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Leaflet popups events through CartoDB

How I can use the leaflet popups events throught CartoDB. I have seen that some events are working like 'click', 'movestart',but 'popupclose' and 'popupopen' are not working. My goal is to do some ...
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Moving the legend with CartoDB.js

I'm wondering if it's possible to move the position of legend when using CartoDB.js. I can see in the layer api I can turn it on or off, but ideally I'd like to be able to specify a div for it to be ...
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Published visualization is not showing parts of map

I don't seem to be able to find any help on my issue anywhere so maybe someone here can help. I've been working on a really basic map for my website and it looks just find when I'm editing it in ...
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table name not updating [on hold]

I enter data view, update the table name in metadata, save it but the table name never changes. Have been having this problem for a couple of weeks now across several different tables.
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simple georef not working

I'm trying to georeference a table by administrative region, but none of my rows are referencing. I have the country name (listed as my 'jurisdiction' column) but no dice. I can't figure out what ...
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CartoDB: Dynamic text with different links in infowindows

I have a set of text with links for a set of countries that I'd like to display on click in CartoDB. I've created a column "text" and it displays fine on click. The problem is that I can't show the ...
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vizjson not loading into Odyssey.js

We are anxious to get started with odyssey.js but our vizjson will not load. We have entered the vizjson link from the cartodb.js share option into the markdown but nothing shows up. We have tried ...
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CartoDB SQL Error

I'm using CartoDB online (not downloaded or anything fancy...) and trying to insert some tables. Every time I upload a table I'm getting this message: Then it continues to load forever (it's been ...
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Import data from a csv file to existing table cartodb

I am trying to add data to an existing CartoDB table from a local csv file. Using Import API creates a new table. How can I specify to add data to existing table instead of new table?
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Georeference by Zipcode failed for 7 of 133 zips

I am georeferencing/geocoding a 133 record table with CartoDB. 7 of the 133 failed to georeference, i.e. I got null in the geometry column. I checked for spaces, i's & l's instead of 1's, o's ...
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Using CartoDB Basemaps with CesiumJS

I would like to use the Positron base map provided by CartoDB with CesiumJS. According to this blog post this should be possible using this cesium-cartodb plugin. I'm using Cesium version 1.6. Though ...
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What lat/long formats can I use for a map data file

I can't find any clear documentation as to the formats allowed for lat/long in data files for cartoDB maps? Should Lat/long be in decimal form. Or as deg/min/sec? Or, geocoded lat/long? IOW is there ...
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Fusion Tables to CartoDB?

It appears that CartoDB can't link to Fusion tables via the "add table interface"? Is that true, or am I missing something? Sure would be nice if I could manage my data in fusion tables, then ...
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CartoDB: cluster circles aren't proportional

I'm trying to visualize thousands of records on a map on CartoDB using the cluster feature but circles with 100 or 1000+ records have the same dimensions. I'd like to have more discrimination in ...
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loading a vizjson with odyssey.js in cartoDb

I'm trying to write a map story using odyssey.js from cartoDb. My webapp is built using django and has markdown-deux installed. I've created a visualisation in cartoDb. I've used the share link to ...
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iframe map adjusts to cartodb zoom/centering

I noticed recently that my published iframe map adjusts to whatever the zoom and centering is for that map on the cartodb site. So if I'm playing around with the cartodb map on cartodb, say exploring ...
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SQL filter more than 1 table in Cartodb.js

I have a button on my map where when user clicks, it will filter 1 cartodb layer with SQL. I want to allow each button click to filter two layers, each sharing the same field and value. Here is the ...
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Data structure in ordert to use torque

I am new to using CartoDB and Torque, so I hope to find some help. This is my datatable: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1G3800dCZZUTJ7opAPp07whWDRU5BKNR1lm2I3DkF1yI/edit#gid=41188781 I ...
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I want to conect a slider with different columns of data in CartoDB

I am writing a map with CartoDB, and I would like to connect a slider with a select layer. It is a slider of four points (2010-2011-2012-2013). I want to connect the result of slider with the ...
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Localised Search

I may have missed this in the documentation, but is it possible to set the search box in CartoDB to localise to a certain country? For example, we have an English userbase so if you search for ...
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Is there any number of rows limitation or data limitation for CartoDB “Mercator Plan”?

We are using Google MAP API V3 and CartoDB with "Mercator Plan" and having around 200 MB empty space. I am trying to visualize whole UK wide properties on the map with points and I have added about ...
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Can I trigger a CartoDB infowindow programmatically?

Is it possible to show a CartoDB infowindow for a particular point on a map programmatically? I want to open the info window when a marker is dropped on a Google Map.
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CartoDB: Displaying multiple items at same address?

I'm creating a map with specific information (name, DOB, etc) to be displayed for a street address, which is mapped to an exact lat and long. Problem I'm realizing is that for items such as apartment ...
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Issues embedding map with CartoDB

We're having issues embedding a visualization into http://unitedlayer.com/fastest-growing-san-francisco-companies Previously, the embed code worked just fine. Once we pushed the map to the live site, ...
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Sharing visualization with another user via CartoDB?

Using CartoDB, I would like to share a visualization with multiple users. (The visualization itself, not the resulting map.) I would like for each receiving user to be able to inherit the ...
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In CartoDB, best way to have a table with multiple contributors?

