Dashboard Configuration: Plotting geographic information
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Geographic data settings
Geolocated information are plotted on map as graphical markers. Markers can be defined as:
A quadruplet: Title, Latitude, Longitude, Marker Class A sextuplet: Title, Address, Post code, City, Region Code, Marker Class
Information fields have following specification:
Title: Textual label of the marker Latitude: floating point latitude Longitude: floating point longitude Address: road information Post code: Official post or zip code City: City name Marker Class: A classname, that will bind to a graphical icon
Setting fields let you bind required information to request output fields. Setting outputs will usually accept one or more field (or alias) names separated by semicolons (";").
Title input: Query output fieldname providing the textual label Location input: Case 1: THE output column name providing the geolocation couple as a comma pair of floating point values : "lat,lng" (ex : 47.098456,1.4534456) Case 2: A semicolon separated list of query output fieldnames (or aliases) that provide in order : address, post code, city, and region code (*) Marker type input: The query output fieldname that provides a class label
(*) Some constant values can be given for city, post code and region code, using quoted values in place of field name:
will always provide the value "GB" as region code.