To use the google maps field on a form is similar to the grid, we will need to create a new field, select the exhibition mode and then select what fields will compose the exhibition.

1) Inside fields menu, create a new field, just one.

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2) Set the field as Google maps then set a name and a label

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3) With the field settings open we must select the exhibition mode and what fields will compose this exhibition, there is three different exhibition modes:
GeoCode – Indicates which fields of the Grid provide address.Will be transformed into geographic coordinates for its location on the map.

URL – Defines the field of application that contains the url of the location.

Latitude – Sets the field that contains the latitude of the location.
Longitude – Sets the field that contains the longitude of the location.

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4) We need to set up the Google Maps API key on their site, to do so follow the steps below.

Note: The API Key is a unique key composed of a string (text) alphanumeric, which is nothing more than the license to use this service. When you register to use the service, the key is tied to a domain and a directory on the server. All pages that are using the API must be below the directory that was used in this register.

If you have a web server on your machine, you just get a key for local tests, and that’s just put http://localhost in the field of the field during registration.

 

To get your API Key is just to enter the site:
http://code.google.com/intl/en/apis/maps/signup.html

Inform the domain wich will receive the API:

 

You will receive the Key to this domain:
 

 

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