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Reference Layers

You can select Reference Maps for map display from both the Browse and Reporting Map tools. A dropdown exposes all reference map layer sets installed on the machine running Alteryx Designer. When you choose a layer set, reference geography within the vicinity of the input map layer includes some of the following (depending on the reference layer set that you choose):

  • Urban Areas (Polygon)

  • Lakes (Polygon)

  • Rivers (Line)

  • US States (Polygon)

  • State Boundaries (Label)

  • Major Roads (Line)

  • Highway Shields  (Point)

  • Cities (Point)

Designer ships with a few free Reference map layer sets. Additionally, if you subscribe to a spatial product, you get an additional Reference Map layer set called Streetware. This layer set is ideal for high-quality cartographic output.