Reporting Services videos | SSRS Part 20 - Basic Maps

Posted by Andrew Gould on 29 October 2012

Maps in reporting services, as in real life, are the perfect way to present geographical data. This video starts by teaching you how to insert a map into a report, including how to find maps for the strange and unfamiliar world beyond the USA. Importantly, you'll learn how to connect a map to a dataset followed by how to visualise the data using a combination of colours and markers. You'll also learn a few geeky geographical tweaks you can make to your maps, including how to add longitude and latitude lines and how to change the projection type. Ever wondered what the difference is between Mercator and Hammer-Aitoff projections? Watch this video to find out!

You can play this video on SSRS Part 20 - Basic Maps here (see viewing hints below also).

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