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Switching from “layer selector” to buttons to toggle between layers in CartoDB

As of now, we have a map that you can toggle between layers using the "layer selector". We want to instead have buttons on the map that, by clicking on one, you can switch between layers. In our's, ...
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Looking for easy (open-source?) web mapping solutions [on hold]

I´m looking for ways to visualize various types of geodata on web maps in an easy way. In short, I´m looking for a good (open-source, not necessarily free) alternative to ArcGIS Online. I've been ...
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CartoDB.js/Leaflet map - how can I click between multipolygons cleanly?

Here's my map: https://jsfiddle.net/Sidders/4exf969e/3/ I want to apply a click and hover effect to the polygons. So a polygon/multipolygon highlights on hover, and is selected with one click. The ...
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Carto DB city border polygons issue?

I want to visualize some statistical data about my country and I'm using the CartoDB geocoder. I've city names and I want to see cities as polygons but CartoDB says it has no polygon data, it can only ...
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How do I detect when “Map data not yet available”?

My app uses the CartoDB static map API to get a "center" map at zoom level 19 or 20. Most times it gets a good map, but depending where it's looking it sometimes gets a "Map data not yet available" ...
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Sync GeoJson to cartoDB?

Is there a way to sync GeoJSON files to my cartoDB table? If this is not yet supported, what would be the best way of implementing this feature (syncing the data frequently with the existing cartoDB ...
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CartoDB: Trigger InfoWindow from inside another InfoWindow

Is there a easy way (maybe even generic solution) to trigger opening the InfoWindow of Marker 1 from inside the InfoWindow of Marker 0? The goal would be to «jump» from marker to marker right from ...
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Can I split my data based on the polygons in a different layer?

Carto has a built-in dataset with polygon data for UK administrative regions. I have put another layer over this, containing several thousand data points (postcodes). Is there an easy way to find out ...
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Any ZXY satellite basemaps covering New Zealand at zoom 19?

I need a good satellite base map to use with CartoDB. It has to cover all of New Zealand at zoom 19, [edit:] and be as recent as possible so we can show recently-built properties. It doesn't have to ...
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Showing only 1 layer at a time in CartoDB

Is there a way in the free CartoDB to set the layer selector so that you can only select 1 layer at a time? When one layer is selected, deselect all other layers.
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-torque-resolution equivalent for static CartoDB maps

I'm trying to create a Torque map with tooltips. I couldn't see a way to create tooltips on Torque layers, so as a workaround I've created a separate static layer than can be toggled. Toggling this ...
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Torque map year slider is inaccurate, doesn't match my data

My date format is 1910-01-01T00:00:00Z since I only want years to show, I have a list of 27 dates and when I use the torque map, it just skips to every four years and doesn't match the dates in my ...
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Cartodb-Displaying Mode and Averages in Infowindow

I have some Boolean and string variables that I want to display in the info window on carto db. But it seems to be only showing one individual data point. How do I get it to show modes or averages of ...
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Edit table or map metadata programmatically via API in CartoDB

I'm trying to automate the creation of datasets and maps with CartoDB. Now I would like to add the metadata information (source, attribution, description, etc). Is it possibile? I don't find this in ...
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Cartodb Issues Regarding Toolbars

For some reason, the Cartodb software I'm using has no toolbar one the top left of the screen (the one with Add Element, etc.), and no toolbar on the bottom of the screen, where you can edit your map ...
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How to get road labels on Stamen Watercolor basemap in Cartodb

basic question here. I want to use the Stamen Watercolor basemap on CartoDB, but want the road and locality labels displayed on it, as at http://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/stamen.html?q=...
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Adding CartoDB basemap to QGIS

I am trying to add a CartoDB basemap to QGIS and am 1) trying to figure out if it is possible and 2) trying to figure out how to do it. I've installed the QGIS CartoDB plug-in and have connected to ...
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Connecting button click to cartodb sublayer when using multiple visualizations

I am using cartodb.js to display two vizjson on the same map. I am able to display both with no problem but run into issues when adding the sublayers to my button click functions. For instance, ...
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Sync Google spreadsheet in Cartodb

I would like to syncronize a Google spreadsheet in my account in the CartoDB.com service, but the sync options are not available. I have found this in the documentation of Cartodb, but I have no ...
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Named map created with CartoDB Maps API not appearing in web interface dashboard

I am trying to learn how to use CartoDB and the CartoDB APIs - in particular the Maps API. I'm following along with the Named Maps Tutorial but I'm experiencing some confusion. When I create a named ...
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Using createLayer in CartoDB isn't working

So, the scenario is I have a situation where users can look up multiple tables worth of data, and want to view them in an aggregate fashion. Based on certain filters, I get a list of tables then want ...
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Mustache functions possible in CartoDB tooltip templates?

CartoDB.js uses the mustache.js library to render tooltip windows. One of the features of mustache.js is allows functions to be defined, which are called when the template is rendered. An example is ...
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How do I use orthophotos as basemap in CartoDB?

I have seen a java example of how to use a raster overlay in CartoDB, but what about replacing the basemap entirely with orthophotos? In the web GUI for selecting basemap there is an option for the ...
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vary bubble size and color in CartoDB Torque Cat

I'm trying to make an animated map using the Torque Cat feature in CartoDB editor. But I could not figure out how to edit the cartoCSS to vary both bubble size and color based on my dataset. I want ...
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Retaining custom CSS parts when editing using CartoDB GUI?

