Last Modified Date: 06 Nov 2019
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AnswerUse one of the following workarounds:
- Convert shape files in GIS to csv or Excel polygon data which has database latitude and longitude values. This file can then be joined with the other Excel data and used.
- Convert the point data to a shape file in GIS, and join with the other shape file data.
- Create one of the maps as a Mapbox map and import it as a background image. This map will not be interactive.
To voice your support for the inclusion of this feature request in a future product release, add your vote to the following Community Idea: Add scalable map overlays.
Additional InformationA dual axis map can either use generated latitude and longitude or database latitude and longitude values, not both.
Step By Step Instructions - ShapeFile to Custom Polygons using Open Source GIS (QGIS) at Tableau Community Forums.
Creating Polygons in Tableau Maps at Tableau Community Forums.
Create Tableau Maps from Shapefiles.
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