Get started with Galigeo For Microsoft Power BI
Galigeo For Microsoft Power BI is a performant, self-service Location Analytics solution embedded within Power BI Desktop and Online.
It brings all the core features needed to create and consume compelling and meaningful geographical views of your data directly within your Power BI environment.
With this Get Started guide of Galigeo for Microsoft Power BI, you will be able to install and start using Galigeo in a few minutes.
1. Install Galigeo For Microsoft Power BI
Open your Power BI Desktop, or connect to Power BI Online.
Open an existing report or create a new one, and switch to Edit mode.
Open the Visualization panel on the right, click on the “…” icon and select Import a visual from file.
Select Galigeo extension file (.pbiviz) you will have obtain from trial, and click on OK in the dialog box
After a few seconds, you will see the Galigeo Visual ready to be used from the Visualizations panel.
2. Insert a Galigeo Map in a Report
Click on the “Galigeo” icon from the Visulization list, a new visualization will be placed on your report.
By default, the Galigeo Visual is blank, you need to add data to it in order to start configuring it.
Select the Galigeo Visual on the report, and assign the data you want to it, using the standard Power BI way of assigning data.
Note that at this point you can already freely resize the Galigeo Visual, like any other visual.
On the Visualization tab, click on the “Format your visual” icon, and open the Galigeo Config menu.
Here, you will have to fill in three inputs, as follow:
- Galigeo URL: the URL pointing to your Galigeo environment (the URL is provided to you in the mail following your trial request)
- API Key: the Galigeo API Key in order to activate your license (the API Key is provided to you in the mail following your trial request)
- Map ID: a unique ID for this map
When this is done, the Galigeo Visual will start loading.
If you see a basemap appearing, you are good to go!
3. Going Further
For more informations about Custom Visuals in Microsoft Power BI, you can check the official Microsoft Documentation.
Start your free trial of Galigeo for Microsoft Power BI right now.