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

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Showing nearest franchise location with Google Map

Can I share a link with Google Maps, that will request user for his location & show nearest franchise location of X company? Example: User click link-> Location Request & Provided -> Show ...
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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 search for businesses in a specific area on Google and sort by rating?

I'm having a heck of a time figuring out which of Google's properties will allow me to do this seemingly simple search: I want a list of businesses in a specific area, sorted by customer rating. For ...
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Change friends icon/avatar on Google Latitude

I recently started using Google Latitude with some of my close friends. Many of them have not set a picture for their icon/avatar yet, so when looking at a map it can be difficult to identify people ...
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Add many locations to Google Map?

I have a bunch of addresses that I need to add to one of my Google Maps. Google Maps just says to add each and everyone of them manually, but it's a lot of of work to do this manually. Does someone ...
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How to enable new Google Maps

How can I enable new Google Maps? It seems I’m still stuck with the old version. Can't find a link or switch. When I click “Try it now”, it takes me to the preview tour. I’m from Canada; was it ...
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Google Maps map marker hover text

When you search for a company in maps, you can hover your mouse over the map and see additional text. This looks like it comes from the website of the company, from the metadescription, or body if no ...
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Maps allowing arbitrary, user-defined marking

How can I mark some user-defined places on a map? These places will be of little use to anyone else.
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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?
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View list of addresses in order in Google Maps

I have some addresses that I want to visit, and I want to draw the order I should take in Google Maps. Is there any feature that enables me to do this?
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Directions are not displayed properly in Google My Places

Here is my map with locations and directions: ...
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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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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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display results for multiple queries on new Google Maps: possible; how?

With the new (May-2013) version of Google Maps, is it possible to display results for several search queries on the same map--similar to how it worked in "classic" Google Maps? (see the green marks ...
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Cannot access Google Maps, unable to see more than “page not available”

I can no longer access Google Maps. When I click on maps from the Google Toolbar, I first get a faint grid, then the screen just goes to gray. It says I need to upgrade to a newer version of Adobe ...
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Google Maps; saved KML files witll 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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Searching for Google Maps direction by query

When I want to get directions between two well-known places, I enter a query like "from Heaven to Hell" into Google, then switch to Maps tab and the route is there (provided that Heaven and Hell are ...
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Earth View as default on Google Maps

I frequently use the Earth View (the one like in external Google Earth program) on maps.google.com as i find it more pleasant and quick rather then the laggy map and satellite views. However, every ...
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Google Maps: calculate time traveled

I would like to embed Google Maps into my internal website and what I would like to do is change the "drag to change route" to "Time: hh:mm" when you roll over the route line. Time is calculated by a ...
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How can I get back to New Google Maps, after having opted out?

I opted out of the New Google Maps, but I have changed my mind. How do I get back to the new Google Maps?
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Google Maps Sharing - Can you set only creator of pin can delete/modify it?

So i have a map that i am sharing with a wide range of people online through the link, anyone can edit it if they have the link. What I noticed though is that anyone can delete anyone else's pins, ...
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How can I add un-mappable information (Room number, etc) to a Google Maps address?

I am using the new Google Maps. Let's say I have a meeting at the following building: Computer Seminar, Room 1234, 70A Berkeley, CA 94720 Or this one: PuppetConf, Puppet Fundamentals, Fountain ...
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Can I use “What's here” function in Google Street View?

When I use Google maps I get info of the place by "What's here" from right click menu. But I could not find same function when I use Google Street view. To get the info I need to enlarge right bottom ...
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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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How to set an arrival time in Google Maps desktop that is not on the hour?

When getting directions from Google Maps, you can set an arrival or departure time. On the Android app, you can set any time you like, but on the desktop webapp, you are limited to only "on the hour" ...
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Collaborate on Google Map with Circle

Is there any way to add a Google+ Circle to the list of collaborators when collaborating a Google Map?
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Is there a Google Street view to video conversion service?

Is there any service that allows you to provide a Google Maps route and it would create a video based on Google Street View data? All you'd need to do is set video speed so it could go anywhere from ...
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Mobile web google map directions link without GPS

When I load the URL: http://maps.google.co.uk/m/local?q=51.564666,+-3.275084 with a user agent string of: Nokia9210i/1.0 Symbian Crystal/6.0 it gives a link saying "Get directions" but when I ...
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How do I hide the address bubble in a Google Fusion Table iframe?

The following is a view generated from Google's Fusion Tables: <iframe width="900px" height="600px" scrolling="no" ...
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Differentiate Road GPS point from Building GPS point in Google maps

Are there any API methods where I can enter a certain coordinate and be able to tell a major building from a road? I want to be able to take a list of XML/JSON data and confirm that it imports ...
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How to Embed google map to your google spreadsheet

Suppose i have the following columns in my Spreadsheet Lat/Long | Tooltip [lat,long] | Some text goes here I know, it was possible to embed Google map (using gadget [deprecated]) to your ...
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Printing Google maps

Many times, when I print a Google map, it is a very small size, just over 4 inches square. I tried checking and changing settings on my HP printer but to no avail. Any Ideas?
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How do I choose the icon for a place that I add to a Google Map (in My Places) when I add it?

This is the way it seems like I have to add places to a map I've made in "My Places": Open map Search for the place I want to add Click on its icon on the map, or on the left in its entry Click ...
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Add foreign KML map-data in Google-Maps online

This is concerning this question: old windfinder forecast googlemap The data from the old wind forecasts probably came from NOAA, and it's available here. The raw data is in the form of ...
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How to make Google Maps remember my language?

Although this is minor issue, it is annoying. I'm usually logged into my Google Account and my Chrome browser remembers my login. All other Google services remember my chosen language. Only Google ...