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12-15-2006, 09:24 AM
i am brand new to Map Point, and i just installed the 2006 version. i work for a company called GASCARD out of midland tx. i am attempting to make it so that customers can go online to our website and type in an site,city etc..... and that site pops up, or a site in the city they are in pops up, and maybe they can even get a map how to get there.(is this even possible??????). i want to use different colors for different site. does anybody have any suggestions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
12-15-2006, 09:50 AM
I'm afraid this will violate the end user agreement because your users will not have nececarly a MapPoint licence installed.
But you can do this also with Microsoft MapPoint Web Service, and also with Microsoft Virtual Earth.
12-15-2006, 10:23 AM
ok MapPoint Web Service is this in the map point program or is it seperate. (if it is seperate can i download it), Microsoft Virtual Earth (same for this one). these will let me do it so that my customers can click and get a map etc.... now as far as the different colors for different sites. is it as simple as changing the color of the push pins? is there a way i can get detailed with it i.e. im doing convenient stores called town & country, is there a way i can have it to where can type in town & countrys in say austin texas, and it pops up all the town and countrys.
12-15-2006, 01:02 PM
Virtual earth as wel as mappoint web service are different products. Checkout: http://www.microsoft.com/virtualearth/default.mspx
12-16-2006, 09:17 AM
This sounds like it could be an ideal application for Virtual Earth.
The Web Service is a subscription service, but you might need that if Microsoft's commercial license for Virtual Earth is not acceptable.
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