Questions tagged [google-maps]

Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google free (for non-commercial use),

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How to use getmapasync() function instead of getmap() function in Android to plot a GeoJSON file?

This is the code that I have used to plot GeoJSON file in Google Maps in Android: mMap = googleMap; SupportMapFragment mapFragment = (SupportMapFragment) getSupportFragmentManager() ...
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OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 3.6

I can't find OpenLayers Plugin to install in QGIS 3.6. I want to open Google Earth in order to add coordinates and open satellite image to start mapping.
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MapQuest how to display 10 cities routed in a way that at the end we route back to the first city [on hold]

How do I display 10 cities routed in a way that at the end we route back to the first city? I am interested any solution that will solve my problem. Google Maps / MapQuest solution
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Adding detailed Google Maps baselayer on Leaflet

I know that Google map baselayer can be used in Leaflet like this: googleMap = L.tileLayer('http://{s}.google.com/vt/lyrs=s&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}',{ maxZoom: 20, subdomains:['mt0','mt1','mt2',...
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Consuming Google Maps as background map through ArcGIS Server?

I am doing a (non commercial) project where the client doesn't have the budget for purchasing map data like that provided by TeleAtlas. They only need map data for a background map, and they'd like ...
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How do you enter “/” oblique character into google map address [closed]

My house number has an "/" (forward slash, oblique) character. Google maps will not accept this character. After correcting my home address, they notified me that the correction was successful. But ...
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Getting all latitude, longitude coordinates/points inside rectangular polygon drawn in Google Maps? [closed]

Google maps lets you obtain a valid address by clicking on houses or buildings one by one, but it would be much easier if you could draw a polygon on the map and get a list of all valid addresses ...
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QGIS layer export to KML limited to 2 fields

I'm successfully exporting my layer to KML using the Right click > Export > Save Features As.. window. I then check the 13 fields I want to export, and proceed without problem. But when I import this ...
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QGIS exporting attributes in a KML file

Here is what I am doing: Create a layer by uploading a shapefile into QGIS Select attributes of that file Export selected attributes with the "save only selected features" check box when I save the ...
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Is there a way to Collect 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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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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How to display Google Maps as basemap in a Silverlight application?

I am writing a web mapping application and I use ArcGIS Server services. I want the application to use Google Maps as a base map. I am new to this job. I have searched a lot on the Internet. But I ...
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Google maps error in OpenLayers plugin in QGIS

I was using the Google maps on OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 2.16.3 successfully before but today when I tried it the page appears as shown in the figure; I tried re-installing the plugin but this keeps ...
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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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Generating random locations nearby my location in PHP and MySQL

I'm using a method to generate a random locations around my location with given the initial position(lat,long) and radius this method is used From the reference post here, but unfortunately the ...
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Consuming real-time traffic data from Google Maps?

In order to microprocess an logistic study about the best path to take, I need to consume, somehow, real-time traffic data from Google Maps. Is there an "open source" way to do this? The ...
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How can I convert KMZ file to JSON?

I'm writing a ArcGIS JS project, in which user will upload KMZ which will be displayed on map, since ArcGIS doesn't have a magic trick to do it, I want to convert KMZ to JSON (or KML) and then display ...
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Google Map Curve Between 2 Points Takes a Longer Route

I referred to https://stackoverflow.com/questions/40756305/adding-icon-in-the-middle-of-created-svg-path-in-google-maps to draw a curve between 2 points: one point is close to Seattle, and the other ...
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Extract data table with extended description from Google MyMaps

I would like to extract data table from Google MyMaps and make it usable i.e in Excel. The issue is straightforward at first glance. I know, that I must download the map in .kml and convert it, as per ...
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How to retrieve my position relative to a another on Google Maps?

I would like to SMS a URL with a call to the Google Maps API to visualize users' location relative to a location I choose, e.g.: chosen location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Boston,+MA/@42....
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What causes shiny artifacts in Google Maps imagery?

Do you know what causes artifacts like this one? Source: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=embelgasse+wien&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=60....
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Adding Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online. Does QGIS have any such options?
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What causes this rainbow image artifact in Google Maps satellite imagery?

I discovered this "rainbow" over the Yellowstone River in Google Maps: View the site in Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/y6xETmY859M2 You can see a distinct red, yellow, and blue streak hovering ...
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How to display only one placemark on Google Maps via JavaScript?

I have a KML file which contains multiple placemarks. I'm displaying this file on Google Maps following this description: https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/kml Is it ...
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Forcing updates to Google Maps?

