Marks as Bubbles

Applies to Maps.

Map visuals, except when plotting data for the latitude/longitude or zipcode dimensions, default to the choropleth map option. To display bubbles instead,

  1. Click Settings on the right side of the Visuals menu.

    selecting visual settings menu

    The Settings modal window appears.

  2. In the Settings modal window, click Marks.
  3. Check Always display marks as bubbles.

    Settings modal for map, open on Marks tab; checkbox for 'Show Legend' (active), checkbox for 'Always display marks as bubbles' (active), textbox 'Mark size range' set to '10-50', Cancel button, and Apply button (active)
    Showing Data as Bubbles on a Map; Settings Marks
  4. Click Apply.

  5. Click Refresh Visual.

  6. Compare the appearance of world map as a choropleth map, and as a map with bubble marks.

    World Map of Life Expectancy as Choropleth
    World Life Expectancy, as a Choropleth Map
    World Map of Life Expectancy as Bubble Marks
    World Life Expectancy, as a Map with Bubble Marks