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For questions about the Bing Maps API, a cloud mapping platform provided by Microsoft's Bing. This API is used to power map experiences in Microsoft and third-party applications, including web, WinForms, WPF, and UWP apps.

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Bing Maps vector data encoding

I've been viewing an interactive map of airports and their relations from the ICAO: https://applications.icao.int/airport-map/ The airport Points are all in a single binary/octet-stream file. It doesn'...
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New Quadkey system for Bing's Birds eye view?

Has anyone noticed that Bing Maps' Birds eye view seems to be using a new Quadkey system, probably since V8 ? Has anyone been able to convert coordinates to this new system? The documentation on Bing'...
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How to show attribution above Bing max zoom level where allow tile image stretching?

Currently some of location Bing provide image for stretch after crossing max zoom level 21 as per Bing metadata. Wanted to show attribution above max level where Bing tiles able to stretch it out. My ...
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Finding Towns\Postcodes near specific UK motorway [closed]

I'd like to determine the names\postcodes of all towns near a specific UK motorway, for example - every town\postcode near the M62 in the UK. Any suggestions how this could be done?
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How to add a Satellite / Terrain Base-Map to a QGIS Project [duplicate]

When doing a project in QGIS it is very hard to find a satellite images suiting to be used as the BASE MAP of my project. Therefore, I would like to have a Google or Bing or Esri like BASE MAP as the ...
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How to get street view using OpenLayers with Bing map

I am looking into solution for displaying street view using OpenLayers with Bing map. I couldn't find any examples on OpenLayers website. They have examples which displays satellite map using ...
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Getting Bing Maps to display in QGIS

I am currently using QGIS 3.14. I cannot find the OpenLayers Plugin, it is not in the list, and when I add Quick Map Services Plugin, it does not have Bing maps in it (or Google Maps either). How can ...
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How to preprocess Bing Singleband Satellite image for eliminating different exposure tiles problem

I have used around 200 sqkm high resolution single band colour Bing image for object based image analysis on ecognition developer. But due to different tile based exposure made it worse to classify. ...
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QGIS Export Satellite Imagery

We cannot seem to find any way to export our projects as PNG/JPEG through the print layout/composer. We draw normal line and point SHP files over the Bing/Google Earth etc layers, but the exported ...
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Distance difference when moving longitude in maps services [closed]

I try to get two juxtaposed tiles in maps services like Google Maps or Bing Maps at a given zoom level (20 in my case). I managed to do it with those methods: def meters_per_pixel_NS(lat, zoom): ...
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Attribution for Bing maps in QGIS QuickMapServices?

I've used a Bing map aerial in a report I'm writing for commercial services. I downloaded the Bing map aerial using the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS. What attribution do I need to add to the map?
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QGIS - online Bing basemap shifts when map is exported as a PDF [duplicate]

Using QGIS 2.18 “Las Palmas” Created a map to print using the “New Print Composer” extension. When working on this all polygons are perfectly in place. Once the map is saved as a PDF/Image the ...
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Bing maps viewer

Is there a software like Google Earth Pro, but for Bing maps? I`m interesting in historical satellite images. Google gives such opportunity to get it, their clock icon with time bar and one can see ...
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Shapes shift over Bing images on QGIS when scolling the screen

Using QGIS 3.4.3, the shape files created don't fit with Bing aerial plugin only on the right side of the screen, on the other hand, for the same screen, the left side looks ok. When I move the non ...
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How to ensure screenshot from Bing Aerial matches QGIS Bing Satellite?

I am looking to work from a screenshot of Bing Aerial that is georeferenced in relation to Bing Satellite from the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS 3.4.3. I have matched the scale from the Bing ...
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What is the difference between Bing Maps, Here WeGo and Google Earth imagery in this area?

