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Google maps text labels look like rectangles [on hold]

I experienced a weird issue with Google Maps in Chrome only. Text labels look like rectangles as if the font didn't render properly. In Safari, I don't have this issue. Do you have an idea of what ...
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Google maps timeline queries

I know I can use Google maps timeline to see where I have been at some point in time. Is it also possible to have more sophisticated queries, like when was the last time I visited some place?
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HTML geolocation is not working [on hold]

I am working on google maps, I am using the inbuilt function of getcurrentlocation but this function is not working in Internet Explorer. Please help me out from this problem.
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Save a place in Street View

Is it possible to save a place while in Street View mode? For example with this Google Maps link (screenshot) If I click the pin icon in the top left corner, it takes me to a screen where there's a ...
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Does Google Maps still provide fares for routes by public transportation?

I remember a few years ago when I searched for routes between two locations in Baltimore, it showed the fares for routes by public transportation. Now when I do the same thing but for New York City, ...
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GEOLOCATION coding [migrated]

i need a help with my web...i want a search-based map that can extratct the url of that search result in a text form in html..then i will send that url to my database..its kind of "share your location ...
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Multiple Waypoints in Google Maps

Question about google maps.This is the direction that I want to reflect on the map Singapore -> Brisbane -> Melbourne -> Hong Kong Can't do it through driving coz it won't allow overseas. Can't do it ...
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Measure distances between multiple points in Google maps

I have multiple points localised in Google maps as the image shows I want to measure the distances inter-points I have nominally around 50 points , so I have to find 50*50 calculated distance.
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Is there a way on Google Maps (online version) to make Public transportation the default mode?

Google Maps on Android allows the user to set his prefered mode of transportation. I didn't find a similar mode on the web-version. Does such a mode exist?
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How to add an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?

Is there a way in desktop browsers to import an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?
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How to open custom (embedded) Google maps in full view?

I want to open an embedded map that has custom routes in it in full view but clicking the "Google" logo only takes me to the map without all the custom information. How do I open a custom map in full ...
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Is it possible to embed a map in a Google Keep note?

Just as the title says, is it possible to embed a map from Google Maps (i.e. when you click on "share") in a note from Google Keep?
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Can I Add Multiple “Locations” to a single row for a Map Chart

I have a Google Spreadsheet that I am testing out the Map Chart with. I wanted to test two Charts, Org and Map. So I thought that a list of gods would give me both. However, I ran into a situation ...
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How do i map two addresses creating a route?

I have about over 200 routes to map. I have an excel sheet (CSV file) containing the addresses with start and end point. I would like to know if there is any easier way of importing the data with a ...
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Link to Google Map with Places name and Coordinates selects wrong location

I'm sorry I can't list specifics here. Term of the contract and all. The client wants links to their (very large number) of stores on google maps from their web page listings. This works for the ...
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Google Maps: How do I start a route that I've saved to My Maps?

I've started using Google's My Maps feature for planning both an upcoming trip to California and some semi-regular motorcycling routes. I've figured out how to create maps and share them with people, ...
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How to update Google “My Maps” when Spreadsheet data changes?

In the process of building a Google My Maps map, I found that it's quite handy to import spreadsheets from your Google Drive to use it source for your map layers. As using spreadsheets is pretty much ...
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How can I make the sidebar appear by default in a custom Google Maps?

I would like to have the sidebar shown by default in the new version of the custom Google Maps. Is there any way to achieve this?
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Share places between Google maps and Here maps

I have saved many places on Google maps and I would like to use it also on Here maps. How can I share those info? The perfect is to share all the info (GPS coordinates, notes and graphic design) but ...
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How do I report/change the $ rating of a restaurant on Google Maps?

This place is rated $$, but it should be $$$$. I tried to "Suggest an Edit", but the dollar rating wasn't available to change.
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Copying a Google “Maps” search field to an “Image” search field

Say I searched for my childhood's school on Google Maps: After seeing the "Earth View" of it, I feel like searching for Images of this college, on Google Image search. Is there a way to launch an ...
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Google My Maps: how to limit embedding?

I created a map using Google My Maps, and now I want to embed it in my website, but I want to control who else can embed it. How can I do so? I have been reading up on the documentation, and haven't ...
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How does Google Maps see my hardware details (and decides to disable 3D view)?

Google Maps’ 3D view is not supported on my Laptop (Thinkpad X200). How does Google Maps recognize/decide that my hardware through my browser is not “supported”? How to circumvent this check? I’m ...
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How can I invite people to add a marker to a map created with Google Maps My Maps?

Background: I am looking into the ways of inviting people to add markers to a map that I created using My Maps of Google Maps. I know that I can share the link to the map with editing rights but ...
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Mapping Google Calendar events

I would like to display a Google Map with all of my calendar events such that the user can see points on the map relating to the locations of different events. When they click on the point it should ...
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How to search for places along a route?

