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Creating a Map Based on Zip/Postal Codes


Published: 30 Jan 2013
Last Modified Date: 19 Jun 2017

Question

How to create a map based on revenue by zip or postal code.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

The below examples use the Superstore sample data which contains a dimension called Postal Code and a measure called Profit. 
  1. In the Data window, double-click Postal Code to create the map.
  2. Drag Profit to Size on the Marks card.
  3. Drag Profit to Color on the Marks card.
  4. Format color and font as desired.
To create a filled map, please use the steps below:
  1. Double-click the Postal Code dimension from the Data window to create the map.
  2. On the Marks Card, from the drop-down list of views, select Filled Map.
  3. Drag Profit to Color on the Marks card.
  4. Format color and font as desired.
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