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Replace Microsoft MapPoint

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This article was last updated April 2016 Microsoft MapPoint has been discontinued. But don't panic! eSpatial is a fast, powerful, always-up-to-date alternative that provides similar functionality. eSpatial is a cloud-based mapping software that has impressed many users with it's accuracy and speed. Read this article about those who have switched from MapPoint. Reasons to move to eSpatial: Similar key functionality to MapPoint Like most users, do you currently make pin maps or territory maps, using MapPoint? Well you can do...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/replace-microsoft-mappoint

Customize Map Pins

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eSpatial now allows you to use customized graphics as your map pins. Add simple graphics or even company logos. How to customize map pins in eSpatial 1. Create a graphic that you want to use in eSpatial. Graphic guidelines: formats: SVG, PNG or JPG. All images should be of equal width and height. Each of these dimensions should fall within the range 100-300 pixels. The images are subject to review before being added to your account. Ensure that you have...

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Map xls or xlsx data

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eSpatial can now upload and plot data saved in the most common spreadsheet formats - those with the extensions .xls, .xlsx or .csv. Most Excel spreadsheets containing location data can now be uploaded directly to eSpatial. This means it's faster than ever to map spreadsheets. Upload and map xls or xlsx data directly to eSpatial. There is no longer any need to Save As a csv file (though it will still work if you do that). Edit and export datasets...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/map-xls-or-xlsx-data

Map Values By Pin Size

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eSpatial now allows you to reveal data value by pin size - the bigger the value, the bigger the pin size on the map. Below is an example of using different-sized pins to reveal volumes. How to map values by pin size 1. Either upload your data to eSpatial in the normal way or open up an existing datatset contained in the eSpatial maps and datasets library. (TIP: If you're just testing out eSpatial, just sign up for a free...

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Bubble Map

How to create one in minutes

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Bubble maps are one of the best ways to communicate proportional location-based data in a clear and concise way. Like Heat Maps, Bubble Maps summarize your data by regions, different circle sizes represent different value ranges; the large the circle the higher the aggregate value for that region. For Example, to quickly identify and analyze the volume of sales, or customers in each state or sales territory, analyze performance over regions, and gap analysis. Bubble maps are great for attaching...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/create-a-bubble-map

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