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  1. Ability to shade/colour suburbs within a postcode rather than just the entire postcode.

    Hi, we are a Sydney based company would love to be able to use your mapping system but really need to ability to colour/shade individual suburbs within a postcode rather than just the entire postcode, i.e. post code 2100, has 6 suburbs in it and we would want to be able to colour these individually, rather than as a block. Thanks.

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    • Auto-load selected shapes when mapping a dataset

      There should be a way to associate Geoshapes with a specific data set. That way, an "accounts" dataset can automatically display the related sales territories. Currently, to view a dataset and a handful of related territories, multiple clicks are required to display each territory. Less sophisticated users would benefit greatly from seeing their data appear over the appropriate shapes on the map.

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        acknowledged  ·  0 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →
      • Allow KML and shape files to be associated with Salesforce records

        We have a collection of various KML and GIS shape files that we would like to show on the map, as associated with a given opportunity, account, or asset. For instance, we have an account that we manage properties for. Each of the properties has already been created as a KML file. We would like to associate each KML file with that property, and assocatiate that property with the account.

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        • Add search capability to look up accounts and contacts from Salesforce directly from Geopointe

          It would be great to have a search option within Geopointe instead of having to search from Salesforce and clicking the "Map" button. It would also be a great addition if I could search for multiple records by name (also within geopointe) and see the pins on the map.

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            under review  ·  0 comments  ·  New Concept  ·  Admin →
          • CBSA: Geocoded Census Core Based Statistical Areas Codes and Titles

            Currently Geocode information includes parsed and standardized information, in addition to the geocoded information, such as Street(clean), City(clean), State/Province(clean),Postal Code(clean),Country(clean),County(clean).

            Are there plans to include Geocode information by address or lat/lon to include identifiers for Census Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSA) Codes and Titles (ie. "CBSA Code(Clean)", "CBSA Title(Clean)")?

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              acknowledged  ·  0 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →
            • Share routes with groups or roles.

              I need to share multiple routes with a group of people everyday and would be more efficient if we could share the route with a group or a role.

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                under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →
              • Allow an admin to set a company's map default start position.

                Use Case: Internal users are assigned to a specific geography, and they work out of the same location. Would be nice to set their default starting position to either the US or their specific geography before they ever go to the map the first time.

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                • Choose Calendar to Import to Route / Map

                  New import calendar feature is nice but it only allows you to map our own calendar. We have a call center who schedules appointments for our providers. They need access to import the provider's calendars rather than their personal calendar (ideally, with the ability to overlay multiple calendars on the screen) so that they compare accounts in the area and appointment availability.

                  Solution: add lookup field for user's to select which user's calendar to import.

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                    under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow uncompleted shapes AKA lines to be drawn and saved on map.

                    Ability to draw/save lines on map. This is helpful for storing depictions of linear assets (roads, railways, pipelines, etc) which are not by nature polygonal. It would be handy to be able to save a line in the shape field, similar to polygons. Perhaps the line would be completed by double clicking on the last vertex.

                    This is possible to some extent today by creating a polygon which doubles back on itself precisely, such that a "zero width" polygon is form. For example, such a "line" polygon would have coordinates as follows: [[[Point a],[Point b],[Point c],[Point d],[Point e],[Point f],[Point g],[Point…

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                    • Can radialSearch methods in geopointe search all neighbourhoods within a radius even if it is not in the sf object?

                      Can radialSearch methods in geopointe search all neighbourhoods within a radius even if it is not in the sf object?

                      I want to build app similar to walkscore. Is it possible to search any neighbourhood outside of a sf objects ?

                      Does geopointe support such feature?

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                      • Add ability to color Geoshapes based on parameter

                        It would be cool to have the ability to add Geoshapes from the library and than color those shapes based on the resulting records. For example, I might add a layer containing all counties in California, and than would want to color counties green when combined revenue exceeds 100K, yellow for 50-99K, etc.

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                          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →
                        • Color Map Markers by Date Buckets

                          Be able to color code markers based on a range of dates when using a date field i.e. between 2/1/15 and 2/10/15 = Blue. Dates after 2/10/15 = Red. Currently, each marker represents a unique date.

