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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Does the Bing Maps API have a distance to coast service?

Does the Bing API contain a distance to coast service from an address? All we need to do is calculate the distance to a major coastline (Atlantic or Gulf of Mexico).
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How to export Bing Maps layers to Pdf with Arcmap - and get appropriate resolution?

I've got a GP service that creates a new mxd, adds Bing Layers to it, zooms to a particular extent, then exports a pdf. Sometimes (when the network is slow, I suspect) the resulting pdf has a mixture ...
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MapInfo Bing Aerial resolution/scale

I am using MapInfo to display some Bing aerial photos. It seems as if it is using the wrong scale of imagery - they look blurred, as if the image has been enlarged. Is there a way to force it to use ...
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Does Bing maps silverlight API work on Windows phone 7?

Has anyone seen any good resources on using Bing Maps Silverlight APIs on WP7?
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Open a location in Bing Maps 3D

Does anyone know how I can link to a location in Bing Maps and have it open in 3D mode? A link formatted like this: http://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?lvl=15&cp=37.9609257054894~-87....
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Coordinates of upper left corner in the world file?

According to Wikipedia and ESRI last two lines in the world file represent x and y coordinates of center of upper left pixel. Now, if I have a world file like this: 32.0 0.0 0.0 -32.0 691200.0 ...
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What is the current Web Mercator projection code?

The web mercator projection, popularised by Google Maps, seems to be given a new EPSG code every couple of years. EPSG:900913 (Google in calculator text) was an unofficial code EPSG:3785 - is the ...