Questions tagged [bing-maps]

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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why can't I load a layers list to select from to the map in openLayers 3, addEventListener and attachEvent are unavailable

I've tried to incorporate this sample that shows how to switch base layers into a page I am working on: http://openlayers.org/en/v3.10.1/examples/bing-maps.html When I try to load my page with the ...
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Seeking Basemap web services?

Esri has a base map available through a web service: http://services.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Street_Map/MapServer Do Google or Bing, or anybody else have a similar service?
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Using Bing Maps Quadkeys as Openlayers 3 Tile source

I have a number of tile sources which utilise Bing Maps' Quadkey system in an old Silverlight application and I would like to use them in a new Openlayers 3 map. I have found several examples of ...
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Batch geocoding in R

I need to find a package in R or source code in R that performs batch geocoding using Bing, Yahoo, OpenStreetmap. Do you have any suggestions?
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Bing Authorization interrupts arcpy script

I made this happy little arcpy script to fix some data source problems: print "Hi, I will fix find and replace file path sections on your behalf. \nGive me a moment to just count the number of MXDs I'...
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How to credit layers fom OpenLayers plugin for pdf/printed maps?

Anyone who has some insight into copyright law, went already through the terribly long terms of use and able to describe how should be the layers from OpenLayers plugin referenced / credited in PDF or ...
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ArcGIS API for Javascript nd BING tiles

I'm using the "esri.virtualearth.VETiledLayer" in my map application as a basemap successfull,y but am restricted to 18 levels of detail. BING's resultion is higher than this, but the ESRI widget ...
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Bing image services stopped working in Silverlight

I have been using the Bing image and street services for several years with great success. However today the services have gone down. Did I miss the memo about them going away? Or are they ...
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Zoom to fit pushpins in Bing Maps?

Given a bunch of pushpins in Bing Maps, is there a quick and easy way to zoom in on those pushpins such that they are all visible, and fairly spread out? For example, say I have hundreds of pins all ...
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'Integrating' MapXtreme with Google/Bing Maps

My company has a web application that appears to use MapXtreme in order to render it, and also uses MapMarker-USA to... retrieve the layers? We have MapInfo Pro as well, and I have no idea if that's ...
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Bing Aerial metadata in QGIS

I am using Bing Aerial imagery within QGIS through the OpenLayers plugin. How can I find the dates of the images that are within the map canvas?
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Geofencing: Query if a POINT is within a POLYGON

I am trying to use the following query to search if a point is within a defined POLYGON (aka a geofence I want to define): https://spatial.virtualearth.net/REST/v1/data/[DataSourceID]/[...
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Exported PDF resulting in misaligned Bing Aerial and vector layer using QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm working with QGIS 2.8.1. I have a project with CRS: 3947 (Central-Western France) and several layers in the same CRS. I have not activated the 'On the fly' CRS transformation. I add the Bing ...
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changing Bing Maps attribution

I have been doing some research and found out that i can change the attributions of TileWMS, OSM but i have found little about BingMaps. Is it possible to change the attributions of BingMaps? and how ...
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C# GIS Bing Maps [closed]

I'm developing an application in C# and I want to show my data on map like Bing maps, so what is the best the best way to do that. I have seen SharpMap but I could not load Bing map to it. please ...
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Caching Bings Maps Aerial Locally to make it draw faster in ArcMap?

When you add Bing Maps Aerial to your MXD, can you cache the basemap locally to make it draw faster? If not, what other workaround can you do to make Bing Aerial draw faster? I'm using ArcGIS 10.2....
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Limit panning in Bing Maps

I'm developing a map for a project that has multiple location but they're all in the same county/ city. How do I limit the user from panning outside the county/ city in Bing Maps? I know that I can ...
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Can privacy be achieved when using Bing Maps API for local authority use case?

We have recently won a contract to provide a website for project run for a local authority. As part of the website, there should be a page with a simple map showing the project's locations, when you ...
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How to add link in ArcGIS Online web map popup to google or bing driving directions?

I have an ArcGIS webmap with school boundaries. I would like to provide a link in the pop up that takes a public user to a free routing website like Bing or Google with the directions to their ...
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Force Bing logo to bottom of map OpenLayers

Any way to force the logo position of a Bing layer in OpenLayers? See this image for the strange location:
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Why is the BING basemap in ArcView different from the one on http://www.bing.com/maps/

The quality of the original Bing imagery on the Bing Website is much higher. How can I get it into ArcMap? I read, that the ArcMap imagery BaseLayer is based on Bing service! South of Ouagadougou (...
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Cost of usage for various providers [closed]

I want to use maping services in my website and I am confused about the options that are provided. I try to do a comparision between features, accuracy and most important cost. I am total newbie and ...
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adding bing (with labels) maps to leaflet

I am using this leaflet plugin to render bing aerial map as a base layer onto a leaflet map. baseMapUrl = new L.BingLayer(bing_key); map.addLayer(baseMapUrl); But I am unable to find a way to render ...
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The ratio Pixel distance to geographical distance?