I often try to integrate some errands in trips while I'm underway. For instance, I might look for a specific kind of store that is reasonably close to where I pass by. I am trying to find out how to ...
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Company not found on Google Maps

I have been trying to search our business place (Bonteheuwel Library, Bluegum Street, Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, Western Cape) on Google Maps, but to no avail. Is there some way that Google can sort out ...
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Is there a way to return to satellite birds-eye view with latest Google maps?

Using Google Maps with latest Chrome/Win10, two questions: How do I get to overhead satellite photo views? Currently I just have 'Earth' and 'Map'. How do I get to 'birds-eye' satellite photos ...
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Why isn't Google Maps always detailing the routes it suggests?

Sometimes when using Google Maps, I get many details about the trip. Sometimes, not at all. Here's a screen grab showing Google Maps not displaying any details at all: and here's an example of ...
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Filtering all matching locations in Google Maps

I am looking for a way to list all the physical in-range locations of companies which meet a particular criteria in Google Maps. For example, when I input "supermarket" into Google Maps I find out ...
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Google Maps Service Area Business - How many areas can I add?

I am adding our business to Google Maps, and since we're a web shop I am selecting that "I deliver goods and services to customers within this area: Now, there are two options. One is to set a radius ...
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How to view my contribution points in Google Maps?

Because of this news that Google is now willing to give 1 TB of Google Drive storage to diligent Local Guides, I was encouraged to take photos of places near me, review edits, and make reviews of ...
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Show/Share own Google Maps Timeline to others

My smartphone logs all my visited places via GPS and Google Maps Timeline. This way I can review where I've been. https://www.google.com/maps/timeline Is there any way to grant access (or share) my ...
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Force Google Maps to display my location with correct zoom

Whenever I open Google Maps (by typing maps.google.com URL) in Opera, I always see map of Central Europe, not my location. How can I force GM to display my location? The "Give Maps permission to use ...
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Additional details in address field of Google Contacts to be ignored by Google Maps

I need to have additional details in the address fields of my Google Contacts. These additional details interfere with Google Maps finding the address. For instance: Street Street Name 24, etaj 2, ...
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How to display a date range on Google maps timeline

On the new Google timeline I can only seem to select a single day or month or year. https://www.google.com/maps/timeline On the previous version, I could choose a date range. Any ideas how to do ...
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How do map applications calculate travel times?

What is the simulated speed used to calculate the travel time for each route? Is it the speed limit for each road, simulated speed by actual time, or something else?
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How do I get multiple driving times in Google sheets without “Service invoked error”?

I keep getting this error. "Service invoked too many times for one day: route. (line 3)." Here is the link to my sample sheet. With script attached ...
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How do you highlight all roads within a selected scale on Google Maps?

How do you highlight all roads within a chosen scale and frame of view on Google Maps, which hereafter I call the purview? I ask not about highlighting all roads on Google maps. Context: My ...
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How to change work address in Google Maps, if “My Places” option is not available?

Google Maps shows an incorrect address for my work. I'd like to change it. Google Help tells me to use My Places option from main Google Maps menu, but I don't have such option on my PC: Is it ...
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Syntax to see route planning between two points?

In most cases, to find out a distance or expected travel time between two points, I use Google maps (using Chrome, desktop PC). To do so, the typical steps are: Type a location (say 'Munich') into ...
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Why does Google Maps think traffic reduces trip time?

More than once, Google Maps has told me it will take me 31 minutes (for example) to get to my destination, but 34 minutes (for example) without traffic. Has anyone else noticed this? Is this a known ...
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How to add a location label (like starring) to Google Maps (website), like in the 2015 updated Android app?

At some point in 2015 I believe Google Maps on Android added the ability to add a label to any location from the vertical ... menu when a location is selected. This label is saved in your account - ...
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How to embed Google Maps photospheres?

"Google Maps - Views" shared with Google Maps a feature that allowed us to generated HTML for embedding a photosphere into another website. A description of the feature can be seen at: ...
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How can I override Google Map's shortest route feature when drag plotting a long scenic route?

Want to use Google Map to plot scenic trip route which is not the shortest distance between start and end destination. Google intercedes with its own route suggestions that are shorter, eventually ...
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What do the different drawings of roads mean?

In Google Map, different roads are drawn in different ways. For example, in the following screenshot of Google Map of an area, why are the drawings of roads in the black, red, green, and blue boxes ...
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Calculate distances between various places in Google Maps

I have the following problem: I have two lists of addresses X and Y, both as an excel table or csv file, and would like to use google maps to automatically calculate the distance between each possible ...
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The Google Maps layers button does not show as decribed by Google support at http://maps.google.com. How to display it?

I do not have the layers button at http://maps.google.com as described here https://support.google.com/mymaps/answer/3024933?hl=en and the layers shown here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE-Al5mNu44 ...
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Google maps waypoint coordinates for route

I'm rather new to the Google Maps API. If I get a route back from Google maps, is it possible to get the coordinates for every 2 km of the route? So if the route is 7 km, I want to know the ...
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How to find my saved locations in Google Maps?

I have lots of favorite locations (starred locations) in Google Maps. It's visible on the map as I scroll/drag to it. But isn't there a place where all the saved locations/coordinates are listed? I ...