I'm trying in vein to incorporate google map directions into Tim Dietrich's EasyMaps, and have tried about a dozen or more methods, none of which seem to work.
Basically, I work with a not-for-profit that buses minors home after some after school activities, that typically finish around 11pm. To make life easy for the bus driver, I'm hoping to be able to generate the map with directions, and then email it directly to the bus driver, who opens it up on his smart phone, and follows the directions.
As I said, I've tried a number of methods, and none of them are working for me. Being a not for profit, spending on operations like Seedcode's ProMaps is out of the question due to cost.
Has anyone, or does anyone know how to modify EasyMaps so that it will be able to give me directions, and then send those directions to another person?
at the very least, we'd like to be able to send map with multiple points across, but everything would be ideal.
Appreciate the help.
By Mike Duncan
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