[RndTbl] Google Earth points within circle/object

Dan Keizer dan at keizer.ca
Sat May 6 15:01:13 CDT 2017

sorry for late reply -- too dang busy these days (what else is new)

thanks for the suggestions ...

I'll probably look at doing what Adam suggested and use some postgres
function - I have not used it that much -- mostly MySQL over the number of
years -- but I did dabble with it years ago, and at the time it was much
superior, so thanks for the nod on that tool .. will let ya know what I
find out


On 28 April 2017 at 21:41, Adam Thompson <athompso at athompso.net> wrote:

> Or, depending on what kind of tool you prefer, you can insert geospatial
> data directly into a PostgreSQL table and then run a SQL query with geo.
> functions/operators to find the answers you're looking for. Since I've come
> to hate any and all GIS apps, that'd be my approach.
> -Adam
> On April 28, 2017 8:38:43 PM CDT, Colin Stanners <cstanners at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Google Earth is pretty close to read-only in terms of use as a GIS
>> program, and doesn't seem to support plug-ins. You'd probably need a more
>> full-fledged GIS program for that kind of data analysis. I'm trying some
>> (MapInfo, Maptitude, QGIS) at work for the design of fiber networks and
>> could try an attempt at the results you're looking for... I may even know
>> which map you're talking about.
>> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:47 PM, Dan Keizer <dan at keizer.ca> wrote:
>>> Odd question - but I'll ask if anyone else has done such a thing ...
>>> Using google earth pro on PC ...
>>> Can't seem to find an easy solution to this one ...
>>> I have a bunch of points on a map that were geocoded by address .. and I
>>> have this circle (radius 50km or such)  I drew on the map ...
>>> I want to know the number of points that are within this circle --
>>> optionally also want to extract these /save them to extrapolate out the
>>> attached meta data on the points ...
>>> anyone do such a thing directly in GEP?
>>> Dan.
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