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Are there any good libraries for visually creating simple Google Maps?

I'm working on a simple webapp that lets the journalists I work with easily construct styled Google maps. In short, I need an interface that lets users place markers, set zoomlevel and choose a ...
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How can I accurately measure area of polygons using field calculator in qgis?

I have several polygon shapefiles, both set to WGS84 CRS. I have been using the google basemap with the Openlayers plugin, using the mercator CRS. On the fly CRS transformation is enabled. Should ...
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How Can I add a WMS from ArcGISServer10.1 using GoogleMap Javascript api?

RT. I am using google map api ,but I have personal data with WMS in the ArcGISServer,I will add this wms layer on the google map,who can help me ?
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Google's Direction API - Indoor Directions

I am using the Google's Android MAPs API V2 for indoor mapping in our app. It displays the indoor map correctly. Now, I am calling the Directions API to get the co-ordinates between two points to plot ...
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Specifying a rectangle as two latitude/longitude pairs, one for center and one for size

I am trying to make sense of the Google S2 library for spherical math (it works like this). I need to get a rectangle for searching for nearby entities in a database, based on a point and a distance ...
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Specifying a bounding rectangle using Google's S2 package for spherical geometry [duplicate]

This is my first post on GIS, I hope it is not too trivial a question. I work on a project on Google AppEngine, which is backed by a NoSQL datastore. This makes a proximity filter different from ...
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How to embed ArcGIS Server Map in personal Google or Blogger website?

I have created my own free Google website, and I want to embed a web map on it that I have created with ArcGIS Server. Can I do this, and if so, how?
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OpenLayers Google v3 and other layers drift apart

I'm stuck. My code works with OSM, but I need it to work with Google as well. The problem is simply that Google v3 and my other layers are not playing well together at all. They don't zoom together. ...
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Adobe Illustrator to Interactive Web Map. Need the basic requirements and steps

I have a set of city maps designed and customized in Adobe Illustrator with me. This is the first time I'm involving a GIS project. I need to develop an API & GIS supported interactive Web Map ...
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Google teardrop patented [closed]

We want to indicate a point on a map and like the idea of using a teardrop but it seems that google has the teardrop idea patented (http://www.google.com/patents/USD645052 ...
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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 ...
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Google Earth Enterprise vs. ArcGIS Server [duplicate]

All - looks like it's been a while (May '11) since the GEE vs. ArcGIS server has been updated. Would anyone have more current feedback on this? Is the price for GEE still hovering around $620K USD? ...
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Google Earth export from QGIS

I'm using Quantum GIS. Is there a way to export a shapefile to Google Earth format (*.kmz) using QGIS? Thanks.
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Requesting styled Google Map tiles via URL

I'm not working with the Google Maps API but I'd still like to be able to request styled map tiles. Is it possible to request a styled Google Map tile via a URL similar to the slippy map URL format ...
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Google geocoding v3 stopped working

I've been using Google geocoding v3 for about 6 months but all of a sudden it's stopped working (I get a 610 error). It's only stopped in the last week or so. Then I came across this (see the pink ...
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What GIS applications use Google Glass?

From techcrunch. I see a lot of press coverage about Google Glass, yet I haven't seen details of GIS apps that use it. What GIS applications use Google Glass?
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How can I Enable Google Earth 3D features in QGIS?

I want to ask if there is any plugin or any other way where I can use Google Earth features in QGIS. When I'm saying Google Earth features I mean to be able to see roads, towns, etc and to be able to ...
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Google Map API Drag event..?

The below code is working perfectly on click event to retrieve Lat/Long and Current Zoom level. How do I get the same when I hover mouse/drag on map Window (not on submit button)? <!DOCTYPE ...
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Problem with specific arrivals and departure time in Google transit

I am developing a transit app and using Google transit GTFS structure. So for table stops_times.txt i have to specify the arrivals and departure times of bus. But in my case buses doesn't have ...
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Difference between Trip and Route in Google Transit

I am developing a transit webapp using Google Transit, while referring to documentation, i see two different datasets (trips.txt and routes.txt) but i can't clarify the difference between them.
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How to improve the precision of KML files on Google Maps?

I am adding kml file to the google maps (api v3). Now the problem is that on google earth and google maps the accuracy of my kml decreases to kilometers. I am designing constituency boundaries and i ...
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Transit webapp development (journey planner)

I am going to develop a journey planner (like Google transit), i was just wondering that if there any opensource API available that can help me, or i have to do every thing on my own. And where can i ...
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Accessing KML for Google Map API using Google Fusion Table

I am trying to host my KML file on fusion table so that I have dynamic control over my KML file and I am trying to access same as in public URI as an parameter in the Google Map Java Script . I am ...
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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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How do I export neighbourhoods in wikimapia to KML file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I export from Wikimapia to KML I am trying to export the neighbourhoods in Wikimapia to KML format. Is this possible? These are all the predefined neighbourhoods ...
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Permission rights with google maps

I created an image in QGIS using the Google Maps layer and I would now like to publish this as part of an academic journal article. However, the journal editor has asked if I have permission to use ...
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How to solve loading performance issues when handling multiple KMLs?

