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  1. GPS in Search Results

    It would be nice if you could just search stuff like "GPS" or From ESB to Times Square NY" and then it would pull up a map and offer options like:

    Transit
    Plane
    Walking
    Bus
    Car
    Bike

    Compass
    Longitude and Laditude
    Traffic Alerts

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    Bing Maps already has some of these but, people usually just search for what they want and want quick, fast, and reliable results. SO if you guys could add that, it would be fantastic!

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    • Ongoing support for "User contribution" to view KML files in Bing Maps.

      In the previous version of Bing Maps, users can overlay a KML file by including a link in the URL. Example: http://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?mapurl=http://66.208.114.165/sample.kml
      Can this capability be included in the new version?

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      • Correct position of Trinidad and Tobago cities

        If you use Power BI to map cities in Trinidad and Tobago, to which you append ", Trinidad and Tobago", several appear in the US and other places. One good way to display this is to get the "c" towns/cities from Wikipedia in Power BI, append ", Trinidad and Tobago" and then show on the map visualization. You'll note "California, Trinidad and Tobago" (yes, that's a town) is plotted in the US' California.

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        • Provide ability to add Notes to My Places in Bing Maps

          Add an editable Note field to let Bing Maps users add their own unique info to My Places; such as, a reminder to try a recommended dish at a restaurant, a club name (example: astronomy, book club, support group) & meeting times, when regularly scheduled sales start at a favorite store, etc.

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          • Need options to hide items in the drawing tools toolbar

            We need an option/functionality to hide items in the drawing tools toolbar, We have no use for the "Add pushin" and "draw a new line/path" items, and want it hidden from the users of our application.

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            • You detect my location in Europe. So couldn't you set kilometers as the default?

              Every time I go to Bing Maps and search for directions, the default always gets sets to "Miles".

              Naturally, we all know that "Miles" is the default in the entire universe. However, there are tiny little places across the world - known as not-USA - that use those pesky little things called "Keelooometers".

              As a nice way to be user friendly to those people, when you detect their location as "NOT-USA", maybe you could set the default measurement units as KM as well? ;)

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              • Just tell us a date certain when you will finally update your map data!

                Your underlying data source, Here.com Maps, has had many qualified/confirmed updates over the past two years. BingMaps has NOT been updated since 2014. PLEASE just tell us a Date Certain when you will finally get around to the single-most important part of any mapping program: When will you update your map data???? PLEASE don't tell us soon... we're working on it... etc. Just come clean. Will you EVER update it?

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                • Where is a detailed map of Armenia???

                  It is amazing that Microsoft does not provide yet a detailed map of Armenia. This should be fixed asap and the map file should be placed under European map category, similar to the map of Georgia (country). There are more than one million tourists going to Armenia annually, so, obviously, the absence of a map for Armenia puts many inconveniences to those, who come to the country with windows phones.

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                  • A means for your Bing Places Colleagues to Fix or Filter and then Pass on related map issues to get them fixed

                    Bing Places is where the Business rubber hits the Bing Map Road and the last place where businesses can actually speak to a real person. No matter how important or clear a Bing Place Map issue for a business may be - your colleagues have no way of fixing OR escalating an easy, straight up fix to get done. E.G. 8+ year verified Bing Places business still has NO Business Icon nor Business Tag - (see A Spa for You Sedona Day Spa ) and no number of Bing Map Feedback requests to change this seem to move this simple…

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                    • Bing Maps Underlying Data Has Not Been Updated Since 2014... Update it !!!

                      Bing... WHEN will you update your underlying Map Data in Southwest Michigan!!!! It's over TWO YEARS OLD and there have been many validated corrections in HereMaps that have NOT been imported into Bing Maps. PLEASE don't tell us that you will update it "soon"... or sometime in the near future. Surely you have a date scheduled for the next data ingest: Please tell us that date. This is NOT about the Preview version vs the Regular version... this is about the underlying data in BOTH versions.

