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Is there a way to Collect Lat-Long in a Google Docs Form?

I'm helping out a small non profit. They are collecting some simple data using a Google Docs Form. The need to collect exact latlong (upto 5 meters accuracy is fine). Ideally the end user would ...
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Is there a way to expose Spherical Mercator Lat Lon in Google Map API?

The map tiles in the Google Maps are in Spherical Mercator projection (srid 900913), but in the API the methods report coordinates in Lat/Lon WGS84, e.g. map.getCenter(). Is there a way to return the ...
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Hexagon binning using Google Maps

I have a bunch of geolocated points that I am looking to cluster on a google map using hexagons. These clusters will be stored in a db for quick retrieval and will be reduced to a single point and ...
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Is it possible to link Google maps API for business from Openlayers?

I want to know whether it is possible or not? to get Google's 3 layer types in openlayers, nothing more. Just I came across a web-page about supplying private key from openlayers to google maps for ...
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Can a google calendar go on a map?

Can a google calendar go on a google map? Is there a GeoRSS that can be consumed? Thanks! -mb
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Can I create a Styled Map for only one section of Google Maps?

I have been reading everything I can to find out how this can be done. It looks like the styled map applies only to the whole map, and I can't find a way to only apply it to a certain polygon region. ...
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How Do i Secure My KML files for a rails application?

I would want to keep my KML files to be secure or password protected. I am keeping them on a public server, and i dont want them to be accessible to anyone. I am using geoxml3, so any lock applied to ...
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All latitude and longitude within 1 mile circle area

I am trying to generate pins over the map of my database coordinates by using fusion table and I want to generate only within 1 mile area circle around the specific location. To get 1 mile area's ...
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What can I use to calculate drive times /with/ traffic considered?

I am looking to obtain drive times for a large list of addresses and want the results to take traffic conditions into consideration. For example, drive times from a distribution centre to a store at ...
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Comparing mapping APIs

I am planning to write a thesis about mapping APIs and compare three of them (Google Maps API, Leaflet and OpenLayers) or four, if you consider OL2 and OL3 as different APIs. I am planning to make 3 ...
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Access traffic data using Google Maps API

The following screenshot shows a traffic filter, adopted in the new Google Maps. Can we implement the similar function using Google Maps API? It looks like that google.maps.TrafficLayer can only ...
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How to offset/displace overlapping lines in a web map?

I have a dataset of points representing a To/From status - something like distribution centres and delivery addresses. When the user clicks on a point I'd like to show the relationships between this ...
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How to get Google Street View panoramas on the same street as the requested address?

The Google Maps API geocodes an address to a point. I can use that point to find the nearest panorama (street view) image. I can then determine the heading based on the two points and show the ...
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Can markers changes undo through history/revert to original?

I'm a contributor to a food foraging map and found that many markers are in the ocean. I then also noticed that I had an undo at the top of gmaps and realised I'd moved 5 trees trying to get to my ...
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How to identify each circles in Google Maps API?

By the Google Maps Drawing API, I can create lot of circle and other shapes. addListner method helps to get the radius, latitude and longitude of the circle. Now I want to identify each circle for ...
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how to show information window for the marker cluster

This is my markercluster code : i need information window for the markercluster icon as well as marker icon, i have another cluster.js file, can some one please tell me how can i show the information ...
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egeoxml vs geoxml

What is the difference between egeoxml and geoxml? What i know is both are client-side parsers and both allow me to edit the kml files on the run. I guess egeoxml is an initiative by google itself ...
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Dynamic Contour generation and project on google maps

Is it possible to generate contour map layer at runtime and overlap or project on google maps. I am using google map api v3 and want to generate contour map layer using data from sql server and ...
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directions (path find) given kml supplied bounds

Im trying to generate directions using google.maps.DirectionsService and I really need those directions bounded by the paths defined from within a pre-made kml file. I have reviewed the API docs for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Extracting street segments from google maps?

I'm using the google maps v3 api and am trying to extract a list of intersections and street segments from an overlay created from a KML file. Ideally, I'd like to be able to get the poly lines in a ...
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Render Google Fusion Tables Layer Tiles in OpenLayers

I would like to know if there is a way now to include Google Fusion Table Layers Tiles in OpenLayers, and if yes, is it possible to use the dynamic styling just like in Google Maps? I know you can ...
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How to create a Google Maps with draggable routes with fixed markers

I have a webapp where I show a route on a map, I pass two address and show the route on map, so I'd like that this route should be draggable but the points A and B shoud be fixed. How to do this?
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Google Places Autocomplete Limit Suggestions to Local Area

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but can I limit the suggestions that Google Places Autocomplete find to say 5 km of a certain location? If I'm in Dublin I don't want to see suggestions ...
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Detecting If A Coordinate Is Near Polygon Edges In Google Maps API

Is there a way to add a test to see if a Lat/Long coordinate is near the edge of a polygon? I am building very complicated polygons that have rivers and roads as borders. Because of this, it is very ...
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Avoid backtracking while creating loop in Google Map API 3

I am trying to build a solution where i would create loop by google map. My first and only business rule is there should not be any repeated route. But with my demo ...
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Google maps custom icons and removing

Hello I try to have three different icons for markers every mark symbolize something else , I put them but I cant remove only the icons which I have not check it I put them all in three different ...