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Create link to Bing maps with push pin at the centre

I want to be able to include a link to Bing Maps at specific geocordinates and preferably include a pushpin at those same coordinates. I have no problem with the centering on coordinates part of that ...
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Share a link to Bing maps, so that the map directly opens in Bird's Eye View

When I share a link to Bing maps, the map always opens in "standard mode". I want it to default or go directly to the Bird's Eye View mode. What I want to do is this: Open Bing maps Switch to ...
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Map website where I can copy a village's name (ex:麻布十番, want text form, not image)

I am preparing an itinerary with Google Maps, and have spot a village on the way where it would be convenient to stay. To look for hosting in that village, I need to copy paste this village's name ...
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Foursquare data stream

Is there an API for tapping into an anonymized version of Foursquare's stream of check-in data? Bing Maps has Foursquare Everywhere to show check-ins. Is there a way to tap into this stream of data? ...
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Plotting walking trails on a map without a GPS device

I want to mark some walking trails on a map and share them with friends. I don't have any GPS devices so I will be drawing them manually. Since this may take some time, I would prefer that they will ...
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Find an optimal route between multiple map locations

For me the ideal app would push the route to Google maps so I could save it to My Maps and use Google Navigation in the car to travel the route. Any solution would be good though. Here's an example ...
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Plotting multiple routes in Google/Bing maps

Is there any way I can plot multiple directions on Google on Bing Maps? By multiple, I don't mean A to B to C, but rather A to B and C to D and E to F etc. I am looking to plot all the roadtrips I ...
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House Hunting Area background checking tools

Hi I'm looking to buy a property very soon and want to make an informed choice. As such I am searching for tools to aid me in researching the surrounding area's of houses I am interested in. The kind ...
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192.com “superzoom” 4cm resolution aerial imagery

192.com used to have super high resolution aerial imagery (for London at least) .. but it seems to have disappeared. Now it just seems to be serving imagery from Bing. Is there anywhere else this ...
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How to copy a track from Bing Maps to Google Maps

I have a track in Bing Maps, but I'd like to get it somehow to Google Maps. Is this possible? If so, how?
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How do I tell Bing Maps to always default to “automatic” view?

Bing Maps offers three views: Road Birds-Eye Automatic, which switches between Road and Birds-Eye view depending on your zoom level. I want Bing Maps to always come up in Automatic view, but I ...
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Change Pin Icons in Bing Maps

Is it possible to change the icons for pushpins in "My Places"? If I import a Google Maps kml I can see the custom icons from Goole but I can't figure out how to change them in Bing Maps.
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Is Aerial View officially gone from maps in Microsoft's Bing?

I see Bird's Eye view is still available, but the Aerial View was much more valuable for spotting landmarks, evaluating real estate, neighborhoods, etc. Plus it was just a whole lot more interesting. ...
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Finding businesses within a n mile radius of a point with Google Maps or Earth

I'm working on an article that seeks to find a certain type of business within my borough. Ideally I'd be able to supply a KML file and have it return only businesses within those bounds, but I'm not ...
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How to get complete city data from Maps API's [closed]

i needed little help on how to go about it. i do not have much knowledge about Google Maps or Bing Maps API's as I am the database guy. We are building an emergency response system of a city. So for ...
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map displaying real-time data

I'm looking for some sample code or a tutorial that would show me how to display live data from onto a map. Something like this: http://www.herdict.org/web/explore/herdometer http://glow.mozilla.org/ ...
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What happened to Street Slide in Bing Maps?

In 2011, a new feature called Street Slide was introduced to Streetside in Bing Maps. It enabled you to "quickly pan up and down the street to see the neighborhood and find businesses." The prototype ...
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Bing Maps when zoomed and scrolling, scrolls uncontrollably?

Not sure if anyone else is having this issue. I have some remote users that I am attempting to troubleshoot an issue on their computer. When they are using Bing Maps and the zoom to a location and ...