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Questions tagged [google-my-maps]

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Navigation by using MyMaps

I have marked some points of interest in my newly created map in Google Mymaps. But now I would like to drive to selected point. Is it possible somehow ask Google to create route to my POI?
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Create KML file from Google Earth URL

I've been emailed the following https://earth.google.com/web/@30.0867484,-97.29304982,148.9215598a,284.21410691d,31.95361314y,0h,0t,0r Is there a way to turn this into a KML file? I have downloaded ...
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Drawing Circles Around Every Listed Item In A Layer

I have this map, it shows schools, daycares, churches, and the like. What I want to have happen is that I want a script to automatically draw 500 feet circles around each of these locations that are ...
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Edit the same map on Google Earth and MyMaps

I would like to edit the same map on Google Earth and Google My Maps. I know that I can export KMZ to Google Earth and open it there. But what if I change the map in My Maps - I would like an ...
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Get route distance in Google My Maps

Creating a map in Google My Maps by adding a route. Route drawing is fine, but how to get the distance between points?
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Embed a Google “My Maps” as a “Styled Maps”

I feel this should be easy, but I do not get it. I have found two ways to embed a Google Map into a website: Go to Google Maps, click "Share or embed map", "Embed map", and you get something like ...
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Do I need formal consent to use a Google Maps images in printed materials

I was directed to this site to ask permission to use a portion of a Google map in a printed mailing piece by a Google representative. I am a public relations coordinator for a non-profit community ...
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How do I format links in Google's My Maps location descriptions?

Google's My Maps supports the placement and customization of locations in its map edition, including the ability to add a "description" to added locations. However I don't see how to format links ...
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Any way to work out closest marker to a specific location in Google My Maps?

I'm using Google My Maps and I have added a bunch of locations, for examples sake, just say I added a bunch of Gyms. Now I have a map with the location markers of several different Gyms - now say I ...
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Embed a Google Map and link to a marker in it from HTML

Let's say I embed a Google Map in a webpage. The map has markers highlighting a series of places in it, and the webpage has text listing those places. I want the user to be able to click on a link in ...
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How do you add a Google Maps route to “My Maps”?

After creating a route I'm happy with, how do I save it to "My Maps"? I used to know how to do this but things look different now. I found directions which seem to be out of date: https://www....
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Offline bookmarks in my maps in Google Maps

I have a map in mymaps of google. I have added some bookmarks to it because I am going to a trip and wanted to highlight the places I'm going. The thing is those bookmarks are not accessible offline. ...
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Google Maps: How do I start a route that I've saved to My Maps?

I've started using Google's My Maps feature for planning both an upcoming trip to California and some semi-regular motorcycling routes. I've figured out how to create maps and share them with people, ...
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How can I make the sidebar appear by default in a custom Google Maps?

I would like to have the sidebar shown by default in the new version of the custom Google Maps. Is there any way to achieve this?
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How can I invite people to add a marker to a map created with Google Maps My Maps?

Background: I am looking into the ways of inviting people to add markers to a map that I created using My Maps of Google Maps. I know that I can share the link to the map with editing rights but ...
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How can I make Google “My Maps” use miles?

I'm creating a map using Google My Maps. It works pretty well, but the "measure distances and areas" tool seems to work exclusively in km, even though I'm creating a map in London, and have English ...