Category archive: Tips & Tricks

Press Release – Articque MAP

  In 28 years of innovation, Articque has become a worldwide reference in statistical mapping software, meeting the needs of experts like AAG (American Association of Geographers) or RECLUS (Geographic experts grouping) in Europe. C&D has trained the minds of generations of students in the world e.g. Kobe University, Stanford University… Yesterday’s students are nowadays…

Mapping Demographic Change with Cartes et Données

Mapping Demographic Change with Cartes et Données Demographic change over time can be shown on several types of quantitative thematic maps. Some types (e.g. choropleth and bar graph maps) have been frequently used to portray spatial and temporal trends in population change and its two components, natural increase and migration. Other less popular types (e.g….

Articque is awarded Qlik’s EMEA Technology Partner of the year!

Articque has been named Technology Partner of the Year for Europe, Middle East and Africa during Qonnections 2016, Qlik’s annual Global Partner Summit in Orlando, USA. This nomination emphasizes the high quality of our extension Articque MAP and shows that spatial dimension is now in the center of QlikView® and Qlik Sense® applications. This award…

Display hatching (lines or points)

Rather than creating a simple color filling, you can display hatchings (lines or points) on the maps you create with C&D. You can realize it thanks to the filling module. Once you have completed a “simple” color filling, double click on the filling module to access account parameters. First, you can change the color of…

Display two lines of text in the caption

There is an easy way to organize your caption text in two lines, directly from the flow chart (without changing setup). Once your flow chart is organized and the text of your caption is indicated in the parameters of your representation module, you will just have to add the characters “\n” when you want to…

Insert an Excel file screenshot in a map page setup

In order to show examples of the world oil production, we want to integrate an Excel spreadsheet screenshot into C&D page setup. This tip is possible with Windows Vista and Seven operating systems thanks to the capture tool available in the accessories. Map creation in C&D The first step is map creation. In this example,…

Insert a circle radius

string(120) “Smarty error: [in evaluated template line 1]: syntax error: unrecognized tag ‘cms’ (Smarty_Compiler.class.php, line 590)” In the 2009 tips, we described how to illustrate . Here, we want to insert a circle radius on the base map. The qualitative symbols module Symboles Qual. enables to complete this action:   In the example below, we want to…

Display percentages in C&D

It can be difficult to display percentages on a map in C&D when values are below 1 in the data source. Remember: 20% = 0.2 It is possible to show these values as percentages. For example, we want to display the following values: Pays Superficie forestière en 2000 Source : Evaluation des ressources forestières mondiales…

Open a working map by double-click or drag&drop

Open a base map in C&D is possible thanks to the Working map module. To do so, just double click on the module to have access to its parameters and find the location of the file you need. However, C&D enables some alternatives. Opening by drag&drop For instance, if it is already processing and if your files…

Insert a place name that does not correspond to any locality

C&D permits to place points manually on a working map, in order to enable displaying text or symbols that would not be precisely linked up with a locality. For instance, from a working map of the world, we would like to make the oceans names appear. Step 1 : Create the points The representations of C&D…

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