Data Layer: Drag and Drop GeoJSON

This example allows you to drag and drop GeoJSON onto the map. Download a sample GeoJSON file to test dragging from the device.

For more information about how to work with the map data layer, see the google.maps.Data class.

TypeScript

let map: google.maps.Map;

function initMap(): void {
  // set up the map
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement, {
    center: new google.maps.LatLng(0, 0),
    zoom: 4,
  });
}

function loadGeoJsonString(geoString: string) {
  try {
    const geojson = JSON.parse(geoString);
    map.data.addGeoJson(geojson);
  } catch (e) {
    alert("Not a GeoJSON file!");
  }
  zoom(map);
}

/**
 * Update a map's viewport to fit each geometry in a dataset
 */
function zoom(map: google.maps.Map) {
  const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds();
  map.data.forEach((feature) => {
    processPoints(feature.getGeometry(), bounds.extend, bounds);
  });
  map.fitBounds(bounds);
}

/**
 * Process each point in a Geometry, regardless of how deep the points may lie.
 */
function processPoints(
  geometry: google.maps.LatLng | google.maps.Data.Geometry,
  callback: any,
  thisArg: google.maps.LatLngBounds
) {
  if (geometry instanceof google.maps.LatLng) {
    callback.call(thisArg, geometry);
  } else if (geometry instanceof google.maps.Data.Point) {
    callback.call(thisArg, geometry.get());
  } else {
    // @ts-ignore
    geometry.getArray().forEach((g) => {
      processPoints(g, callback, thisArg);
    });
  }
}

/* DOM (drag/drop) functions */
function initEvents() {
  [...document.getElementsByClassName("file")].forEach((fileElement) => {
    fileElement.addEventListener(
      "dragstart",
      (e: Event) => {
        // @ts-ignore
        e.dataTransfer.setData(
          "text/plain",
          JSON.stringify(files[Number((e.target as HTMLElement).dataset.value)])
        );
        console.log(e);
      },
      false
    );
  });

  // set up the drag & drop events
  const mapContainer = document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement;

  mapContainer.addEventListener("dragenter", addClassToDropTarget, false);
  mapContainer.addEventListener("dragover", addClassToDropTarget, false);
  mapContainer.addEventListener("drop", handleDrop, false);
  mapContainer.addEventListener("dragleave", removeClassFromDropTarget, false);
}

function addClassToDropTarget(e: Event) {
  e.stopPropagation();
  e.preventDefault();
  document.getElementById("map")!.classList.add("over");
  return false;
}

function removeClassFromDropTarget(e: Event) {
  document.getElementById("map")!.classList.remove("over");
}

function handleDrop(e: DragEvent) {
  e.preventDefault();
  e.stopPropagation();
  removeClassFromDropTarget(e);
  const files = (e.dataTransfer as DataTransfer).files;

  if (files.length) {
    // process file(s) being dropped
    // grab the file data from each file
    for (let i = 0, file; (file = files[i]); i++) {
      const reader = new FileReader();

      reader.onload = function (e) {
        loadGeoJsonString(reader.result as string);
      };

      reader.onerror = function (e) {
        console.error("reading failed");
      };
      reader.readAsText(file);
    }
  } else {
    // process non-file (e.g. text or html) content being dropped
    // grab the plain text version of the data
    const plainText = (e.dataTransfer as DataTransfer).getData("text/plain");
    console.log(plainText);

