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Create a Geo-aware Single-select Picklist attribute

Create a geo-aware single-select picklist attribute to enable geo-targeting of users on the live and publisher maps without the need to import and define shape layers. Administrators create geo-aware single-select picklist attributes and define a specific geolocation by entering a physical address or location coordinates in the POINT(longitude/latitude) or latitude,longitude format. Operators can draw a custom shape on the map (or select a predefined shape) and target users that have selected that location in their user profile in the
BlackBerry AtHoc
  management system or Self Service.
Geo-aware single-select picklist attributes can be edited by end users or operators, found in advanced searches, and used as response options.
Bulk-clear for all users is available for geo-aware single-select picklist attributes.
  1. In the
    BlackBerry AtHoc
    User Attributes
  2. On the
    User Attributes
    screen, click
    Geo-aware Single-select Picklist
  3. On the
    New Attribute
    screen, in the
    field, enter the name that will be displayed when the attribute appears in lists or fields in the
    BlackBerry AtHoc
    management system. The attribute name has a 128 character limit.
  4. Optionally, enter text in the
    Help Text
    , and
    Common Name
    fields. For details, see Create a user attribute.
  5. Optionally, select
    Users Can Update
    , and
    Use as a Response Option
    as needed. For details, see Create a user attribute.
  6. In the
    section, click
    Add value
  7. In the
    field, enter a value that a user can select from a pull-down list.
  8. In the
    Geo location
    field, enter a real physical address or location coordinates in the POINT(longitude/latitude) or latitude,longitude format.
  9. Click
  10. Repeat steps 6-9 to add additional values.
  11. Optionally, click
    Import Values
    to import the attribute values from a CSV file. The import CSV file must include columns for the value names and geo location values. You can elect to replace current values for the attribute with the values in the import CSV file. Due to validation of individual geolocation entries in the CSV import file, importing many values will take time.
  12. Optionally, in the
    Page Layout
    section, select the pages and sections where the user attribute appears. For each page listed in the section, click the drop-down list and select the location the user attribute appears or select
    Do not show
    to avoid having it appear anywhere on the corresponding page.
  13. Optionally, in the
    Personnel Reports
    section, select the
    option and then enter a name and description. The report is available to view in
  14. Click