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New eSpatial Release Coming Q2 2017

Author image - Paul Connollyby Paul Connolly on
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We are excited about our upcoming Q2 2017 release which includes some frequently requested new features. The two primary areas are buffer capabilities and SSO (Single sign-on). The buffer enhancements include drive-time areas, multiple ring buffers, and buffers within our territory builder (territory management tool). There are a number of routing enhancements and other improvements based on user feedback. The current release timeframe is mid-June. As a cloud solution, our users will automatically get these new features as soon as...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/new-espatial-release-coming-q2-2017

5 Reasons You Should Share A Map

Author image - Colm Kennyby Colm Kenny on

You've turned your business data into a beautiful visualization on a map, so why keep it to yourself? With eSpatial it's easy to share your mapping masterpieces with both publicly with the world and privately with colleagues. The map you share is your completed work, there are a number of ways that you can decide what someone sees when you share maps. For example, on a single eSpatial map you can filter data in a variety of ways, or turn ON...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/why-share-a-map

Check out the new Styling Features available for eSpatial

Author image - Colm Kennyby Colm Kenny on
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Earlier today we released a brand new version of eSpatial which adds Advanced Labelling capabilities to our mapping software, making your maps stand out even more vibrantly! eSpatial’s Mapping Software has always been powerful and fast, but now we’re making it even easier to use with our latest update. Using our new Advanced Labelling, you can quickly design and label vibrant and elegant maps, making it easier than ever to visualize your data. This new update includes a host of new...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/check-out-the-new-styling-features-available-for-espatial

Map pin styles expanded, more basemaps and freehand drawing

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on
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In the latest eSpatial update, we've added new tool styles to help you create beautiful, informative maps out of Excel data A map created with the new styling options in eSpatial. Create stunning maps in minutes. More map pin styles When you go to the Style & Color panel, you'll notice some new additions to our mapping pin palette. Choose different icons to express different plotted datasets. Use the color picker to further distinguish them. And remember, you can always...

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https://www.espatial.com/articles/new-style-tools

Customize Map Pins

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

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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https://www.espatial.com/articles/customize-map-pins

Map xls or xlsx data

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

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

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on
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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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https://www.espatial.com/articles/map-values-by-pin-size

Bubble Map

How to create one in minutes

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

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

Map Styling

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

This article was last updated December 2014 You've created a data map using eSpatial and now you want to make it look better. With eSpatial, you have a multitude of options to customize the look of your map. Map Styling basics 1. Change the color of the map pin 2. Change the style of the map pin 3. Change the size of the map pin 4. Change the basemap 5. Turn on/turn off labeling on a map pin 6. Turn...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/map-styling

Making data map creation easier

Author image - eSpatialby eSpatial on

With the launch of the latest eSpatial upgrade just around the corner, we thought now would be a good time to talk to Paul Ryan, eSpatial Development Manager. Here, he provides a flavor of what we can expect in the forthcoming release. A look into the future - Paul Ryan talks about eSpatial's new upgrade, set to be released Summer 2014 How are new features in eSpatial decided upon? Decisions mainly come from the product direction group. Some from Development...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/making-data-map-creation-easier

Create a pin map in 3 minutes or less

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

You have great data and you want to visualize it. The best way to do this is to create a pin map. But your boss wants to see something before close of business, and you're no mapping expert! Don't panic... Assuming you have nice clean data in an Excel spreadsheet (find out how to prepare data for upload to eSpatial here), let’s do some speed mapping and create a pin map. Start the clock... Save your Excel data file as...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/create-a-pin-map-in-3-minutes-or-less

Filtering means focus

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

One of the more powerful attributes of eSpatial is its data filtering capability. This powerful feature is well worth exploring. At this stage, I'll assume you have signed up for your free eSpatial account and mapped your data. Filter data Make sure your data table is visible. To filter particular data on an eSpatial map, click on the filtering symbol  that appears on the top of every column on an eSpatial map table. In my example below, you’ll notice that...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/filtering-means-focus

Which version of eSpatial is best for you?

Author image - Patrick Butlerby Patrick Butler on

Have you been browsing our website – or even using eSpatial free or Pro trial - and you’re still a bit confused which is the best version of eSpatial for you? Well, let’s see if we can help you: You’re on the trial and puzzled what you would get if you got a paid version of eSpatial? Well, if you’re still within the first 7 days of sign-up to eSpatial, then you might think that you’ve got all bases covered,...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/which-version-of-espatial

3 great ways we’ve improved eSpatial mapping software

Author image - eSpatialby eSpatial on

This article may quote data or refer to features or workflows no longer applicable to the current version of eSpatial, which is updated every 6-8 weeks. Please refer to our help section for more up to date information We’ve just upgraded eSpatial. This means our world-leading online mapping software now comes with improved performance and new features. The latest upgrade incurs no additional charges and requires no action on a user’s part. In addition, new features automatically come into effect...

https://www.espatial.com/articles/3-great-ways-weve-improved-espatial-mapping-software

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