I'm trying to update the ship's location from a text file in Google Earth Pro in real-time. The Lon/Lat locations of the ship are being written to a text file from the GPS.
I am new to using Google Earth Pro.
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This depends on the format of your "text file". If it's being written as KML, then you should be able to point to that file with a NetworkLink as Mapperz mentioned. If it's in another format, then you'll likely need to convert the data to KML first. Alternatively, it's possible to get a NMEA formatted feed from the GPS unit, then you should be able to feed that directly into Google Earth Pro using the GPS tools. More details in Google Earth's "Real-time GPS Tracking" documentation, here: https://support.google.com/earth/answer/148095