    if (plainText) {
      loadGeoJsonString(plainText);
    }
  }

  // prevent drag event from bubbling further
  return false;
}

function initialize() {
  initMap();
  initEvents();
}

const files = [
  {
    type: "FeatureCollection",
    features: [
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Polygon",
          coordinates: [
            [
              [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294],
              [24.960937499999996, -11.867350911459294],
              [24.960937499999996, 47.517200697839414],
              [-99.49218749999999, 47.517200697839414],
              [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294],
            ],
          ],
        },
      },
    ],
  },
  {
    type: "FeatureCollection",
    features: [
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [81.2109375, 50.064191736659104],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [103.35937499999999, -47.98992166741417],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [-46.05468749999999, 64.01449619484472],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [-113.203125, 37.996162679728116],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [-73.828125, -32.249974455863295],
        },
      },
    ],
  },
  {
    type: "FeatureCollection",
    features: [
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "LineString",
          coordinates: [
            [147.65625, -5.266007882805485],
            [118.47656249999999, 43.83452678223682],
            [80.85937499999999, -30.145127183376115],
            [35.15625, 51.83577752045248],
            [-15.468749999999998, -23.563987128451217],
            [-29.53125, 44.33956524809713],
            [-73.47656249999999, -32.842673631954305],
            [-104.765625, 35.460669951495305],
          ],
        },
      },
    ],
  },
];

JavaScript

let map;

function initMap() {
  // set up the map
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    center: new google.maps.LatLng(0, 0),
    zoom: 4,
  });
}

function loadGeoJsonString(geoString) {
  try {
    const geojson = JSON.parse(geoString);
    map.data.addGeoJson(geojson);
  } catch (e) {
    alert("Not a GeoJSON file!");
  }
  zoom(map);
}

/**
 * Update a map's viewport to fit each geometry in a dataset
 */
function zoom(map) {
  const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds();
  map.data.forEach((feature) => {
    processPoints(feature.getGeometry(), bounds.extend, bounds);
  });
  map.fitBounds(bounds);
}

/**
 * Process each point in a Geometry, regardless of how deep the points may lie.
 */
function processPoints(geometry, callback, thisArg) {
  if (geometry instanceof google.maps.LatLng) {
    callback.call(thisArg, geometry);
  } else if (geometry instanceof google.maps.Data.Point) {
    callback.call(thisArg, geometry.get());
  } else {
    geometry.getArray().forEach((g) => {
      processPoints(g, callback, thisArg);
    });
  }
}

/* DOM (drag/drop) functions */
function initEvents() {
  [...document.getElementsByClassName("file")].forEach((fileElement) => {
    fileElement.addEventListener(
      "dragstart",
      (e) => {
        e.dataTransfer.setData(
          "text/plain",
          JSON.stringify(files[Number(e.target.dataset.value)])
        );
        console.log(e);
      },
      false
    );
  });
  // set up the drag & drop events
  const mapContainer = document.getElementById("map");
  mapContainer.addEventListener("dragenter", addClassToDropTarget, false);
  mapContainer.addEventListener("dragover", addClassToDropTarget, false);
  mapContainer.addEventListener("drop", handleDrop, false);
  mapContainer.addEventListener("dragleave", removeClassFromDropTarget, false);
}

function addClassToDropTarget(e) {
  e.stopPropagation();
  e.preventDefault();
  document.getElementById("map").classList.add("over");
  return false;
}

function removeClassFromDropTarget(e) {
  document.getElementById("map").classList.remove("over");
}

function handleDrop(e) {
  e.preventDefault();
  e.stopPropagation();
  removeClassFromDropTarget(e);
  const files = e.dataTransfer.files;

  if (files.length) {
    // process file(s) being dropped
    // grab the file data from each file
    for (let i = 0, file; (file = files[i]); i++) {
      const reader = new FileReader();

      reader.onload = function (e) {
        loadGeoJsonString(reader.result);
      };

      reader.onerror = function (e) {
        console.error("reading failed");
      };
      reader.readAsText(file);
    }
  } else {
    // process non-file (e.g. text or html) content being dropped
    // grab the plain text version of the data
    const plainText = e.dataTransfer.getData("text/plain");
    console.log(plainText);

    if (plainText) {
      loadGeoJsonString(plainText);
    }
  }
  // prevent drag event from bubbling further
  return false;
}

function initialize() {
  initMap();
  initEvents();
}
const files = [
  {
    type: "FeatureCollection",
    features: [
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Polygon",
          coordinates: [
            [
              [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294],
              [24.960937499999996, -11.867350911459294],
              [24.960937499999996, 47.517200697839414],
              [-99.49218749999999, 47.517200697839414],
              [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294],
            ],
          ],
        },
      },
    ],
  },
  {
    type: "FeatureCollection",
    features: [
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [81.2109375, 50.064191736659104],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [103.35937499999999, -47.98992166741417],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [-46.05468749999999, 64.01449619484472],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [-113.203125, 37.996162679728116],
        },
      },
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "Point",
          coordinates: [-73.828125, -32.249974455863295],
        },
      },
    ],
  },
  {
    type: "FeatureCollection",
    features: [
      {
        type: "Feature",
        properties: {},
        geometry: {
          type: "LineString",
          coordinates: [
            [147.65625, -5.266007882805485],
            [118.47656249999999, 43.83452678223682],
            [80.85937499999999, -30.145127183376115],
            [35.15625, 51.83577752045248],
            [-15.468749999999998, -23.563987128451217],
            [-29.53125, 44.33956524809713],
            [-73.47656249999999, -32.842673631954305],
            [-104.765625, 35.460669951495305],
          ],
        },
      },
    ],
  },
];

CSS

html {
  height: 100%;
}

body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  overflow: hidden;
}

#map {
  height: 100%;
}
#map.over {
  opacity: 0.5;
  background-color: rgba(100, 100, 100, 0.5);
}

#sidebar {
  flex-direction: column;
  align-items: center;
  justify-content: center;
  overflow: auto;
}

.file {
  display: flex;
  flex-flow: column;
  margin-top: 1em;
  cursor: move;
  text-align: center;
}
.file:hover .material-icons {
  color: darkorange;
}
.file:hover .filename {
  font-weight: bold;
}
.file .material-icons {
  font-size: 50px;
  color: orange;
}
.file .material-icons:hover {
  color: darkorange;
}
.file .filename {
  margin-top: 0.5em;
  font-size: 20px;
  color: #333333;
}

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

#container {
  height: 100%;
  display: flex;
}

#sidebar {
  flex-basis: 15rem;
  flex-grow: 1;
  padding: 1rem;
  max-width: 30rem;
  height: 100%;
  box-sizing: border-box;
  display: flex;
}

#map {
  flex-basis: 0;
  flex-grow: 4;
  height: 100%;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Data Layer: Drag and Drop GeoJSON</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <link
      href="https://unpkg.com/material-components-web@6.0.0/dist/material-components-web.css"
      rel="stylesheet"
    />
    <link
      rel="stylesheet"
      href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons"
    />
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initialize&libraries=&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="container">
      <div id="map"></div>
      <div id="sidebar" class="mdc-typography">
        <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="0">
          <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span>
          <div class="filename">polygons.geojson</div>
        </div>
        <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="1">
          <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span>
          <div class="filename">points.geojson</div>
        </div>
        <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="2">
          <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span>
          <div class="filename">polyline.geojson</div>
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Data Layer: Drag and Drop GeoJSON</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <link
      href="https://unpkg.com/material-components-web@6.0.0/dist/material-components-web.css"
      rel="stylesheet"
    />
    <link
      rel="stylesheet"
      href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons"
    />
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initialize&libraries=&v=weekly"
      defer
    ></script>
    <style type="text/css">
      html {
        height: 100%;
      }

      body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
        overflow: hidden;
      }

      #map {
        height: 100%;
      }
      #map.over {
        opacity: 0.5;
        background-color: rgba(100, 100, 100, 0.5);
      }

      #sidebar {
        flex-direction: column;
        align-items: center;
        justify-content: center;
        overflow: auto;
      }

      .file {
        display: flex;
        flex-flow: column;
        margin-top: 1em;
        cursor: move;
        text-align: center;
      }
      .file:hover .material-icons {
        color: darkorange;
      }
      .file:hover .filename {
        font-weight: bold;
      }
      .file .material-icons {
        font-size: 50px;
        color: orange;
      }
      .file .material-icons:hover {
        color: darkorange;
      }
      .file .filename {
        margin-top: 0.5em;
        font-size: 20px;
        color: #333333;
      }

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

      #container {
        height: 100%;
        display: flex;
      }

      #sidebar {
        flex-basis: 15rem;
        flex-grow: 1;
        padding: 1rem;
        max-width: 30rem;
        height: 100%;
        box-sizing: border-box;
        display: flex;
      }

      #map {
        flex-basis: 0;
        flex-grow: 4;
        height: 100%;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      let map;

      function initMap() {
        // set up the map
        map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          center: new google.maps.LatLng(0, 0),
          zoom: 4,
        });
      }

      function loadGeoJsonString(geoString) {
        try {
          const geojson = JSON.parse(geoString);
          map.data.addGeoJson(geojson);
        } catch (e) {
          alert("Not a GeoJSON file!");
        }
        zoom(map);
      }

      /**
       * Update a map's viewport to fit each geometry in a dataset
       */
      function zoom(map) {
        const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds();
        map.data.forEach((feature) => {
          processPoints(feature.getGeometry(), bounds.extend, bounds);
        });
        map.fitBounds(bounds);
      }

      /**
       * Process each point in a Geometry, regardless of how deep the points may lie.
       */
      function processPoints(geometry, callback, thisArg) {
        if (geometry instanceof google.maps.LatLng) {
          callback.call(thisArg, geometry);
        } else if (geometry instanceof google.maps.Data.Point) {
          callback.call(thisArg, geometry.get());
        } else {
          geometry.getArray().forEach((g) => {
            processPoints(g, callback, thisArg);
          });
        }
      }

      /* DOM (drag/drop) functions */
      function initEvents() {
        [...document.getElementsByClassName("file")].forEach((fileElement) => {
          fileElement.addEventListener(
            "dragstart",
            (e) => {
              e.dataTransfer.setData(
                "text/plain",
                JSON.stringify(files[Number(e.target.dataset.value)])
              );
              console.log(e);
            },
            false
          );
        });
        // set up the drag & drop events
        const mapContainer = document.getElementById("map");
        mapContainer.addEventListener("dragenter", addClassToDropTarget, false);
        mapContainer.addEventListener("dragover", addClassToDropTarget, false);
        mapContainer.addEventListener("drop", handleDrop, false);
        mapContainer.addEventListener(
          "dragleave",
          removeClassFromDropTarget,
          false
        );
      }

      function addClassToDropTarget(e) {
        e.stopPropagation();
        e.preventDefault();
        document.getElementById("map").classList.add("over");
        return false;
      }

      function removeClassFromDropTarget(e) {
        document.getElementById("map").classList.remove("over");
      }

      function handleDrop(e) {
        e.preventDefault();
        e.stopPropagation();
        removeClassFromDropTarget(e);
        const files = e.dataTransfer.files;

        if (files.length) {
          // process file(s) being dropped
          // grab the file data from each file
          for (let i = 0, file; (file = files[i]); i++) {
            const reader = new FileReader();

            reader.onload = function (e) {
              loadGeoJsonString(reader.result);
            };

            reader.onerror = function (e) {
              console.error("reading failed");
            };
            reader.readAsText(file);
          }
        } else {
          // process non-file (e.g. text or html) content being dropped
          // grab the plain text version of the data
          const plainText = e.dataTransfer.getData("text/plain");
          console.log(plainText);

          if (plainText) {
            loadGeoJsonString(plainText);
          }
        }
        // prevent drag event from bubbling further
        return false;
      }

      function initialize() {
        initMap();
        initEvents();
      }
      const files = [
        {
          type: "FeatureCollection",
          features: [
            {
              type: "Feature",
              properties: {},
              geometry: {
                type: "Polygon",
                coordinates: [
                  [
                    [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294],
                    [24.960937499999996, -11.867350911459294],
                    [24.960937499999996, 47.517200697839414],
                    [-99.49218749999999, 47.517200697839414],
                    [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294],
                  ],
                ],
              },
            },
          ],
        },
        {
          type: "FeatureCollection",
          features: [
            {
              type: "Feature",
              properties: {},
              geometry: {
                type: "Point",
                coordinates: [81.2109375, 50.064191736659104],
              },
            },
            {
              type: "Feature",
              properties: {},
              geometry: {
                type: "Point",
                coordinates: [103.35937499999999, -47.98992166741417],
              },
            },
            {
              type: "Feature",
              properties: {},
              geometry: {
                type: "Point",
                coordinates: [-46.05468749999999, 64.01449619484472],
              },
            },
            {
              type: "Feature",
              properties: {},
              geometry: {
                type: "Point",
                coordinates: [-113.203125, 37.996162679728116],
              },
            },
            {
              type: "Feature",
              properties: {},
              geometry: {
                type: "Point",
                coordinates: [-73.828125, -32.249974455863295],
              },
            },
          ],
        },
        {
          type: "FeatureCollection",
          features: [
            {
              type: "Feature",
              properties: {},
              geometry: {
                type: "LineString",
                coordinates: [
                  [147.65625, -5.266007882805485],
                  [118.47656249999999, 43.83452678223682],
                  [80.85937499999999, -30.145127183376115],
                  [35.15625, 51.83577752045248],
                  [-15.468749999999998, -23.563987128451217],
                  [-29.53125, 44.33956524809713],
                  [-73.47656249999999, -32.842673631954305],
                  [-104.765625, 35.460669951495305],
                ],
              },
            },
          ],
        },
      ];
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="container">
      <div id="map"></div>
      <div id="sidebar" class="mdc-typography">
        <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="0">
          <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span>
          <div class="filename">polygons.geojson</div>
        </div>
        <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="1">
          <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span>
          <div class="filename">points.geojson</div>
        </div>
        <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="2">
          <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span>
          <div class="filename">polyline.geojson</div>
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>
let map; function initMap() { // set up the map map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { center: new google.maps.LatLng(0, 0), zoom: 4, }); } function loadGeoJsonString(geoString) { try { const geojson = JSON.parse(geoString); map.data.addGeoJson(geojson); } catch (e) { alert("Not a GeoJSON file!"); } zoom(map); } /** * Update a map's viewport to fit each geometry in a dataset */ function zoom(map) { const bounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds(); map.data.forEach((feature) => { processPoints(feature.getGeometry(), bounds.extend, bounds); }); map.fitBounds(bounds); } /** * Process each point in a Geometry, regardless of how deep the points may lie. */ function processPoints(geometry, callback, thisArg) { if (geometry instanceof google.maps.LatLng) { callback.call(thisArg, geometry); } else if (geometry instanceof google.maps.Data.Point) { callback.call(thisArg, geometry.get()); } else { geometry.getArray().forEach((g) => { processPoints(g, callback, thisArg); }); } } /* DOM (drag/drop) functions */ function initEvents() { [...document.getElementsByClassName("file")].forEach((fileElement) => { fileElement.addEventListener( "dragstart", (e) => { e.dataTransfer.setData( "text/plain", JSON.stringify(files[Number(e.target.dataset.value)]) ); console.log(e); }, false ); }); // set up the drag & drop events const mapContainer = document.getElementById("map"); mapContainer.addEventListener("dragenter", addClassToDropTarget, false); mapContainer.addEventListener("dragover", addClassToDropTarget, false); mapContainer.addEventListener("drop", handleDrop, false); mapContainer.addEventListener("dragleave", removeClassFromDropTarget, false); } function addClassToDropTarget(e) { e.stopPropagation(); e.preventDefault(); document.getElementById("map").classList.add("over"); return false; } function removeClassFromDropTarget(e) { document.getElementById("map").classList.remove("over"); } function handleDrop(e) { e.preventDefault(); e.stopPropagation(); removeClassFromDropTarget(e); const files = e.dataTransfer.files; if (files.length) { // process file(s) being dropped // grab the file data from each file for (let i = 0, file; (file = files[i]); i++) { const reader = new FileReader(); reader.onload = function (e) { loadGeoJsonString(reader.result); }; reader.onerror = function (e) { console.error("reading failed"); }; reader.readAsText(file); } } else { // process non-file (e.g. text or html) content being dropped // grab the plain text version of the data const plainText = e.dataTransfer.getData("text/plain"); console.log(plainText); if (plainText) { loadGeoJsonString(plainText); } } // prevent drag event from bubbling further return false; } function initialize() { initMap(); initEvents(); } const files = [ { type: "FeatureCollection", features: [ { type: "Feature", properties: {}, geometry: { type: "Polygon", coordinates: [ [ [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294], [24.960937499999996, -11.867350911459294], [24.960937499999996, 47.517200697839414], [-99.49218749999999, 47.517200697839414], [-99.49218749999999, -11.867350911459294], ], ], }, }, ], }, { type: "FeatureCollection", features: [ { type: "Feature", properties: {}, geometry: { type: "Point", coordinates: [81.2109375, 50.064191736659104], }, }, { type: "Feature", properties: {}, geometry: { type: "Point", coordinates: [103.35937499999999, -47.98992166741417], }, }, { type: "Feature", properties: {}, geometry: { type: "Point", coordinates: [-46.05468749999999, 64.01449619484472], }, }, { type: "Feature", properties: {}, geometry: { type: "Point", coordinates: [-113.203125, 37.996162679728116], }, }, { type: "Feature", properties: {}, geometry: { type: "Point", coordinates: [-73.828125, -32.249974455863295], }, }, ], }, { type: "FeatureCollection", features: [ { type: "Feature", properties: {}, geometry: { type: "LineString", coordinates: [ [147.65625, -5.266007882805485], [118.47656249999999, 43.83452678223682], [80.85937499999999, -30.145127183376115], [35.15625, 51.83577752045248], [-15.468749999999998, -23.563987128451217], [-29.53125, 44.33956524809713], [-73.47656249999999, -32.842673631954305], [-104.765625, 35.460669951495305], ], }, }, ], }, ];
html { height: 100%; } body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; overflow: hidden; } #map { height: 100%; } #map.over { opacity: 0.5; background-color: rgba(100, 100, 100, 0.5); } #sidebar { flex-direction: column; align-items: center; justify-content: center; overflow: auto; } .file { display: flex; flex-flow: column; margin-top: 1em; cursor: move; text-align: center; } .file:hover .material-icons { color: darkorange; } .file:hover .filename { font-weight: bold; } .file .material-icons { font-size: 50px; color: orange; } .file .material-icons:hover { color: darkorange; } .file .filename { margin-top: 0.5em; font-size: 20px; color: #333333; } /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */ html, body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; } #container { height: 100%; display: flex; } #sidebar { flex-basis: 15rem; flex-grow: 1; padding: 1rem; max-width: 30rem; height: 100%; box-sizing: border-box; display: flex; } #map { flex-basis: 0; flex-grow: 4; height: 100%; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Data Layer: Drag and Drop GeoJSON</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <link href="https://unpkg.com/material-components-web@6.0.0/dist/material-components-web.css" rel="stylesheet" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons" /> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyBIwzALxUPNbatRBj3Xi1Uhp0fFzwWNBkE&callback=initialize&libraries=&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="container"> <div id="map"></div> <div id="sidebar" class="mdc-typography"> <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="0"> <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span> <div class="filename">polygons.geojson</div> </div> <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="1"> <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span> <div class="filename">points.geojson</div> </div> <div class="file" draggable="true" data-value="2"> <span class="material-icons">text_snippet</span> <div class="filename">polyline.geojson</div> </div> </div> </div> </body> </html>

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googlemaps-js-samples init layer-data-dragndrop DESTINATION_FOLDER

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