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Updated Google Maps and Blogger
January 15, 2014
9:08 pm

The updated Google Maps doesn’t allow me to preview my travel map and crop it to the area I want.  Help!  Or tell me how to go back to the older version of Google Maps.  I use Blogger.Confused

January 16, 2014
11:45 am
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Agreed – the new Google Custom Map embed code automatically embeds the image of your entire map.  Personally I like it – with the old way, I had to keep re-embedding it to change the view.  Now it shows the whole thing and people can click on the part they want to see.

If you just want a static picture of a portion of your map, I recommend taking a screenshot and then cropping.  See this video:

If you really need to go back to the old maps, just go to the list of all your Custom Maps, and on the left side you will see an option for “Classic Maps”

January 18, 2014
5:15 pm

Thanks, Chris.  You are always so helpful.

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