You can see how KML works in a variety of ways, including:
KML behind it. For example, you can view the KML of a placemark or other content and see how it is created and structured.
There are a several ways to view the KML source of existing content in Google Earth:
- Right click (CTRL click on the Mac) an item in the Places panel. Choose Copy. Open a text editor (e.g. Notepad) and choose Paste. The KML for the item appears in the text editor.
- Right click (CTRL click on the Mac) an item in the Places panel. Choose Save As and save the file. Open this file in a text editor.