Specifying geographic fields
In Cloudera Data Visualization, you can explicitly specify a dataset field as one of the many supported geographical types.
In this example the dataset Canadian Census is used,
constructed from example datasets, and joined of the fields
Postal Code, respectively.
The following steps demonstrate how to assign Geo Types to a dataset field. We are using
the two fields from the join of the Canadian Census dataset:
Postal Code from
- Navigate to the dataset that you must modify. In this example, the Food Stores Inspection in NYC dataset is used.
- In the Dataset Detail menu, select Fields.
In the Fields interface, select EDIT
Click the Edit (pencil) icon on the right side of the
- In the Edit Field Parameters window modal, under Geo Type, select the appropriate option from the menu.
Click APPLY. For
zip_code, we also changed the Display Name to
Postal Codein the example.
- Under Dataset: Food Stores Inspection in NYC.
- Click SAVE.
The dataset can now be successfully used for map and interactive map visuals, without further adjustments at the level of the visual.