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How to Create a Google Map With Excel Data and Fusion Tables - 16 Easy Steps

How to Create a Google Map With Excel Data and Fusion Tables - 16 Easy Steps
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Mapping with Google Fusion Tables Earlier this year I created a lab assignment for Sally Hermansen’s Advanced Cartography course at the University of British Columbia. The purpose of this lab was to introduce students to Google Maps and managing data in Google Fusion Tables. I’m posting it here in case anyone else finds it useful. I’d also like to thank Sally’s TA Sam Walker for his help testing this assignment. Geographical Biogeosciences 472 Advanced Cartography Lab 2: Google Maps The objective of the lab is to create an interactive, web-based map that would be suitable for inclusion on the web edition of a major newspaper or in a blog post by an advocacy organization. In this lab you will use a variety of free mapping tools built on Google Maps. The point layer you create will be clickable, using pop-up boxes to provide the map reader with additional information such as statistical information, photographs, or links to web pages. Part 1: Getting Started 1.1: Overview of web mapping 1.2: Setup Part 2: Fusion Tables

Make a table accessible - Fusion Tables Help By default, new tables are private, requiring other people to be invited with specific permissions and sign in before viewing or editing the data. Visualizations embedded in other websites and Google Earth network links cannot authenticate to Fusion Tables when they call for the data, so the table must not require sign-in for these features to work. There is one exception: Tables created by importing a web table from the search results page of Google Tables are public by default. To remove the sign-in requirement for viewers: Click the Share button. Private If you leave your table as Private, only the people you have specifically invited will have access to your table. Public When an exportable table is set as Public, signing in is not required to view your table and visualizations embedded elsewhere can draw from your data table instantly. "Anyone with the link" When an exportable table is set as "Anyone with the link," access is provided to parties who know the URL.

Fusion Tables Layer (Experimental)  |  Google Maps Javascript API  |  Google Developers Note: The Fusion Tables layer is Experimental. The Fusion Tables Layer renders data contained in Google Fusion Tables. Overview The Google Maps API allows you to render data contained in Google Fusion Tables as a layer on a map using the FusionTablesLayer object. A Google Fusion Table is a database table where each row contains data about a particular feature; for geographic data, each row within a Google Fusion Table additionally contains location data, holding a feature’s positional information. A sample Fusion Table, showing geographic data, is shown below: Limits You can use the Maps API to add up to five Fusion Tables layers to a map, one of which can be styled with up to five styling rules. In addition: Only the first 100,000 rows of data in a table are mapped or included in query results.Queries with spatial predicates only return data from within this first 100,000 rows. Fusion Table Setup Fusion Tables are tables of data that provide built-in geographic data support.

Fusion Tables API Important: Fusion Tables API v1.0 restricts the maximum response size to 10 MB. We encourage you to migrate to the Google Fusion Tables API v2.0, which provides media download for large payloads. Get started There are lots of ways to get started with Fusion Tables. Create, update, and delete Manage your tables and table data with the Fusion Tables API. Issue queries Use SQL-like queries to manage rows of data, obtain specific data from a table, or perform a spatial search. Google Maps JavaScript API Data that can be mapped in Fusion Tables can also be a layer on a Google Map. Google Charts Fusion Tables is a data source for Google Chart Tools.

Create: a map - Fusion Tables Help Use Fusion Tables' new look with this tutorial This 2-3 minute tutorial steps you through uploading data to generate a map with placemarks in the new version of Fusion Tables. For this tutorial, a sample dataset is provided containing records of insects collected in Costa Rica by ecologists. Each location is recorded with a latitude and longitude point. Import the sample dataset Download this sample insect dataset. Map the data Fusion Tables auto-detects location data in a table and displays a tab called "Map of <location column name>." Click "Map of latitude." That's it! Customize the info window template [Optional] The default info window template automatically uses the first ten columns for this table, but you can customize which data appears and how it is displayed: Click on the Map tab and choose "Tools > Change map", then click the "Change info window" button. You've uploaded a data file, mapped it, and customized the way each placemark's information is displayed.

Mapa interactivo con Google Fusion Tables • Agustín Suárez Deja un comentario Actualizado el 19 de octubre de 2015 Fusion Tables es una de esas aplicaciones que viven en eterna beta. Aunque su desarrollo comienza en 2009, no es hasta 2011 cuando se convierte en un producto independiente relacionado con Google Docs, el actual Google Drive. Ver mapa interactivo en pantalla completa ¿Qué es Google Fusion Tables? Fusion Tables es, ni más ni menos, la solución de Google para la administración de datos. Fusion Tables permite también, de una manera rápida y cómoda, encontrar datos en Internet que hayan sido compartidos de manera pública, ya sea en la Web (siendo Wikipedia el mayor proveedor de este tipo de información) o en la propia aplicación. Tienes más información sobre Google Fusion Tables en: Y en el siguiente vídeo se habla sobre las bondades de Fusion Tables, de la mano de Alon Havely, Ingeniero Senior en Google, y Peter Gleick, presidente del Pacific Institute. Como crear un mapa interactivo con Google Fusion Tables Obteniendo los datos internos

