Arggggh. put Google maps URL weirdness

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Fri Mar 11 06:05:05 EST 2011


Haven't tried, but I always use parentheses with URL, so try

put url ("http://maps.google.com/maps/api/staticmap?center="&  fld "place"&  "&zoom=8&size=512x512&maptype=roadmap&sensor=false") into someimage


-- Alex.

On 11/03/2011 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
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> 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.
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> Argggh.
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> Gerry
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