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Custom shape Map displaying only polygons but no maps

Hello PBI Community


I am trying to build a custom map of Portugal, which means ( Portugal, the Madeira Islands and the Azores Islands). To do that I followed the following link : Create custom map in Power BI. I went to google maps, created a map with 3 polygons (Portugal and the two Islands) exported the map to a kml file, then converted it to a geojson file, then from a geojson file to a topogeojson file. When I imported the topojson to power BI desktop, Only the polygons appear, but not any single land or ocean 😞 



Is there a problem on the formats or the tools to do the conversions ?

Thanks in advance


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Re: Custom shape Map displaying only polygons but no maps

HI @ziad,


Perhaps you can take a look at below document, it also mentioned how to add custom map:

Shape Maps in Power BI Desktop (Preview)


Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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Re: Custom shape Map displaying only polygons but no maps

Hello, please indicate how you managed to incorporate these polygons in the panel

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