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Driving Directions (Wobject)

Need an interface to give the visitors to your website a quick and easy way to get directions to your buisiness or event?  Now you can with the Driving Directions Wobject.  What this wobject does is allows you to customize a form for your website which will either directly link to, or pop up a new window with yahoo's driving directions.  You can either let the users customize thier search, OR you can customize it for them.  Unfortunately, Yahoo's driving directions only supports United States and Canadian Maps.  Future revs may include more countires.
No additional PERL Modules required.  Works with WebGUI v5.2 and up!

***** Install Instructions *******
To install the DrivingDirections Wobject:

1) Download the most recent version of DrivingDirections.
2) Unzip the DrivingDirections zip file to your WebGUI root folder.3
3) Navigate to the WebGUIRoot/docs folder
4) Run the sql script create-DrivingDirections_x.x.x.sql
5) Naviagate to the WebGUIRoot/etc folder
6) Edit the conf folder for the site you wish to install this Wobject.  Alter this file so
   the following property looks similar to this:
   
wobjects = Article, \
 EventsCalendar, \
 ExtraColumn, \
 FAQ, \
 FileManager, \
 HttpProxy, \
 Item, \
 LinkList, \
 MailForm, \
 MessageBoard, \
 Poll, \
 Product, \
 SiteMap, \
 SQLReport, \
 Survey, \
 SyndicatedContent, \
 USS, \
 WobjectProxy, \
 DrivingDirections

8) Done.


System RequirementsPlease be advised: this contribution was tested with something older than WebGUI 7.5. When this contribution was uploaded there was no field for the author to fill out regarding it's requirements.
Comments
4fizzbane: "
I wanted to try this out on a default install of 6.1.1 using the examples.com system the installer sets up. Has anyone been able to do this?

When I run the SQL script to install the files, I am getting an error that no .help or .international tables exist.

I've looked at the generic scrip to create the db for WebGUI and I can't find those tables either. Are those older tables for pre 6.x versions?

Thanks
"
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Updated: 8/12/2005
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