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Advanced GMaps directions

I try to create an application for taxis. The application will be GMap based. On the map will be marked the region in which the taxi driver is working in. The region will be a polygon designed by ...
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Geocoding API: house number precision for Europe (Germany/Austria), other than google?

I am looking for an affordable geocoding option with the following criteria: commercial use <500$/month allows to store LatLng results in my DB house Number precision for Austria and Germany ...
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Inserting coordinates from Google Maps into a Database

My question is pretty basic. I am using Android Google Maps to take the coordinates off a location on the map and I want to insert it into a PostgreSQL database. I know I have to use PostGIS but how ...
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How to display ONLY local country names in google maps?

I am using google maps in an application where it is important that country labels display the country name in the local language. If you pass in certain language parameters that google maps ...
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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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How to display Google Fusion Table map search result attributes

I am creating a map with Google Fusion Tables that will allow me to search for a local food product and display on a map the retailer that carries it. Along with showing on the map the location of ...
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Can Google Geocode returning addresses nearby

I am using google geocoding to bring me addresses according to what a user type on the search box in my iOS app. I would like to know if it is possible, lets say when the user types m google api ...
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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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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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calculate total Miles in a polygon using Google Map

I have an application that allows the users to create any custom polygon layer on top of google maps, i am interested to know if their is a way to select the road layer in this polygon and then ...
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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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How to contour irregular point data for overlay on Google maps?

I am having some serious trouble finding a solution to fit my current needs. I am attempting to create contour maps from irregularly spaced point-data on the fly to overlay on a Google map. I have ...
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Converting projected coordinates to google maps pixels

I have a single polygon in a local projection system. I would like to convert that polygon into an image that can be used as an overlay on google maps. I understand that it may be better to use ...
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Geocode area/neigborhood into polygon vertices

I have been successfully using the Google Maps API using the R package ggmap to find location coordinates for e.g. addresses or city names. However, Google Maps now shows areas as well, indicating ...
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Can I use google maps navigation within my app

I am considering building an app which includes google maps. The app functions by tracking the GPS location of the vehicle and showing it to the respective user on the Android app with some additional ...
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Caching Google Map markers/coordinates

I have thousands of markers - I need to cache them and use show-hide tactics to only show like 100 markers at once but I have trouble with caching. Adding all single markers/points to an array and ...
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Tool to help us re-district?

I work for a mid-sized school district and we unfortunately have to close one of our school buildings. That means that the neighborhoods who've been sending their children to the school that is ...
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How to tell if map service is fully vector or raster?

sorry if this is a duplicate, but I was wondering how to tell if a map service (in web browser) is vector based or raster based? What I think to understood so far is that Google Maps for example is ...
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A small map take so much place and time?

I am using TileMill and try to generate an MBTile from Lyon in France. Doing so takes me +100GB and an incalculable time (25mb for a really small portion of Lyon take me 1h) Is it normal ? Does that ...
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Google Maps Licensing

Sorry if this isn't the right place to ask this, I've tried looking around for support forums and have found none. I had a question regarding the ToS of Google Maps/Earth, it can be found here: ...
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Stretching of geometry when rasterizing vector data on Google Maps

I'll start with a quick backstory on what I am trying to achieve. I'm working on an offline Android GIS tool and people are throwing giant datasets at it. It converts these into Google features (V2) ...
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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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Google Maps - The infobox is not fixed to the marker when the map is wrapped (on zoom 0,1,2)

I use a custom infobox that is fixed to the marker's position. Everything is good (see screenshot 1) until the map reaches the zoom 3 or lower, precisely, when the map is wrapped. The infobox is no ...
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How to overlay Google Map in a standalone PyQgis application?

I have created a standalone PyQGIS app (within Python itself, not a plugin) with PyQt and PyQGIS API. It generates my map really well. I would like to overlay a Google Map layer as base map just like ...
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Unexpected Google geocoder API results when filtering by country

Labé is a city in Guinea. It is the capital of the Labé region and the Labé prefecture When I use the Google Geocoder API to geocode [labe] with no filters, I get three results in Guinea: One for the ...
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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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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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Create circles around a point on a map measuring the radius in hours

Disclaimer: I am not experienced in GIS and hope this question fits in this category. I was wondering whether it is somehow possible to create a circle* around a city, using Google Maps or the like, ...
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Convert Google Street View urls from OLD to NEW

My website accepts google street view links as submissions. Google has updated the url format some months ago. Does anybody know how the old format is converted into the new format (and vice versa)? ...
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how do I create a RESTful PostGIS web Service Framework?

