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(Edits made 6/25/2015 based on suggestions) I've actually been playing with the new URLs for the past several days and have posted the results of my investigations on my blog: https://mstickles.wordpress.com/2015/06/12/gmaps-urls-intro/ There are about 11 posts covering the various parts of the URL structure, which I can't summarize well in one post. For ...


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You first need to add or claim your business to Google Maps. For this, follow the steps below: To add your business information to Google, you’ll need to create a local Google+ page (or get access to one, if it already exists). Navigate to Google My Business. New to Google My Business? Don't worry--all you need is a Google account. It ...


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I asked the same question on Google Forums and got an answer: [by treebles] These are the parameters to add at the end of the directions URL for the different modes of transportation Car /data=!4m2!4m1!3e0 Bicycling /data=!4m2!4m1!3e1 Walking /data=!4m2!4m1!3e2 Public Transit /data=!4m2!4m1!3e3 Airplane ...


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Make your own custom map: Go into Google Maps, click in the search bar, and choose My Maps from below it. In the enhanced search tool that appears, click Create. This opens a new map-editing window. Use the Draw a Line tool (under the search bar, looks a bit like a share-icon), to draw either just a line, or a driving, walking or biking route. ...


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Now it's easier to do that: Click the menu icon on the top left corner; Turn on Earth mode (first item of the menu) if it's not on; Click on Labels on. It changes to Labels off afterwards Enjoy!


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I ran today in the same problem. It seems that Google decided to hide a list of saved places in order to force people to activate places history. Maybe I found a workaround. Log in your Google account and go to your Google bookmarks—you should see your saved places.


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In your blue box: a paved walking/biking trail. Green box: an unpaved hiking trail. Red box: a road. Black box: property lines. (If you switch between map and satellite view, you can see the correspondence.)


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Creating a custom map as per MaryC's answer is good if you want something you save permanently or embed and don't mind going through a multi-step process with a different UI to get there. I also found a quick and easy alternative that uses only the regular Google Maps 'directions' UI. Basically you just drag part of the path then drop it where it was: ...


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If I type work into the search box on Google Maps, before I even hit enter, my work address is displayed in a drop-down with a nice big EDIT link next to it. According to this page at Google Maps support searching "home" or "work" in Maps won't work in Maps "Lite mode". It seems that the Google documentation hasn't kept up with the changes to the apps. ...


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If you're already at Google Maps, typing {starting point} to {destination} is all you need to do. So, for example: munich, germany to paris, france If you're trying to do it from the generic Google Search (perhaps from the Chrome Omnibar) the same syntax does it: munich, germany to paris, france It'll often give you a number of different options (like ...


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According to the information here: http://google-latlong.blogspot.jp/2015/11/get-your-favorite-places-on-map-with_13.html Once you sign-up, download the latest Google Maps update on Android and iPhone to follow your progress on the new Contributions tab. Your total points, level, and to-do list—suggestions for places to contribute to—conveniently appear ...


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Do the following with the latest Google Map (as of 2015-10-15): Select the location by clicking it: Click the link with latitude and longitude, you will get the map with the location marked: You can copy the link after verifying the map.


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This is possible for the current version of My Maps now: Under the Share icon, there is a Download KML option, like this:


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The shareable link that you get from Google Photos cannot be used in many applications, it doesn't just show the picture, it also puts it in a display showing the date (and any other pictures that you have included in the same shareable link) Instead, you need to: In Google Photos, click into the picture you want to use, so it is the only one on the ...


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As it seems Google does not have a feature to "save a route offline". After finding this out I was actually surprised to hear it as well as you might be to. Google should definitely be adding a feature like this. To try and help you out a little bit some suggestions for what you could do is: *print the map out *(after you make your route) screenshot the ...


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Create a custom map. There are directions for doing this in the new Google Maps in the answers here: How to highlight an entire route or way on an online map? Once your custom maps is created, use the Share link to see the options for sharing it, or use the embed option if you want to put it into a website.


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I suppose the error message refers to the Maps service. Then converting to array formula won't help since you will still be calling Maps as many times. Here are some things you can do: Don't call the Maps service unnecessarily. Right now, you are calling it a dozen times with empty destination and origin. Check that those are nonempty strings beforehand. ...


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From Richard Russell, who says he "worked on Google Maps Data partnerships" Like in similar products, Google maps ETAs are based on a variety of things, depending on the data available in a particular area. These things range from official speed limits and recommended speeds, likely speeds derived from road types, historical average speed data over ...


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I cannot find the link now, but am certain that I've read (on a Google help site or similar) this is controlled by the screen-width of the device of the person who is looking at the map - effectively meaning that you cannot control it.


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Although I don't see a feature for labelling locations, you can "star" a location to save it in web Google Maps and Android Google Maps, and Maps quickly shares that information between the web and Android. To star a location on web Google Maps: Click a red circle 🔴 location marker to open its listing or click a point on the map (you might have to click ...


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From what I can see, Google is not currently sharing all that data between the Android Maps app and the Google Maps website. I thought perhaps it would show under "My Maps", but no such luck. However, if you search in the Google Maps website for a label that you've created, it will get found. It doesn't otherwise show your label, however, nor do I see a way ...


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You can find saved places in the Android Google Maps application by touching the menu on upper left side of the map (three lines) and selecting "Your Places". It will show you the places you've saved in Google Maps.


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Because you need to know which streets are one way only. Mapping is rather expensive, and the layout may change without warning, so it may go out of date quickly. Also, the mapper may have incorrectly noted down a street as two way for bikes, since many streets are indeed. Of course, Google could throw in more resources and polish this, but there is no ...


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Make your custom map, and then click the Share button in the left-hand panel. That gives you a link that can be shared, as well as options to share it via Twitter, et al. The map which is opened with the link doesn't say who the map owner is.


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Top left hand corner there are 3 horizontal bars in the search box, Click and you will see the menus. Earth labels on off. Took ages to find it. Also has the help and other menus :-) Google you hid the Help


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If you hover over the directions box (top-left) on the map, you will see that it tells you the estimated time for leaving now. If you click on the "Leave Now" part, you can change the departure or arrival time. When you do, you will see the estimated time update to take into account known traffic flows for that date/time. That's as good as it gets since ...


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One approach I have used is to create the new map in one browser window (Sign in and click in the search bar: doing this shows a My Maps link - clicking this gives a Create link. Clicking this opens a new personal map editing window.) And use street-view in another browser tab. This is tedious, because you have to locate particular spots on one, and ...


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Try this - looks like is built on Google anyhow, http://com-shi-va.lameva.barcelona.cat/en/bicycle


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It is likely that the area does not support this method of navigation in Google Maps. Looking at the location you mention Google Maps is reporting that "Cycling is not available". You could try out OpenCycleMaps powered by OpenStreetMaps


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You totally can! It's admittedly difficult to find (or at least it was for me). Navigate to Google Maps and make sure you're signed in (note: not sure if this works on a mobile device). Click on the little "hamburger menu" inside the address search bar (in the upper left hand corner of the map, at least on my browser). Click on "My Maps" You can ...



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