|Last modified: 04-03-2013|
Solution to provide list of addresses as input, have each location be displayed in the map as numbered pins, save the map for offline use and print it on paper?
At least three options:
1. add the stuff I want to see into OSM database
2. download the OSM data in Osmand ("OSM Automated Navigation Directions"; "a tool to search osm data by name and address and to generate synthetic addresses of osm points (reverse geocoding)") and use that for searching and figuring where I want to go
B. create a GPX file with favorites and place them on the SD card in a file named osmand/favorites.gpx. There are many tools to create GPX files, you can search for convert KML to GPX to find something that works.
If you really want a printed map, you'll need some coding experience.
It's possible to pre-download the map of an area so that it's available without an Internet connection:
Offline maps can be used with GPS, which doesn't require an Internet connection.
Sometimes, we just want to show a single location with a pin. In that case, creating a Google Map is overkill. An alternative is www.pininthemap.com:
As of January 2013, Google Maps doesn't support numbered pins. It only lets you change the icon used for a given location through its "Add an icon", but this must be done manually for each location; Besides, it won't watch for mistakes (ie. selecting the same number for two locations) and won't let you reorder the list.
Until someone comes up with a better way, a solution is to use Taurich's web application:
Here's an example with Prague:
ALTERNATIVE? Google Maps imports data in KML, KMZ, or GeoRSS