Drawing Tools

This example creates a map with drawing tools enabled.

Read the documentation.

TypeScript

// This example requires the Drawing library. Include the libraries=drawing
// parameter when you first load the API. For example:
// <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&libraries=drawing">

function initMap(): void {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      center: { lat: -34.397, lng: 150.644 },
      zoom: 8,
    }
  );

  const drawingManager = new google.maps.drawing.DrawingManager({
    drawingMode: google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER,
    drawingControl: true,
    drawingControlOptions: {
      position: google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER,
      drawingModes: [
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.CIRCLE,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYGON,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYLINE,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.RECTANGLE,
      ],
    },
    markerOptions: {
      icon:
        "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png",
    },
    circleOptions: {
      fillColor: "#ffff00",
      fillOpacity: 1,
      strokeWeight: 5,
      clickable: false,
      editable: true,
      zIndex: 1,
    },
  });
  drawingManager.setMap(map);
}

JavaScript

// This example requires the Drawing library. Include the libraries=drawing
// parameter when you first load the API. For example:
// <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&libraries=drawing">
function initMap() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    center: { lat: -34.397, lng: 150.644 },
    zoom: 8,
  });
  const drawingManager = new google.maps.drawing.DrawingManager({
    drawingMode: google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER,
    drawingControl: true,
    drawingControlOptions: {
      position: google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER,
      drawingModes: [
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.CIRCLE,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYGON,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYLINE,
        google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.RECTANGLE,
      ],
    },
    markerOptions: {
      icon:
        "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png",
    },
    circleOptions: {
      fillColor: "#ffff00",
      fillOpacity: 1,
      strokeWeight: 5,
      clickable: false,
      editable: true,
      zIndex: 1,
    },
  });
  drawingManager.setMap(map);
}

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;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Drawing Tools</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=drawing&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Drawing Tools</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=drawing&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;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      // This example requires the Drawing library. Include the libraries=drawing
      // parameter when you first load the API. For example:
      // <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&libraries=drawing">
      function initMap() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          center: { lat: -34.397, lng: 150.644 },
          zoom: 8,
        });
        const drawingManager = new google.maps.drawing.DrawingManager({
          drawingMode: google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER,
          drawingControl: true,
          drawingControlOptions: {
            position: google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER,
            drawingModes: [
              google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER,
              google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.CIRCLE,
              google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYGON,
              google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYLINE,
              google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.RECTANGLE,
            ],
          },
          markerOptions: {
            icon:
              "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png",
          },
          circleOptions: {
            fillColor: "#ffff00",
            fillOpacity: 1,
            strokeWeight: 5,
            clickable: false,
            editable: true,
            zIndex: 1,
          },
        });
        drawingManager.setMap(map);
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
// This example requires the Drawing library. Include the libraries=drawing // parameter when you first load the API. For example: // <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyBIwzALxUPNbatRBj3Xi1Uhp0fFzwWNBkE&libraries=drawing"> function initMap() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { center: { lat: -34.397, lng: 150.644 }, zoom: 8, }); const drawingManager = new google.maps.drawing.DrawingManager({ drawingMode: google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER, drawingControl: true, drawingControlOptions: { position: google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER, drawingModes: [ google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.MARKER, google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.CIRCLE, google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYGON, google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.POLYLINE, google.maps.drawing.OverlayType.RECTANGLE, ], }, markerOptions: { icon: "https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/full/images/beachflag.png", }, circleOptions: { fillColor: "#ffff00", fillOpacity: 1, strokeWeight: 5, clickable: false, editable: true, zIndex: 1, }, }); drawingManager.setMap(map); }
/* 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; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Drawing Tools</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyBIwzALxUPNbatRBj3Xi1Uhp0fFzwWNBkE&callback=initMap&libraries=drawing&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> </body> </html>

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Node.js is required to run this sample locally. Follow these instructions to install Node.js and NPM.

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