DashXML Google Maps Yellowfin Report not Rendering
10 May, 2016
Within the Yellowfin application the Chart renders correctly.
However, when I attempt to add this chart to my DashXML dashboard, I see the following image instead of my chart:
The DashXML application appears to be making the following request that is returning that image:
GET /staticmap?size=1275x450&markers=&key=ABQIAAAAnfs7bKE82qgb3Zc2YyS-oBT2yXp_ZAY8_ufc3CFXhHIE1NvwkxSySz_REpPq-4WZA27OwgbtyR3VcA HTTP/1.1
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/49.0.2623.87 Safari/537.36
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate, sdch
Cookie: HSID=AIGt0XGANXPPZEzCE; APISID=Lakbxdh-Tb5ia4Gr/Ay9n0rAqn-mkq-Oq9; OGP=-681502720:; SID=RgL3RJubIpVVaQ7seT252BiFGPhqkqEZODDVJ_hvu39cEirf0acBrSfnBoF10W67f2XOKA.; OGPC=5061900-4:5061918-10:5061921-1:5061937-2:5061933-4:5061940-14:5061952-3:5061574-10:5061975-5:5061983-7:5061991-1:5061997-6:103910400-5:5061968-8:5062006-13:5062028-15:681502720-4:5062041-8:5062070-8:5062083-1:5062081-7:5062099-1:; NID=79=qL4iXwAdk8mIm30cvzTyD8Bwv13MNxaaqOKLz8ZFWgBy_tjWDkR0kBx3I2TC6Hng9MydM_h5hDcX_j40EFvBu5ulc674yFh-NTVL-QOsIHwlm-ILwIl6Wjp6LMJ7VF2MAvT8s18lQcTUkjyxabJ1kx1DGUtdjjvAnxQboxTf_WTDcgUxuxTodfR88yHR6W_RZfsqqG6aCFrTExPxiLCg0QhQ90ff35XiEhlsbjUMJyWVSloRuTn_UuTczqoCcQIdBh9X4aYkGEpqbesxzOlnjoiUJpDF
I am using Yellowfin 7.1, Build 20150922
Does the DashXML product support Google GIS Map Charts?
and resolves the rendering issue.
However, with DashXML there is nowhere to add the above line of code at the moment. But rest assured, we will add this to our DashXML functionality as soon as can. I haven't got a timeframe to give you right at this moment, but because it is important functionality it definitely will happen very soon...
staticmap:1 GET http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/staticmap?size=915x485&markers= 403 (Forbidden)
The message returned:
The Google Maps API server rejected your request. This service requires an API key.
I think what you're facing is actually related to a recent google map policy change.
See following article: http://community.yellowfin.bi/topic/error-displaying-google-map-this-page-was-unable-to-display-a-google-maps-element
Essentially, you will need to ensure you're running a June 2016 release of YF, and have entered a google api key (which is free).
Also, in future, if you have any questions, please post this on our community (linked above) as it will be replacing our forum in the very near future.
If you don't have a login for the community just email support from your work email and we will get an account set up for you.
And of course, please let me know if this does not resolve your issue.