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I have a local kml file full of Placemarks.

I would like to be able to do the following with one click of a hyperlink in a locally hosted HTML file.

  1. Open Google Earth (if not already open)
  2. Load this kml file
  3. Center on a specific placemark

Just like opening an HTML document to a reference.
I've gone through the KML specifications, but can't see anything that looks like it would help.
Is there a way to do this?

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To jump to a particular view (e.g. center on a particular placemark), create a LookAt or Camera view on the root-level Document element in the KML. The top-level view will be used as the default view when the KML is loaded.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2">
<Document>
 <LookAt>
 </LookAt>
 ...
 </Document>
</kml>

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