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karisegraves
05-13-2009, 02:19 PM
Hi,

Does anyone know how to get a Google map without labels on it? I mean all labels, streets, regions, bodies of water, etc.

Alternately, does anyone have a good style pack or map done in CC2 or CC3 to emulate this style?

Thanks.

lobsternooberg
05-13-2009, 04:56 PM
yes but you need to use the API .
I assume they use a arcgis server 9.3 and write in c# or c++. you will have to custom label using the ilabelengine interface (i think)........... this is best guess as i do not have the api nor any experience developing with it.... though i do have development xp with ESRI and whatnot's ..... thats the technical term :) ............

that said i tried logggin in to my iggole account and went into google maps but couldnt find any easy option to toggle it..... though through the api you could easily create one........ i believe they water mark all their stuff though so a print w/o labels for a home brew map may say GOOGLE on it :(

good luck

Ascension
05-13-2009, 08:03 PM
I just turn off the layers in my google earth (click the lil checkmark by the things you want to turn off). Then take a screenshot (hold down the shift key and hit the "print screen" key). This places a copy into memory, open your graphic program and hit edit > paste. I don't like the blocky look of Google so I prefer FlashEarth.com.

lobsternooberg
05-14-2009, 07:29 AM
i guess that works too :)