Overlays Within Street View

This example creates a map that displays markers to denote various locations around Astor Place, New York City. It includes a toggle to switch to Street View, where the same markers are visible.

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TypeScript

let panorama: google.maps.StreetViewPanorama;

function initMap(): void {
  const astorPlace = { lat: 40.729884, lng: -73.990988 };

  // Set up the map
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      center: astorPlace,
      zoom: 18,
      streetViewControl: false,
    }
  );

  // Set up the markers on the map
  const cafeMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: 40.730031, lng: -73.991428 },
    map,
    icon:
      "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=cafe|FFFF00",
    title: "Cafe",
  });

  const bankMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: 40.729681, lng: -73.991138 },
    map,
    icon:
      "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=dollar|FFFF00",
    title: "Bank",
  });

  const busMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: 40.729559, lng: -73.990741 },
    map,
    icon:
      "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=bus|FFFF00",
    title: "Bus Stop",
  });

  // We get the map's default panorama and set up some defaults.
  // Note that we don't yet set it visible.
  panorama = map.getStreetView()!; // TODO fix type
  panorama.setPosition(astorPlace);
  panorama.setPov(
    /** @type {google.maps.StreetViewPov} */ {
      heading: 265,
      pitch: 0,
    }
  );
}

function toggleStreetView() {
  const toggle = panorama.getVisible();

  if (toggle == false) {
    panorama.setVisible(true);
  } else {
    panorama.setVisible(false);
  }
}

JavaScript

let panorama;

function initMap() {
  const astorPlace = { lat: 40.729884, lng: -73.990988 };
  // Set up the map
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    center: astorPlace,
    zoom: 18,
    streetViewControl: false,
  });
  // Set up the markers on the map
  const cafeMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: 40.730031, lng: -73.991428 },
    map,
    icon:
      "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=cafe|FFFF00",
    title: "Cafe",
  });
  const bankMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: 40.729681, lng: -73.991138 },
    map,
    icon:
      "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=dollar|FFFF00",
    title: "Bank",
  });
  const busMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
    position: { lat: 40.729559, lng: -73.990741 },
    map,
    icon:
      "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=bus|FFFF00",
    title: "Bus Stop",
  });
  // We get the map's default panorama and set up some defaults.
  // Note that we don't yet set it visible.
  panorama = map.getStreetView(); // TODO fix type
  panorama.setPosition(astorPlace);
  panorama.setPov(
    /** @type {google.maps.StreetViewPov} */ {
      heading: 265,
      pitch: 0,
    }
  );
}

function toggleStreetView() {
  const toggle = panorama.getVisible();

  if (toggle == false) {
    panorama.setVisible(true);
  } else {
    panorama.setVisible(false);
  }
}

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;
}

#floating-panel {
  position: absolute;
  top: 10px;
  left: 25%;
  z-index: 5;
  background-color: #fff;
  padding: 5px;
  border: 1px solid #999;
  text-align: center;
  font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif";
  line-height: 30px;
  padding-left: 10px;
}

#floating-panel {
  margin-left: -100px;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Overlays Within Street View</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="floating-panel">
      <input
        type="button"
        value="Toggle Street View"
        onclick="toggleStreetView();"
      />
    </div>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Overlays Within Street View</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></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;
      }

      #floating-panel {
        position: absolute;
        top: 10px;
        left: 25%;
        z-index: 5;
        background-color: #fff;
        padding: 5px;
        border: 1px solid #999;
        text-align: center;
        font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif";
        line-height: 30px;
        padding-left: 10px;
      }

      #floating-panel {
        margin-left: -100px;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      let panorama;

      function initMap() {
        const astorPlace = { lat: 40.729884, lng: -73.990988 };
        // Set up the map
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          center: astorPlace,
          zoom: 18,
          streetViewControl: false,
        });
        // Set up the markers on the map
        const cafeMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
          position: { lat: 40.730031, lng: -73.991428 },
          map,
          icon:
            "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=cafe|FFFF00",
          title: "Cafe",
        });
        const bankMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
          position: { lat: 40.729681, lng: -73.991138 },
          map,
          icon:
            "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=dollar|FFFF00",
          title: "Bank",
        });
        const busMarker = new google.maps.Marker({
          position: { lat: 40.729559, lng: -73.990741 },
          map,
          icon:
            "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=bus|FFFF00",
          title: "Bus Stop",
        });
        // We get the map's default panorama and set up some defaults.
        // Note that we don't yet set it visible.
        panorama = map.getStreetView(); // TODO fix type
        panorama.setPosition(astorPlace);
        panorama.setPov(
          /** @type {google.maps.StreetViewPov} */ {
            heading: 265,
            pitch: 0,
          }
        );
      }

      function toggleStreetView() {
        const toggle = panorama.getVisible();

        if (toggle == false) {
          panorama.setVisible(true);
        } else {
          panorama.setVisible(false);
        }
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="floating-panel">
      <input
        type="button"
        value="Toggle Street View"
        onclick="toggleStreetView();"
      />
    </div>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>
let panorama; function initMap() { const astorPlace = { lat: 40.729884, lng: -73.990988 }; // Set up the map const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { center: astorPlace, zoom: 18, streetViewControl: false, }); // Set up the markers on the map const cafeMarker = new google.maps.Marker({ position: { lat: 40.730031, lng: -73.991428 }, map, icon: "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=cafe|FFFF00", title: "Cafe", }); const bankMarker = new google.maps.Marker({ position: { lat: 40.729681, lng: -73.991138 }, map, icon: "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=dollar|FFFF00", title: "Bank", }); const busMarker = new google.maps.Marker({ position: { lat: 40.729559, lng: -73.990741 }, map, icon: "https://chart.apis.google.com/chart?chst=d_map_pin_icon&chld=bus|FFFF00", title: "Bus Stop", }); // We get the map's default panorama and set up some defaults. // Note that we don't yet set it visible. panorama = map.getStreetView(); // TODO fix type panorama.setPosition(astorPlace); panorama.setPov( /** @type {google.maps.StreetViewPov} */ { heading: 265, pitch: 0, } ); } function toggleStreetView() { const toggle = panorama.getVisible(); if (toggle == false) { panorama.setVisible(true); } else { panorama.setVisible(false); } }
/* 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; } #floating-panel { position: absolute; top: 10px; left: 25%; z-index: 5; background-color: #fff; padding: 5px; border: 1px solid #999; text-align: center; font-family: "Roboto", "sans-serif"; line-height: 30px; padding-left: 10px; } #floating-panel { margin-left: -100px; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Overlays Within Street View</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="floating-panel"> <input type="button" value="Toggle Street View" onclick="toggleStreetView();" /> </div> <div id="map"></div> <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. --> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyBIwzALxUPNbatRBj3Xi1Uhp0fFzwWNBkE&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" async ></script> </body> </html>

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