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Rockies_Skier
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Map visual overlapping event coordinates resulting in incorrect data values

I am using the map visual to display bubble points reflective of user events occurring across various geographies at different dates. However, in this case the events logged may occur in the exact same location with a fixed lat/long resulting in many overlapping points. For this example, I've used a legend by dates of the events to demostrate what I'm seeing: 

 

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I normally would use the "Threshold" attribute for the legend, but if I do so the tooltip attribute summarizations in the case of many overlapping points results in a sum of the "Counts" calculating incorrectly. For example, in the above image the correct "Count" for this point taken June 29th was 5, but when using "Threshold" as the legend the sum of counts displays incorrectly for June 29th as 30:

 

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Is there a solution for fixing this issue?

 

Thank you in advance

 

 

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lbendlin
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Please provide sanitized sample data that fully covers your issue. If you paste the data into a table in your post or use one of the file services it will be easier to assist you. I cannot use screenshots of your source data.

Please show the expected outcome based on the sample data you provided. Screenshots of the expected outcome are ok.

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/How-to-Get-Your-Question-Answered-Quickly/m-p/1447523

Please find a mock table of the dataset that covers my issue below: 

 

countshort_datethresholdlatlon
52021-08-02"5 +"39.5-98.35
32021-07-20"2 - 3"39.5-98.35
52021-07-13"5 +"39.5-98.35
52021-06-29"5 +"39.5-98.35
42021-06-08"4"39.5-98.35
42021-06-15"4"39.5-98.35
32021-08-10"2 - 3"39.5-98.35
82021-08-24"5 +"39.5-98.35
32021-06-22"2 - 3"39.5-98.35
42021-06-03"4"39.5-98.35
72021-08-31"5 +"39.5-98.35

 

I don't have a screenshot of an expected outcome, but rather looking for potential input on how to appropriately handle the occurence of these overlapping points. I desire to be able to use the threshold attribute as the legend to color the bubble points. In my second screenshot above, the user would be led to believe that on June 29th there was a count of 30 that occured. This would be incorrect as on that date only a count of 5 was logged and the 30 is a product of summing the count across multiple dates that the user cannot identify currently as is. 

It depends which part of the pie chart you hover over.

 

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