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InfoHound
post Apr 4 2020, 09:58 AM
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Is it possible to export two locations to google maps and retrive the distance between them through automation.

For example export this string to google maps:
290 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, Ontario to 101 9 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta

Extract from the google maps web page the distance between the two points and import into an Access form text box.
3,403.5 km





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orange999
post Apr 4 2020, 10:07 AM
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Infohound,

See this post for info.
The whole thread shows a dialog and examples for using Google maps with Access, but as the specific post indicates, the process has changed at the Google end.
This post has been edited by orange999: Apr 4 2020, 10:08 AM

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InfoHound
post Apr 4 2020, 10:14 AM
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Thank you!
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theDBguy
post Apr 4 2020, 10:20 AM
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Yeah, to do that, you will need to use Google APIs. I've never tried it.

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