When you open Power Map, Bing Maps automatically plots your data in a column chart. You can change to a heat map, where colors represent your data, making it easy for people to take in lots of data at a quick glance.

Heat map of the middle and eastern US showing energy capacity
  1. Click Home >Layer Pane.

    Layer Pane button on the Power Map Home tab

  2. On the Field List tab, click Heat Map.

    Heat Map icon on the Field List tab

    Notes: 

    • When you switch to a heat map, the Height field changes to Value.

    • You may want to zoom in or rotate the chart to get a better view of the heat map.

    • You can’t add annotations to heat maps.

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