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Google earth balloon not fully visible

When i load my KML on google earth, the balloon appears whole but when I embed on a webpage using the embedKML tool, the data in the balloon (In this case a table) appears to be cut. The close button ...
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Google Maps OpenLayer plugin not zooming in or panning

So recently I've noticed that the OpenLayer plugin for Google Maps (Google satellite, physical etc) is not allowing me to zoom into the specific area I require. Everytime I try and zoom it pans back ...
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I want to use Google map in OpenLayers3

I want to know how I use Google map in OpenLayers. I already know, that some example codes exist, but it's too hard to understand them. Also, I already use OSM, Bing, and ArcMap. I found lots of ...
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Why does google scale seem way off? [closed]

I have read similar threads on here regarding the technicality and am in way over my head. I am not a professional cartographer - I am a professional coach driver that uses google maps to plan routes. ...
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Using historical imagery Google Maps API for Business

Is there a way using Google Maps API for Business to see historical aerial imagery, like you can in Google Earth Pro, with the slider bar they have at the top of GEP?
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Can Google Earth be used to display underground 3D structures?

Trying to make it easy for a non GIS savy person to view the 3D data I produced in ArcScene. I cant seem to get Google Earth to view underground/below the standard imagery.
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Google Maps iOS Optimized Route returns zero_results

I have an app that lets the user generate a route using a origin/destination point and waypoints in between. If I submit the url without optimized:true in it I get a polyline back that goes to each ...
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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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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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Make Google Analytics city data showed on the Google map

I use the Google fusion table to table to mark city on google map, but there are about 20~25% which quality is ambiguous. How to make the ambiguous data precise? Here is my finished map (scroll down ...
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Elevation Profile Google

I am creating a longitudinal profile in Google Maps. For this, I created a function that lets you draw a line and when it disappears just drawn. So far there is no problem, but when I return to view ...
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Select more than one place at a time in Google Earth?

I've got a Google Earth .kmz file opened in my copy of Google Earth 6.0.1.2032 running on Mac OS X 10.6.7. There are about 5000 points/"places" in the file and they show up fine. What I would like to ...
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Using Google as Base Layer with Openlayers 3.11.x (lastest)

It's possible with Openlayers 3.0 like: http://openlayers.org/en/v3.0.0/examples/google-map.html But I want to use lastest version (3.11.x) of OpenLayers and Google Base Layer. Not working with ...
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Google Maps JS API With Google Earth Spotted?

I've been, somewhat, following the news on the deprecation of the Google Earth API since it was first announced earlier this year. I'm an amateur GIS guy and I've been wanting to port over a simple ...
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How can I define a relationship between GTFS' trips and calendar/calendar_dates tables?

From the Google GTFS reference guide, the 'Service_id' field of 'trips.txt' file is referenced from the calendar.txt or calendar_dates.txt file. I want to create a database for GTFS, so how I can add ...
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how can I speed up openlayers plugin for Google images in QGIS?

I use Google aerial photos when using QGIS (2.10.1) using the openlayers plugin. I find that it is very slow, and often hangs when I refresh or move around the map. Is there a way of improving its ...
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How can I get ALL addresses within a polygon, with Google Maps or another free provider? [closed]

I am hoping to find a good solution to doing this. We would like to be able to define a polygon of latitude/longitude values and be able to have a dataset of all of the addresses within that polygon. ...
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Download GoogleStreetView Path a kml or shp?

Is it possible to download/export the path (just the route) of the street view car? I'd like to use it for further processing in qgis.
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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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Print composer problems Qgis 2.8 Wien with Google Satellite

I am having serious problems in exporting a map (Google satellite map) linked to QGIS. Using the print editor I clearly see the part of the map I want to print and also in the right scale, but when ...
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How can I find company address with Company Name, zip codes and State of Existence?

I need to find the address of the companies located in a particular State with Company name and also zip codes. Example: Company Name: Integrated Care Management Within the following zip codes ...
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Transit Option not working in Google Maps

I have a requirement to create an application which would show public transport routes between a source and a destination which i acheived it successfully. But i found that the transit routes does not ...
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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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Corrupted kmz file with parse error?

