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Google maps marker is not getting displayed

I am trying to learn google map API. I see a map but I am unable to get a marker. Here is my code Activity public class HomeActivity extends Activity { @Override protected void ...
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How to detect if a point lies inside a building?

My main motive is to detect if there's in any infrastructure nearby to a given point in a certain radius. For this I am using Places api and using nearbySearch method of it. The problem in this is ...
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CSV to KML can't show the clickable link in the bubble of Google Maps

I have 200 places in CSV in the following: Name of the place, Lat, Lon, Link I convert CSV to SHP than convert it KML in ArcMap with KML Converter extension, but if i upload the KML file to Goggle ...
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online map of 242,888 locations: which service to use? (what if temporal heat map?)

I have a 161.8 MB large CSV file with geocoded locations (with latitude and longitude) for 242,888 lines. I want to have an embeddable online map of all this. I wonder which service could deal with ...
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How to install PostGIS and OpenLayers plugins?

I am new to QGIS and have installed the QGIS v 2.2.0. For adding google map as a base layer I need to install OpenLayers plugin. I also need to add the PostGIS plugin for DB management purpose. Can ...
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Google Maps Coordinates Problem

I have been trying to use google street maps with the help of OpenLayers, but Every time I am running into a problem with this google maps coordinates. The Coordinates of a location named 'Asab, in ...
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Can I get the coordinates of country borders from Google Maps?

I need to get the coordinates of a country's border (e.g., Iraq) from Google Maps. How can I do that?
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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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Insert a Mapnik Tile Between Google Base Map and Label Image

I'm currently using Mapnik to create choropleth tiles of regions in Brazil via node-mapnik by using the g.connector from Wax as in the code below and it works well. var map = new ...
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Trying to use the GeoWebCache “gmaps” service

I am using GeoServer 2.4.5 with built-in GeoWebCache 1.5.0. I'm integrating GeoServer with a Google Maps V3 api frontend, and I got it to work reasonably well using the WMS service. However, I ...
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Mac QGIS 2.2 error executing Python code

Newbie Using QGIS version 2.2 with Python 2.7.5 on OSx 10.9.2 Getting the following error. Any idea on how to resolve? I'm not sure if it has ramifications on the display of the Google data. An ...
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Can someone clear up a lat/long issue? with google maps/arcmap

I know a bit about lat/long, projected and geographic coordinate systems etc, and a bit about geodesy and datums, but I would like someone well informed to help me out. I have a lat-long in ...
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QGIS convert attribute table to point shape

I have imported an attribute (whith no spatial information) table from MySQL. Fortuantly it has two colums with Longtitude and latitude taken from google maps. Is it posible to use those values to ...
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How to display drawings from ArcGIS on Google Maps using JavaScript or PHP?

my client has ArcGIS installed on his PC and he has designed roads, hospitals, houses, and parks of a specific area in ArcGIS he needs his system online. challenging task for me is how can I get ...
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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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Does OpenStreetMap have property boundaries?

I want to move from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap. I was planning on using MapBox to create the tiles if that makes a difference. OpenStreetMap seems to lack property outlines, which Google Maps has. I ...
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OverlappingMarkerSpiderfier show which markers are in a 'spiderfy cluster'?

I have a google map with a bunch of markers on it. Some of those markers have the same lat/lon as other markers, so sit on top of each other. I'm using the oms library to allow for the markers to be ...
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OpenLayers behaves problematic after certain zoom level in Google Maps Satellite view

I have some polygon data in .shp format to show in Google Maps Satellite view. I can show them well until certain zoom level. But after certain level (zoom level 17 or 18), OpenLayers layer and ...
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How to achieve labeling in openlayers as Google did?

I am tried to find a solution for my question. Please look the images below. Google Google are awesome!!.. They are doing fantastic technique in labeling part. Please look the marked labels, the ...
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Geofence routes from point A to point B

I'm working on a task where given the coordinates of a line from point A to point B, I need to create a geofence around this line (road route). But based on what I read here ...
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Historical maps as cylindrical projections

Objective: I want to overlay old, historical maps on top of Google Maps. According to Wikipedia, Google Maps uses a variant of the Mercator projection, a close relative of cylindrical projections. ...
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Save GM directions as KML - with timestamps?

In Google Maps I use Get Directions and after saving the result as a 'map' and opening it in My Places I am able to save it as a KML. All fine up to a point, allowing me to display the route in Google ...
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Bounding the Google Maps Search area to my Fusion Layer area?

I have a searchable Google Fusion Layer of Glasgow Postcodes that highlights the searched areas on a map. The search works fine if I enter a full postcode (for e.g. G1 1BL) that matches the data in ...
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where to host private cartodb/leaflet web app

I am looking for opinions on where to host my cartodb/leaflet map site. It needs to be private with authorized users and have a document management system. So, I was thinking sharepoint online 2013 so ...
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GeoJSON vector layer created using OpenLayers is broken

What i want to do here is to create a vector layer (using openlayers) from a GeoServer JSON Response. Actually i'm doing this: var url = ...
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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 to cluster group of points in Google Maps?

