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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Using maps to select data of an area or country

Using maps on a dashboard allows us to visually identify data using a picture instead of a table/chart, for example to analyze which regions of an area are doing poorly versus which regions are doing well. As you can see by looking at the following map of Canada, users are able to visually distinguish between each province:

Using maps to select data of an area or country

How to do it...

  1. Select a map component from the Maps section. In our example, we will use Canada.
    How to do it...
  2. In the map's properties, bind the region keys as shown in the following screenshot. ...

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