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How to Format a Map Visualization with Density Areas

There are several options for formatting map visualizations that display density areas.

  1. Click on the map visualization you want to format. If necessary, you can select a specific objects for formatting.
  2. Right-click and choose Format.

    If you selected a specific object in the visualization, a pop-up menu displays the appropriate formatting options for that object. In addition, the Format panel automatically updates the first drop-down list with the area of the visualization you are formatting and the corresponding format options appear.

  3. Select the appropriate options to format the visualization. See Format Panel for Map Visualizations for more information about the options on the Format panel.
  4. In the Format panel, select Map Options from the first drop-down list.
  5. In the Zoom behavior drop-down list, select options for zoom behavior when selecting locations on the map.

    Select Static to keep a static level of magnification. When this option is selected, you can also check the Remember zoom level checkbox to maintain the current level of magnification.

    Select Dynamic to zoom in on and refit the contents of the visualization.

  6. In the Type drop-down list, select Density to display a density map.
  7. In the Density map color gradiant area, select the color theme to apply to areas in the density map.
  8. Select the More Options link at the bottom of the Format panel to open the More Options Dialog and specify additional formatting options for displaying visualization data.
  9. You can apply general formatting options used for all types of visualizations, such as renaming attributes or metrics, choosing whether to display a visualization's title bar, etc. See Format Dashboards and Visualizations for more information.

Related Topics

Introduction to Map Visualizations with Density Areas

Create a Map Visualization with Density Areas

How to Add, Reorder, Rename, and Remove Map Layers

Prepare Geographical Data for Display