How to plot Pie Charts as Markers on a Map Chart in Spotfire

The mapping capabilities in Spotfire have come a long way over the last few years. They are great for visualizing data spatially and looking at trends over a geographic region. There’s a unique feature in Spotfire that lets you plot mini pie charts on the map, instead of the standard markers.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use pie charts as markers on a map chart, as shown in the picture below.

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How to Create Rolling Time Periods in Spotfire

Often times it’s appropriate to look a recent trend or the performance of something, without looking at the entire history. For example, an oil well might have been producing for many years, but from a diagnostic perspective you may only care about what it’s done in the last 3 months. Or 6 months. Or 7 days, or whatever time period you come up with.

This can be called a “rolling time frame” or a “look-back period”.

Download the Spotfire example shown in the Screenshots

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