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Rotating 45° Imagery

This example creates a map showing satellite imagery tilted at 45 degrees, along with a button that will rotate the map periodically.

TypeScript

let map: google.maps.Map;

function initMap(): void {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement, {
    center: { lat: 45.518, lng: -122.672 },
    zoom: 18,
    mapTypeId: "satellite",
    heading: 90,
    tilt: 45
  });
}

function rotate90() {
  const heading = map.getHeading() || 0;
  map.setHeading(heading + 90);
}

function autoRotate() {
  // Determine if we're showing aerial imagery.
  if (map.getTilt() !== 0) {
    window.setInterval(rotate90, 3000);
  }
}

JavaScript

let map;

function initMap() {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    center: { lat: 45.518, lng: -122.672 },
    zoom: 18,
    mapTypeId: "satellite",
    heading: 90,
    tilt: 45
  });
}

function rotate90() {
  const heading = map.getHeading() || 0;
  map.setHeading(heading + 90);
}

function autoRotate() {
  // Determine if we're showing aerial imagery.
  if (map.getTilt() !== 0) {
    window.setInterval(rotate90, 3000);
  }
}

CSS


      

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Rotating 45° Imagery</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./app.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="floating-panel">
      <input type="button" value="Auto Rotate" onclick="autoRotate();" />
    </div>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Rotating 45° Imagery</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <style type="text/css">
      /* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
      #map {
        height: 100%;
      }

      /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
      html,
      body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }

      #floating-panel {
        position: absolute;
        top: 10px;
        left: 25%;
        z-index: 5;
        background-color: #fff;
        padding: 5px;
        border: 1px solid #999;
        text-align: center;
        font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif";
        line-height: 30px;
        padding-left: 10px;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      "use strict";

      let map;

      function initMap() {
        map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          center: {
            lat: 45.518,
            lng: -122.672
          },
          zoom: 18,
          mapTypeId: "satellite",
          heading: 90,
          tilt: 45
        });
      }

      function rotate90() {
        const heading = map.getHeading() || 0;
        map.setHeading(heading + 90);
      }

      function autoRotate() {
        // Determine if we're showing aerial imagery.
        if (map.getTilt() !== 0) {
          window.setInterval(rotate90, 3000);
        }
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="floating-panel">
      <input type="button" value="Auto Rotate" onclick="autoRotate();" />
    </div>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
"use strict"; let map; function initMap() { map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { center: { lat: 45.518, lng: -122.672 }, zoom: 18, mapTypeId: "satellite", heading: 90, tilt: 45 }); } function rotate90() { const heading = map.getHeading() || 0; map.setHeading(heading + 90); } function autoRotate() { // Determine if we're showing aerial imagery. if (map.getTilt() !== 0) { window.setInterval(rotate90, 3000); } }
/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div * element that contains the map. */ #map { height: 100%; } /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */ html, body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; } #floating-panel { position: absolute; top: 10px; left: 25%; z-index: 5; background-color: #fff; padding: 5px; border: 1px solid #999; text-align: center; font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif"; line-height: 30px; padding-left: 10px; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Rotating 45° Imagery</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyCb1xprYSpXd0q_yDsJ1W2UGhfl9_YGKU0&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="floating-panel"> <input type="button" value="Auto Rotate" onclick="autoRotate();" /> </div> <div id="map"></div> </body> </html>