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simonefraquelli Frequent Visitor
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Map Issue - Desktop vs Web

Hi experts,

one of my customers reported this issue in power bi web geolocation for the country name "Tailandia".

To make an example i created this simple data set which contain those two values in the field Country (Nazione):

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In my Power BI Desktop (November 2017) the two values are placed correctly in the same position over Thailand:

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However after the app publication the result is different: country name "Tailandia" is placed on Brasil and country name "Thailandia" is placed correctly.

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I know there's a brazilian city called "Tailandia" but why in Power BI Desktop the geo value are different?

 

Thank's to all

 

Simone

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Moderator v-yuezhe-msft
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Re: Map Issue - Desktop vs Web

@simonefraquelli,

Please see the highlighted part in the screenshot below.
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Regards,
Lydia

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BeemsC Member
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Re: Map Issue - Desktop vs Web

Why it's different i dont know exactly. Probably goes for the city like you said.
If you wanna do it correctly, change values Tailandia to Thailandia in the Query editor.

Moderator v-yuezhe-msft
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Re: Map Issue - Desktop vs Web

@simonefraquelli,

I am unable to reproduce your issue.

I am using the latest version of Power BI Desktop(2.52.4921.581) and change Data category of the Nazione field to Country/place. After I publish the PBIX file to Service, the map visual worls as expected, please review the following screenshots.
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In your scenario, please make sure you use the latest version of Power BI Desktop, and have changed the data category of the Nazione field.

Regards,
Lydia

Community Support Team _ Lydia Zhang
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simonefraquelli Frequent Visitor
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Re: Map Issue - Desktop vs Web

Hi, thank's, but how i can create a country/region type field?

In my dataset the field country is text type, how i can change it?

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Moderator v-yuezhe-msft
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Re: Map Issue - Desktop vs Web

@simonefraquelli,

Please see the highlighted part in the screenshot below.
1.JPG

Regards,
Lydia

Community Support Team _ Lydia Zhang
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.
simonefraquelli Frequent Visitor
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Re: Map Issue - Desktop vs Web

Thank's!! It work!

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