Dashboard

The Studio Dashboard page is your hub for accessing maps, data, and community creations.

Home Tab

The Home tab appears upon logging in to Studio. This page provides quick access to your most recently created or updated maps, blog posts, and more.

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Studio's Home tab

Scroll down the home page to view:

  • Your Recent Maps, a section displaying your most recently created or updated maps.
  • What's New, a section containing blog posts covering new features.
  • Maps We Love, a section showing off impressive maps published by Studio users.
  • Sample Maps, a section containing sample maps created with Studio.
  • Tutorials, a section with video tutorials for Studio.

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Note:

All assets you create in Studio are private until you publish or share them. If you want your map to be a candidate for the Maps We Love page, you need to publish and share it.

Note: All assets you create in Studio are private until you publish or share them.
If you want your map to be a candidate for the Maps We Love page, you need to publish and share it.

User Icon

When you are logged in to a Studio account, your user icon and name appear on the top right of the Home page.

Sign Out

To sign out of your Studio account, click Sign out under your account name.

Quota Limits Pane

Click on your user icon to access account quotas, including:

  • The amount of cloud storage available.
  • The number of private and published maps available.

New Map

Click + New Map to create a new map.

Documentation and Join Slack buttons

The Home page contains shortcuts to the Documentation hub and the Studio Community Slack channel.

The Documentation hub is a place to learn the Studio platform in detail, but do not hesitate to join the Studio Community on Slack to ask questions, interact with the community, and chat.

Maps Tab

The Maps tab contains a library of maps on your Studio account. If you are on an Enterprise account, you can access maps from any organization you belong to by clicking the appropriate tab.

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Studio's Maps tab

To import a new map, click Import Map. Learn more about importing maps.

Select any number of maps by clicking that checkbox at on the top right of a map tile. When one map is selected, you can view its metadata in the information panel to the right. You may also edit any tags associated with the selected maps. Enable/Disable this information panel by clicking the ⓘ Information button.

From the action bar, you can:

  • Copy, creating a copy of the map for use as a template in a new visualization.
  • Share (Enterprise), allowing you to publish the map and/or share it within your organization. See the note below.
  • Delete, which deletes the map. Data associated with the map will not be erased.
  • Unpublish, which unpublishes any previously published maps.
  • Open published map, opening most recent published version of the map.

Note: The share feature is for Enterprise accounts only. Your shared map will appear in the organization's tab.

Organize Maps

You can sort maps with the Sort By dropdown menu, filter via tags using the Filter button, and search for a map with the 🔍 Search box.

You may also organize your maps with Tags. To create a new tags:

1. Select any number of maps, then click Add a Tag in the right panel.

2. Create a name, then select a color for the tag.

Filter Maps

You can select any number of filters to apply to your map library, refining your view to your choice of file types and tags. You can also click Only to include only datasets that meet a filter parameter or file type.

You can search for a dataset with the 🔍 Search panel. Studio will show only those maps that match the provided text.

For a more compact view, click the ☰ List View button.

Adding a tag to several maps, then filtering by the tag

When you want to add an existing tag to a map, simply click the Add a Tag text box and select a tag.

Tags can be edited at any time by clicking the Manage Tags button.

Data Tab

The Datasets tab contains a library of datasets on your Studio account.

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Studio's Data tab

To import a new dataset, click Add New Dataset and select a local file of a supported format.

Click on any number of datasets to select them. Then, choose a function in the control panel:

  • Download, allowing you to download the dataset to your computer.
  • Share (Enterprise), allowing you to share the dataset within an organization.
  • Delete, which deletes the dataset.

Note: Deleting a dataset will affect all maps that use it, disconnecting any layers that reference the deleted dataset.
Studio will show you a list of maps affected by a dataset's deletion, then ask you to confirm the deletion.

Organize Datasets

Open the Sort By dropdown then sort your datasets by either their name or date.

You may also organize your datasets with Tags. To create a new tags:

1. Select any number of datasets, then click Add a Tag in the right panel.

2. Create a name, then select a color for the tag.

When you want to add an existing tag to a dataset, simply click the Add a Tag text box and select a tag.

Tags can be edited at any time by clicking the Manage Tags button.

Filter Datasets

You can select any number of filters to apply to your data library, refining your view to your choice of file types and tags. You can also click Only to include only datasets that meet a filter parameter or file type.

You can search for a dataset with the 🔍 Search panel. Studio will show only those datasets that match the provided text.

For a more compact view, click the ☰ List View button.

Enterprise Features

If you are on an Enterprise account, you can open the Connectors tab to connect and query data from a database.

In addition, you can access your organization's data by clicking the radio button at the top right of the page labeled with your organization's name.

Community Tab

The Community tab is a place to get inspired by new maps from other Studio users. Click on any map to view it in Studio.

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Studio's Community tab

Catalog Tab

The Catalog tab contains a growing collection of curated datasets provided by Studio and our partners. These datasets are diverse, separated into categories such as demographics, elevation, and remote sensing.

Click on any dataset to preview its data. To create a new map from the selected dataset, click Create Map.

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Studio's Catalog tab


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