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It's common that customers keep geodata in shapefiles, here's how to load them in to QlikView and Qlik Sense using Qlik GeoAnalytics.
First place the shapefile in zip file. In this example I'm using the Congressional Districts from US Census. A shapefile is actually several files, at least .shp file and .dbf file. Place the zip file on a webserver (Dropbox is handy).
Fill in the url: https://www2.census.gov/geo/tiger/TIGER2016/CD/tl_2016_us_cd115.zip or for local files file:///C:/ (Plus required)
The url must be with direct access to the file. Test by opening the url in a browser, the download should start immediately. Tip, use "dl" instead "www" to get direct access of Dropbox files.
For local zip files in a local file system, QGA Plus is required and use the url syntax file:///C:/Users/bps/Desktop/test.zip. Tip, drag and drop a folder to the browser to get the url.
A key field is handy but not mandatory, fill in GEOID in this example.
Fill in the CRS: EPSG:4269 (This shapefile is in coordinate system NAD 83, use internet search to find the EPSG code, in this case: 4269).
A tip to find out the coordinate system is to take look inside the .prj file if such exist. Tip, use a search engine for a key word to find the EPSG code
Related page: Loading Esri shapefiles in Qlik GeoAnalytics (map samples on page)
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