Google Maps is a free web mapping service and API provided by Google.

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How can I plot an address list in Google Maps? [closed]

I have a 14 page PDF with a list of addresses in it. I'd like to see the addresses on a map. Is there a website that can extract the addresses from the document and put them on a map?
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Link to directions on Google Maps with one destination prefilled

I want a link on my site which visitors can use to get directions to my location. Is it possible to create a link to a Google Maps directions page, where one end of the directions (the destination) is ...
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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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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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Google Maps: add to contacts

I've searched Google Maps for a business. I've found it. I'm looking at the popup/bubble/whatever on the map, for that business. Is there something I can from this point to quickly get that ...
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Is there a way to return to satellite view with latest Google Maps?

With the new Google Maps integrating Google Earth and 3D into the web browser I'm experiencing some performance problems on my PC when I feel the need to look something up while processing power is ...
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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 are YouTube videos selected for inclusion in Google Maps?

Apart from geolocating videos via your YouTube account, is there any other process involved in getting them shown on the 'More... videos' overlay in Google Maps? Edit: As well as geolocating a test ...
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Is there a way to customize foot speed for Google Maps Transit directions?

I often use transit directions to get around, but sometimes I'd rather run five minutes to catch up to a bus instead of waiting where I am for 15 minutes for the next bus. Google Maps transit ...
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How to import objects from My Maps to Google Places

We have a map with hundreds of points but they don't appear in Google Maps search. I was told that if I put them in Google Places, they will appear in maps search. Is this true? And if it is true ...
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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 to save embedded Google map to my account

Is there a way to save an embedded Google map with its pins to my account or my maps so I can view them in my Android mobile? For example, here's a map with ATMs of my city: ...
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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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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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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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Create KMZ from Google Maps

I have a bunch of locations stored in "My Maps". Is it possible that I create a KMZ file that I can use in Google Earth?
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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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How can I enable Google Maps to my enterprise users?

We are using Google Enterprise. Usually, when I want to add/remvoe a core/other service it's done from the Admin Control panel Currently, when trying to access maps.google.com both me (Admin) and my ...
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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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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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Claim and fix an unauthorized listing in Google Maps/Places

One of our branch offices has had a Google Maps/Places listing created and verified by a staff member who was not authorized (not the IT or Communications & Marketing departments); the office has ...
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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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Get driving directions at specific time of the day

Is there any service that provides accurate driving directions to a location at a specified time of the day? By that I mean the service should take into account the average traffic for that specific ...
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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 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 to get the coordinates in the new Google Maps?

You used to be able to right-click and drop a lat-lon marker on a point to get its coordinates: How do you get the latitude & longitude in the new Google Maps? Update: just got an email from ...
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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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Why is Google maps enforcing the “sensor” parameter?

The Google maps geocoding API has a sensor parameter that is mandatory in V3: sensor (required) — Indicates whether or not the geocoding request comes from a device with a location sensor. This ...
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How can I map my Gmail contacts' physical location in Google Maps?

Is there a way plot groups of my Gmail contacts' physical locations in Google Maps? OS is Windows Vista.
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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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Google Maps; saved KML files will not import

KML files saved from Google Maps will not work when I use "Create map" and try to import them. I have tried from two different PCs using 2 different browsers (IE;Opera). I resorted to this as a test ...
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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 can I get Google Maps to show street names?

Google Maps used to show street names, all the way down to minor back roads if you zoomed in enough. Now, those seem to be gone. Is is possible that I've accidentally changed a setting that displays ...
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How do I find the URL for a customized embedded Google map?

I'm trying to find the URL for a custom embedded map (not my map -- the one at http://flood.gistda.or.th) so that I can bookmark a link with the zoom and location levels that are useful to me, but I ...
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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 do I set a default Google Maps location?

Every time I open Google maps it defaults to Palmer Ranch Healthcare & Rehabilitation. How do I change this?
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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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Show your office location on Google Maps

Using Google Maps, I searched for “JBR Dubai” and I found it. Here when I zoom it, I can see all the offices in my tower but I cannot see my office. How I can set my office over there? I want people ...
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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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“New” Google Maps has 'stripey' water

Since google launched the 'new' Maps site, I've had display problems with it in Chrome. It seems only to relate to blue(!), on sea, rivers, lakes. Firefox and IE doesn't have the issue, even when ...
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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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How to delete a map in Google mapsengine.google.com?

I cannot find a delete button for my map on mapsengine.google.com. I tried to look for it when opening a map and when editing an opened map but I cannot find it anywhere. Is is possible to delete a ...
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Can I view Google+ check-ins on Google Maps?

Is there a way of viewing my Google+ check-ins as pointers on a Google Maps? UPDATE: Now that Google Latitude has been retired, my answer is no longer relevant. How can I view my Google+ check-ins ...