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Location Geocoder Data Function for Spotfire® 1.1.0

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This data function takes address info and returns a latitude and longitude coordinate.


This function takes address info and returns a latitude and longitude coordinate in a new table that can be joined back to the original table. Written in R. Requires packages 'jsonlite' and 'curl'.

More details about this data function can be found here.


Installing the data function

Follow the online guide available here to register a data function in Spotfire.

This data function requires a GeoAnalytics Builder API Key. Please contact your Spotfire AE or email contactus@spotfire.com for more information.


Configuring the data function

Each data function may require inputs from the Spotfire analysis and will return outputs to the Spotfire analysis. For each data function, these need to be configured once the data function is registered. To learn about how to configure data functions in Spotfire please view this video:

For more information on Spotfire visit the Spotfire training page.


Data function library

There exists a large number of data functions covering various features. Feel free to review what is available on the Data Function Library. For geospatial functionalities, we recommend to review this article.

Release 1.1.0

Published: November 2023
Changes compared to previous release:

  • Example dxp has been added
  • Slight improvements to the script

Release includes:

  • Data function
  • Dxp with example of usage
  • Documentation
  • License information


Initial Release (version 1.0.0)

Published: January 2023

Initial release includes:

  • Data function
  • Documentation
  • License information

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