Cluster map layer in a map

When you use a map in a dashboard, you can interact with different map layers to customize how a map is displayed. You can group points on a map to help report users to better analyze data at different zoom levels. Map clustering is available as a property on both points and latitude and longitude layers.

Procedure

  1. Click New and then click Dashboard.
  2. Leave the default values in the Select a template window and click OK.
  3. In the left pane, click the Visualizations icon Visualization icon, and then click the Map icon.
  4. In the left pane, click Sources, and then click Add a Source. Select a data source that contains longitude and latitude data.
  5. In the visualization, expand and select Longitude/Longitude.
  6. In the left pane, expand your data items and drag latitude and longitude data to the Latitude and Longitude data slots.
  7. Drag a measure to the Size data slot.
  8. Click the Show properties icon show properties, and open the Latitude/Longitude layer section.
  9. From the Type menu, select Cluster.
  10. Optionally you can change the heat palette with the Heat pallete option and change the transparency with the Transparency slider.

Example

The following example shows latitude / longitude data that is combined with cluster as type. Locations with the same elevation are clustered.
Map visualization that shows latitude / longitude data that is combined with cluster as type. Locations with the same elevation are clustered.