How can i get the coordinates of a location from (e.g.) Google Maps into matlab?

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I know, that there are several toolboxes on the file exchange, that do the opposite thing.
I want to select a point in google maps and have its coordinates transfered to MATLAB.
The aim is, to select some points along a route in Google Maps, and then calculate the route, that connects them (length, radius of turns, etc.)
I'm open for any ideas.
Thank you all in advance.

Accepted Answer

Ahmet Cecen
Ahmet Cecen on 9 Mar 2018
To do this in an automated where you click on a map point and a coordinate appears in MATLAB in real time would require a massive undertaking. I suggest 2 work arounds:
1) When you click a point in Google Maps, its location will pop up at the bottom in a rectangular window. Use screen capture, then process that image to extract the coordinates. Screenshot using MATLAB
2) Use Google Earth instead and save the points you selected into a KML file. Then write a MATLAB script that grabs the KML file and processes it. This should help a little.

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