We are working on a project about the exploration of historical ruins via publicly available satellite imagery. This project is for a high school scientific research competition. In the photos below ...
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Retrieve all points within a given radius using quadkeys

I'm new to GIS concepts and I'm learning about quadkeys and usage. I am inserting few points with its quadkey into DB, and want to retrieve all points within a given radius using quadkeys. Assume ...
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Bing and Esri Satellite basemaps are misaligned by about 2 meters

Did you ever notice a shift (2 meters) between satellite basemaps from Bing and Esri? The problem basically arose when GIS technicians have to deal with drawings made in CAD using Bing basemaps as ...
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Coding a MAP feature in MS Access 2016 [closed]

I have a database project (in MS Access 2016) and wish to add a mapping feature with the following functionality (via VBA is preferred); 1 – Create a FORM that includes display of a street map of a ...
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Modify logo + copyright on Bing Maps REST API

I'm attempting to use Bing Maps REST API to track traffic flow over time. To do so, I mosaic many 640x640 pixel tiles together, using this template The issue is that when I mosaic all these tiles, the ...
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Missing holes after exporting GeoJSON in QGIS

I don't know if this is QGIS related. I am trying to export a GeoJSON from a vector layer in QGIS. The problem is visualising the vector in Bing map. The shape is missing some holes, as it should be.
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QGIS is closing when I try to load WIKIMaps/BING/GOOGLE maps loading with OpenLayers

I am using QGIS 2.14 on my Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. My QGIS(2.14) is closing/quitting when I try to load Wikimaps/BING/GOOGLE maps loading with OpenLayers plugin. How can I rectify this?
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Openlayers with Cached Bing Maps?

I want to use a folder with cached bing map tiles for using it with openlayers 2. After a google search, i haven't find any example on how to use the tiles locally. The tiles are saved as ".png" in my ...
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Using Bing Maps background for QGIS? [duplicate]

With the abandon of OpenLayer and the integration of the XYZ Tiles (in Data Browser). Is there a way to integrate Microsoft Bing, or Here Map, as a satellite imagery layer in QGIS 3.0? Like for ...
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Find lat/long of Point 2 a given distance from Point 1

I'm creating a program using the Bing Maps API where the user inputs a bounding box with lat/long, and the program extracts a number of static images at zoom level 15 to later be mosaicked together. ...
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Query data within KML

Bing Maps v8 will not load multiple or complex KML files and allow me to query data within these shapes. Is there a work around for this?
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Aligning Web Map Layers from Bing Maps and Google Maps in QGIS?

Why doesn't Bing and Google imagery "line up" in QGIS. Basic steps to replicate the problem: Open new QGIS project and set project CRS to EPSG 3857 (Pseudo Mercator). Open Bing and Google Satellite ...
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Add Bing basemap to ArcMap with ArcGIS Portal

I am aware that with a Bing maps key, one can add a Bing basemap to ArcMap by adding data from ArcGIS Online and choosing a Bing basemap. My issue however is that we use Portal and not ArcGIS Online. ...
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Projection issue when matching layer projected with SRC4326 with other layer on SRC3857

When I'm trying to visualize a multipolygon layer projected on SRC4326, on a base layer from Bing Maps (also tested with Google Maps), my polygons doesn't show up on the ocidental part of the map, as ...
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ArcGIS Explorer iOS App can't load map with bing basemap

In the Explorer iOS app, I am getting an error that says "Missing bing maps key" when opening a map with a bing map as the basemap. The bing basemap works fine on the full website and mobile website ...
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Using Bing Map via NMF file in 2017 in ArcPad 10.2

Does anybody has recently experiences with using Bing Map Service on an Handheld Device with ArcPad 10.2? I'm getting the Error message: Error Missing AuthenticationResultCode in response ...
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Bing maps and large datasets

We were using Bing maps to place pins on a map when a user loads a page. The number of pins has grown significantly so we started to cluster the pins to reduce the load on the client. Now even ...
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BingService doesn't accept requests for Hybrid and Other Bing Map formats

We have used BingService with the help of following code: String baseURL = "http://ak.dynamic.t1.tiles.virtualearth.net/comp/ch/${code}?mkt=de-de&it=G,VE,BX,L,LA&shading=hill&og=78&n=...
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How to print Bing Aerial maps in QGIS?

