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Announce – new version with interactive maps

November 12th, 2007 by Anton Baranchuk

We’re glad to announce new version of our charting component with new exciting chart type – geographical maps.

Interactive Maps is a unique feature of AnyChart component that allows you to visualize geo related data.

We use the same swf file to render maps and charts – it allows combining maps and chart in the interactive dashboard and easily deploying both of them.

The maps themselves are stored in a separate file with “*.amap” extension. You just place this file and swf file on your server and specify it in XML settings file to render a desired map.

Here are some tasks you can solve with AnyChart Flash Maps:

* Create Drilldown Maps.
* Create Geographical Related Dashboards.
* Create RealEstate, Distributor, Franchise, Dealer, etc. locators.
* Visualize statistical or reporting data easily.
* Visualize marketing research reports.
* Create Area Selectors for web-sites.

AnyChart Flash Map Features:

* Draw custom markers, bubbles, lines and connectors on the maps.
* Draw any map shipped in the package with no additional charge or royalty – see the list of available maps .
* Use any SHP file to create your custom map – if you have SHP files that contains maps you need – contact us at and we will convert them into AnyChart compatible format.
* Display any map in one of ten map projections.
* Use geographical coordinates (longitude, latitude) to add custom points to the map.
* Use thresholds to color a map automatically, according to the data stored in your database.
* Add legend, labels and tooltips to a map.
* Attach custom actions to any map region – to create interactive web applications.
* Attach any custom data from your database to the map – for labels, tooltips, legend, coloring or actions.

New maps

Comments (3)


John    27th Nov 07 3:58 pm

Yes, when is it available and will the pricing change?

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Alex Batsuev    21st Nov 07 2:57 am

When will it be coming out?

Very soon

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Bob Anwe'ave    13th Nov 07 9:02 am

Looks Great! When will it be coming out? And are there any additions to the existing charts that will be added as well?

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