Module: MappingMapquest in Category Geospatial Mapping : Mapping from Total Visual SourceBook

Use MapQuest ( to show addresses and driving directions in VBA and VB6.

Procedure Name Type Description
(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the modMappingMapquest module.
MapAddress_Mapquest Procedure Open the specified address location in Mapquest maps ( Pass a blank string to open with no address.
MapDirections_Mapquest Procedure Open Mapquest maps ( with directions from one location to another.
MapQuestLocationToString Procedure Accept location parameters, and builds a location string suitable for passing to mapping sites. All parameters are optional.
LaunchURL Procedure Open the default Internet browser on the user's machine by specifying a URL (uniform resource locator).
' Example of modMappingMapquest
' To use this example, create a new module and paste this code into it.
' Then run the procedure by putting the cursor in the procedure and pressing:
'    F5 to run it, or
'    F8 to step through it line-by-line (see the Debug menu for more options)

Private Sub Example_Mapquest()
  ' Comments: Examples of using the modMappingMapquest module to open Mapquest to specific addresses and generate directions in VBA and VB6.
  '           This procedure opens several instances of Mapquest in your web browser.

  Const cstrWhiteHouse As String = "1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500"
  Dim strAddress As String

  ' Create an address string from its parts
  strAddress = MapQuestLocationToString("8150 Leesburg Pike", "Vienna", "VA", "22182")

  ' Open MapQuest to an address
  MapAddress_Mapquest strAddress

  ' Open MapQuest with directions between two locations
  MapDirections_Mapquest strAddress, cstrWhiteHouse

End Sub

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