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Parsing the Web Viewer's Google Maps Web Address

Question asked by wacole1213 on Feb 10, 2014
Latest reply on Feb 10, 2014 by davidanders


Parsing the Web Viewer's Google Maps Web Address


     I've been searching w/o result for a description of how to parse the Web Viewer's Google Map's web address.  I'm running FMPro 11 Advanced. 

     I modified the default web address so that all of the extraneous stuff that the default web location shows is hidden.  I did this by changing "" to "" and adding the zoom and embed statements.  However with all of this two problems: (a) the map pin doesn't show and (b) the map is static.  Here's the statement as it currently stands:

"" & "q=" & /*Address=*/ BurgessPlaces::bp_map_address & "," & /*City=*/ BurgessPlaces::bp_map_city & "," & /*State=*/ BurgessPlaces::bp_map_state & "," & /*Zip Code=*/ BurgessPlaces::bp_map_zip & "," & /*Country=*/ "" & "&z=13" & "&output=embed&iwloc=0"

     I'd like to understand what I'm doing with this and would be very grateful for any pointers/links that would help me sort this out. 

     Thanks very much ....