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Map Types Overview

The Dashboard Designer allows you to create three types of Geo Point maps.

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

    MapsOverview_GeoPointMap

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

    MapsOverview_BubbleMap

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

    MapsOverview_PieMap

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

GeoPointMapsButton_Ribbon

In code, Geo Point Map dashboard items are represented by GeoPointMapDashboardItemBase class descendants.

To learn more about common capabilities of all Geo Point map types, see the following topics.

  • Providing Maps

    Explains how to use default dashboard maps or provide custom maps.

  • Clustering

    Describes the feature that enables grouping of neighboring map objects.

  • Interactivity

    Describes features that enable interaction between the Geo Point maps and other dashboard items.

  • Labels

    Describes how to display additional information related to map shapes.

  • Map Navigation

    Explains how to manage map zooming and scrolling.

  • Printing and Exporting

    Describes the specifics of printing and exporting Geo Point map dashboard items.