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Create Your KML File by KML Editor


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This slide is contributed by Wang Yaohui for Linkou Senior High school (LKSH) students.

Every teacher is welcome to use it if they want their students to create their KML project.

Please email me if you need the PPT file. Then I can send it to you.

Wang yaohui

Taipei 10 April 2007

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  • thnx for ur tutorial.
    Can i use the KML offline.
    Instead of entering latitude n longitude values manually can i pass these values by any programming language??
    plz send any help on
    I will be very grateful to you.
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Create Your KML File by KML Editor

  1. 1. Create Your KML File Lecturer: Wang Yaohui
  2. 2. Still Struggling with Your Homework?
  3. 3. Today you may solve your problems!!
  4. 4. Course Outline <ul><li>Review KML </li></ul><ul><li>Software Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Tips reminding </li></ul><ul><li>Software Manipulation </li></ul>
  5. 5. KML Review <ul><li>What is KML? </li></ul>KML is a file format used to display geographic data in an Earth browser, such as Google Earth, Google Maps, and Google Maps for mobile. KML uses a tag-based structure with nested elements and attributes and is based on the XML standard. Source: KML Home
  6. 6. What Geographical features can be added by KML <ul><li>Placemarks </li></ul><ul><li>Groundoverlays </li></ul><ul><li>Paths </li></ul><ul><li>Polygons </li></ul>
  7. 8. HTML codes of each features <ul><li>Placemarks </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptive HTML in Placemarks </li></ul><ul><li>Ground Overlays </li></ul><ul><li>Paths </li></ul><ul><li>Polygons </li></ul>
  8. 9. You may not need to do the coding, but need to know it! Even you have no idea about what am I talking……You still can achieve your project!
  9. 10. Software Introduction <ul><li>Let’s play with KML Editor </li></ul>Go to our homepage!
  10. 14. After installing, you will see this logo!
  11. 16. If I Want to Create a KML file for My Kilimanjaro Tour! <ul><li>Activate Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Fly to Kilimanjaro </li></ul>
  12. 18. Click it!!
  13. 19. You can see the latitude and longitude changing!!
  14. 20. 1 2
  15. 21. 1 3 2 <ul><li>Click it! </li></ul>
  16. 22. 2.Type your KML file name and add your placemarks(if you want to add more than 1 placemark, click the right button of your mouse and add it as above figure)
  17. 23. 3.I do believe you know how to use MS Word!! 3 4 4.And also MSN!!
  18. 24. Click it!! And past the embed codes here!!
  19. 25. What is embed codes?
  20. 26. Also
  21. 27. Then you can get it like this!
  22. 28. Choose the style as you may like!
  23. 29. And your prefer altitude!
  24. 30. Now……It’s show time!!!!
  25. 31. Switch your Google Earth window to here!!!
  26. 32. OH….My God!!! I loose my Google ‘’Earth’’!!!
  27. 33. Don’t panic! You can ‘’Undock’’ it from KML Editor.
  28. 34. Congratulation! You save the Earth!!......XD
  29. 35. Use the Crosshair to navigate your geotag target!
  30. 36. You can decide whether preview it or not on Google Earth. But….please do remember SAVE it!
  31. 37. <ul><li>Email to me then I can upload your KML or KMZ to here. </li></ul>
  32. 38. Also you can try to check it on Google Map
  33. 39. And use Google My map to add more features on it!
  34. 40. Now…………………………… It’s Your Show Time!