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Practice JMP using these webinar videos and resources. We hold live Mastering JMP Zoom webinars with Q&A most Fridays at 2 pm US Eastern Time.See the list and register. Local-language live Zoom webinars occur in the UK, Western Europe and Asia. See your country site.

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Creating Custom Maps to Enhance Your Analyses

Graph Builder makes it easy to interactively add map images and boundaries to graphs to give visual context to geospatial data. You can also create custom files that map locations, product designs and other forms that contain locations relevant to understanding the quality of your product or process. 


See how to:

  • Access ESRI shapefiles and other map data sets
  • Identify XY coordinates for polygon vertices to describe the shape
  • Name polygons
  • Create and save .shp and dbf files
  • Create data table columns that identify the individual, analyzable characteristics of your shapes
  • Use map roles
  • Save files to the correct location


Questions from the session answered by Clark @Clark_Ledbetter and Tom @tom_donnelly  

Q: We have a group of students studying the echo the agro ecology of the Center Gambia River Basin and we collected, a lot of photographs of the area related to the data. May I add photographs to the map?

A: Yes, you can add an Expression column that includes pictures related to the data in that row.  Also see how to use add a satelite background image to a graph: R-click in graph>Graph>Background Map>Mapbox Satellite. See how:









Drone picture in data table rows with Latitude and Longitude columnsDrone picture in data table rows with Latitude and Longitude columns


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