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

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Chris Pye, Mactec

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:

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


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 Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


I need custom function for adress in mymaps.

you can help me?

the query string have

msa= & msid= parameters

please see ers

i cant made this function.

January 20, 2010 1:40pm

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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, Durban
July 13, 2013 2:15am

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


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.


Sean, Durban
July 14, 2013 5:52am

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