23.2 bing quick start
20210803 We can now try some of the supported commands. You do need to obtain a Bing Maps key and supply that through the configure command. You should then be able to copy any of the example commands below, and so paste them into a terminal and then run them on your Ubuntu command line. The examples are expanded upon through the following sections.
Let’s identify any addresses matching
ml geocode bing anzac parade
If multiple results are found, let’s select the first one.
ml geocode bing anzac parade --max=1
Obtain a URL that can be used to visit a map in a browser.
ml geocode bing anzac parade --url
And then display the URL within a browser all from the command line.
xdg-open `ml geocode bing --max=1 --url anzac parade`
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