Solved

tableau: plotting address locations on map

Posted on 2014-12-17
2
959 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-18
Hi Experts,
I am new to Tableau, using 8.3. I have a database field call hub address that shows the full address location U.S only. i am trying to use this field to plot on a map. I have other specific fields, like zip code, state, etc. So far i can only get it to shade the zip code area. However, I only want to have a marker on the address location.  Is there a way to do this?
0
Comment
Question by:Maliki Hassani
2 Comments
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Simon earned 500 total points
ID: 40506879
I've not used Tableau, but the online help suggests that you need to import geocoding data to get below zip code resolution ->http://onlinehelp.tableausoftware.com/current/pro/online/windows/en-us/custom_geocoding.html

If you don't already have latitude/longditude data for your addresses, this link suggests uploading your address data as a csv file to BatchGeo to get it back with lat/lon columns added to it.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Maliki Hassani
ID: 40508504
Thanks!!
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
MySQL ERROR 1045 (28000) 2 63
SQL BACKUP - 2008 R2 8 60
Trigger usage 2 59
ODBC Question 3 22
How to increase the row limit in Jasper Server.
SQL Command Tool comes with APEX under SQL Workshop. It helps us to make changes on the database directly using a graphical user interface. This helps us writing any SQL/ PLSQL queries and execute it on the database and we can create any database ob…
Video by: Steve
Using examples as well as descriptions, step through each of the common simple join types, explaining differences in syntax, differences in expected outputs and showing how the queries run along with the actual outputs based upon a simple set of dem…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now