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An application programming interface specific to Google Maps.

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Looking for mobile web app map control that can handle layer redraw with good performance

I would like to develop mobile web app to track GPS coordinates in real time (refresh every 10 seconds) from Geoserver. Currently I have desktop site I wrote in ExtJS 4 and it works pretty well (...
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Whether to use ArcGIS Platform (from Esri) or Google Maps API for large number of polygons?

I am in the planning phases of building a web based application which will be served on IOS devices through a custom application with HTML container. The functionality will be to display a number of ...
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Draw postgis geometries in google maps api

Postgis have a base with a table of data lines and other points. I'm doing a java applet to query these tables and space to draw on google maps. My question is: what better way to spend these ...
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How should I make use of railway routes from Google Maps API?

I have a specific requirement wherein I have to display or highlight only railway stations in the map rather than the whole map. How can this be achieved? This is the code I tried: <html> &...
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raster-derived KMZ cannot display in google map api v3

I got some raster(tiff)-generated KMZ files, but they cannot be displayed at all in googe map api v3. However, all of my shapefile-generated KMZ files can be displayed properly. Anyone faced the ...
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How to get polygon coordinates for Google Map from .poly files (preferably in nodejs)?

I have .poly files with polygons of countries. I want to use those polygons to make Google Map polygon layers. How may I read lng and lat points of polygons from those poly files? They look like these:...
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Openlayers - How to put street view icon on google layer?

I have a basic OL map with google layer. http://jsfiddle.net/Alophind/bDzg7/ I've read in similiar questions that the following css disable the google street view icon: img {max-width: 100%;} So I ...
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Fusion Tables API advanced visualizations

From the google example; i want to replace the column bar chart with a dynamic pie chart. How do i do that. What codes do I need to change?
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maximum limit for plotting lat-long on google maps

I want to highlight a route on google maps along with our network sites. I have successfully done it but when I load data in large proportion then my plugin becomes unresponsive. Can someone suggest ...
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Is the 2010 Landsat world map (GLS 2010) available in a GoogleMaps browser?

Is the 2010 Landsat world map, also known as GLS 2010, available to view anywhere on the internet in a GoogleMaps browser? I need to find it so that it can be added as a layer to a GoogleMaps ...
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how to tell google geocode() that you are looking for an administrative_area address and not a city?

If you were to do a reverse lookup for a region (States or Province) and that region happen to have a city with the same name, then Google geocoder will return the information on the city instead of ...
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Extracting street segments from google maps?

I'm using the google maps v3 api and am trying to extract a list of intersections and street segments from an overlay created from a KML file. Ideally, I'd like to be able to get the poly lines in a ...
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Render Google Fusion Tables Layer Tiles in OpenLayers

I would like to know if there is a way now to include Google Fusion Table Layers Tiles in OpenLayers, and if yes, is it possible to use the dynamic styling just like in Google Maps? I know you can ...
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How to create a Google Maps with draggable routes with fixed markers

I have a webapp where I show a route on a map, I pass two address and show the route on map, so I'd like that this route should be draggable but the points A and B shoud be fixed. How to do this?
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Detecting If A Coordinate Is Near Polygon Edges In Google Maps API

Is there a way to add a test to see if a Lat/Long coordinate is near the edge of a polygon? I am building very complicated polygons that have rivers and roads as borders. Because of this, it is very ...
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Avoid backtracking while creating loop in Google Map API 3

I am trying to build a solution where i would create loop by google map. My first and only business rule is there should not be any repeated route. But with my demo http://www.mindcrew.in/road%...
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Creating many Google Maps paths and exporting to ArcGIS/QGIS

As part of my senior thesis, I have a CSV of about 500K unique combinations of starting and ending lat/long coordinates, each of which represents the starting and ending locations of bike share trips. ...
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How to spiderfy markers on zoom_changed :Google Maps?

I have several markers on my webpage and I am making use of Overlapping Markers library : https://github.com/jawj/OverlappingMarkerSpiderfier I am experiencing a strange bug on as demonstrated in the ...
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Extracting travel times from Google Maps for a certain time?

I got the idea that it could be interesting to make a regular daily query to the route planning feature of Google Maps to collect statistics about commuting times. For example: ask Google Maps every ...
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Geocoding using Google Services on MMQGIS

I am trying to geo-code a list of addresses using Google web services. I have a Google API key and MMQGIS runs, but geo-codes 0 locations. At first I thought my data was unreadable, but when I run ...
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Using Pix4d google_tiles KML outside of Google Earth

I am using Pix4d to generate orthomosaic tiles. I would like to display these in something other than the HTML that is provided. Possibly have 2 or three shown on the same window. The full ...
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Reprojecting CRS from Geocode API fails to match shapefile CRS

I have a shapefile obtained from this link. library(rgdal) library(rgeos) dir <- tempdir() unzip('~/Downloads/4106902.zip', exdir = paste0(dir, '/4106902')) shape <- readOGR(paste0(dir, '/...
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Pass coordinates to recenter google map iframe from parent page

Can somebody tell me where my code is wrong? Here is the code block to pass from the parent to the iframe: document.getElementById('street').contentWindow.map.setCenter({lat:latt, lng:lon}); This ...
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maxZoom doesn't work Google Maps API

I use Google Map Tiles (lvl 16 to 25). But, I can't reach more than 22 maxZoom level when I use the maptype Roadplan and 20 when I use the maptype satellite.. I would like to increase the maxZoom to ...
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Opening Google Maps Street View from Google Maps Image

Is there a way I can link the Google Maps Street View Image to the actual Google Maps so when a user clicks on the image it takes them to the address in Google Maps Street View? Right now I only have ...
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Add custom icon via mapbox.attr

I try to add my custom icon via mapIcon attr but doesn't work: <script type="text/javascript"> function fc_addressint_initMap(mapBox) { var mapLatLon = eval("(" + mapBox.attr("...
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Getting GPS coordinates of an ending point based on a specific road, a starting point and length

In an Excel file, through VBA, I would like to have the GPS coordinates of a certain point, starting from the previous known point and the length of a specific highway (or a road). I mean a "delta" ...
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Controlling order KML Polygons are drawn using Google Maps API?

I am creating an application that allows users to turn on and off KML layers: The KML layers are hosted on ArcGIS Online, and I'm bringing them into the application by creating a new KML Layer ...
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Google Maps API - Missing administrative levels - How to deal with islands

Example: Spain>Balearic Islands>Ibiza Spain>Balearic Islands>Mallorca Spain>Balearic Islands>Menorca Currently Google Maps is defining the island of Ibiza at the same level as the places on the ...
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Google Earth like tool to direct query spatial data from an SQL database

I'm looking for a desktop reporting tool which allows me to query spatial SQL data via direct query. I'm looking for a simple application end user without any GIS knowledge can use. I've tested ...
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How to correctly select a edge of a polygon in Google Maps?

How to correctly select a edge of a polygon in Google Maps? So far, I was able to create a simple demo here You can try the code to see that there's a bug wherein it doesn't select the last edge of ...
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Capturing total area generated from Google Maps' measurement tool in parent web page

I'm attempting to embed Google Maps in one of my web pages, specifically to use the measurement tool to allow users to measure buildings. When I'm on the web page that is embedding Google Maps, how ...
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How to save marker and polyline in database?

I want to store marker and polyline in the database. In this script, I have 3 functions, that is to draw a polyline, marker and the point of destination. Can anyone fix my script below? var map; var ...
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Collecting Lat-Long in a Google Docs Form by adding script?

So I need am trying to figure out a way to collect Lat long data and have it saved automatically when I fill a Google form on my phone. Is it possible as retracing address to plot is not possible for ...
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Flying a tour along a (KML) route and exporting frames

I'm pretty new to the Earth Engine / GIS cosmos so please excuse my inexperience. I'm working on a project for which I want to fly a virtual drone along a KML (or any GPS waypoint) route and export ...
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Display the data layer to info windows taken from GeoJSON

I have a problem for displaying data to info windows on the Google Maps Data layer. Here I use GeoJSON to load data. can anyone help me? var map; function initMap() { map = new google.maps.Map(...
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How to show on Leaflet: WMS on top of OpenMapTiles (vector PBF)?

I made a simple Leaflet page with the following content: Overlays: a geojson polygon file WMS polygon layer from Geoserver of my own (tiled=true) Baselayers: All 4 Google Maps: road, terrain, ...
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Get current travel times for a list of destinations from Google Maps into a Sheet

I have a list of coordinates in Google Sheets (around 20). I'd like to input a location and receive current travel times to each coordinate, for the different transport modes. Is this possible from ...
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Python and Google Maps API place search: Read csv read row by row and loop fuction

I want to automate a task in Python with the Google API Search Place. Right now, my code with Google Maps API is returning places 'hospital' for one set of geographic coordinates. But, I have a CSV ...
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Including ArcGIS JavaScript api ElevationProfile template in OpenLayers 4 application?

I developend a small application using OpenLayers 4 JavaScript library. As per my bussiness requirement I need to add a elevationprofile widjit to display elevationprofile chart for drawpath. I tried ...
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Drawing Census Tracts in Google Maps

If I have census data with TigerGIS/PostGIS is it possible to get back all of the long/lat coordinates for the certain census tract? I want someone to be able to type in an address or census tract, ...
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How to speed up Google Geocoding API Slow performance?

I am using Google geocoding API service with their Java client, and my dev Key, The problem is when I run up to 40 requests it does slow to 600ms. I am using it in a webservice that is supposed to ...
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Is there a OSM tile server that allows you to style like google api?

The google maps API allows you to style the map you get back. Is there an OSM equivalent? This question asked how google did it How are Google serving up their Styled Maps? has there been any ...
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Limiting Google street view to extent on OpenLayers 2?

I would like to be able to limit the Google street view area in my map to to 500m radius from where the panoramic street view starts ( this is where the user clicked the mouse on the map). Is this ...
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Using ArcGIS API for Timeslider with Google Maps API?

Is it possible to use ArcGIS API for a Timeslider with Google maps API? If this is not possible, then is there some other way I can use a timeslider outside of ArcGIS?
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Making map use set of coordinates in QGIS

I have made a custom google map with the google map api which has a few functions that work well within it - one specifically is limiting the user on what they can view within the bounds of the map. ...
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Integrate leaflet module in a google maps application

Is it possible to use a leaflet application over a google maps application? What I want is to integrate a leaflet module / application over a google maps application just by passing the google maps ...
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cannot submit address to Google geocoder on iPad: ArcGIS JS webmap app

I am working on a web map app for desktop and iPads. The app uses a Google geocoder to locate addresses or intersections, added with the standard code in 'init': geocoder = new google.maps.Geocoder()...
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Google Places Autocomplete Limit Suggestions to Local Area

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but can I limit the suggestions that Google Places Autocomplete find to say 5 km of a certain location? If I'm in Dublin I don't want to see suggestions ...
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ajax request of wiki API in google maps infowindow

Hello guys I am stuck in the last part of a project. I have a project were I have infowindows for every marker when the marker is clicked a function "populateInfoWindow" is called. In that function ...

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