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Google Earth & KML Files

  • Google Earth placemarks use KML, an XML document type
  • The Google Earth Placemark display mechanism can read HTML
  • CDATA Sections allow you to place HTML text in KML files

Google Earth & KML Files

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:15
    • Lesson Overview
  • KML 1:00
    • Keyhole Markup Language
  • Placemarks 2:00
    • Setting Up a Placemark Using Google Earth
  • Adding HTML to Your KML 7:56
    • Character Entities: < and >
    • Coding Example
  • CDATA Sections 12:39
    • CDATA Sections Overview
    • Adding CDATA Sections to Your KML
  • In This Lesson 16:35
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