Our road is sometimes (cannot reproduce now) marked with red stripes on Google maps. Not sure what that means, but at least it does not navigate to this road. This means that Google Maps leads people ...
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How to calculate walking distance between multiple addresses? - QGIS

I am working with historical data and I would like to calculate the walking distance between multiple addresses. For instance, in my excel dataset I have someone who lived on 1 Laurierstraat in ...
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Using WMTS with Google maps Javascript API

I am trying to learn and play around with the Google maps JavaScript API, KML, WMS, WMTS etc. I have a fair understanding of how to use KML files, Web Mapping Services, GeoJson files but I am ...
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Error code 429 and Google Maps Satellite Imagery blank screen on SASPlanet

I am using SASPlanet (Version: Nightly 190426) to download satellite imagery from google maps so I can save them locally and use them offline. However, after several tiles of downloading and stitching,...
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Polygon Google Maps v3 render problem in zoom

I followed this documentation https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/polygon-simple, but I have a problem with zoom and polygons. Depending on the zoom level, the polygon ...
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Changing Polygon shape on Zoom in and Zoom out in google maps using javascript

In my application iam using google maps v3, on page load with default zoom level of 15 i load few polygons by passing points(latlng coordinates) from database on the google map now my question is when ...
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Simple clustering example

I'm trying to use postgis ST_withincluster function. But my knowledge over SQL seems a bit too fresh at the moment and I can't figure out by myself how I should proceed by reading posts like this one: ...
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KML title and description to generate lettered legend on map

Let's say I've exported a KML (from My Google Maps) with a list of waypoints like: <Placemark> <name>Bachledzki Wierch 8a</name> <description>tel: , 606 426 336</...
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Multiple markers on Google Maps using JavaScript, PHP and SQL

I am trying to query the MySQL database that has a table with firstname, longitude, latitude in it. I want to get the longitude and latitude and display them as multiple markers with the firstname as ...
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How to export Google Maps zip polygon to shapefile

I have the following URL that is a zip polygon from Google Maps that I want to export to shapefile and open in QGIS. How can I do that?
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OpenLayers Icon with ngClick

I am working off the OpenLayers Icon Symbolizer example (https://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/icon.html) to create an equivalent to a Google Maps marker new google.maps.Marker({...}) With ...
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KML file problem with Google Docs

I can't make this work. I have a JavaScript program that should upload a KML and it does not work. Uploading the same KML manually in Google Maps works perfectly <!DOCTYPE html> <html> &...
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What are the units of velocity in Google Location History JSONs?

I have downloaded and used different code to visualize the data. Some of the code works with speed as it is available in the JSON files downloaded using Google Takeout. The speeds seem to be too slow ...
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How to pull locations/data from an embedded Google map on another website?

Is there a way to download the point locations from an embedded Google map? I want to compare the locations of these businesses to a rail network.
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How Google Maps get the Speed Limit Information?

Google maps started showing speed limit information in certain areas in the U.S. as featured in this article I'd like to know how Google maps get the speed limit information? My guess is Google gets ...
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Incorrect address mapping in Google Maps and Google Earth?

We were issued a 911 address when we built our building approximately 3 years ago. When you go to google maps and google earth and put our address it incorrectly pulls up in town. The correct ...
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Extract coordinate data from KML path

I have a route defined by a series of waypoints - how can i extract as many coordinates as possible from that route as possible? I need to extract about 100-150 coordinates that lie along a route ...
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How to calculate offline map download size for a square km for each zoom level

I am working on estimation of how much will I have to download to make maps available offine at different zoom levels. What I am looking for is something like below. zoomLevel,sizeInKM,downloadInGB 1,...
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St_area and St_length on Google Maps

I am trying to plot a bunch of areas on a Google map. The locational elements of the data seem to be in St_area and St_length fields. I can't find much about this format. Is anyone familiar with how I ...
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Google Labelled Places (Pins) into KMZ or Shapefile

I hope this isn't a redundant question as I tried searching and trying several things to fix my problem, but here it is: My coworker dropped a bunch of pins in Google Maps, hoping that I could get ...
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Set my Home location on Google Maps, if it does not have an official/registered address?

The answer to "Adding new address to Google Maps?" does not include a case for non-business addresses. I want to add my home address, which is not a register address. Ideally, I should have been able ...
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How do I determine if a road is privately owned or not? (USA)

I'm working on a project where it matters greatly whether or not a piece of land is on a private road. Google Maps in many cases takes private roads (for example in master-planned subdivisions) and ...
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Geofencing routes from point A to point B using Google Maps?

I'm working on a task where given the coordinates of a line from point A to point B, I need to create a geofence around this line (road route). But based on what I read here https://developers.google....
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Where does Google get updated data about postal codes?

I have been searching for the most recent list of Postal Codes in US but I most of them are two or three years old. I did cross check them with the Google Maps, though most of them them were correct ...
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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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Creating map-based online questionnaire/survey? [closed]

I am planning to create map-based online questionnair/survey for my master dissertation on bicyle safety. What I want to do is, asking my potential respondants to mark their answers by adding pins/...