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                            planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →
                          • Make event columns available to export to excel from Geopointe

                            When exporting to excel would like to have the ability to add columns from cross object filter.

                            Use case: Would like Event Start and End time columns available to add when exporting to excel from Geopointe.

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                              • Auto-Select Records on the Map

                                Hi guys! I have a suggestion for some new functionality that would be handy.

                                It would be very helpful if you could automatically select a record on the map as a result of clicking the "Map" button on that record in SalesForce.

                                In effect, if I'm looking at an Opportunity and I click the Map button, Geopointe would load up, center the map on that address, AND select it (The little red checkmark appears over the pinpoint).

                                This would facilitate a use case like the following: The user wants to do a mass emailing to all Accounts within X miles…

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                                  2 comments  ·  New Concept  ·  Admin →

                                  Hey Joseph, is this a custom apex action? If so, inside the geopointe.ActionRequest object we pass to your execute method contains a map of URL parameters. In here you should be able to pull out the id value. This will be id of the record the Map button was selected from.

                                • Include an option for map projections

                                  Currently all data is displayed in an unprojected (lat/lon) format. This unprojected format works in small areas, but distorts over larger regions making the world look flat. As an ArcGIS user, It would be a great addition to see some of the more common map projections in Spatial Key. Just pick a few of the more common ones from a list like this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_map_projections

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                                  • Splitting a Search into Routes

                                    In our business, we carry out something called a Blitz Day. Basically we take a few Sales people, do a radius search around one of our locations to find prospect customers, then the team split into mini teams and go and visit these customers with there own unique route.

                                    This was done using excel, but GeoPointe was bought to replace this, but I can't seem to do it... certainly not easily anyway.

                                    My request is, once you have done a radius search, for there to be an option to split this search up into an equal number of routes. either…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →

                                      Matt, really like this idea. In terms of us adding a feature, your last suggestion of having a “Add all to Route” action inside the menu of a drawn shape is the quickest to implement and gives you a foundation for what you need. We are looking into this and did add it as a feature in our dev system.

                                      One idea for a solution right now would be to use the Change Owner feature. Could you use that to outline a shape and change the owner for the different users that will run the route? Then you could do new queries for each owner and Add All to Route. Or, better yet, you could have them run a My Accounts type of search when they are logged in and do it themselves. Just a thought.

                                      We like the idea you proposed, but wanted to give you an option for…

                                    • Add Check In Option to reset What Location to Check In Location - Salesforce1

                                      My company travels around the world, in locations that are often not available via geocoding or where the geocoding location is not accurate.

                                      We would like the option on Check In to copy the checked in location to the current What location. This could be trigger by a check box (like the chatter post check box), by a distance from What Id threshold, or a more complex set of rules.

                                      I would do this myself, but the code is locked.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Admin →

                                        Do you want this to happen all the time or on a case by case basis? If all the time you could write a trigger against our Check_In__c object to copy the values.

                                      • Include congressional district information

                                        When geocoding an address also bring back legislative districts such as US House, State House, State Senate. City level information would be fantastic too.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Admin →

                                          You are asking about data appending services, which we are investigating. More immediately, we will be providing the Congressional District boundaries for you to lay onto the map and then search inside of.

                                        • Radial Searches on Multiple Addresses

                                          Currently to do a radial search you need to type in the address for each location. Would it be possible to have a data set with multiple locations and do a radial search from each one of those?

                                          ie. We have multiple branch locations and want to find all accounts that are within XX miles from each location. Currently I am doing this one at a time.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Mapping  ·  Admin →

                                            To include something like this in the User Interface of the Map page, we need more feedback on this.

                                            However, we do offer 2 ways you could accomplish this today…

                                            1) Write code. Our Apex API class allows you to perform radial searches. If you were to write a batch job to process a list of data, you could get what you want.

                                            2) In Analytics. Our Analytics offering has this exact feature. Might be worth looking into. Contact support@arrowpointe.com if you want to try out Analytics. This is a situation where you’d be copying your data to the SpatialKey platform (our partner) and performing what you need in just a couple clicks.

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