Predefined Symbols (Marker)

This example uses a symbol to add a vector-based icon to a marker. The symbol uses one of the predefined vector paths ('CIRCLE') supplied by the Google Maps JavaScript API.

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TypeScript

// This example uses a symbol to add a vector-based icon to a marker.
// The symbol uses one of the predefined vector paths ('CIRCLE') supplied by the
// Google Maps JavaScript API.

function initMap(): void {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      zoom: 4,
      center: { lat: -25.363882, lng: 131.044922 },
    }
  );

  new google.maps.Marker({
    position: map.getCenter(),
    icon: {
      path: google.maps.SymbolPath.CIRCLE,
      scale: 10,
    },
    draggable: true,
    map: map,
  });
}

JavaScript

// This example uses a symbol to add a vector-based icon to a marker.
// The symbol uses one of the predefined vector paths ('CIRCLE') supplied by the
// Google Maps JavaScript API.
function initMap() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 4,
    center: { lat: -25.363882, lng: 131.044922 },
  });
  new google.maps.Marker({
    position: map.getCenter(),
    icon: {
      path: google.maps.SymbolPath.CIRCLE,
      scale: 10,
    },
    draggable: true,
    map: 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>Predefined Symbols (Marker)</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="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Predefined Symbols (Marker)</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;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      // This example uses a symbol to add a vector-based icon to a marker.
      // The symbol uses one of the predefined vector paths ('CIRCLE') supplied by the
      // Google Maps JavaScript API.
      function initMap() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 4,
          center: { lat: -25.363882, lng: 131.044922 },
        });
        new google.maps.Marker({
          position: map.getCenter(),
          icon: {
            path: google.maps.SymbolPath.CIRCLE,
            scale: 10,
          },
          draggable: true,
          map: map,
        });
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
// This example uses a symbol to add a vector-based icon to a marker. // The symbol uses one of the predefined vector paths ('CIRCLE') supplied by the // Google Maps JavaScript API. function initMap() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 4, center: { lat: -25.363882, lng: 131.044922 }, }); new google.maps.Marker({ position: map.getCenter(), icon: { path: google.maps.SymbolPath.CIRCLE, scale: 10, }, draggable: true, map: 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>Predefined Symbols (Marker)</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=&v=weekly" defer ></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> </body> </html>

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