1. Anaplan User Experience
  2. Build apps and pages in the User Experience
  3. Pages
  4. Board pages
  5. Add cards to a board
  6. Add a map card to a board

Use a map card to display geographical data.

This is useful to display differences between markets, and highlight key values in each one.

Add a map card

  1. Open the board in designer mode.
  2. In the Add card section of the Cards panel, double-click the Map tile, or drag it onto the board.
    By default, the card displays, full-width, at the top of the board.
Board designer, with a map card displaying in the main board panel. A button on the card is labeled Configure map.

Configure a map card

  1. On the map card, click Configure map.
    The Card designer dialog displays.
  2. Configure the Overview tab content:
    • Click the View designer to select the source view containing your data. At this stage you may configure conditional formatting for your map. Press Update to return to the map configuration
    • In the Title field, enter a title.
      A default title generates from the name of the view, but you can overwrite it
    • In the Description field, enter a description of the card.
      The description displays in a tooltip when you hover your cursor over the icon in the top-left of the card.
    • In the Link to a page drop-down menu, select a page to link from the grid card's title
      When you publish the page, the card Title links to the selected page
  3. Configure the map settings in the Map tab:
    • Under Data, in the Region dropdown, select the region that corresponds to the area you intend to visualize
      • Optionally, toggle Show only matched items. This will result in the visualization only displaying the regions and subdivisions that match the data contained in your source data
    • Optionally:
      • under Series, toggle the Use conditional formatting from Region Name to switch on any conditional formatting
      • under Labels, toggle the Show data labels or Show tooltips, to display country labels and tooltips with content from your source data
  4. Optionally, configure context selectors.
  5. Click Publish to save the map card to the board.