Getting started with Maps for Microsoft Excel - Tutorials and Sample Data
To help you get started using the Maps by Visual Crossing for Microsoft Excel, we have created a series of tutorials with accompanying sample data. Following these tutorials will help you explore some of the features of the product and some of the advanced analytical capabilities for your data.
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Quick installation guide
To install Maps by Visual Crossing please visit the Microsoft Office Store to download the add-in at https://store.office.com/en-us/app.aspx?assetid=WA104380804.
Sample data for tutorials
To download the sample Excel Workbook, please download and unpack the zip found at
The following tutorial will demonstrate some of the key features of the Maps for Microsoft Excel.
- This tutorial will introduce you to formatting a default Visual Crossing map and then doing some simple geographic analysis. It starts with a dataset of store points and customer points. This dataset contains two measures, sales and profit. When asked to map this dataset Visual Crossing will automatically create an initial map for us that shows our customer and store points color-coded based on their measure values.