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                      • please get your maps up to date. we use FTD and we have to use bing maps to route our deliveries and you do not keep up to date on addresses

                        5115 N Biltmore Ln, Madison, WI 53718 is a biggy that you say doesn't exist every day and it causes a lot of problems with our routing system.

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                        • Styling your Map

                          I think that a good idea to improve the Bing Maps API would be to have the opportunity to style the Map (water colour, street color, street label enable/disable, etc.)

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                          • Free aerial imagery for you.

                            I am the technical representative for 12 counties in Southern Alberta. We have imagery from 2015 to give you. The area of coverage is over 25000 square miles. Contact me, Don Kitchener to have the imagery shipped to you at don@mdwillowcreek.com or phone 403-461-4700

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                            • Maps - Why is there a limit for the number of Favorites

                              this is not he Bill Gates 640K max memory days anymore.
                              but it looks like there is a limit of 300 favorites.
                              You might think that is a lot but I have collected more than that on here.com since I do photography. I have places marked in the USA and Canada and Europe.

                              I believe it is time to fix this issue and also make it the same limit on the App for Maps as well.
                              I would say 500,000 would be a good limit.

                              Plus, while you are at it, put collections on the App but like maps.bing.com has

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                              • In the UK a brilliant USP for Bing maps is that they include Ordnance Survey maps which are geared, in part, to outdoor activities. In the o

                                In July 2015 you said of the facility to save lines and areas on New Bing Maps "We didn’t get a chance to include these features in Bing Maps preview, but are committed to enabling them in the near future" The near future has long passed and how does Microsoft not "get a chance"!! It hasn't happened yet, any idea when it will?

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                                • I would like to experience street view with the HaloLens

                                  I should be able to use voice command to go to an address or city etc.. then look around as if I am standing on the street.

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                                  • A comment on my case, please.

                                    I've been waiting nearly 2 years for a simple spelling correction on my 200+ year old village. I’ve reported this error to Bing Maps multiple times using various means, and it was suggested by a moderator to post here. As of today, this issue remains uncorrected. If you would, please see my efforts by reviewing my posts to Microsoft’s Bing Maps Community forum by following these links:

                                    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/bing/forum/bing_maps-bing_dir/map-error-reporting/119d1fef-e772-4aa6-9e56-da5a5c37d5fa

                                    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/bing/forum/bing_maps-bing_dir/for-those-who-need-bing-maps-error-correction/4f6435c1-344e-4c36-9c0b-18f6c5a8ed5d

                                    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/bing/forum/bing_maps-bing_dir/have-you-seen-any-bingmaps-underlying-map-data/4e3e54b9-f2ea-4e16-8776-f2c7c0934e51

                                    A comment by a Developer, and hopefully, someone who can answer my questions and the issues raised, then actually DO something would be greatly appreciated.

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                                    • Bing Maps, Add Share to Phone Number

                                      Often I search for directions on my desktop. The only way to send those directions to my phone is by opening my desktop email client, emailing them to myself, waiting for it to arrive (not instant), and then clicking the hyperlink. It would be great if I could just send it as a text instantly, and have the hyperlink launch my default navigation/maps app on my phone.

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                                      • Inside airports and malls

                                        Hi,

                                        On Maps app on W10, you can see inside airports. What store you can find, etc. It's a kind of airport map.
                                        Could be nice to see this inside the Bing Maps as well.

                                        Also, the same features could be very helpful inside malls when you want to find which store is available and where.

                                        Thank you

                                        PS: In maps app on W10, I found that sometimes inside airports it's not showing correctly. For example, Ottawa airports at lvl3, the store and restaurants are going from small to big, but they are all the same size... And it's very…

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                                        • Make Bing Maps work like it used to...

                                          What's gone wrong with it? all I get is a map of Amsterdam (I'm in the UK) and postcode search doesn't work - neither does the feedback link hence this post.

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