1. Anaplan User Experience
  2. Build apps and pages in the User Experience
  3. Pages
  4. Build with cards
  5. Card types
  6. Configure a map card

Use a map card to display geographical data.

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

To add or edit a card:

  1. Click Edit this page in the toolbar to open your page in designer mode.
  2. Optionally, add a new card.
    Read how to add a card to a board or a worksheet.
  3. Click the Configure button on a new card, or hover over your card and click .

To configure the map card:

  1. Click the Overview tab, then:
    • 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
  2. 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
  3. Optionally, Configure context selectors.

To position your card and publish it:

  1. Optionally, drag and drop your card to where you want it to display.
    • On worksheet pages, the Additional insights panel contains your cards.
    • On board pages, size and arrange your cards in rows and columns.
  2. When you're ready, save the page as a draft or click Publish.