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MrButtons
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Forcing map to look in certain country

Hi,

 

I want to show the province and country for data from Belgium and The Netherlands. The problem is that there is a province called "Limburg" in both countries. It always puts the data in The Netherlands, I tried everything but I can't make it interpret both at the same time.

 

I tried:

- Putting Country and Province as 2 fields in the Location. Also identifying them as such in the data category

- Putting Country and Province in 1 field and identify as country/region

 

I would like to go down to City level, but then it recognizes the city name in Australia, India, South Africa, ....

 

How do I force the map to only look in the country that is specified?

 

 

In this map you can see the data for "Belgium". Limburg is put in the Netherlands and Luxembourg in the country of Luxembourg (Belgium has a province with the same name as well)

 

Knipsel.JPG

 

Thanks

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Microsoft v-alq-msft
Microsoft

Re: Forcing map to look in certain country

Hi, @MrButtons 

 

Based on your description, I created data to reproduce your scenario.

b1.png

 

You may create a calculated column and name it without starting with 'country' as follows. 

Region = 'Table'[Country]&", "&'Table'[Province]

 

Then you can put it in the "Location" area. Here is the result.

b2.png

 

Best Regards

Allan

 

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

MrButtons
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Re: Forcing map to look in certain country

Hi Allan,

 

Thanks, that helps a little bit. Although the pointer is still wrong, it is at least in Belgium now. Is there a way to add a city to it and forcing it to stay in the same province? If I add another layer, I get cities all over the world that happen to have the same name.

 

Regards,

Gert

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