spreadsheet mapping

Screenshot showing where to tool for "flat map" is in Excel.

How to Make a Map in Excel Using the 3D Map Add-in

GIS Contributor

This tutorial by Nick Williams provides an overview of how to create a map in Excel using 3D Map for Excel 2016 (or Power Map for Excel 2013).

How To Make a Map From Open Data Using a Spreadsheet

GIS Contributor

Jonathan Goldman explains in this tutorial how to extract an open data feed from a civic data portal and pull it into Google Sheets, and then map it quickly using Geosheets.

Make Maps in Excel with the New MAPCITE Version

Caitlin Dempsey

MAPCITE has released a new version of its popular Excel spreadsheet mapping tool.  The add-in allows users to visualize geographically ...

Creating Simple Maps with Microsoft Excel

Caitlin Dempsey

Got MS Excel? Need a simple map? A little known tool in older versions of Microsoft's Excel is the ability to create simple maps from tabular data. You can create simple chloropeth, chart and dot density maps using data organized by country, state or region.