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GoogleMap ( Street ; Suburb ; State ; Zip ; Country )

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Chris Pye, Mactec
http://www.mactec.com.au

Creates URL to display a Google Map from address data

Sample Input:
GoogleMap ( "Unit 3/88 Gladstone Road" ; "Highgate Hill" ; "Qld" ; "4101" ; "Australia" )
Sample Output:
http://www.google.com/maps?q=88+Gladstone+Road+Highgate%20Hill+QLD++Australia


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

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Description:

Takes an address and returns text formatted as a URL to display a Google Map. This can be used to open a URL or Web Viewer window.

Street can be on multiple lines, and can contain unit numbers etc. Any extra text will be removed.

State can be abbreviated or full.

If country field is empty, it will default to the country set in DefaultCountry variable.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

Discuss:

I need custom function for adress in mymaps.

you can help me?

the query string have

msa= & msid= parameters

please see

http://www.querystring.org/google-maps/google-maps-query-string-paramet ers

i cant made this function.
thanks

ERRI NUÑEZ, PAMPLONA
January 20, 2010 1:40pm

my eMail address is
tassie379@gmail.com

tim, canberra 2
November 03, 2011 2:31pm

Hi, feeling foolish. This is the 2nd Google Map custom function I've tried and cannot get to work. Using FM 12 Pro on Windows.

Steps: On creating a new custom function, carefully pasting the code into the Edit Custom Function window, on saving I'm getting an error "The specified parametre cannot be found" It then highlights Street

Please could someone walk me through this? I am new to Custom Functions.

Many thanks,
Sean

Sean, Durban
July 13, 2013 2:15am

Sean, you need to add the follow Function Parameters: Street; Suburb; State; Zip; Country

Cheers,
Chris

Chris Pye, Brisbane, Australia
July 13, 2013 2:59am

Many thanks Chris. Figured out the bigger problem was FM not having Google code for South Africa.

Like your approach and thanks for sharing it with us.

Cheers,
Sean

Sean, Durban
July 14, 2013 5:52am

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