This topic describes the overview, examples, and deletion of an LBS flying line map.

Note Only Quick BI Enterprise Standard supports LBS flying line maps.

Make sure that you have read Dashboard overview and Dashboard basic operations before reading this topic. For more information about how to create a dataset, see Create a dataset.

An LBS flying line map is a map that uses flying lines to display the relations between data across two or more locations.

An LBS flying line map consists of geographic locations and routes. Geographic locations are based on dimensions such as the province. Color scales are based on measures such as the order amount and order number.

Overview

An LBS flying line map is a map that uses flying lines to display the relations between data across two or more locations.

An LBS flying line map consists of geographic locations and routes. Geographic locations are based on dimensions such as the province. Color scales are based on measures such as the order amount and order number.

Samples



Notes

You can only select one dimension for each geographic location and the dimensions must be Geo type fields such as the area, province, and city. You can select a maximum of one measure for the routes.

For more information, see Detailed information for regions.

Examples

The following example uses the company_sales_record dataset.

  1. Log on to the Quick BI console.
  2. Click Datasets to go to the Datasets page.
  3. Select the company_sales_record dataset and click Create Dashboard.
    Note If you use Quick BI Enterprise Standard, you need to select Standard or Full Screen as the dashboard display mode. The following example uses the Standard display mode.
  4. Click the LBS Flying Line Map icon and an empty chart appears on the dashboard.
  5. On the Data tab page, select dimensions and a measure.
    On the Dimensions list, locate the area field and add it to the Geo Location (From) section. Locate the province field and add it to the Geo Location (To) section. On the Measures list, locate the shipping_cost field and add it to the Routes (Measures) section as shown in the following figure.
    Note Make sure that you have converted the dimension type from String to Geo for the province and area fields. For more information, see Change the dimension type.


  6. Click Update and the chart is updated.
  7. On the Style tab page, you can configure the title, layout, and series setting as shown in the following figure.

  8. Click Save to save the dashboard.

    In the upper-right corner of the chart, choose More Actions > Delete to delete the chart.

Configure the style

  • In the Basic Information section, you can configure the title, hyperlink, and background color. This example uses Dark as the background color.
  • In the Layout section, you can configure the legend position, base map, zoom settings, and map center. This example uses Google Map as the base map.
    Note You can adjust the flying speed by moving the Flying Time slider. The bigger the slider value, the lower the flying speed.
  • In the Series Setting section, you can configure the measure's alias and line color.
Click Update and the chart is updated.

Delete a chart

In the upper-right corner of the chart, choose More Actions > Delete to delete the chart.