How to Configure Virtual Map View in SharePoint 2013 – Part One

Part One: How to Use Multiple Markers in Virtual Map View.

Map View displays many locations in different States or Countries and it is difficult to control them because they share the same markers. In this article, I’ll show you how to show multiple markers following Marker Type.

There are seven Marker Types in Map View. We will set the Marker Type for each Country.

For Example:
In the list, we fill the Country column
with different Country Names. And then we will set Marker Type for them as
follows:

Country
Name

Marker Type

Australia

House

VietNam

Plus

Brazil

Point

Mexico

Sun

Spain

Red

Canada

Blue

United States

Yellow

How does it work?

Step 1:

Let’s Modify
the Tool Pane. Go to the Marker type
field and click on the Edit button.

It will show
up a pop-up window. We need to change the Marker Type file base on the Country Name.

Click Save button.

Step 2:

Check on the Use Multiple Markers check box. It will show a drop down menu displaying all list columns. Select the Country/Region column.

Click Apply
and then OK. There will now be many Marker Types on Map View following Country
Names.

Stay tuned to Bamboo Nation for Part Two: How to Customize the Marker Type for Virtual Map View Web Part.

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