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Providing Data

The Web Dashboard allows you to bind various dashboard items to data in a virtually uniform manner. To learn more, see the Binding Dashboard Items to Data in the Web Dashboard's UI topic.

The only difference consists in the data sections that a certain dashboard item has. This topic describes how to bind a Choropleth Map dashboard item to data.

Binding to Data in the Web Dashboard

The image below shows a sample Choropleth Map dashboard item that is bound to data.

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To bind the Choropleth Map dashboard item to data, click a placeholder contained in one of the available data sections and select the required data source field in the Binding section of the invoked data item menu.

The table below lists and describes the Choropleth Map's data sections.

Section

Processed as

Description

Attribute

Dimension

Allows you to associate map shapes with data source field values. To learn more about attributes, see the Map Attributes section.

Maps

Measure

Contains data items whose values are used to color map shapes. Map shape colors vary based on the map type. You can add several values in the Maps section and use the Values drop-down menu to switch between them. To invoke the Values menu, click the WebDashboard_DashboardItem_LayersIcon icon in the dashboard item caption.

By default, the map shapes are colored depending on the provided values. If you add an additional target value, the coloring of map shapes will depend on the difference between two values called Delta.

Tooltip Measures

Measure

Allows you to add supplementary content to the tooltips. Add required measures to provide additional data.

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