Editor Google Maps DEM

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KieronTreacher

The Senate
Jan 20, 2016
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I've got a map of my intended area to create on my editor, but the quality is pretty poor, after adjusting the resolution, nothing happens, is there a solution to this? I've attached a photo of the editor and the resolution of the map.

Thanks in advance
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Road-hog123

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The resolution slider affects the resolution of the images that are fetched when you click "Download current tile", so you'll only see changes if you redownload the tile (which will take longer for larger images).
 

KieronTreacher

The Senate
Jan 20, 2016
143
Many Thanks. However, when I do this, it comes up with an error along the lines of "JPEG 53" or something similar and the resolution doesn't change. Have I set the DEM thing up wrong?

EDIT: This is the error

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Road-hog123

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There are several aerial imagery links you can use, which each take imagery from different sources:
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http://www.gcmods.de/toquad.php?x=~x&y=~y&z=~z - Bing imagery
http://www.gcmods.de/toquad.php?x=~x&y=~y&z=~z&service=google - Google imagery
http://b.tile.openstreetmap.org/~z/~x/~y.png - Streetmap imagery
Each of these is by default only available in 256px. You can get the bing imagery in higher resolutions however, but you need an API code. To get one, go to the Bing Maps Dev Centre, sign in and then go to My Account -> My Keys and get yourself a Bsic/Not-for-profit key (I got mine at the beginning of 2015, so I can't quite remember how that process works). Once you have your API key, you'll need to use this link instead:
Code:
http://www.gcmods.de/toquad.php?x=~x&y=~y&z=~z&apicode=[YourAPICode]
You can then download imagery up to 2048px, but I wouldn't recommend more than 1024 as 2048 takes an unbearably long time to download for not much of an improvement (it could be worth it for high-detail city areas though).
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