Google Earth For Dummies

David A. Crowder

  • 出版商: Hungry Minds
  • 出版日期: 2007-02-01
  • 售價: $1,030
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$979
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 360
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0470095288
  • ISBN-13: 9780470095287
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  • This interesting guide covers all aspects of Google Earth, the freely downloadable application from Google that allows users to view satellite images from all points of the globe
  • Aimed at a diverse audience, including casual users who enjoy air shots of locales as well as geographers, real estate professionals, and GPS developers
  • Includes valuable tips on various customizations that users can add, advice on setting up scavenger hunts, and guidance on using Google Earth to benefit a business
  • Explains modifying general options, managing the layer and placemark systems, and tackling some of the more technical aspects, such as interfacing with GPS
  • There are more than 400,000 registered users of Google Earth and the number is still growing

    Table of Contents


    Part I: Getting to Know Google Earth.

    Chapter 1: The Earth According to Google.

    Chapter 2: Finding Businesses, Places, and Things.

    Chapter 3: Adjusting Your View on the World.

    Part II: Personalizing Google Earth.

    Chapter 4: Fine-Tuning the Program.

    Chapter 5: Adding Layers and Points of Interest (POIs).

    Chapter 6: Pinning Down Placemarks.

    Part III: Becoming a Cybertourist.

    Chapter 7: Going on Tour.

    Chapter 8: Mingling with the Community.

    Chapter 9: Importing Data and Images.

    Chapter 10: KML: It’s Sorta Like HTML.

    Part IV: Advanced Features.

    Chapter 11: Designing with Google SketchUp.

    Chapter 12: Designing with Google SketchUp, Part 2.

    Chapter 13: Creating Polygons and Other Complex Structures.

    Chapter 14: Digging Deeper with Google SketchUp.

    Part V: The Part of Tens.

    Chapter 15: Ten Great Places to Get Coordinates.

    Chapter 16: Ten Reliable Sources for Data Files.

    Chapter 17: Ten Cool Tools.

    Part VI: Appendixes.

    Appendix A: Glossary.

    Appendix B: Default Content of the All Layers Pane.

    Appendix C: Latitudes and Longitudes of Major Landmarks.