Arggggh. put Google maps URL weirdness

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Fri Mar 11 06:04:50 EST 2011


...try replacing the "place" with 
quote place quote
?

On 11 Mar 2011, at 10:55, Gerry wrote:

> This works:
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> put url "http://maps.google.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=canberra&zoom=8&size=512x512&maptype=roadmap&sensor=false" into someimage
> put someimage into image 1
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> But when I use the text in a field in building the url it breaks - I get a "bad request 400 error" from the Google server:
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> put url "http://maps.google.com/maps/api/staticmap?center=" & fld "place" & "&zoom=8&size=512x512&maptype=roadmap&sensor=false" into someimage
> put someimage into image 1
> 
> What am I missing? When I write the string out to the message box and then paste that into the url field in my browser, it works fine.
> 
> Argggh. 
> 
> Gerry
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