CTAN Update: getmap

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Aug 14 08:00:54 CEST 2014

Josef Kleber submitted an update to the



Version number: v1.5
License type: lppl

Summary description: Download OpenStreetMap, Google Maps or
                     Google Street View maps

Announcement text:

 The goal of this package is the simplest possible provision of
 map images (OpenStreetMap, Google Maps and Google Street View
 are supported). In the simplest case, the specification of an
 address is sufficient. The package loads the map using the
 \write18 feature, which you must activate to use this package.
 The image will be downloaded by an external Lua script. You can
 use this script also from the command line.

 License: LPPL

 Changes in v1.5:

 - added gpx2gps bash file

   transforms a gpx file (exported route) into a plain list
   of geographical coordinates (latitude,longitude) to create
   an encoded polyline (route) for the map

 - updated documentation


This package is located at 

More information is at

We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

More information about the Ctan-ann mailing list