How do I create a QLIK Sense map with ZIP code areas?
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If you want to create a ZIP code map with QLIK Sense Desktop, you need a KML file with a geometry that draws the boundaries on the map. If you are using Spotzi Studio and you have a download license please follow these instructions on how to import a KML into Qlik Sense Desktop.
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To import your ZIP code data into QLIK Sense Desktop and create your ZIP code boundary map you need to follow these steps:
- Create a new app.
- Name your app and click CREATE.
- Click OPEN APP.
- Drag you KML file into your app or go to data manager in the upper left corner and select the KML from your computer.
- Now you will see the columns from your KML file. Select the name and area column and click ADD DATA.
- After your import is done, click the particular data set and click LOAD DATA in the upper right corner.
- After your data was loaded successfully, click on EDIT THE SHEET to open your visualization where you can add your map.
- Drag a map chart to your sheet.
- Now drag the field item with the geometry to your map. This is in most cases the field that ends with “.Area”.
- Click ADD A NEW LAYER > ADD AS AREA LAYER.
- Remember that QLIK Sense will limit the number of areas. If you want to change this, go to the particular area layer and click OPTIONS > GENERAL and set the number of max. visible objects to a number more than 1000.
- Show labels by clicking the switch. Select the field that ends with “.Name” to visualize the postal codes.
- You have successfully created a QLIK Sense area map with Spotzi data.
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