Create a Basic Points Map

A Points Map plots bubbles, images or HTML on the map using lat/long coordinates.

To see a video on how to build a simple Points base map, see

Create the QlikMaps Object

Click the Edit button and drag the QlikMaps Chart object to the sheet.

Open the Object Editor

To edit the QlikMaps object, click the space between the map and the border at the top of the map.

Edit the Feature Layer

Select layer 1 under feature layers and select marker under dimension type.


Marker Dimension

Select a value from the drop-down that represents the dimension being plotted.

Marker Latitude/Longitude

QlikMaps will attempt to auto-detect the lat/lng fields associated with the chosen dimension.

If QlikMaps cannot auto-detect the lat/lng fields, the latitude and longitude drop-downs will appear. Select the correct fields from the drop-downs.

Advanced Features

After building a basic points map, additional modifications are possible. See below for additional help.

Types of Points


Additional Features