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SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints by Mickey Stuewe, Marlon Ribunal

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Adding a random point layer

We can add a point layer using analytical dataset from our database, say top 10 sellers of tires. You can do that by simply matching the analytical dataset with the spatial data (map).

Adding a point layer has the same steps as adding a polygon layer.

But what if you want to identify a point that is not based on a dataset?

Let's say we want to add a new layer on our previous world map. Let's identify the countries the company have on their expansion list; namely, Russia, China, and Brazil.

  1. In the Map Layer properties pane, click on the add layer button and select Point Layer from the menu as shown in the following screenshot:
  2. Click on the arrow of PointLayer1 (if you didn't rename it) to access its context menu, and select ...

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