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Obtaining coordinates using google maps with MS Access

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I have tried the different ways of launching IE from MS Access to allow the user to view a Google map and that works fine.  Is there any way to retrieve in MS Access the lat/long coordinates that the user points to, assuming he/she may change the location after viewing the map?  I have a Google Map API key, but don't know how I could get the coordinates. If this is not possible, could I pass and address to an API from MS Access and have the API return either an error code or the coordinates?

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conagramanrock star

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here are a couple of non programmatic options

1:  right on a location on the map select one of the options such as "Whats here?"
then in the bottom left corner of the page the coordinates will appear.

2: the other way i found is to get a link for the current location click on  "link"  next to print and send a box will appear with the link.

hope this helps
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Thank you for your help, but I need programmatic options.  Any out there?
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conagramanrock star

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i realized i had my lat a long  switched - so i fixed that and made the code a little better.  here you go
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This is working exactly how I wanted it to work.  Thank you SO much.  

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