I have a challenge viewing my file. I get the following error (Failed: parse error at line 16032, column 25) when i try to open on Google. I am unfamiliar with coding.
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google chrome version which support arcgis javascript api (version 1.6) on windows 7 (64bit) machine

I need to use google chrome to open a html file. The html file contains arcgis javascript api (version 1.6). Since the ArcGIS js api version is too old, some functions not supported by the latest ...
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Does the display size of a map object in Google Maps affect the [% repeat] value for a symbol on a polyline?

I have two Google map objects on my page: 1) height: 121px; width: auto; (This is the smaller map). 2) height: 770px; width: auto; (This is the larger map). Both of these maps have the same ...
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Copyrights disappearing at certain scales on GoogleEarth Pro

I want to use a map (scale 1:10000) of a city (Montreal). I assembled it from several high quality pictures. We need to cite copyrights from GoogleEarth Pro. I have read online resources : ...
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Google's S2 library - any alternatives?

Is there any alternative to Google's S2 geometry library? It looks it was updated 4 years back and hardly any documentation. I need a library to divide cities into zones of the area I need. S2 looks ...
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Export directions from Google to KML?

I used Google to draw directions from one location to another location, but can't find a way to export it as KML so I can import it into my Android smartphone. Is there a way, or must directions be ...
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google maps engine connector

I am trying to use google imagery in QGIS through the Google maps engine connector plugin. I relatively new to QGIS and need some help. What I want to do i use the google maps in QGIS and then print ...
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Are there any tools for creating GTFS? [closed]

I was asked to create a feed for a company. Are there any tools I can use or do I have to make the entries one by one,line by line? What are the tools big agencies use?
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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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Can a trip exist without routes

I have be finding a clear differences between trip and route terminologies. I am also developing a transit system using goole transit. This thread answers has a very clear explanation. But one ...
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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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Polyline changes into polygon in google map drawing tool

I have been using google map provided tools where it can draw the polygon and polyline accordingly. I will first click on the polyline icon and start plotting and suddenly when I double click it turn ...
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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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Google Earth image projection transformation question

I have taken a JPEG image snapshot of an area on google earth. Within it I marked and record the coordinates of the four corners. I then added and georeferenced the image to a map I was already ...
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Ways to extract DEM for urban areas using Google Maps?

Is Google maps' elevation API suitable to obtain the high resolution elevation data for areas that have 3D building such as Manhattan? Would the API for example yield a significant different value on ...
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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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import GPGGA data to google earth

I have collected some GPGGA data in *.GPS file. Now how to import these GPGGA into Google Earth Pro.I want to see the result(lat, longt and height) in map. The file is opened like that: ...
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How to get the elevation of the complete sea floor?

I am not a cartographer, I am an analyst-programmer, I know nothing about SRTM, DXF, PostGIS, QGIS... I just saw those names in other questions... Is there a quick guide where I can learn about this? ...
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Use of Google Earth Pro derived area and perimeter for a thesis?

I have ground-truthing data of centroids for 23 sites and their surrounding land uses, but no money to purchase remotely sensed images of this remote region of Latina America. I would use the polygon ...
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Is LIBKML being actively developed?

According to the page on Google Code (https://code.google.com/p/libkml/downloads/list), the last update was Feb 2010. Is this library still being updated?
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My Maps - shareable and open with app?

Google "My Maps" comes in handy, when it comes to "navigate to object" when pointing at the polygons in selfmade maps. I´ve uploaded polygons and I want to share the map with other users. That´s not ...
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Downloading Geodatabase to ArcCatalog

I think this is a fairly easy question so apologies. Someone sent me a .gdb in Google Drive. When I download it to my computer, it is a file folder with all the .gdb contents in it. I can't figure ...
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Excel Macro to KML using VBA Loop

I am trying to write a VBA loop which will turn a list of addresses and their corresponding Lat Long coordinates in to a KML file for viewing in Google Earth. I have managed to get the opening and ...
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How can I publish a Google Sheet to the web as a GeoJSON file?

I am trying to create a map in Mapbox to be embedded on a website and have the embedded map automatically update every time the source data is updated. I have my source data in a Google sheet and have ...
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Using googe places api search results in desktop QGIS

I came across another post that asked this question Formatting Google Places API GeoJSON and Import to QGIS? and I am wondering if it is possible/allowed, and if anyone has done this and what is ...
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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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promote ArcGIS Online web map app in search engines?

Does anybody have any tips for "promoting" web map apps, built on ArcGIS Online, in search engines, aside from bribing Google/Bing/etc ?