ...