## How do I drop GPS anchors at the push of a button?

I'd like a simple device that allows me, at the push of a physical button, to mark a location or coordinates on a map.
posted by furnace.heart on Aug 16, 2015 - 7 answers

## Mathematically challenged, not an Excel guru, need help

I am trying to figure out a way to use Excel to take an initial lat/long coordinate and then add a pre-determined figure to create offset coordinate points.
posted by a3matrix on Feb 13, 2015 - 4 answers

## That's no moon! Or maybe.

Saw a framed photo thing yesterday, very curious as to what I'm looking at. Shitty pic of the whole thing here, closeups inside.
posted by phunniemee on Oct 20, 2014 - 7 answers

## Extract XY coordinates from Apple Motion5?

How to extract XY coordinates from Apple Motion5?
posted by dhruva on Apr 29, 2013 - 3 answers

## Is there a IrfanView alternative for Mac for a specific design task?

My WineBottler version of IrfanView has stopped working for some reason, I need this for just one task: Click and drag on a picture and get the X/Y coordinates of the selection and size in one quick view. An example:
posted by ts;dr on Jan 10, 2013 - 9 answers

## Coordinate Subtraction

Which would be the correct way to subtract coordinates that are on different sides of the equator?
posted by Deflagro on Mar 8, 2012 - 5 answers

## WWII naval coordinate system

Anyone able to help with naval coordinates from WWII? I'm writing a play set in WWII and I want to make it more authentic by using the technical jargon of the time. It's set in the pacific and I'm coming up empty-handed with other searches on how they plotted courses and the coordinate systems used. If anyone could help it would be greatly appreciated!
posted by rawredmeat on Aug 2, 2011 - 4 answers

## Mathfilter - Gaussian Curvature in Cylindrical Coordinates

Mathfilter - Need help with Gaussian curvature in cylindrical coordinates
posted by cali59 on Dec 28, 2010 - 2 answers

## Learning curve?

Can someone help me with a maths problem please, how to find y for a given x on a curve?
posted by zingzangzung on Aug 26, 2010 - 14 answers

## Help me understand homogenous coordinates

Help me understand homogenous coordinates!
posted by tickingclock on Oct 22, 2009 - 14 answers

## Longitude Latitude Database

A few years ago I had bookmarked a website that had a very plain search feature that allowed you to search names of all sorts of geographical whathaveyou and gave a table complete with longitude and latitude coordinates. I believe this site was US-centric (might have been USGS but I looked and failed) although it was possible to search for anything, world-wide. Ring any bells?

## NYC subway station coordinates?

Where can I find a listing of the coordinates (latitude, longitude) of all the New York City subway stations?
posted by lupefiasco on May 21, 2009 - 6 answers

## paint by numbers and then number by painting

How can I convert a list of x, y, R, G, B coordinates into a bitmap?
posted by ian1977 on Mar 11, 2009 - 10 answers

## Cartesian bitmap?

Is there a convenient way to convert image files into x, y, z coordinates
posted by ian1977 on Mar 3, 2009 - 9 answers

## Grid Mapping in the USA

Help me find or create a grid with GPS coordinates of every square mile of the USA. Can I use Expert GPS or Google Earth to do this?
posted by Xurando on Jan 10, 2009 - 6 answers

## Where in the world am I?

Can I find coordinates by address?
posted by mcarthey on Apr 12, 2008 - 5 answers

## Help Align my fuzzy images

How do I get my images where I want? I'm trying to overlay images on a background. Is there a fancy tool I could use that will tell me the exact coordinates? Should I not try tables and do some fancy css? Or am I going at this ass backwards? Here's what I'm talking about. It's a self link, but nothing really to see but my issue. View the source to see my attempt.
posted by bleucube on Feb 1, 2008 - 11 answers

## molecular dynamics animator

Help me find software to animate my molecular dynamics simulation
posted by SBMike on May 25, 2007 - 10 answers

## Why is China blocking my diplomacy?

Why is it that if I enter the coordinates of Tiananmen Square (which are 39°54′12″N, 116°23′30″E) in any format, Google Earth responds with "Your search returned no results"?
posted by disgustipated on Oct 9, 2006 - 3 answers

## Land Survey coordinates to UTM

Is anyone aware of a program that converts The United States Public Land Survey (such as found on platt maps) coordinates into UTM coordinates? I would like to input land survey coordinates and have it convert the data to UTM coordinates for my GPS. Many thanks...
posted by orlin on Feb 14, 2006 - 5 answers

## I need a map on which I can plot lat. and lon. coordinates

Hi all, I am looking for an website that will let me enter in Latitude and Longitude coordinates from various countries and plot them on a map interactively. Failing that, I'd like a map that I can print out and plot coordinates on with rough accuracy. Thanks!
posted by pantufla on Oct 27, 2005 - 4 answers

## Where to get postcodes and map them to distances?

I'd like to store people's postcodes and work out distances between them. I think I need a postcode-to-coordinates database, and then a way of working out the distances...
posted by reklaw on Mar 15, 2005 - 11 answers

## Maps and Coordinates

Maps and coordinates. I'm testing out the feasibility of using maps on my website. The website providing the maps asks for particular types of coordinates yet I can't seem to find a way of working out what my coordinates should be. This could be complicated to explain so... [more inside]
posted by dodgygeezer on Nov 26, 2004 - 6 answers

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