In CartoDB, I want to allow a group of students to collaboratively add rows to a single table. The issue is made more complex because the table is to contain lines, not just points, so Georeferencing ...
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5-star rating for mobile iOS app [closed]

Looking to create a mobile iOS app to collect consumer feedback on 10 separate locations using a 5-star rating system. There would be a total of 4 questions, each of which would require a separate ...
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Can we hide/show a Torque layer and/or set SQL?

Is it possible to select a Torque layer that is part of a visualization? I am using CreateVis and creating button and layer selector so that the user can choose what appears on the map. However, the ...
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CartoDB adding custom legend to sublayer

Here's what I'm trying to do: I have a map with selectors that load data from the same table (using SQL) based on what you selected. This all works great (code below). What I want is for a legend to ...
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CartoDB, Torque map sending events to JS when a market is rendered

I have a Torque map like this one and at the same time the bubbles are showing up I would like to render a growing graph with the number of bubbles accumulated. I don't expect CartoDB to do this for ...
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Is there a way to upload non-spatial lookup tables in CartoDB?

I have a lookup table that only has 4 columns (bool, date, number, string) with 9,998,081 rows. The CSV is relatively small (285mb), but it "blows up" when I upload it to CartoDB, I suspect, because ...
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leaflet fitbounds with a cartodb named maps

It seems that fitbounds() is not possible with named maps cartodb.createLayer(map,layerSource) .addTo(map) .done(function(layer) { beams.addLayer(layer); map.fitBounds(beams, ...
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Adding and remove layers in cartodb

I've been trying to follow the documentation for cartodb for a while to figure this out, but haven't found it very clear. All I'm trying to do is hide one layer and then show another layer upon button ...
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Avoiding SQL injection when updating tables through CartoDB API

I'm trying to write a routine which synchronises data in our database with the CartoDB database, so we can display it on a map. It's simple things like names and contact details, which our users have ...
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Shapefiles do not store times so how do I create time intervals for use in Torque?

I created a bunch of time intervals in a file geodatabase with the intention of using them in Torque to create an animation based on those time intervals. However I can't upload a .gdb to my ...
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CartoDB import api: upload data from stdin instead of file

I am trying to upload data using the CartoDB import api. Uploading a regular file works but my attempts to upload data from stdin are failing. The example of uploading a file works perfect. curl -F ...
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Colorise China Provinces using CartoDB?

I have a table with the China provinces and a numeric value associate to each one, how I can colorise the China provinces based on these values?, like a "intensity" scale. I'm using CartoDB. An ...
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Intensity map based on a value of the each record

If I have geolocalized records with a simple true/false value for a field with title "Do you like flowers?" How can I draw a map that shows me in which areas people like flowers more than in which ...
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cartodb: ssl version of the light_all basemap

Is there an ssl version for cartodb light_all basemap ? I am currently using the following code via leaflet.js L.tileLayer('http://{s}.basemaps.cartocdn.com/light_all/{z}/{x}/{y}.png', { ...
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CartoDB - infowindow / templates - multiple languages

Is it possible to configure CartoDB infowindow and templates in different languages via visualization panel? For instance, I am thinking to define in client js viewer some language templates, detect ...
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CartoDB - panel info instead of infowindow

I am using CartoDB API to develop a map viewer and I would like to get the information from featureClick into a content panel instead of the typical infowindow. Is there any method to do it directly? ...
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Dynamic rendering on a layer with a long SQL query

I have a question on dynamic rendering with the cartodb APIs. These APIs are new for me. Data is a big layer stored in cartoDB (about 30 000 polygons). In my application the default rendering of ...
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Is there a way to make google charts repond to extent of map in CartoDB?

I have figure out how to make a google chart responsive to a click event (view sample code here) and also responsive in an infowindow (view sample code here) but is there a way to make it respond ...
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how to prepare excel file for cartodb

I have tried to upload an excel spreadsheet but I get a column with "invalid_the_geometry" and of course "the_geometry" column unpopulated. The result of the spreadsheet I am working with comes from a ...
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Error uploading SHP file to CartoDB [closed]

Trying my first map by uploading a SHP file. The instructions tell me that I can upload a SHP file, but I get an error that they are not allowed. This happens whether I upload by browsing a local ...
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Is there a way to include a google charts panel alongside cartodb map?

I have successfully included charts in infowindows (e.g. https://github.com/CartoDB/cartodb.js/blob/develop/examples/infowindow_with_graph.html) but I would like to include charts in panels alongside ...
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How do I combine two HTML files with different scripts into one file?

I am trying to make a crime map with selector options for type of crime, and the year, from 2010 to 2014. I used this code from jsbin to create the selectors: ...
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Running CartoDB Server Stack

We're attempting to download and run the CartoDB stack on an Ubuntu Amazon EC2 instance dedicated just for it. So we've begun from a bare bones OS install. We've gone through the install/configure ...
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Exporting data from Cartodb

I'm using the world borders common dataset from CartoDB, which I've then exported so I can grab the_geom column, which CartoDB gives me as a hex value. I'm taking this CSV and uploading it another ...
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CartoDB Custom Projection Fails

I am following Javi's tutorial on using non web Mercator tiles and successfully followed instructions and got it all working. However, when I change to use my projection I would like to use I get the ...