10. Presenting Excel Data on a Map

Plotting Data Geographically

In many cases, the best way to present data is to plot it on a geographic map. Mapping software used to cost thousands of dollars. There are now three viable alternatives for mapping your data.

• Microsoft offers a product called Microsoft MapPoint. MapPoint is available in editions for North America and Europe. MapPoint can import data from Excel and display it on a map. MapPoint retails for $299.

• Power View is an add-in for Excel 2013 Pro Plus. Power View uses Bing Maps to display records on a map. Power View is included in the installation ...

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