I am using over 10 KML in Google Maps. When I increase the number of KMLs they load too late. I use checkboxes to hide/show KML layers. With up to 5 KML layers, it worked fine. When I increase the ...
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how to extract lat long from WKT data?

i want to extract lat long form WKT data and stores into arary list i have tried one solution which is proposed by a user but it has some problems String str = tv.getText().toString(); str = ...
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How do you get the coordinates from a click or 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 marker when it is dragged or clicked. Below is my code: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> ...
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When was the Google Earth API launched?

Do you know the date when google launched that API: https://developers.google.com/earth/
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Distances and areas in Google projection

I have a mapping website used to capture polygons using OpenLayers in Google projection (900913) and storing them in sql server 2008 as geometry. The SRID on the sql geometry column is set to 900913. ...
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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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Web site with: google map like or GIS, one million record database and a feature to run advanced search

What is the GPL way - without or with little developing - to build a web site runnning on apache which has to feature: one million record database (MySQL; which may be editable), an advanced search ...
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How to return individual address components (city, state, etc.) from GeoPy geocoder?

I'm using GeoPy to geocode addresses to lat,lng. I would also like to extract the itemized address components (street, city, state, zip) for each address. GeoPy returns a string with the address -- ...
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Geocoding like Google - how to do this?

I have Postgre database with network table that contains country, street name, numbers from left – to left, numbers from right-to right. I finished geocoding function to use like this: user fills 3 ...
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Trigger geocoding without having to visit page

I'm using Google's geocoder to store results in database then display them on a map on another page. The problem is that each company profile page needs to be visited before it's geocoded. Is there a ...
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pdf google maps export

In my php+postgis+geoserver+OL application I have to export a map in a pdf file. This map has two layer: the base is a google map layer and a vector layer as overlay. Is there a way to make a pdf ...
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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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sometimes a white, square dialogue appears in the middle of the screen: Map Data … Google maps

I have this code and some of the time,(not always!!), i have a dialogue that get displayed in the middle of the map: Google Maps Map data (c)2012 Google var map; var vectors; var ...
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OpenStreetMap or Google Map Maker: where should I donate and volunteer my geographical knowledge?

I definitely know a lot about the places I visit and want to share it with everyone. I want to know if donating and volunteering at OpenStreetMap—which is where I have been helping—is a waste of time: ...
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How to convert from UTM Zone 36N Mercator to WGS 84 degrees of lat and long?

I have acquired many coordinates from a points I extracted from polygons. The points are in WGS 84 UTM Zone 36N, and I want to use them on Google Maps. I found out that they use different systems (I ...
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Why is there a small white space between tiles in Chrome?

I'm using openlayers to display a google base-map layer and it works fine on Firefox/IE/Safari. I'm having problems with Chrome as the tiles have a small white space between them shown in this image. ...
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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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Retrieving Google Map data into Matlab to plot points

First of all, I hope this question isn't too basic, obvious or inappropriate for this forum. I'm very new to using map data. I'm working on a project on more accurate map routing using Matlab. My ...
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How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers

How to use Google Maps V3 Geocode with Openlayers. Below is my code but the function does not execute when I try to integrate it with Openlayers. This works with my original google v3 file. Below is 2 ...
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Google Maps layer copyright popup every time map updated / user input

I have used a Google Maps hybrid layer in Openlayers in my HTML5 iOS app for months now and it worked perfectly. Just recently they changed something because the 'Map data...' line at the bottom looks ...
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C# library for converting geom field of SQLServer into set of google latlng

Is there any C# library which can convert the geometry field into set of google latlngs? I have stored a shapefile into SQLserver table. From Sqlserver i want to read the geometry field data and want ...
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Google Maps/Google Earth - KML Overlays and Custom Orientation

I am am trying to get the floor plans for our various buildings imported into 4 separate KML files, one for each floor level so that I can toggle them with javascript. I'm able to overlay our floor ...
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What are the requirements for using Google's GEvent?

For a current project, we need to know when a Google map is done loading all of its tiles. I found the following question, which was for the same basic problem: register event "loadend" on ...
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GeoNetwork opensource - Geoserver/Google Maps integration

I'm using GeoNetwork 2.6.4 and I would like to change the default base map to Geoserver, adding a Google Maps Satellite Layer. Which is the best way? Any suggestions?