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Getting correct UK road colours in Google Maps in Firefox

As many people know, Google Maps does a stupid stupid thing in the UK in terms of road colours (see http://optimap.co.uk for comparison between old behaviour ('proper colours') and new behaviour ...
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Google Maps shows wrong name

Recently I posted a question Business won't show up on Google Maps. It turned that I had to wait a bit longer for Google to put my business on its maps. Now I have a new problem - the name of the ...
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Did Google Maps stop working in IE8 in late 2014?

Google maps in IE8 now appears to generally look like this (checked several machines): I'm fairly sure it worked a few weeks ago. But googling for the problem only shows up a 2012 news item about ...
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Collaborate on Google Maps without signing in (Maps Engine)

I shared a map on Maps Engine with anybody to edit. However, when I open the link without signing in to my Google account, I am not able to edit the map. Is it possible to collaborate without ...
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How to mark a road as a toll road in Google Map Marker?

If I tell Google Maps to avoid toll roads, it still takes me on a certain road which is in fact a toll road. Does anyone know how I can edit the map to denote the road as such? I see road attributes ...
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Show planned highways at all zoom levels in Google Maps

When zoomed in close enough, Google Maps shows highways that are planned or under construction. An example from Cluj, Romania — the grey section of the highway is not built yet and the overlay goes ...
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Business won't show up on Google Maps

I'm having problems with showing a business on Google Maps. I've created the Google+ and business page. I've updated all the info and the Google verification code so the business is verified (I've ...
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My iPhone 5S won't show street names on Google maps [migrated]

My iPhone 5S won't show street/road names. All I can see on the map are the 2 dots from/to my destination. I use to be able to see the streets, interstates, cities, etc. The background is basically ...
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Can I forcibly extract KML from a Google Map?

I know that in Google My Maps, I can click the folder icon and select Export to KML to download a KML file. However, is it possible that, given the URL of someone's My Map, I can go in and get the ...
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Has “Save to map” gone from Google Maps Classic?

I am a frequent user of Google Maps, and I have quite a few of "My Maps", where I collect placemarks. Now I am trying to create a new of these My Maps, and add placemarks to it. After searching for ...
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How do I share map links in the new version of Google Maps?

The new vector-based version of maps.google.com seems to have lost the ability to easily share a map location or point of interest with someone else. It seems there are some Google+ sharing features, ...
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How can I prevent the Google Maps Country Redirect?

Google maps has started to redirect me to my local country domain - from www.google.com/maps to www.google.at/maps. Is there any way to prevent this without using cookies? Llike the "No Country ...
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Display one second latitude and longitude grid lines on Google Maps

Is the a way to display one second latitude and longitude grid lines on Google Maps?
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Remove “lables” overlay on new Google Maps

On the old style Google Maps there was an option to remove the "lables" overlay so in satellite view you would just see the map. In the new version of Maps I can't seem to find out how to remove ...
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Any way to plot 100K+ points on a map?

Does anyone know a way to upload hundreds of thousands of lat/longs to a map (Google Maps, but open to other suggestions) at the same time? I have a CSV with the full address, and the lat/longs for ...
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How do I build a commuting route that includes driving, public transit, and walking?

I've noticed that My Maps is back in Google Maps. My primary interest is creating a route with the following itinerary: Start from my "Home" location Drive to a public transit location Take the ...
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How to view Street View for certain date?

I was checking out this answer showing how the Colorado DOT dealt with mile-marker theft issue. You can see that user Sparr used Street View images of the spot from different dates to answer the ...
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How can I encode my preference of biking/walking/public transport in a google maps URL?

I used to be able to specify a url parameter to automatically show public transport directions, but it stopped working and now I only get driving directions when I enter a URL like this: ...
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How to display route in Google Streetview?

In the past, when you searched a route on Google Maps and then switched to Streetview, the route was shown in the Streetview image (as a thick blue line). That was a very useful feature, since it ...
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Export Google Maps Result Query

I'm getting multiple pin locations for "XYZ store" by searching on maps.google.com I want to export all the coordinates or points to whatever file possible (KML, HTML, doesn't really matter). The ...
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Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+?

Can I add my business in Google Maps without add it on Google+? I have a Google+ page for my website of this shop and I don't want a second Google+ page for the real store. Is possible?
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How can I save a coordinate into a marker in the new Google Maps?

I've marked the exact point of a place which I want to save and Google displays the coordinates properly: Is there a way I can save it into a marker to share or access it later?
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Toll fee on Google Maps

Is there any way to see the sum of the toll fees of a path on Google Maps?
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Why doesn't Google Maps show my home and the starred locations while planning a route?

Is there any way to switch it back on? Now the starring function seems useless.
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How to save Google map with pinned locations?

I have created a new map in which I pinned (with markers) various places for my vacation. I would like to find out how to save it for offline use. How to do so? Edit: as it turns out, you need to use ...
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How to view combined (overlaid) Google Map's map and satellite view?

