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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.1 Cookbook by David Lai, Xavier Hacking

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Integrating Google Maps with the CMaps plugin

In the Using maps to select data of an area or country recipe in Chapter 3, From a Static to an Interactive Dashboard, we introduced the standard map options that SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards offers. Then, in the Displaying alerts on a map recipe in Chapter 5, Using Alerts, we discussed how to use alerts on these maps. Centigon Solutions raised the bar on this topic and introduced the CMaps plugin for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.

With this add-on, we can completely integrate Google Maps in a dashboard in SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards. This means that we can use the graphics we know from Google Maps (map, satellite, hybrid, terrain, and so on) and functionalities such as zooming in or out on a ...

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