An application programming interface specific to Google Maps.

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Google Streetview API overlays

Does anyone know if I can draw georeferenced polygons in the streetview api. I'm curious to know if anyone has successfully tried this. I see that custom overlays are allowed but I'm not sure if this ...
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trigger event on multiple layers at the same time in Googlemaps

Say if I have 3 layers with different table schemas (fields), I pushed all three layers into one array and loop through the array to add listeners to each layer so that everytime I click on the map, ...
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How to use custom map tiles with the Google Map API V2 for Android.?

I'm looking for a way to use custom map tiles with the Google Map API V2 for Android. I'm writing an application that will create it's own maps in real time with data that are comming from a robot. ...
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Google Maps V3 + multiple Fusion Table layers = inconsistent markers?

One of my colleagues is working on a map for a news story and is having some difficulty getting the markers to consistently show up. Changing the order in which the layers instantiate is causing ...
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How to create feature layer in Google Maps? [closed]

In ArcGIS we have the ArcGIS Online portal kind of application where we can create a feature layer. Is there any application where I can maintain the feature data in Google? Or how we can do this in ...
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Export KML from points plotted in javascript Google Maps API?

I want to export a KML file from points plotted in Javascript using the Google Maps API. Is there a way to do this? The user logs in and checks Google Maps, then plot points on the map and finally ...
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Rendering temperature on google maps

I have a number of data points in the form of (latitude,longitude,temperature). I am required to render the temperature on a map. The final result should be similar to the the map here I used ...
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Transit Directions: Preferred Vehicle Type?

I would like to be able to get transit directions through the JS api, that is limited to a single vehicle type (e.g. Bus). This functionality is available on maps.google.com, but how do i submit the ...
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GeoReference tiff image into the Google map?

I want to Geo-reference a tiff image contain a Map for a specific region, I need to add this region(image) and Geo-reference it on the Google map, SO I can see on the map for the region I select the ...
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Using Google Map API for Business with Openlayers

Has anyone used the paid version of Google Map API (for business) with OpenLayers? I am currently using the free version and wonder what the difference is, from both the end user and developer ...
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kml divide map into regions

in google map, how to show Douglas county MAP in regions manner. (east, west, north, south). These regions should cover with border and show the picker when click the balloon. Here is my KML ...
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Can I download a layer displayed on the google api?

Given the google api displaying a map on some site with layer 'A' on top of it. How can I create a GIS file for layer A (as simply as possible of course)?
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geoxml3 parseKMLString function not working?

I am unable to use Parser.parseKMLString(). Its giving me a error saying Parser.parseKMLString() is not a function. What i am trying to do is, read the KML file on the server and return the entire ...
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Offset Google markers at the same address

What can I incorporate into my current code below to offset markers, as markers at the same address don't show. Here's example http://www.mediwales.com/mapping/test UPDATE: I've changed the way the ...
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Delimitate an area - google map

I tried to find tools to delimitates a specific region area of a map When the mouse is on a specific area, there is the region delimition which appears. Like this website : ...
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cartodb Feature Click with two overlapping layers

We are using Google MAP API V3 and CartoDB. I am trying to create the custom info box window as user clicked on CartoDB points marker. We have two layers on Google map first one for UK wide ward area ...
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Why is longitude also written as B and latitude as k?

Why is longitude also written as B and latitude as k? I see that abbreviation when working with Google maps API.
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Ordering Cartodb torque visualization over Google Maps heatmap layer

I am attempting to create a map with two layers: a CartoDB Torque visualization on top and a Google heatmap layer underneath. So far I have only been able to get them to draw in the opposite order ...
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Overlapping Polygons

I have a project that requires us to plot floods in a certain area, the example below shows the flood areas. What I would like to know is how would I be able to shows these polygons in a better ...
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InfoWindows in Nested Polygons (Google Maps Api 3)

I have a large polygon with thick borders inside which there are several smaller polygons something like multiple city polygons inside a state border. The problem with this is that the info-windows ...
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Generating a Placemark (Google Earth) via information link

I'm using the ArcGIS JavaScript API. I'd like to have an infowindow pop up that has a link to a downloadable KML placemark. Is this possible without pre-generating thousands of individual KML files? ...
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How to disable Google map zooming animation effect?

I am using Openlayers mapping library in my application. I have integrated Google map V3 & added other several WMS overlays, Vector layers etc. Every thing working fine. But I am facing big ...
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Checking whether lat/long is in sea using Google API?

I have a google API, in which as of now we are plotting the vessel track, but system is now allowing even to update a Lat/Long which is on land, is there is any way to stop this and check that the ...
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How to check if a point is within bounded rectangle from Java

I make an AJAX request to retrieve data from a mysql database. I add the data to google.maps.Data layer as geojson. I would only like to load the data based on the viewport. To obtain the viewport ...
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Formatting Google Places API GeoJSON and Import to QGIS?

Hi Stackexchange I'm trying to export JSON or XML data to my desktop and import it to QGIS. This is the URL I'm using but it appears to be incorrectly formatted: ...
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How to overlay a flat image onto google maps with two points of reference?

The Android API allows for images to be superimposed onto a map. To do so, the developer specifies a set of lat/long coordinates for an "anchor point" within the image, the width (or height) of the ...
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Is there any way of knowing what Travel Modes are available for directions between two places in Google Maps v3?

