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Complex Polylines

Click two or more points on the map to draw polylines.

Read the documentation.

TypeScript

// This example creates an interactive map which constructs a polyline based on
// user clicks. Note that the polyline only appears once its path property
// contains two LatLng coordinates.

let poly: google.maps.Polyline;
let map: google.maps.Map;

function initMap(): void {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement, {
    zoom: 7,
    center: { lat: 41.879, lng: -87.624 } // Center the map on Chicago, USA.
  });

  poly = new google.maps.Polyline({
    strokeColor: "#000000",
    strokeOpacity: 1.0,
    strokeWeight: 3
  });
  poly.setMap(map);

  // Add a listener for the click event
  map.addListener("click", addLatLng);
}

// Handles click events on a map, and adds a new point to the Polyline.
function addLatLng(event: google.maps.MouseEvent) {
  const path = poly.getPath();

  // Because path is an MVCArray, we can simply append a new coordinate
  // and it will automatically appear.
  path.push(event.latLng);

  // Add a new marker at the new plotted point on the polyline.
  new google.maps.Marker({
    position: event.latLng,
    title: "#" + path.getLength(),
    map: map
  });
}

JavaScript

// This example creates an interactive map which constructs a polyline based on
// user clicks. Note that the polyline only appears once its path property
// contains two LatLng coordinates.
let poly;
let map;

function initMap() {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 7,
    center: { lat: 41.879, lng: -87.624 } // Center the map on Chicago, USA.
  });
  poly = new google.maps.Polyline({
    strokeColor: "#000000",
    strokeOpacity: 1.0,
    strokeWeight: 3
  });
  poly.setMap(map);
  // Add a listener for the click event
  map.addListener("click", addLatLng);
}

// Handles click events on a map, and adds a new point to the Polyline.
function addLatLng(event) {
  const path = poly.getPath();
  // Because path is an MVCArray, we can simply append a new coordinate
  // and it will automatically appear.
  path.push(event.latLng);
  // Add a new marker at the new plotted point on the polyline.
  new google.maps.Marker({
    position: event.latLng,
    title: "#" + path.getLength(),
    map: map
  });
}

CSS


      

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Complex Polylines</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="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Complex Polylines</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>
      "use strict";

      // This example creates an interactive map which constructs a polyline based on
      // user clicks. Note that the polyline only appears once its path property
      // contains two LatLng coordinates.
      let poly;
      let map;

      function initMap() {
        map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 7,
          center: {
            lat: 41.879,
            lng: -87.624
          } // Center the map on Chicago, USA.
        });
        poly = new google.maps.Polyline({
          strokeColor: "#000000",
          strokeOpacity: 1.0,
          strokeWeight: 3
        });
        poly.setMap(map); // Add a listener for the click event

        map.addListener("click", addLatLng);
      } // Handles click events on a map, and adds a new point to the Polyline.

      function addLatLng(event) {
        const path = poly.getPath(); // Because path is an MVCArray, we can simply append a new coordinate
        // and it will automatically appear.

        path.push(event.latLng); // Add a new marker at the new plotted point on the polyline.

        new google.maps.Marker({
          position: event.latLng,
          title: "#" + path.getLength(),
          map: map
        });
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
"use strict"; // This example creates an interactive map which constructs a polyline based on // user clicks. Note that the polyline only appears once its path property // contains two LatLng coordinates. let poly; let map; function initMap() { map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 7, center: { lat: 41.879, lng: -87.624 } // Center the map on Chicago, USA. }); poly = new google.maps.Polyline({ strokeColor: "#000000", strokeOpacity: 1.0, strokeWeight: 3 }); poly.setMap(map); // Add a listener for the click event map.addListener("click", addLatLng); } // Handles click events on a map, and adds a new point to the Polyline. function addLatLng(event) { const path = poly.getPath(); // Because path is an MVCArray, we can simply append a new coordinate // and it will automatically appear. path.push(event.latLng); // Add a new marker at the new plotted point on the polyline. new google.maps.Marker({ position: event.latLng, title: "#" + path.getLength(), 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>Complex Polylines</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="map"></div> </body> </html>