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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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Can you make a travel region polygon with with Google Maps API?

I am working on a local design project and need to determine if someone is local to my area to allow them to participate. Local, as defined by the group, means that the person is within 2 hr driving ...
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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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Incorporate Google Streetview into a Leaflet map

The person who asked the question at the link below way back in 2011 said, "I understand that it is possible to incorporate Google StreetView into non-Google apps". Can anyone tell me how this is ...
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In what coordinate systems do true circles appear round?

Please excuse what is probably an obvious question from a relative newB to GIS -- this seems like it should be a snap. I've been developing in Gmaps for awhile and am switching to OpenLayers but am ...
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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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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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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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Is the use of Google Earth imagery via the OpenLayers Plugin in QGIS legal?

I understand the terms and conditions WRT use of Google Earth imagery in external applications are strict. Years ago ArcBruTile offered such service in ArcGIS the legallity of which was ...
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How to change default zoom in the Google embedded map?

I am having difficulties to change the default zoom level when I open the iframe below in my site. Can anyone please help me to set zoom level when following iframe is opened? <iframe src="http://...
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How can I view a KMZ on an iPad?

Greetings everyone! So work is finally catching up to the present and buying my group iPads. My group does extensive field work and currently uses giant laptops to run our GIS software, Google Earth ...
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google earth profile used in mashup or flex

I really like the way google earth profile works, 1. mouse over line, right click, select profile 2. slide the mouse over the created 3d profile an dsee where that is on the map. Has anyone an idea ...
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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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how to get the boundaries of a city in KML from google maps

im trying to write a google maps application. and i wanted to only highlight one city in the world ( im using the masking method explained: https://github.com/vasile/geomask) but now im bugged with ...
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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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Google Maps / StreetView coverage layer in QGIS

I've come across a useful method for adding Google layers as a raster in QGIS: High resolution, printable alternative to OpenLayers plugin for QGIS? Does anyone know what the serverUrl is for the ...
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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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Problems exporting aerial imagery from QGIS

Looked around but couldn't find the answer to my question, so here goes. I am trying to export some decent quality (300dpi) aerial images from QGIS using the OpenLayers plugin. Sometimes it works, and ...
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Google Maps JS API v3 - Polygon formation

So my big question here is how does the Google Maps API determine the "inner" versus the "outer" for a filled polygon? Playing around with the polygon creator @ http://www.the-di-lab.com/polygon/ ...
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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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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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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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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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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 (...