I see this so much that I thought I would repost the solution

I see so many people in Lotus Notes copy/pasting addresses to calculate distances for reimbursements, claiming time etc. and wonder why they do not find an easier way. Such as using a widget in Lotus Notes. A while back I created a widget to let you simply select the destination address and then do the route calculation using Google Maps.

But is does more than that. As a route calculation needs a starting address and a destination address (and it’s hard for me to know the address you would like to use as the starting address) the widget has a component that lets you generate new widgets based on a starting address that you specify. I think it’s pretty clever. And it gets better – the component that generates the widgets is an XPage… 🙂

The post, and link to the widget, may be found in my Google Maps Widget Generator – come grab your own! post.