Graph App

How to use the Graph app?


With the Graph app (Spotzi Enterprise Plan) you can turn your maps into a data dashboard. A great way to visualize your location data. This intelligent dashboard is great for location analysis. Along with the extensive map sharing options of Spotzi this is also a great way to visualize your location data for your colleagues, customers or fellow classmates.

In this documentation we will give you more information on how to use the graph app and how to create a dashboard of your map. Below you can read a step-by-step guide of this functionality:

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Share your maps with graphs

The Graphs App is an ideal solution if you want to share your maps with your colleagues, clients and fellow students. If you turn on the visibility of your graphs they will be added automatically to your shared map. Read our map sharing options for more information.

Activate the graph app

1. To start this process you have to open the Graph App in your My Apps.

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2. Turn the visibility on and press APPLY to confirm.

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Add graph blocks

Once you have activated the graph app you are able to add graph blocks (max. 4). Click ADD BLOCK to start adding a new graph. Now you can choose between the following graphs: text block, single value, double bar chart, bar chart, comparing bar chart, pie chart, comparing pie chart and a radar chart.

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Available graphs

Text

With the text option you can give extra information about your map. To add a text box to the map you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the TEXT option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Enter the text you would like to display. Press NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Give your text box a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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4. You have successfully added a text box to your map.

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Single Value

With the single value option you can visualize the value (only numeric) of every map feature. To add a this single value box you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the SINGLE VALUE option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Select the data layer and click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Now select the column you want to visualize in your graph. Click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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4. Give your single value graph a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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5. You have successfully added a single value graph to your map.

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What value is shown when no map feature is clicked?

The single value box will show the data when a map feature is clicked. When no map feature is clicked the box will show the average value.

Double Bar Chart

With the double bar chart option you can visualize the value (only numeric) of every map feature in a bar chart. This double bar chart gives the value of that specific map feature and compares this value with the average of the total dataset. To add a this double bar chart box you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the DOUBLE BAR CHART option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Select the data layer and click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Now select the columns you want to visualize in your graph. Click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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4. Give your double bar chart graph a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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5. You have successfully added a double bar chart graph to your map.

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Bar Chart

With the bar chart option you can visualize the value (only numeric) of every map feature in a bar chart. To add a this bar chart box you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the BAR CHART option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Select the data layer and click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Now select the columns you want to visualize in your graph. Click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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4. Give your bar chart graph a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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5. You have successfully added a bar chart graph to your map.

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Comparing Bar Chart

With the comparing bar chart option you can visualize the value (only numeric) of every map feature in a bar chart. This comparing bar chart gives the value of that specific map feature and compares this value with the average of the total dataset. To add a this comparing bar chart box you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the COMPARING BAR CHART option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Select the data layer and click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Now select the columns you want to visualize in your graph. Click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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4. Give your comparing bar chart graph a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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5. You have successfully added a comparing bar chart graph to your map.

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Pie Chart

With the pie chart option you can visualize multiple values (only numeric) of every map feature.  This pie chart is a great graph when you want to visualize percentages. An interesting application when you want to visualize e.g. gender distribution or ethnicity. To add a this pie chart box you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the PIE CHART option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Select the data layer and click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Now select the columns you want to visualize in your graph. Click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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4. Give your pie chart graph a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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Comparing Pie Chart

With the pie chart option you can visualize multiple values (only numeric) of every map feature.  This pie chart is a great graph when you want to visualize percentages. An interesting application when you want to visualize e.g. gender distribution or ethnicity. This comparing pie chart gives the value of that specific map feature and compares this value with the average of the total dataset. To add a this comparing pie chart box you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the COMPARING PIE CHART option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Select the data layer and click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Now select the columns you want to visualize in your graph. Click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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4. Give your comparing pie chart graph a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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5. You have successfully added a comparing pie chart graph to your map.

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Radar Chart

With the radar chart option you can visualize multiple values (only numeric) of every map feature.  A radar chart is a graphical method of displaying multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart of three or more quantitative variables represented on axes starting from the same point. An interesting application when you want to visualize multiple values of a map feature and if you want to compare the data with the average values of the total dataset. To add a this radar chart box you have to take the following steps:

1. Select the RADAR CHART option and click NEXT STEP.

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2. Select the data layer and click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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3. Now select the columns you want to visualize in your graph. Click NEXT STEP to confirm.

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4. Give your radar chart graph a title. Press FINISH GRAPH to confirm.

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5. You have successfully added a radar chart graph to your map.

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Edit graph blocks

Do you want to change one of the graph blocks? No problem, just click the pencil button in the upper right corner.

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Delete graph blocks

Do you want to delete one of the graph blocks? No problem, just click the delete button in the upper right corner.

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