Mike: Thanks for your help. I found a link to Python, PHP, and Pascal code to do this. Looks like I have to stop being lazy and do some math. I’m ok with converting the code to xTalk. I should be able to figure it out myself. I’ll share when I get something done. It may be a bit because I’ve got some other tasks pulling at me.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12507274/how-to-get-bounds-of-a-google-static-map <http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12507274/how-to-get-bounds-of-a-google-static-map> Best wishes and thanks again for helping me in this search, Bill P > On Apr 28, 2017, at 5:23 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I'll poke around more. Maybe I'll get lucky (boatloads of no in that > phrase) and find a solution. > > On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 5:55 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode < > email@example.com> wrote: > >> Ok, its a bit more complicated. After my initial high at thinking the >> problem was solved (rushing to a haircut appointment before looking >> carefully), I noticed that the returned data from Mike’s reverse geocoding >> URL didn’t change with the zoom level. So apparently, it’s only applied to >> the stated location. The reverse geo lookup finds a city or address and the >> “bounds” elements don’t give the lat/lon values at the corner of the image. >> >> I’m fiddling with this, and I’ve got the link (somewhat incomplete >> derivation) of how to calculate the corner lat/lons, so I’ll try that next. >> I wish there was a google call I could make that would give me this info, >> but I can’t find it. >> >> Best, >> Bill >> _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode