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Custom Controls

This example creates a map with a "Center Map" button, which will pan the map to be centered on Chicago.

Read the documentation.

TypeScript

let map: google.maps.Map;

const chicago = { lat: 41.85, lng: -87.65 };

/**
 * The CenterControl adds a control to the map that recenters the map on
 * Chicago.
 * This constructor takes the control DIV as an argument.
 * @constructor
 */
function CenterControl(controlDiv: Element, map: google.maps.Map) {
  // Set CSS for the control border.
  const controlUI = document.createElement("div");
  controlUI.style.backgroundColor = "#fff";
  controlUI.style.border = "2px solid #fff";
  controlUI.style.borderRadius = "3px";
  controlUI.style.boxShadow = "0 2px 6px rgba(0,0,0,.3)";
  controlUI.style.cursor = "pointer";
  controlUI.style.marginBottom = "22px";
  controlUI.style.textAlign = "center";
  controlUI.title = "Click to recenter the map";
  controlDiv.appendChild(controlUI);

  // Set CSS for the control interior.
  const controlText = document.createElement("div");
  controlText.style.color = "rgb(25,25,25)";
  controlText.style.fontFamily = "Roboto,Arial,sans-serif";
  controlText.style.fontSize = "16px";
  controlText.style.lineHeight = "38px";
  controlText.style.paddingLeft = "5px";
  controlText.style.paddingRight = "5px";
  controlText.innerHTML = "Center Map";
  controlUI.appendChild(controlText);

  // Setup the click event listeners: simply set the map to Chicago.
  controlUI.addEventListener("click", () => {
    map.setCenter(chicago);
  });
}

function initMap(): void {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement, {
    zoom: 12,
    center: chicago
  });

  // Create the DIV to hold the control and call the CenterControl()
  // constructor passing in this DIV.
  const centerControlDiv = document.createElement("div");
  CenterControl(centerControlDiv, map);

  // @ts-ignore TODO(jpoehnelt)
  centerControlDiv.index = 1;

  map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER].push(centerControlDiv);
}

JavaScript

let map;
const chicago = { lat: 41.85, lng: -87.65 };

/**
 * The CenterControl adds a control to the map that recenters the map on
 * Chicago.
 * This constructor takes the control DIV as an argument.
 * @constructor
 */
function CenterControl(controlDiv, map) {
  // Set CSS for the control border.
  const controlUI = document.createElement("div");
  controlUI.style.backgroundColor = "#fff";
  controlUI.style.border = "2px solid #fff";
  controlUI.style.borderRadius = "3px";
  controlUI.style.boxShadow = "0 2px 6px rgba(0,0,0,.3)";
  controlUI.style.cursor = "pointer";
  controlUI.style.marginBottom = "22px";
  controlUI.style.textAlign = "center";
  controlUI.title = "Click to recenter the map";
  controlDiv.appendChild(controlUI);
  // Set CSS for the control interior.
  const controlText = document.createElement("div");
  controlText.style.color = "rgb(25,25,25)";
  controlText.style.fontFamily = "Roboto,Arial,sans-serif";
  controlText.style.fontSize = "16px";
  controlText.style.lineHeight = "38px";
  controlText.style.paddingLeft = "5px";
  controlText.style.paddingRight = "5px";
  controlText.innerHTML = "Center Map";
  controlUI.appendChild(controlText);
  // Setup the click event listeners: simply set the map to Chicago.
  controlUI.addEventListener("click", () => {
    map.setCenter(chicago);
  });
}

function initMap() {
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 12,
    center: chicago
  });
  // Create the DIV to hold the control and call the CenterControl()
  // constructor passing in this DIV.
  const centerControlDiv = document.createElement("div");
  CenterControl(centerControlDiv, map);

  centerControlDiv.index = 1;
  map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER].push(centerControlDiv);
}

CSS


      

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Custom Controls</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>Custom Controls</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";

      let map;
      const chicago = {
        lat: 41.85,
        lng: -87.65
      };
      /**
       * The CenterControl adds a control to the map that recenters the map on
       * Chicago.
       * This constructor takes the control DIV as an argument.
       * @constructor
       */

      function CenterControl(controlDiv, map) {
        // Set CSS for the control border.
        const controlUI = document.createElement("div");
        controlUI.style.backgroundColor = "#fff";
        controlUI.style.border = "2px solid #fff";
        controlUI.style.borderRadius = "3px";
        controlUI.style.boxShadow = "0 2px 6px rgba(0,0,0,.3)";
        controlUI.style.cursor = "pointer";
        controlUI.style.marginBottom = "22px";
        controlUI.style.textAlign = "center";
        controlUI.title = "Click to recenter the map";
        controlDiv.appendChild(controlUI); // Set CSS for the control interior.

        const controlText = document.createElement("div");
        controlText.style.color = "rgb(25,25,25)";
        controlText.style.fontFamily = "Roboto,Arial,sans-serif";
        controlText.style.fontSize = "16px";
        controlText.style.lineHeight = "38px";
        controlText.style.paddingLeft = "5px";
        controlText.style.paddingRight = "5px";
        controlText.innerHTML = "Center Map";
        controlUI.appendChild(controlText); // Setup the click event listeners: simply set the map to Chicago.

        controlUI.addEventListener("click", () => {
          map.setCenter(chicago);
        });
      }

      function initMap() {
        map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 12,
          center: chicago
        }); // Create the DIV to hold the control and call the CenterControl()
        // constructor passing in this DIV.

        const centerControlDiv = document.createElement("div");
        CenterControl(centerControlDiv, map);
        centerControlDiv.index = 1;
        map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER].push(
          centerControlDiv
        );
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>
  </body>
</html>
"use strict"; let map; const chicago = { lat: 41.85, lng: -87.65 }; /** * The CenterControl adds a control to the map that recenters the map on * Chicago. * This constructor takes the control DIV as an argument. * @constructor */ function CenterControl(controlDiv, map) { // Set CSS for the control border. const controlUI = document.createElement("div"); controlUI.style.backgroundColor = "#fff"; controlUI.style.border = "2px solid #fff"; controlUI.style.borderRadius = "3px"; controlUI.style.boxShadow = "0 2px 6px rgba(0,0,0,.3)"; controlUI.style.cursor = "pointer"; controlUI.style.marginBottom = "22px"; controlUI.style.textAlign = "center"; controlUI.title = "Click to recenter the map"; controlDiv.appendChild(controlUI); // Set CSS for the control interior. const controlText = document.createElement("div"); controlText.style.color = "rgb(25,25,25)"; controlText.style.fontFamily = "Roboto,Arial,sans-serif"; controlText.style.fontSize = "16px"; controlText.style.lineHeight = "38px"; controlText.style.paddingLeft = "5px"; controlText.style.paddingRight = "5px"; controlText.innerHTML = "Center Map"; controlUI.appendChild(controlText); // Setup the click event listeners: simply set the map to Chicago. controlUI.addEventListener("click", () => { map.setCenter(chicago); }); } function initMap() { map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 12, center: chicago }); // Create the DIV to hold the control and call the CenterControl() // constructor passing in this DIV. const centerControlDiv = document.createElement("div"); CenterControl(centerControlDiv, map); centerControlDiv.index = 1; map.controls[google.maps.ControlPosition.TOP_CENTER].push(centerControlDiv); }
/* 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>Custom Controls</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>