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#25126: I'd really really really really appreciate white page backgrounds as an option. I like to print these books out so I can read sections of the...more...
P2.0
30-May-06
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#25959: I appreciate that the description said that this item was not in a printable condition, but I did not realize how true that was. A version mo...more...
P2.0
20-Sep-06
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#26755: I really enjoyed Scott's writing in this document. But I would argue that it is not quite fully updated for the Maps API v2. He should have...more...
P2.0
13-Dec-06
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#26049: Description of GLatLngBounds is misleading. It is not array (at least is not accesible via []). To get coordinates You should use getNorthEast...more...
P2.0
29-Sep-06
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#25529: The file 5 button doesn't seem to work. I'm using Mac OS X Preview. The file 4 button does work for me (although the file 4 button on page 10 ...more...
P2.0
23-Jul-06
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#34501: mapInfo = document.getElementById("mapInfo");

should be

var mapInfo = document.getElementById("mapInfo");--Rick Cromer

P2.0
14-Sep-08
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#25476: GOverviewMap should be GOverviewMapControl Example: map.addControl(new GOverviewMap()); //Won't work map.addControl(new GOverviewMapContr...more...
P2.0
18-Jul-06
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#32607: mapmap.org is not working! very frustrating. Service Temporarily Unavailable The server is temporarily unable to service your request du...more...
P2.0
02-Jul-08
24

#76528: Hello. Links are broken in this book--George

P2.0
11-Mar-14
36

#28318: The companion web site www.mapmap.org/googlemaps has been down for over a week. Making the 'book' of limited value.--Dave

P2.0
04-Apr-07
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#32297: Mapmap.org is still down; I note that someone else filed a similar complaint at some point, so I don't know if this is an on-and-off problem o...more...
P2.0
06-Jun-08
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#41578: After the example script tag, I'm guessing that the "&ldots;" was intended to render as "..."--David Rush

P2.0
20-Nov-09
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#34276: The URL under the Simple Examples heading is a deal link.
--Hank Mishkoff

P2.0
27-Aug-08
56

#26753: "Isn't nice that adding..."

Should read

"Isn't it nice that adding..."--Yong Bakos

P2.0
13-Dec-06
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#26826: Just a suggestion: "We can send down little pieces of data as the user request it, all behind the scenes." should probably read, "We ...more...
P2.0
11-Jan-07
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#26754: Section 8.3 paragraph 4 states that Google does not have a geocoder available for use, which is incorrect. Google Maps API does provide a g...more...
P2.0
13-Dec-06
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#26752: "Another free geocoder is available at brainoff.com/worldkits"

Should read brainoff.com/worldkit (note the singular)
--Yong Bakos

P2.0
13-Dec-06
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#25196: When I down load and run this file (after putting in my API), I get the following message. Line: 148 Char: 1 Error: "GLatLng' is undefine...more...
P2.0
07-Jun-06