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PrintGoogleDirections ( Start Address ; Start City ; Start State ; Start Zip ; Start Country ; End Address ; End City ; End State ;%

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Bill K, No Company


Sample Input:
PrintGoogleDirections ( Start Address ; Start City ; Start State ; Start Zip ; Start Country ; End Address ; End City ; End State ; End Zip ; End Country )
Sample Output:,+Redmond,+WA+98052+(Microsoft+Corporation+825)&daddr=1600+Amphitheatre+Parkway,+Mountain+View,+CA+94043&geocode=Ca9Rv24a3ZyGFbf71gIdLne4-CErWDHbJqnMXA;Fa8DOwIdLyS5-A&view=map&hl=en&mra=pe&mrcr=0&sll=42.532791,-122.106805&sspn=15.613641,32.497559&ie=UTF8&ll=42.536892,-122.67334&spn=15.613641,32.497559&t=h&z=6&layer=c&pw=2

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


This will create a URL from a starting address to an ending address to Google Maps Printable version

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Hi Bill, nice function. Just a couple of things:

1. When I tried to use it I would only see "A" pointer on the start location, and "1" pointer on the destination. There was no line drawn between them, nor any actual directions as text, should there have been?

2. Is it ok to omit certain parameters, ie just leaving them as double quotes? Some addresses in countries other than the US do not have a state or zip. It seems to work to the degree mentioned in (1) above, but that's about it.


Daniel Wood, Christchurch, New Zealand
December 17, 2009 3:16pm

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