I have a lot of points (e.g. 100) in Google Maps and I want to cluster each 3 points near to each other in one group. If it is possible, how can I do that?
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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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Why do features in QGIS drawn on same datum as Google imagery from OpenLayers move? [duplicate]

I have just started using QGIS. I've loaded the "openlayers" plugin and added a google hybrid layer, which is based off the WGS84 datum to my understanding. Now I create a shapefile and add a new line ...
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Replace google map MARKER with HTML element

I want to add a custom HTML element (that can become transparent dynamically) instead of a marker. Basically my html object would be a cirle (or rounded pin) with a picture of users in the middle. ...
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Is it possible to render POIs/landmarks from Postgres/postgis DB using google Map like icons?

Is it possible to render POIs/landmarks from Postgres/postgis DB using google Map like icons? Any readily available icon sets?
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What do the parameters for Google Streetview mean?

I've noticed that the new Google Streetview uses a url of the following structure: ...
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how to create temperature heat map on a web?

I'm work on a website of weather data . I need to make heat map with temperature data to show the status of temperature in the state my data(lat,lng,temp), I'm trying to work with Google maps but it ...
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Looking for USA roads traffic load data

I would like to make a map of the USA Roads with traffic load data (I don't care if it updates monthly , quarterly...) in order to analyze location of customer's shops (they sell vehicle parts and ...
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GoogleMaps URL string to display unique marker

This is a topic I thought as easy as pie to solve with just a Google search and which is in fact quite complicated. When I use the following URL string to open a GoogleMaps window on a specific ...
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JSONP working with Geoserver and OpenLayers

I'm in this scenario (fighting with the same origin police issue): I have a map initialized with OpenLayers and a WFS request trough the Protocol.Script object that is giving me this error: ...
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google map api v3 large/complex polygons

I have quite some large/complex polygons I'd like to overlay on a Google map. I can do this but wondered what the best/fastest way is to load them? I have tried using a KML but understand there are ...
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Google Maps/Earth becoming GIS solutions yet? [closed]

I've been researching internet lately to make a comparaison between Google Geo solutions ( Google Maps, Google Earth) and other GIS solutions (Free of charge or commercial, QGIS, ArcGIS, etc.). I can ...
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automatic templates KML

I have imported several points from QGIS into Google Earth. When I click over an icon point, I get a ballon with all the attributes, OK. One of the attributes is called Text. Ok, so what if i want to ...
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How to get Waypoints between two coordinates from Google maps or other map applications?

Suppose I have A (source point) and B (destination point), then I want to get a series of route point or waypoints between A to B from Google maps or other map applications. The result that I need is ...
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Very basic drawing on a map

I have lat/lng, angle with North and a length of a polygone. I want to draw the polygone on a map. Like in this figure: And I want to adjust opacity of it in realtime. Which GIS or Map viewer I ...
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Offline map(google/openlayers) for HTML5(Angular) based hybrid application

I have a requirement where the customer has explicitly asked for offline support for the map. The rest of the application works well offline, but i am not sure how to get this done using Google or ...
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How to determine and send alert SMS for next bus stop in a GPS tracking system?

In my gps tracking system (PHP/MySql) I have got 5 Stops for a vehicle. Whenever the bus reaches stop 1, the passengers at stop 2 should get an SMS alert. And in the same way for the sops followed ...
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Georeferencing a .jpg image

I am having a .Jpg image of a district. I need to georefernce it. The problem is that I can able to find only one control point of it . All other line features (are Roads) which I cant able to match ...
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Custom UMN Mapserver WMS layer over Google API

I am using Google maps for my application. For getting some custom private map data, I have set up a WMS using Mapserver. How can I add this Custom UMN Mapserver WMS layer over Google API (without ...
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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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Google Maps: Decoded polylines showing up incorrectly

I'm trying to draw an encoded polyline via the Google Maps API (v3), and it seems to draw 'sort of' correctly (as in, roughly in the right area of the world ;) ) but otherwise is very, very wrong. ...
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How to paint area below certain elevation, using no coding and Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing

How can I show the area below a certain elevation, using Google Maps, Google Earth, Bing Maps or similar end-user application, and no coding? Thanks in advance
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How to make it clickable kml file that has been google maps

I have uploaded a kml file into google maps. Now i need to make it clickable. Can there is a way to do this. or I need to upload by code only?
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qgis polygon to coordinates

I have the ordnance survey postcode polygons, i can get the centre point on the postcode (Using polygon centroids) and all the corner coordinates (using extract nodes) Does anyone know how to export ...