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Google Maps API v3 base map visibility

Is it possible to change visibility or opacity of google base map ? I am adding it like in simple example, and adding data layer as overlay and want to see only vector markers. Is it possible? var ...
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Is the data supplied to Google Maps or leaflet.js javascript rest API is private

I have a dataset which has to be used for internal/intranet web application. Is the data supplied to google map javascript api to draw map as well as to show meta information through markers is ...
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How to get the name of location in Google Maps?

I am new in google maps api. I want to get location name after user click to that location. I try to find answers in docs, but it so huge. Maybe someone can help to me or just say where in docs I can ...
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In what coordinate system and unit measures the coordinates returned by the Google Maps API are?

In what coordinate system and unit measures the coordinates returned by the Google Maps API are? I ask this because I have a page that returns the geocode lat / long for me to find in my postgis ...
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Keep marker constant on Google Maps Javascript

I want to be able to keep a marker constantly in the center of Google Maps on my mobile application. I have tried using bindTo functionality of Google Maps, which binds the marker to the center of ...
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OpenLayers using GoogleMaps layers: issues with setCenter and transform

Past week or so I have been doing everything in just OpenLayers and has been going great: been using markers, vectors, bringing in json data via php, and some ajax. Everything has been in one layer ...
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Why does the ArcMap exported KMZ always show my local path information when displayed in Google Maps API?

I used ArcMap (arcpy) to export shapefiles into KMZ and then display them via Google Maps API v3. It looks fine initally: But when I hover my mouse above the KMZ and click it, it will alway show my ...
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How do you get the coordinates from a drag event in the Google Maps API V3?

I have made a Google Version 3 Geocoder , I want to be able to pick up the coordinates of the route when it is dragged. I know how to pick up the coordinates giving the start and end points, but, ...
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how to replace GTileLayer in google maps API v3

I need to port code of one application written in Google Mapa API v.2 to API v.3. There is several layers taken via TMS, that are displayed using GTileLayer class. It is as simple as: var ...
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Initializing Google Maps Streetview object looking at the position

I have a streetview included in my web site using google API to load it. var theloc = new google.maps.LatLng(lat, lon); var panoramaOptions = { addressControl: false, position: theloc, pov: { ...
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Google maps api, several moving markers using a csv file containing the coordinates

I collected 5 sets of coordinates of moving vehicles and I want to play the scene using googlemaps API showing those 5 vehicles moving. The sets are saved in a postgresql table. is it possible ? if ...
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Google Maps Ground Overlay: How to calculate bounds?

I'm working with the Google Maps API for the first time and I'm trying to append a simple image of a Building on top of my current map view. This seems to be very straight forward when I look at the ...
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Feature “Add to wishlist” in Info Window in Google Maps API 3?

I have Google Map and a lot of markers. Is there possibility to add feature when user clicks on marker and Info Window shows up, that user has option to add that location to wishlist and associate ...
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Determine current address location in android mobile app

In my Android App I need to figure out what address i.e city, state, country my Android phone is in. So for that, first I determine latitude, longitude via GPS. The phone gives this. Now, from lat, ...
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Route planning needs double click

I am new to Stack Exchange so i hope i can prepare my question in an adequate way. I try to make a small route planning application. A start address should be entered and the destinations are fixed. ...
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Google maps to gpx

I have taravel map created in google maps. Now I need to save way points in GPX format to make them available for my GPS Osmand application. How to solve this problem?
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Google Maps Javascript and PHP

I try to make a menu bar with icons which show the same icons in the map when clicked, for example hotels or bars. I made a form with radio buttons for choose and click submit. This goes to PHP, ...
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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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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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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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Google API for Boundary coordinates

Is there any Google API (or any other) which can provide boundary information (i.e. Lat, Lng) for a particular location. Location can be a city, district or a region with in a city. For Example Dammam ...
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How to get boundaries of city?

is there any api to get bounds of city. What i want is i give city name and in return i get that city boundaries. I have searched google maps, arcgis and OpenStreetMap but didnt found any ...
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Working out street view heading

I was wondering if it is possible to work out a POV heading for street view based on a GPS coordinate? For instance, say I have the coordinate '43.6653055692 -79.3102166453' If I plugin the ...
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JSon on Google maps

Good morning everyone! I'm trying to show a .json layer on Google Maps. This is the example that I'm using.... got it from google. <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> ...
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Export from QGIS to Google Maps maintaining formatting

I'm totally new to QGIS so I'm not even sure this is possible. I've created a bunch of polygons within QGIS and they look just like I want them (color, transparency, etc.). What I'd like to do now ...
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Finding and selecting locations in database near 10 km distance from path

In the Google Maps API, I have this Javascript. It is finding and showing user the shorter path between two cities. <!--////// \\\\\\\--> <style> #panel { position: ...
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Reverse clip with ogr2ogr

I'm fairly new to GIS, working on a project where I overlay counties on google maps, and overlay cities on top. I'm using fusion tables, and running into Z-index issues. To get around this I'm hoping ...
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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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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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Checking whether lat/long is in sea using Google Maps API?

I am using the Google Maps API, in which as of now we are plotting the track of a vessel track, but the system is now allowing us to update even a Lat/Long which is on land. Is there is any way to ...
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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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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 ...