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When viewing a map, how can I remove the pink pointers?

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This is just for viewing the map in my browser, and not having them removed from Google Maps.

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The "pink pointers" show the location of the results for your query. There's no way to remove them other (moreover, it's just pointless to do that). – dnbrv Mar 26 '12 at 16:04
@dnbrv I'd sometimes want to take a screenshot of the map or parts of it, but without that pointer. – galacticninja Mar 27 '12 at 5:22
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Mouse over the controls on the upper right of the map - it says satellite and possibly traffic. Other controls will roll out once you mouse over this area.

You'll see a control that allows you to remove the search result from the map by 'unchecking' next to the business name or search term.enter image description here

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