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 geocoder may not be able to identify location coordinates for some of your records, resulting in those records not appearing on the Map. This can occur even if you created ...

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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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Geocoding New or Updated Records Immediately (Real Time Geocoding)

By default, any new records you add to Salesforce aren't available on the map until the geocoder batch job runs. Similarly, address updates aren't reflect in Geopointe until a batch job runs and identifies thos...

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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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