There's "Sattellite/Map" button which toggles between map-only and satellite-only modes. How to view satellite image with the map (roads and rivers) drawn on top?
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Is there a way I can get the street list of Google maps?

I need it for our database development, as we are a real estate agency in 6 countries. As far as I know there is an opportunity to buy the street list for a certain amount/ year/country. How can I get ...
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How can I make all markers on a custom Google map appear together instead of being separated by pages?

After a certain number of markers have been added to a custom Google map, Google breaks them into separate pages. To view any of the latter ones, at the bottom of the marker list one has to click to ...
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How can I go from one house to the next in Google Maps' Street View?

In Google Maps Street View (ancient version, and the new one), I have extreme difficulties to go, as the title says, from one house to the next. I mean, my efforts with mouse and keyboard make the ...
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Finding 360 degree panoramic views in Google Maps

After searching for a destination on Google Maps, how can I see or determine if there are 360 degree panoramas, in the form of pictures, available for it? At present, I click on each picture and try ...
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What is the name of the icon for Google Maps street view?

What is the name of the icon for Google Maps street view? It is orange and modeled on a man. (Today he wears a uniform with a ball for World Cup): Is it called just a stickman?
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How to create a custom map by plotting only certain addresses or points in an online Web mapping service like Google Maps etc. for printing

For example, for any city, I want to create a A4 printable map, showing only specific addresses (like important areas of a city). Such a map will show which direction each area falls, optionally ...
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Grab locations to KML from custom map owned by a different person

I have a Google map and I need to grab these locations. Is it possible to grab locations to a KML file from custom Google maps that are created by other users?
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Is there a way to get the Google Maps Driving Time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API?

As already said: Is there any possibility to get the google gaps driving time without traffic via Google Distance Matrix API? I do not need current traffic. I do not need any kind of average driving ...
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Why do classic Google Maps and the modern Google Maps show different types of driving times?

As I am currently working on a project, where driving times are quite important, I've noticed that classic Google Maps and modern Google Maps show different types of car driving times. While the ...
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Google maps does not save my Places options

After saving many places in a map of mine that I modified with all details (logo and other info), when I reopen that map many details (like logo!!!) are not correct and I am not able to understand ...
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“My places” is missing

I have new Windows 7 machine with Chrome browser. I have opened Google Maps in browser and found that there is no "My places". How to create, save and share maps in this Google Maps version? I have ...
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Add public transport details to Google Maps (Cracow)

I would like to know if any of you have added public transport to Google Maps. I live in Cracow, Poland and I'm fed up with not having it there. I was once reading about adding geo location of bus ...
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How do I get directions from/to my saved locations?

When I find an address in Google Maps, it helpfully shows "4 min drive - work" under the address. When I click on the note, I get the directions from work. How, I also have home saved in Google Maps - ...
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How do I changed the saved zoom level of a map saved in Google Maps “My Places”

I saved two places to one of my maps in Google Maps My Places. I want to embed this map on a webpage. The zoom is too close. I want to zoom out 2 units. How do save the new zoom level to my map?
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Is there a way to change the language of an embedded Google Map?

I'm embedded a Google Map in my website and it always appears in the user's browser locale language, whereas I want it to always be in English. Is there any way to enforce this? Here's an example:
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How to change the default location for Google Maps when “Location” preference is not available in Search Settings?

This has already been asked: How do I set a default Google Maps location? But I am in an unusual situation, same as Neets as in this comment. Every time I log into Google Maps (the new one, but I ...
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View details in new Google maps after “search nearby”

If I use the "search nearby" feature on the new Google Maps, I see a nice collection of results but I don't know how to find more details about each result. If I click on the search result (in the ...
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How to Create Line Break on Google Maps Engine Lite

I am editing a map in Google Maps Engine Lite and when I add a marker and description, it doesn't let me make a new line. Enter saves what I wrote, and Shift + Enter and Ctrl + Enter don't work.
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How do I display CitiBike parking stations on Google Maps?

Can Google Maps be set up to display CitiBike parking stations in New York? Right now, I have to first map out the drive in Google Maps, then go to CitiBike website to see where to get/drop the bike. ...
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Is it possible to calculate the most convenient base of travel to reach multiple destinations in Google Maps?

I will be moving to a new city. In this city I will be working at different plants. I only work at one plant a day, but will be going to different plants on different days. I want to live at the ...
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How to drop marker at lat/long in new Google Maps

How would one go about dropping a marker at a certain lat/long in the new Google Maps? Visiting https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7,-122.4,16z only centers the map at those coordinates but does not ...
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Where have all my Maps reviews gone?

Over the years, I have posted a few reviews of places I've visited on Google Maps. Occasionally, I like to look back at my reviews, to remind myself where I've been. I'm aware that these reviews are ...
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Is it possible to send multiple points with descriptions using Google Maps?

I often find myself needing to send somebody a few geographical locations on a map with a short text description of each point. I've noticed I can send single points using Google Maps like this: ...
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Google Maps menu in Russian

I can't change Google Maps menu to English. English is my language of choice throughout Google, but in Google Maps the menu is in Russian. How can I change it to English?