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From: Rondina Muncy <>
Subject: Re: [DMU] Fun with KML files
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 19:00:49 -0500
All I got when I hit the link was code. What am I doing wrong?
Rondina P. Muncy
2960 Trail Lake Drive
Grapevine, Texas 76051
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Steve Broyles <>wrote:
> I've recently been cleaning up the Pulaski Co., VA, patent file in our Deed
> Data Pool. Many of the county's patents have been
> placed pretty well so I was wondering if I could confirm their location via
> Google Earth. Would the parcels match up with modern
> crop and tree lines?
> If you use our background maps, version 4.0 of DeedMapper supports
> File>>Save As>>KML file, which creates a KML file that can be
> read by Google Earth. All visible DeedMapper parcels get converted into
> KML format and placed in the file. When you open a KML
> file in Google Earth you see the parcels against an aerial photo backdrop.
> Note, your parcels must be displayed on our background
> maps for this to work. [If you have lots of parcels but only want to
> export a few to Google Earth, first select the desired parcels
> with the mouse, then use View>>Filter and set it to display only the
> selected parcels.]
> I didn't spend a lot of time on this but I did find a small number of
> parcels that fit pretty well. In most cases only some of the
> parcel lines matched the modern land because those huge old patents were
> divided into pieces, recombined with other pieces, etc.
> over the years. All of the parcels needed some fine tuning on their
> precise location in DeedMapper for them to really sit where
> Google Earth says they belong.
> If you have Google Earth installed I think you'll enjoy looking at the
> following file. You should just be able to double click it.
> Be sure that Google Earth's timeline slide control at the top of the window
> is set to display the full range of dates.
> Steve Broyles
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