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The Choropleth Map dashboard item allows to colorize the required areas in proportion to the provided values.

Geo Point Map Types

  • The Geo Point Map allows you to place callouts on the map using geographical coordinates.

  • The Bubble Map allows you to place bubbles on the map. Each bubble can represent data via its weight and color.

  • The Pie Map allows you to display pies on the map. Each pie visualizes the contribution of each value to the total.

  • To create the required Geo Point Map dashboard item, use the Geo Point Maps button in the Home ribbon tab.

Providing Maps

Default Maps

Default maps showing various parts of the world.

  • World Countries – a world map.
  • Europe – a map of Europe.
  • Asia – a map of Asia.
  • North America – a map of North America.
  • South America – a map of South America.
  • Africa – a map of Africa.
  • USA – a map of the USA.
  • Canada – a map of Canada.

Select a default map

  • To select a default map click on the Default Map button on the Design – Open menu.

Custom Maps

You can use shape-file (.shp ) vector format to provide custom maps.

  • Either load a shape-file or import a shape-file map by clicking the button on the Design – Open menu.

Data Binding

A Geo Point map must have the Lattitude and Longitude data sections, which accept dimensions used to provide geographic latitude and longitude, respectively.

Geo Point Map

The Geo Point Map dashboard item provides the Value data section, which accepts values related to geographic points. These values are displayed within map callouts.


Bubble Map

The Bubble Map dashboard item provides the Weight and Color data sections, which provide measures used to evaluate each bubble’s weight and color, respectively.


The Bubble Map dashboard item automatically selects palette and scale settings used to color bubbles.

  • Click the Options button next to the Color placeholder to customize it.
    This invokes the Color Scale Options dialog, which allows you to specify the palette and scale options.

Pie Map

The Pie Map dashboard item provides the Values and Argument data sections. The Values section accepts measures used to calculate pie values. The Argument section allows you to provide data for pie arguments.


Pie Options

The Pie Map dashboard item allows you to take into account the weight of pies. In this case, the relative sizes of the pies depend on the corresponding summary values. To enable this capability, use the Weighted Pies button in the Design ribbon tab. (Click the button if you are using the toolbar menu.)

If you added a data item to the Argument section and several data items to the Values section, you can use the Values drop-down menu to switch between the provided values.

  • To invoke the Values menu, click the icon in the map’s caption or use the map’s context menu.


  • To add a tooltip drag and drop the required dimensions or measures to provide additional data.


When a Geo Point map contains a large number of objects (callouts, bubbles or pies), showing each object individually on the map might not be useful.

  • Click the Enable Clustering button on the Data menu to enable this feature.


A legend is the element of a map that shows values corresponding to each color.

  • Click the Show Color Legend button in the Color Legend – Design menu.

  • Specify the legend’s position and orientation

Weighted Legend

The weighted legend allows end-users to identify values corresponding to specific bubble/pie sizes.

  • Select an option on the Show Weighted Legend on the Data menu.


When Interactivity is enabled, an end-user can click a grid row to make other dashboard items only display data related to the selected record.

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