Is there any way of knowing what Travel Modes are available for directions between two places in Google Maps v3? Of course, requesting directions for each travel mode and checking which ones return ...
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How to Legally Use Google Imagery and Maps in ArcGIS Desktop and Web Applications?

With companies like Arc2Earth and Spatial Energy offering solutions to view Google imagery and maps inside ArcGIS for Desktop, there is clearly a legal way to develop a similar product yourself. My ...
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Google Maps has inconsistent zoom level / scale ratio

At the same zoom level, the scale bar of a map from Google Maps API (v3) can have different sizes. Here are two screenshots I took at the same zoom level on the same map at two different locations. ...
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How to understand google map overlay type from object (polygon or polyLine)

var Line = new google.maps.Polyline({ path:predectionArray, editable: false, strokeColor: '#FF0000', strokeOpacity: 1.0, strokeWeight: 2 }); var Rect=new google.maps.Polygon({ ...
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How do I embed a KML map using the “new” Google Maps?

I have a KML link that I can use to generate an embedded Google Map using "old" Google Maps and would like to use it instead to create a "new" Google Map embedding. To generate the an "old" ...
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How to make my KML/KMZ accessible to the public

I created a basic web dashboard with MVC 4 that has a Google Map open on it. I have a KMZ file I made with ArcGIS desktop of a road in a Google Drive folder that i made publicly available so that i ...
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can we get the Fusion layer added event [closed]

in Google Maps API i have used FusionTableLayer to add data on the map. in ESRI or other webmaps api we have the option to listen the map, and map will call back the method when all the layers are ...
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Google Maps API to DOJO/ESRI Web App

I have a GIS webpage in HTML5/JavaScript using the Google Maps API. I found out we can no longer use the Google Maps imagery provided, and I need to switch to ESRI Imagery (free). Can someone help me ...
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Where can I make a modification or suggestion for Google Geocode API response, specifically the formatted_address field?

I was wondering where I can make a suggestion to modify a Google Maps geocode API response. Specifically the formatted_address field Here is why : Usually airport type locations always have in their ...
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Relationship between MS Access DB and Google Maps API/Fusion Tables

We are having an issue with a project that we are working on using Google API and M.S Access. Our project goal is to design a web map in Google API where we can select a parcel of land and have all of ...
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Whether to use ArcGIS Platform (from Esri) or Google Maps API for large number of polygons?

I am in the planning phases of building a web based application which will be served on IOS devices through a custom application with HTML container. The functionality will be to display a number of ...
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Map-based online questionnair/survey

thank you for your advice and I made changes to my question; I am planning to create map-based online questionnair/survey for my master dissertation on bicyle safety. What I want to do is, asking my ...
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Is it possible to cluster markers based on city name in Google Maps API

I have a requirement to display all the customers in map. Since the customer list is too large it looks messy when I place markers. I have tried the marker cluster functionality but it groups based ...
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Drawing aerial routes for flights on Google Maps API between two markers?

I have been drawing route till now using DirectionService. But now my current requirement is to draw a route on air.I did some research and found this link which helps us to draw curved polylines ...
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How should I make use of railway routes from Google Maps API?

I have a specific requirement wherein I have to display or highlight only railway stations in the map rather than the whole map. How can this be achieved? This is the code I tried: <html> ...
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raster-derived KMZ cannot display in google map api v3

I got some raster(tiff)-generated KMZ files, but they cannot be displayed at all in googe map api v3. However, all of my shapefile-generated KMZ files can be displayed properly. Anyone faced the ...
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How to get polygon coordinates for Google Map from .poly files (preferably in nodejs)?

I have .poly files with polygons of countries. I want to use those polygons to make Google Map polygon layers. How may I read lng and lat points of polygons from those poly files? They look like ...
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Openlayers - How to put street view icon on google layer?

I have a basic OL map with google layer. http://jsfiddle.net/Alophind/bDzg7/ I've read in similiar questions that the following css disable the google street view icon: img {max-width: 100%;} So ...
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Google map showing Overlapping Boundaries [closed]

I am working in process of building an online Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding Service .For That I have been preparing a database by creating a centroid point in a shapefile and sending the point to ...
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Color matching between Google Earth and Google Maps (same KML)

I'm working on a custom Google Map using API v3. I'm creating my KML files in Google Earth, uploading to Maps and then accessing the KML from there. I'm having problems matching polygon colours to the ...
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maximum limit for plotting lat-long on google maps

I want to highlight a route on google maps along with our network sites. I have successfully done it but when I load data in large proportion then my plugin becomes unresponsive. Can someone suggest ...
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Is the 2010 Landsat world map (GLS 2010) available in a GoogleMaps browser?

Is the 2010 Landsat world map, also known as GLS 2010, available to view anywhere on the internet in a GoogleMaps browser? I need to find it so that it can be added as a layer to a GoogleMaps ...
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how to tell google geocode() that you are looking for an administrative_area address and not a city?

If you were to do a reverse lookup for a region (States or Province) and that region happen to have a city with the same name, then Google geocoder will return the information on the city instead of ...
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google geocoding service combined with openlayers - not working

I'm trying to combine google's geocoding service with openlayers. So when a user types an address and hits enter, map zooms there and renders a simple point. I edited my code according to the previous ...