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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 25, 2021

Enhance drill in Maps for a more intuitive workflow

Use case:
Currently in a map, if you have the same items represented in the region layer and the points layer for example country and city, and you drill into a specific area based on a navigation path that applies to both layers (ex: Country, City, postal code), then it only drills on one layer and zooms out of the map thereby confusing the user as to whether there is something wrong with the product or their data. It would help users to have the drill synchronize across layers if the fields used in those layers is the same. When you drill down on either the region or the point, the map does not appear to zoom into what you drilled down on which is confusing. Only when you drill down on the other layer on the same value does the map return the expected results.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)