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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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CartoDB Maps API

Been getting quite a few 503 errors over the past 24 hours on our web app, Citiesense. It uses windshaft to pull layers in from a variety of cartoDB tables, so I'm wondering if the Maps API could be ...
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Georeference Israeli-occupied territories, Palestinian territories & Bosnia [on hold]

How do I georeference (polygon) Israeli-occupied territories, Palestinian territories, & Bosnia on Cartodb?
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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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Create multiple data points within a country [on hold]

Using simple wizard I want to create multiple data points associated with one set of longitude and latitude (for one country) i.e. France or any country. Although I have two rows associated with ...
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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 ...
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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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Problem merging datasets on CartoDB

I'm trying to merge two datasets on CartoDB. The geometry in one of the datasets are points and in the other is polygon. In the new file after joining the geometry is always points and I want to be ...
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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 ...
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Area of influence with CartoDB

I am working on a city transport map, and for fun (and practice) I try to make an area of influence of transport station. But, whatever I try, something gets wrong. So two questions. 1 - How can I ...
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CartoDB Core with Leaflet

I just recently experimented with CartoDB. I have an existing Leaflet Map with lots of Plugins and dependencies. Just adding the CartoDB.js does not work (I think there is a version conflict, but I am ...
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CartoDB - random points being added to map

I'm working on a tool that allows users to draw geometries on a Leaflet map, which are then sent to CartoDB. However, I've noticed an odd behavior... after a polygon has been added, a varying number ...
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Georeference Canadian postal codes in CartoDB

I'm having issues trying to map by Canadian postal code. I'm prompted with "No rows geocoded in test_cartodb dataset" I mapped by "administrative area".
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Why do I get a 503 error when pushing data to the CartoDB SQL API

I'm using ogr2ogr to push a large (200,000 feature) dataset to the CartoDB API. I'm using where_clauses to upload 500 features at a time, and sleeping every 20,000 features for a minute to give the ...
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CartoDB - inserting polygons

I am new to using PostGIS and CartoDB, and I am doing some test SQL inserts into both using PHP. I've had no problem with points, but polygons are proving to be a bit tricky - my SQL insert works ...
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How to change position of CartoDB legend in Editor?

I have a map here that I'm building in Editor with some custom CSS. I'm having trouble positioning my legend in the place I want it on the screen. I referred to this post, and tried following the ...
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CartoDB static maps API and named placeholders

Is it possible to use static maps API using named maps placeholders? I've a private dataset and I need to enhance some features at the output. In more details, I've a layer of land uses and I need ...
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How to put two time sliders on one CartoDB map?

I am trying to add two time sliders to my CartoDB map (one for the year a text was written, another for the year the described journey was taken). I would like the map's user to be able to filter the ...
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How to draw or mark an area without having any data of that area?

I'm doing some market research to start a business in Amsterdam. The City consists of 8 city area's which I'd like to map in my map as one of the layers and then add data to it. I already called to ...
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CartoDB OnPremise - Unable to download .svg marker image

i have one CartoDB Onpremise in one Ubuntu 12 and one error i try to explain here but 'gis stackexchange' say i try to put spam because i want to put all the logs and all the info ¯_(ツ)_/¯ I post ...
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Cartodb - Show/Hide Toggle within Infowindow

is there a way to use a show/hide button within the infowindow to work in a div outside the infowindow to display image/text? My javascript/css/html functions fine but when added into the infowindow ...
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Counting points within range using CartoDB?

I have a dataset of users location and want to assign per user how many other users they have within a given range, and updating this value into a table.The dataset name is "users_20160410" and the ...
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Insert UTF-8 characters to CartoDB database

I'm using Cartodb.js and API to insert strings from jquery variables to my dataset table in Cartodb. //Store variable data.location = $('#location').val(); //Insert to SQL var SQL = 'INSERT INTO ...
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Arguments not working in cartoDB createLayer method

I added a cartoDB layer to an existing map using createLayer method and it loaded properly. Thereafter, created a variable params and parsed the arguments as sees on the code snippet below. ...
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Modify CartoDB bubble legend

I'm using a bubble map in CartoDB and have chosen four bins with custom breaks. The map part is working fine – I eliminated the other six bins that the wizard put there. But how can I get the legend ...
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How to add a timeline to a CartoDB.js map with sublayers?

I have a CartoDB.js map that loads two different datasets on the same display using sublayers, and I would like to add a timeline to this map. I created and tested the timeline using just one layer, ...
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I want to make an interactive map where the end user can filter the data

I've been looking at services like CartoDB and Mapbox for making and hosting some interactive maps. However, it doesn't seem like they provide the option for the end user to filter through the data ...
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How can I upload 10 million points with 100,000 categories?

How can I upload 10 million points with 100,000 categories and have CartoDB randomly assign a color to each cateogry? Currently, it only seems to color the first 10. And from what I've seen on other ...
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Extract Polygon Data from Google Maps / CartoDB

I am looking to extract the polygons on this website http://goo.gl/vXhDSG I am not sure how to do that as I can't see any references to a geo JSON file. I can see that they are using CartoDB ...
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Appending to a cartodb table - duplicate key value violates unique key constraint

I'm trying to insert rows from one cartodb table into another using the method outlined here: INSERT INTO gfw_mining_test (the_geom, the_geom_webmercator, objectid, country,type, gfwid, st_area_sh, ...
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Export Image function reverting title to serif font

The export image function in CartoDB is not honoring the chosen font for the map title (in my case Helvetica) when generating an image. All images are being reverted to a serif font. Any idea why this ...
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Changing the time to GMT+05:30 in twitter tool in cartodb

I am much more interested in exploring geotagged twitter maps using cartodb. By default, We will be giving a search term as well as the From/To (Date with time) usually it will be 30days. In this ...
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Creating geotagged twitter maps in cartodb for one country instead of entire world

I know we can create a geotagged twitter maps using cartodb http://docs.cartodb.com/tutorials/connect_twitter_datasource/#twitter-api-data-options. But by default, the cartodb will create a twitter ...
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Is it possible to view a cached esri map service in cartoDB?

The title pretty much speaks for itself. I'd like to view the output from a cached map service in cartoDB. I don't need (nor do I particularly want) the data in a cartoDB table, just want to visualize ...
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Creating a runtime visualization with CartoDb

I am trying to create a runtime visualization for a CartoDB map and I am quite the trouble with doing it. I have gone over the documentation and cannot get the code to work correctly at all unless it ...