Changing colors in a record map

There are two controls for adjusting point colors: Color theme, and color source.

To color by compared record groups, see comparing record groups by color in a record map.

To change the color data attribute source in a record map,

  • Use the drop-down menu to select the attribute.
    • To set a fixed color, select None option.

To change the color theme,

  • Click the paint icon on the color legend area, and
    • Select sequential or diverging theme option,
    • Swap the theme between sequential and diverging options,
    • Inverse the color theme



  • Only numeric or time-series attributes can be used as the color data source.
  • If for a specific geography the selected data source has a missing or non-numeric data, it is drawn grayed out with stripes to note that the data is not available.