I have had this problem for several days and I have no idea to solve it. The problem is that I am trying to find out the length and width of ships from a Bing map. I got the location point (lon, lat)...
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USA Historical Satellite Imagery for an Online Application

I am looking for different options to add historical satellite imagery to our online-based application. We currently incorporate Bing Maps into our application, but cannot get historical imagery. I ...
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How to show shapefiles with Bing map in asp.net

I want to display my shapefile data on bing map using ASP.NET. Its an web application. I don't want to use any third party tool for shapefile conversion.
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Getting map tiles for polygon?

Based on this tutorial, I can easily find out a tile for a point. Is there an algorithm to find all tiles that are covered by a rectangle or lineString or by any other feature?
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Route optimization for field engineers

I have a set of field engineers, each with a specific expertise and I have to plan a schedule and assign customers based on their nearest reachable address based on customer requirement. Is there an ...
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How to calculate pixels per meter ratio, according to Google or Bing map zoom level?

I have an image and detect two points in the image. I want to calculate the distance between these two points. I'm using Google map and Bing map. I have x,y pixel values for both two points zoom ...
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How to update Bing base map data?

Can someone tell me how, or if it's possible, to send street centerline updates to Bing for inclusion in their base maps.
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Extract a polyline from a Geoserver shapefile

I have a GeoServer which contains a shapefile with some roads on it. Is it possible to programmatically query the GeoServer and extract a specific road from it and display it in a layer? I'm using ...
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Bing Map Tiles 3D buildings

When I view bing maps in the browser 3d buildings are displayed If I load BingMap tiles using their API or in OpenLayers, leaflet etc, no buildings are displayed. Are the maps tiles with 3D ...
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which framework is good for closed intranet [closed]

My requirement is simple. By latitude/longitude, draw icon on the map, draw a line between two icons.I may need put a customer picture over the map. It is not difficult by google map javascript or ...
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Are there trade offs between using a geohash vs using a quadkey as a spatial index?

QuadKey Bing Maps uses a quadkey structure for their tiling scheme. Here is an overview of the concept http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb259689.aspx. GeoHash A geohash seems to be the more ...
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Strange structures appear inside dry river in Egypt [closed]

Browsing Google maps site reveal some strange structures inside one of the dry rivers in Egypt near Quesser , what is really interesting is that those structures do not appear on Bing maps . ...
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Place names on maps - why big differences between OSM, Bing and Google? [closed]

The following observations are from clicking between Chrome tabs. Managua, Nicaragua: At zoom 12 with Google Maps, I get about 40 place names. At 12 zoom on OSM, I get about 17, and only two of them -...
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Google Earth, Google satellite, and Bing aerial accuracy

Does anybody know the accuracy of Google Earth, Google satellite, and Bing aerials, and at what scale? I think that you have different/better accuracy if you have subscribed to their professional ...
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Why is using Bing Maps with QGIS free but not with ArcGIS?

Since the end of 2013 a free use of Bing Maps in ArcGIS is no longer possible. You have to obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. In QGIS (with OpenLayers plugin) it is possible to use Bing ...
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What are people using for Site Location Maps without Bing?

The introduction of Bing Imagery with the release of ArcGIS 10.0 provided a fantastic means to very quickly produce Site Location Maps. Prior to its' introduction, I was using a GIS server connection ...
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Bing Map REST API is not working

if i place the below URL in my browser http://dev.virtualearth.net/REST/v1/Locations?q=bangalore+karnataka+india&key= The response is below { authenticationResultCode: "ValidCredentials", ...
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Convert from Gauss-Kruger to Bing coordinates / projection

I am trying to convert a shapefile with ogr2ogr from Gauss-Kruger (zone 4) to Bings coordinate system / projection using the advice given in http://alastaira.wordpress.com/2011/01/23/the-google-maps-...
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Can Bing base layers be used with the Mapfish / Geoserver print plugin?

After being able to solve most of my problems just be lurking, I find I now need to come into the light for this one. The headline is pretty explicit. I have been unable to use the mapfish print ...
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How to retrieve historical imagery from web mapping services?

Is there a way to retrieve historical imagery from Google/Bing/Yandex mapping services through their APIs? For example, I'd like to show on my website imagery from 2005.
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How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to access the metadata of Bing Maps in ArcGIS desktop? Any good plug-in or extension?
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Plotting multiple addresses with distance to specific POI

I'm not sure if this is the correct place for this question but here goes. I am getting ready to move to a different city. Right now I have about 80 houses to choose from. One of my parameters for ...
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How do I get ArcGIS tiles to display a single layer when multiple layers are available?

I am using Bing Maps v7 to display layers from an ArcGIS server. The server displays multiple layers as one, but I would like to only display a single layer. Suppose a map service has the layers: ...
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Shapefile rotated after displayed on Bing Maps

I took a country shapefile from Thematic Mapping API | World Borders Dataset. Then opened it in QGIS and saved needed layer as KML file and took coordinates for displaying polygons. var country = ...
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Importing Bing Maps into application using ArcGIS Engine?

I'd like to create an application using ArcGIS Engine 10. I want to import Bing Maps into my application as base map. I surf the internet but couldn't find any tools or API to import these maps to ...
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Changing Default Layer Switcher

How can I change layerswitcher properties(radio button) ? So I want to change just like drop down list ?
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Bing Map Aerial Question

I am aware of Microsoft Bing Maps Aerial licensing changes with ArcGIS for Desktop at the end of this year. My question here is why I have two different ArcMap I saved had them in it. One was able ...