Searching and zooming in a map

When you use a map in a report, you can search and automatically zoom into items that are matched on your maps. For example, small regions that are spread over a large area.


  1. Click New and then click Report.
  2. Leave the default values in the Select a template window and click OK.
  3. In the Visualization gallery window, select Map.
  4. In the left pane, click Sources, and then click Select sources. Select a data source that contains location data.
  5. In the visualization, expand and select Locations.
  6. In the left pane, expand your data items and drag location data to the Locations data slot.
  7. In the visualization, click the search icon Search icon and enter a location to search for.
    Note: The zoom level is not saved when the report is saved.
  8. To enable or disable the search function, click the Properties Properties icon icon, and open the Map section > Enable search control.


The following example shows a search for the city of Calgary.
Map visualization with showing a search for the city of Calgary.