Como detectar y mostrar la localización geográfica en las páginas web Códigos para mostrar en las páginas de un blog o sitio web la latitud, longitud, altura y un mapa con la ubicación geográfica de los lectores, usando la API de Geolocalización del W3C. Hay varias formas de determinar la localización y ubicación geográfica de las personas cuando acceden a internet. Es sumamente útil para los sitios y empresas en internet que ofrecen servicios que difieren de acuerdo a la ubicación de los visitantes. También para las aplicaciones y programas que usamos en nuestro dispositivo o equipo. Podemos determinar y mostrar la localización de nuestros lectores en las páginas de nuestro blog o sitio de internet, para realizar distintas acciones, ofrecer contenido o mensajes de acuerdo al país, un formato o lenguaje diferente, etc. y de esa forma hacerlas más útiles, dinámicas y atractivas. Mi localización geográfica Localización geográfica obtenida mediante la API de Geolocalización del W3C. Ver en un mapa de Google la localización anterior Códigos para copiar y pegar

Códigos para crear y mostrar mapas de Google Maps Insertar mapas en un blog o página web o cargarlos desde la PC usando la nueva API 3 de Google. Como crear marcadores, globos o cuadros con información y mostrar imágenes y fotos en el mapa. Códigos para copiar y pegar o descargar con varios ejemplos prácticos. En otra página de este sitio mostramos varios ejemplos de cómo insertar mapas de Google Maps en las páginas de un sitio, pero usando la anterior versión 2 de la API de Google. El código para crear un mapa de Google Maps Crear un mapa elemental o básico de Google Maps es algo sencillo. Presiona el siguiente botón para cargar un pequeño mapa en esta página, creado con un código similar al anterior. Parámetros a modificar en el código para mostrar un mapa El primer script que carga la API no es necesario tocarlo. center: Contiene las coordenadas en las que se centrará el mapa. zoom: El nivel de zoom o resolución inicial. Archivo HTML para cargar mapas de Google Maps en la PC Agregar elementos al mapa de Google Maps

Fusion Tables Layer in Google Maps API - Fusion Tables Help Maps in Fusion Tables are also available as Fusion Tables Layers in the Google Maps API. Using JavaScript to create the map directly in the webpage instead of an iframe means more flexibility to customize the map: Layer several maps together Change the base map color and details Include a search box or pull-down menu to change the mapped data Turn off info windows Use .css on the content of map info windows Cut-n-paste coders can get started by following the instructions below. Intermediate coders can find code examples for additional tricks such as logically constructing map info window content or displaying locations with custom icons. 1. Both the Fusion Tables web application and the Fusion Tables Layer wizard generate the complete HTML and JavaScript code for displaying the map on a webpage, without any programming. For the map to appear on a website, the table must be public or unlisted. Publish a map tab To see the code for the map tab you are currently looking at: 2. 3. Edit map state

Google Geo Developers Blog: Search your geo data using spatial queries from Fusion Tables! I’m Kathryn Hurley, a Developer Programs Engineer for Fusion Tables, and I have to say, I really dig Fusion Tables. The power it gives you to visualize your data is amazing! Plus, the team is working hard to add new features that give even more power to you, the developer. It is my pleasure to announce that Fusion Tables now offers spatial queries! To demonstrate some of the new syntax, let’s go through a potential use case of spatial queries: creating a store locator map. Now let’s say we want to display all the restaurants that fall within a bounding box. SELECT * FROM 297050 WHERE ST_INTERSECTS(Address, RECTANGLE(LATLNG(37.2, -122.3), LATLNG(37.6, -121.9))) The map to the left shows this query in action using the FusionTablesLayer. This is the code for the FusionTablesLayer: We can also find the 10 features closest to a particular coordinate, such as the latitude, longitude coordinate of your house or a major city center.

Google Geo Developers Blog Change placemark icon - Fusion Tables Help By default, point locations are shown on the map with a small red dot icon. Here's how to change it. 1. In the New look: Click on the map tab you want to change. In Classic: Select "Visualize > Map". 2. There are three ways to apply a map style that specifies icons. Change icon for all points. The simplest change is to replace the small red dot with another icon for all points shown on the map. Click "Fixed" if needed. There are ten icons available: Apply an icon based on data. You can define classes or buckets, and apply a marker icon to a point depending on which bucket it falls into. Click the "Buckets" tab at the top. Specify an icon for each location. You can specify the icon to be used to display each point by icon name. Click "Column." There are approximately 200 recognized icon names, all shown on the map below. Tip: When the provided icon name is missing or not recognized, that point displays the default small red dot icon. Open this in its own window Try it yourself! Click "Save".

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