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Does it exist an online map service that allows me to select what to view?

I want to take a screenshot of a map over a certain block in a European capital that should be "flat" and only list the street names on the surrounding streets, that is - no point of interests, labels,...
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Highlight roads from GPS while driving and storing

Is there a way for Google Maps (or any other map sofware) to mark a road while driving it following the GPS and then keep that mark across sessions? I would like to explore an area and all its roads ...
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How do I get google or bing maps to give me turn by turn directions on a laptop?

Our company uses rugged laptops for our customer's delivery trucks. I can map the location without an issue and it will give us directions to the location but we cannot get it to do the turn by turn ...
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How do I change my home address on Bing Maps?

Bing Maps is listing the wrong location for my home address. It thinks I live 30 minutes away from my actual home. How do I change my home address in Bing Maps?
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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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Static Image URL using Bing Maps with Polygon Shape

Google Maps has a URL call that can create a polygon and create an image with this information. I am trying to find something similar for Bing. I read their static image documentation and it just ...
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Bing Maps can't find 10 Downing Street

I have an English OS, Firefox locale is English. I happen to physically be in Japan. Bing Maps can't find 10 Downing Street, London: It can find Japanese addresses, though. QUESTION: Is there a way ...
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Finding businesses within an 'n' mile radius of a point with Google Maps or Earth

I'm working on an article that seeks to find a certain type of business within my borough. Ideally I'd be able to supply a KML file and have it return only businesses within those bounds, but I'm not ...
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Bing Maps when zoomed and scrolling, scrolls uncontrollably?

Not sure if anyone else is having this issue. I have some remote users that I am attempting to troubleshoot an issue on their computer. When they are using Bing Maps and the zoom to a location and ...
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How to copy a track from Bing Maps to Google Maps

I have a track in Bing Maps, but I'd like to get it somehow to Google Maps. Is this possible? If so, how?
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Map website where I can copy a village's name (ex:麻布十番, want text form, not image)

I am preparing an itinerary with Google Maps, and have spot a village on the way where it would be convenient to stay. To look for hosting in that village, I need to copy paste this village's name ...
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192.com “superzoom” 4cm resolution aerial imagery [closed]

192.com used to have super high resolution aerial imagery (for London at least) .. but it seems to have disappeared. Now it just seems to be serving imagery from Bing. Is there anywhere else this ...
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How do I tell Bing Maps to always default to “automatic” view?

Bing Maps offers three views: Road Birds-Eye Automatic, which switches between Road and Birds-Eye view depending on your zoom level. I want Bing Maps to always come up in Automatic view, but I can’t ...
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Find an optimal route between multiple map locations

For me the ideal app would push the route to Google maps so I could save it to My Maps and use Google Navigation in the car to travel the route. Any solution would be good though. Here's an example ...
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Plotting walking trails on a map without a GPS device [closed]

I want to mark some walking trails on a map and share them with friends. I don't have any GPS devices so I will be drawing them manually. Since this may take some time, I would prefer that they will ...
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Plotting multiple routes in Google/Bing maps

Is there any way I can plot multiple directions on Google on Bing Maps? By multiple, I don't mean A to B to C, but rather A to B and C to D and E to F etc. I am looking to plot all the roadtrips I ...
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Create link to Bing maps with push pin at the centre

I want to be able to include a link to Bing Maps at specific geocordinates and preferably include a pushpin at those same coordinates. I have no problem with the centering on coordinates part of that ...
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Is Aerial View officially gone from maps in Microsoft's Bing?

I see Bird's Eye view is still available, but the Aerial View was much more valuable for spotting landmarks, evaluating real estate, neighborhoods, etc. Plus it was just a whole lot more interesting. ...
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Share a link to Bing maps, so that the map directly opens in Bird's Eye View

When I share a link to Bing maps, the map always opens in "standard mode". I want it to default or go directly to the Bird's Eye View mode. What I want to do is this: Open Bing maps Switch to Bird'...
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House hunting area background checking tools [closed]

I'm looking to buy a property very soon and want to make an informed choice. As such I am searching for tools to aid me in researching the surrounding areas of houses I am interested in. The kind of ...
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Change Pin Icons in Bing Maps

Is it possible to change the icons for pushpins in "My Places"? If I import a Google Maps kml I can see the custom icons from Goole but I can't figure out how to change them in Bing Maps.