A map of the United States shows a comparison of measurement values among US States.
The following steps demonstrate how to create a new map visual on the dataset
US County Population [data source
samples.us_counties]. It produces colored regions for the measurements that correspond to the
state. This article demonstrates how to use the Alias setting to make the dataset field
stnameconform to this requirement.
US County Population[data source
samples.us_counties]; see Creating Visuals.
In the visuals menu, find and click map, the sixth choice on the third row.
Note that the shelves of the visual changed. They are now X, Y, Geo, Measures, Tooltips, and Filters.
The mandatory shelves for map visuals are Geo and Measures.
Populate the shelves from the available fields (Dimensions, Measures, and so on) listed in the left navigation menu.
stnameand drag it over the Geo shelf on the main part of the screen. Drop to add it to the shelf.
tot_popand drag it over the Measures shelf on the main part of the screen. Drop to add it to the shelf.
Alias the field
population, and click Refresh Visual.
The map visual appears.
population, click the icon (down arrow), select Display Format, and enter
Click Edit next to the title of the visualization.
US State Population - Choropleth Map.
Above the left navigation bar, click Save.