I have set a bunch of zoom-level settings in a cartdb map layer, i change opacity, line thickness, etc. however, when i go into the web GUI and do something simple like change the colour of a line, ...
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Creating weighted lines on map in CartoDB

I am trying to illustrate global trade flows within CartoDb. Flows are visualized by a line connecting two lat/long points on a map. The size of the flow would be represented by the width of the line. ...
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Meaning of visitor stats in CartoDB?

CartoDB helpfully shows a daily hit count for each map, but I can't find out how end of day is defined. I seem to get lots of hits "overnight" in UTC, and I swear the hit count for two days ago just ...
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Convert 5-digit string number into a readable date in CartoDB

Based on a couple of assumptions here 1) I have about 6 clean formatted date columns imported from Excel that CartoDB converted into 5-digit strings. I cannot select 'date' in the column label. 2) ...
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CartoDB: Geometry code too long, Excel can't handle it

I am working on a map of regions where I want to be able to visualize some simple numbers on a periodical basis. I have a dataset with the polygons . However those are so detailed (the geometry is ...
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How to attach timestamp to single track (not points) in GPX file

I'm trying to build a Torque visualization with CartoDB based on a GPX file I received from a third-party. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be formatted quite right as the trkpts don't have ...
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Cartodb; Open an image and pdf file in a new tab from infowindows

I would like to add a link to open an image and a PDF file in a new tab from an infowindow. Actually, I can open websites from them but not images or PDF files. For images, I have uploaded them to ...
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Error in entering data

I am in the process of creating a new map. I have no problem picking a data set, however whenever I try to change any of the data under Data View, I get an error message that reads "Oops, there has ...
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CartoDB can I turn off comments?

With a free CartoDB account, visitors can leave comments on your map/data. Is there any way to turn this feature off?
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Using a Nokia HERE map within CartoDB

I currently am developing a map that uses the following code to set the map background: //set the map background L.tileLayer('http://{s}.tile.thunderforest.com/transport/{z}/{x}/{y}.png', { ...
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“No rows were georeferenced” error in CartoDB

I am trying to geolocate my data by department name and country, but receive an error: No rows were georeferenced It seems that some of your rows didn't finish successfully. Perhaps these rows ...
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Importing shapefiles into CartoDB

I'm trying to make a survey of all regions in Sweden for an article that me and my colleague are working on. When I'm trying to import the shapefiles into CartoDB it says " Unfortunately this file ...
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Style Torque Heatmap CartoDB CSS

I'm trying to style a torque heatmap in Cartodb based on a weighting value(pntcnt) rather than sum of points in an area. I think i've generated the appropriate value with the -torque-aggregation-...
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Adding infowindow to cartodb map using api

I think this should be easy, but I just can't work it out. I am building a multi-layer map using cartodb (own opensource server). Layers display well. but I have two problems. 1) the layer select ...
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Cartodb - clone table from another user

Is there a way to clone a table from another user? The only way I see is exporting the dataset and importing again into your own account. This would be a nice feature for teaching, i.e., a simple ...
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CartoDB Point Clustering and on Hover

I have been working from a sample on point clustering from cartodb. I would like to have an infowindow show when someone hovers over a series of points. This infowindow will display a different ...
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Creating Legends in CartoDB?

I'm trying to add a legend to a simple choropleth map using the ui for custom legends. But I'm not sure where to put it in my code, if it should be within the createLayer function, or outside of it, ...
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Styling a heat map based on point attribute, not density

I have a point dataset generated from getting the centroid points from a fishnet/polygon grid. I combined these points using a spatial join to give them an attribute of 'pressure' which is an integer ...
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Highlight feature below mouse-overed track in Leaflet

Currently, on http://velo300.free.fr/debug, feature highlights on 'featureOver' creating a white new feature on top of mouse-overed feature. Problem: i need also to work with 'featureclick' for ...
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Leaflet display only clicked element of a loaded map layer (polyline)

I am creating a web mapping application that will return appropriate routes based upon ST_length query on a cartoDB dataset. So far, the code below successfully maps those routes with individual ...
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CartoDB SQL API styling individual polyline returns

I am creating a web mapping application that will return appropriate routes based upon ST_length query on a cartoDB dataset. So far, the code below successfully maps those routes (and clears any ...
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How to Change CartoDB Torque Cat Map Slider Range

Map slider range includes 83 month/years (2017, 2018, and 2019 are not there) but actual data only has 57 month/years see: https://sildeag.cartodb.com/viz/1e7ee1c6-0cbc-11e6-9822-0e787de82d45/map Is ...
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Can't get a very simple CartoDB.JS map to work. Having problems adding my data?

I'm having difficulty with a really basic CartoDB map. I'm trying to use CartoDB.JS to create a very simple choropleth map, just to get a feel for how CartoDB.JS works. I can initialize the base map, ...
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Create Choropleth Style Map in CartoDB programmatically

I am trying to create a choropleth map for a school project I am working on. Based off user input, I will create a csv file that I will then upload to CartoDB using their Import API. By setting the ...