I have PostGIS tables that store vectors that want to show on Google Maps. Read the post http://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/22354/how-to-display-a-postgis-table-on-google-maps But one thing that ...
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Google Maps Engine Connector error

I have recently installed the Google Maps Engine Plugin for QGIS 2.0 and it doesn't seem to work. Whenever I click on the Log in button it pops up with: Google Error:invalid_client Bad request. ...
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Calculate Width and Height of a Google Static Maps Image

Do you know how to calculate the width and height (in degrees minutes) of a Google Static Maps image? I’ve found it extremely difficult. The only information you have is: - The centre of the image ...
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Openlayers and Google Maps Api aren't work on Android Platform

I have application that uses OpenLayers, Google Maps Api and Geoserver My application is running at Web browser and when I try to run at Android tablet (using Phonegap), It runs but openlayers ...
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Overlaying a mbtiles tile layer produced with tilemill over another layer maintaining transperency

So using leaflet, I'm overlaying my base tile layer as google satellite imagery. I want to overlay another layer (Mbtiles layer) produced with tilemill over this satellite layer. I was successful in ...
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How to draw an overlay using KML on our own app in Android?

Repost from here Hi there, I want to draw an overlay using .kml files, just look like this. But on my own app in MapActivity. 31.kml, display district in Jakarta, Indonesia or the example that I get ...
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Tile mode in Map server

I am trying to overlay the layers that are rendered using map server over google maps.I am pretty much new to this whole thing. So I tried to go through this example here here ...
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How to add address block on Google Mapmaker?

Is it possible to mark a block of addresses for example B-block, xyz colony, which is a logical block of addresses on Google Mapmaker? If possible, how do I do it? I want to add a polygon feature ...
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Does any maps/directions service provide location caching on server?

I want to store some user's tracked location data on service server and take it later. Something like courier's last location.
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Geocoding and SRID - can't get desired SRID

I want to geocode a set of addresses with GoogleMaps, store the results in a different SRID in a PostGIS table and then project it in QGIS over a layer with the identical SRID. So far, it has been a ...
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QGIS GeoSearch Plugin Issue

We are trying to use the QGIS GeoSearch plugin and intermittently receive issues with it. We know what the cause is and we wondered whether anyone else experienced this issue and had a solution? We ...
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Google Maps Distance Matrix API - Queries per second?

I'm pretty familiar with Google's Distance Matrix API, but I'm unsure about one aspect of the Usage Limitations. The documentation states that you have access to 100 elements per query (element = ...
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Google Maps fusion table with information window tabs

I am using http://piotrgisworks.blogspot.com/2014/01/google-fusion-table-and-data_17.html to base my new google map off of. I need a tabbed info window. Right now I can't even get the pop up to work. ...
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Same behaviour for minzoom for google maps api and leaflet

I need to implement the same behavior for leaflet and google maps for the case of minzoom. Google maps duplicates all the objects from the main map to the world`s copies, however leaflet doesn't since ...
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Centering & zooming on area of interest

For example, our subject of interest are coffeeshops, and user wants to lookup all coffeeshops located in Mitte district of Berlin. In order to do that he selects Berlin as city, Mitte as district and ...
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html file not loading google maps and current location

I have a html file that when I click on it, it should open in a browser but it does not load. The link of the html opens and loads the image. Below is the link: ...
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distance calculations splitting highways km, toll ways km, and other roads km

Till now I have been able to use MapPoint or Google Maps for a lot of things, specially directions and road trips distance calculations. Today I need again to perform (massive) road trips distance ...
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How to use Google Map as service with local server

i deployed a web map app using Silverlight c# on windows server 2012 with ArcGIS server 10.2.1, i used high resolution satellite imagery as image services, but it's not interactive for navigate on the ...
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Using .tif on data layer for Google Maps?

i have three files that i should use for a GIS application: map.aux, map.tfw, map.tif The .tif file is a "layer" that highlights some building over a map. How can i bring this information (and ...
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How mix 3D Data from Google Map and one's 3D object?

Is it possible to add some 3D object in the 3D maps from Google ? Which tools should I use (never used 3D modelling tools but I'm motivated :) Here is the picture that triggered my question :
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Openlayers 2 and Google Streets

I don't know why since yesterday Google Streets baselayer is not displayed if Google Hybrid is not selected first. I thought it was my fault but the same happens with the example: ...