Geopointe

Geocoding

The Geocoder

Geocoding is the process of converting address data to latitude and longitude coordinates so that records can be placed on a map. The Geopointe geocoder runs in the background of Geopointe, processing this geog...

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Manually Schedule the Geocoder

We strongly recommend in our Post-Installation Instructions that you use the Schedule Geocoder button in Geopointe Setup to help keep your mapped objects up to date. The batch job runs hourly, checking three ma...

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Batch Jobs (Geopointe)

The Geopointe application utilizes Salesforce’s Batch Apex technology to handle many background operations. This document provides an overview of the various jobs that run and what they do. You can see these jo...

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Identify Records Not Geocoding

There are a number of reasons why the Google API may not be able to identify coordinates for an address, even if you've created a Map Object and processed the Geocoder. The first step in fixing these records is...

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Data Quality and Geocoding

Data quality is extremely important to ensure accurate geocoding results. To help you understand why, here is an outline of the address conversion process: An address is entered into Salesforce, broken i...

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What To Expect When Geocoding

The geocoding process is how Geopointe converts address information into mappable coordinates. The first time a record is geocoded, Geopointe creates and populates lat/long data on a geocode record and ties it ...

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Change the batch size of the geocode jobs

By default, the Geocoder runs in 100 record batches. This is quite efficient and recommended. However, you might have trigger logic in your system that cannot support batch updates of that size. If so, you can ...

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Why is Geopointe using so much storage space?

If Geopointe is using a lot of storage space, you are probably using off-record geocoding. This means that every record you see on the map will also have a corresponding geocode record storing the address, clea...

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What is Geopointe's international geocoding coverage?

We have very good international coverage via Google. Our coverage is very similar to what you would experience on the Google Maps website. Full coverage details can be found on this document on the Google Deve...

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Enabling Geocode Correction

Sometimes a pin is in the wrong place, or could be better situated to meet your business needs. Now you can correct the location with just a few clicks. The Correct Location action allows you to drag the pin to...

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