I need to create a big number of maps in QGIS for a breeding bird monitoring scheme. The Bing Aerial maps would be perfect as underlying layer as they have sufficient resolution and very nice ...
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Plotting latitude and longitude coordinates (from Bing Maps) in ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have an excel spreadsheet containing latitude and longitude values for a set of businesses. I want to plot the businesses in ArcMap. I was told the latitude and longitude values were obtained from ...
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Offline map in desktop application [closed]

In a win form I am getting location(latitude and longitude) by serial port and want to show this location in map but in offline mode. What is the best way to do this? I have a device which is ...
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Use of ol.source.BingMaps culture parameter

I have noticed that even though openlayers 3 include the culture parameter when requesting the Bing maps layer, Bing maps itself does not support imagery for other languages except English (supported ...
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Saving Bing Aerial Images out using MapInfo Pro 16.0

I'm using MapInfo Pro v16.0 and I'm trying to extract the raster data out for later use. I've saved my final output already as PDF and JPEG but I'd like to know if there is a way in clipping out the ...
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Update status of Bing Maps or Here Maps imagery for US area?

Does anyone know if any updates to Bing or Here (not sure what it is now) imagery is planned for the Southeastern Washington state area? We are not highly populated but we have a 1/4-million urban ...
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Geometry data in MSSQL - Bing Maps

I am pretty new to GIS/Mapping apps. I have obtained some parcel data/tax data and imported it into SQL using Shape2SQL. The values that I have in the DB are based of the following projection ...
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How can I convert Bing's "quadtree" tile addresses to ZXY tile addresses in Python?

Bing uses a quadtree-based addressing scheme to come up with a single number (or all-digit string) as the address of a tile. Each digit/character (starting from left / most significant) identifies the ...
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How to get OpenLayers Plugin to render base maps at a large scale i.e. 1:1000 or larger?

Am I the only one with this problem? You have a nice OpenLayers base map and get ready to digitize vegetation at a very high resolution but as soon as you zoom in, OpenLayers fails to render the base ...
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Mapcache: ValueError: unsupported format character 'j' (0x6a) at index 55

For my first attempt at using Mapcache, I wish to create a caching proxy of Bing Maps, serving a WMS. I started 'mapproxy-util serve-develop' with the following .yaml configuration, assembled from ...
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Where to set the Bing Map Key in NMF file?

Where do I have to set the Bing Map Key in my NMF file? At ArcPad 10.2, the ability to browse for Bing Map services in the Add Data from Server dialog box was removed. The Bing Map NMF files are ...
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Leaflet: Are Bing Maps tiles exempt from restriction to use only with Bing Maps?

Leaflet has a plugin that can fetch Bing Maps tiles. However, I see in the Bing Maps terms of use the following prohibition: 8.2 d) Use Content, including geocodes, other than via an ...
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Arcgis crashes with Bing Maps

I'm using ArcGis 10.4 and it crashes when I pan Bing Maps. Zooming in and out is working. Esri Imagery works as well. Does anyone have experience with that and know what is the problem?
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Microsoft Excel 2016 3D Maps - better vector data?

Microsft Excel 2016 comes with a feature called 3D Maps, which charts your spreadsheet data on a vector map base. See Get Started with 3D Maps. The data seems to be derived from Bing Maps, which in ...
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Spatial reference does not match data frame for Bing Maps

In ArcObjects I am loading Bing Maps as a base layer. It's coordinate system is esriSRProjCS3Type.esriSRProjCS_WGS1984WebMercatorMajorAuxSphere. On top of the base layer, I am trying to load points, ...
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Can I overlay a CartoDB visualisation on Bing Maps base?

If I am using Bing Maps as my base map, can i overlay a CartoDB visualisation (that I created earlier) on top of it? If so how do I go about doing that? The example on the cartodb site only refers to ...
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Is it possible to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoing via GeoWebCache?

Is it possible, using GeoWebCache or some other software, to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoint? I'm trying to incorporate Bing Maps into custom built software. The software is designed to communicate ...
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