Now you can create your map: locate
the Views panel at the bottom left of the
screen, and select New View -> Map.
When the map view is displayed, select
OBIEE_SF_MAP1 from the list of maps
shown at the top of the view.
The new map view is now ready for
editing. A panel on the right-hand side
enables you to define map formats.
Click the Delete button next to the
default OBIEE_CIT Y map layer to
remove it from the list of formats,
because you will create your own format
in the following steps. Then click the
Add New Map Formats button to add
an image map format, using a custom
point layer. This will enable you to place
icons on the map, based on latitude and
In the Image (Custom Point Layer) dialog
box that appears, enter the following settings to place the stores in your sample
data set on the map:
X (e.g. Longitude) : Longitude
Y (e.g. Latitude) : Latitude
Tooltips : Longitude,
to the Map Formats panel and delete the
default map format. Click the Add New
Map Formats button, but this time select
Pie Graph from the list of formats. Then,
when prompted, select OBIEE_STATE
from the list of map layers available.
In the Pie Graph dialog box that appears,
set the following for the pie charts:
Vary Image By
In the Select Image dialog box, select
the Red, Yellow, and then Green circles
(traffic lights) for the 0-33%, 33%-66%,
and 66%-100% bins, respectively.
7. OK to finish this map definition.
Then use the pan and zoom buttons on
the left-hand side of the map to locate
downtown San Francisco, as shown in
You have now created your first map view.
Once you have viewed the map, click the
Home link at the top of the common header
menu to return to the Oracle Business
Intelligence Enterprise Edition home page.
next example, you will display a larger-scale
map of the continental U.S. and place pie
charts over the states in which the company
operates, with the charts showing the breakdown of sales across product categories.
To create this map, do the following:
2. Subject Areas panel on the
left-hand side of the screen, choose the
following columns to add them to the
Selected Columns area:
: Country and
Dim Stores. Country and State Code
Dim Products.Product Category
Click OK to save the settings, and then
with the map view displayed, use the pan
and zoom buttons to display the U.S.
West Coast. Locate Oregon on the map,
place your cursor over the pie chart, and
then click the legend. Note that the state
name and the product categories are all
hyperlinks—you can use these to pass filter
values to other analyses, as you will see in a
moment. For now, though, save this map to
the Presentation Server catalog, using the
name Country and State Map.
CREATING THEMATIC MAPS
Your first map, OBIEE_SF_MAP1, used x and
y coordinates to plot the location of your
stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. In this
Because you will be mapping stores
located in all of the company’s U.S. territo-
ries, you do not need to apply a filter to the
USING MAS TER-DE TAIL AC TIONS
Because map views are fully integrated into
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise