Adding geolocation field to SharePoint Lists
One of the hidden gems in Sharepoint is the new geolocation field. A geolocation field enables you to annotate SharePoint lists with location information. In columns of type Geolocation, you can enter location information as a pair of latitude and longitude coordinates.
For whatever reason, there's no way to add a new geolocation field via the UI. Instead you have to go through some hoops with PowerShell (see: http://zimmergren.net/technical/sp-2013-getting-started-with-the-new-geolocation-field-in-sharepoint-2013) and/or script (see: http://mysharepointinsight.blogspot.com.tr/2013/05/adding-geolocation-field-to-sharepoint.html).
As I understand it, there's an MSI package (SQLSysClrTypes.msi)that must be installed manually on the WFEs in an on premises installation to enable geolocation, but this is already in place in SharePoint Online. Given this, we should be able to add geolocation columns to lists via the UI without PowerShell or admin intervention.
We have added a new column type, Location, to SharePoint Online. It’s a complete modernization of the scenario, and while it partially uses the geolocation column type under the covers, it’s a much improved user experience. see https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Reinventing-SharePoint-business-process-at-Microsoft-Ignite-2018/ba-p/260444.
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I'm out of votes, but I fully support this idea!!