Simple Map Plotting Utility

This utility allows the plotting of Google maps with included proportional markers, based on a file accessible through an URL (e.g. a Dropbox share link).

File Formats:

NAME CITY COUNTRY LATITUDE LONGITUDE COUNT LINK ICONLINK
Michael Baudis, UZH Zurich Switzerland 47.37 8.55 5 http://www.imls.uzh.ch/research/baudis/ http://progenetix.org/p/UZH_logo_80.png
Life Sciences Zurich Graduate School Zurich Switzerland 478 307 http://www.lszgs.ch
Germany 51 10 217
Italy 44 11 75
Walter White Albuquerque United States 35 -106 2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaking_Bad

Example (using defaults):

http://compbio.ch/simplemap/?locfile=https://www.dropbox.com/s/miybztfwfa2voau/LSZGS_student_countries.xls?dl=0

General Structure:

http://compbio.ch/simplemap/?locscale=___nnn___&imgw=___nnn___&mapheight=___nnn___&locfile=____URL____
Parameters to modify the plot:

Example with parameters:

http://compbio.ch/simplemap/?locscale=20&imgw=1024&mapheight=512&locfile=https://www.dropbox.com/s/miybztfwfa2voau/LSZGS_student_countries.xls?dl=0

mbaudis, 2018-07-20