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Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

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  • Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

    Very frustrated with Google right now, it seems some of the map markers (a bunch) are now 404. I checked the links this morning.
    For instance, the link:
    http://google-maps-icons.googlecode....les/pink04.png is 404 however the link http://google-maps-icons.googlecode....les/pink01.png works.
    I have maps that number stops for technicians in my application that I was using the built in image sequences for.

    Now that many of these are 404 and some are not it looks like my application is all screwed up because the data series appear to be either numbered wrong or not at all! Thanks Google!

    Anyway, if someone would share with me how I can add my own sequential map markers that would be awesome! I looked into this before but because the Alpha solution simply worked - I saw no need to invest any time figuring out my own.

    It would be REALLY awesome if we could pick a local image sequence or at least edit the URL so we don't have to fetch the image from google in the first place!
    If I could do that then this would be an EASY fix!
    NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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    Re: Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

    From what I can see the Google Code project has been shut down. It's been shutting down since early last year.

    Have a look here... https://code.google.com/archive/p/google-maps-icons/

    The icons you were using were probably just cached by whatever server you were hitting. Neither of the links you posted work for me.

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      Re: Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

      Well, thats the issue. If you use the built in image sequences for map markers in Alpha, the markers don't always work because they 404 on us. I guess google can't afford to host the markers anymore, lol.

      Anyways, I sent in a feature request/bug alert even though it isn't their fault google removed the image and or killed the URL. It would be super awesome if they would make it as easy to use a local project based image sequence as easily as we could select the google image sequences!
      NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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        Re: Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

        Just got word that the code will allow us to use the internal image sequences as of tomorrows build.
        Guess who is REALLY happy about that!

        as I like to say, it's ice cream time!
        NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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          Re: Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

          I wonder if I can get a fix for older version mine is totally broken too. Or does anyone know how to use your own images I tried to use rownumber or LogicalRecNo in an expression and it fails.

          convert_type(LogicalRecNo_,"N")=1
          Chad Brown

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          • #6
            Re: Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

            Figured mine out made my own list and pictures up.
            Chad Brown

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              Re: Map Image Sequences - Google's 404

              Congrats, could you share your solution for those who may not have a clue? I know enough to to be dangerous and I am glad it was fixed by alpha!
              NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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