CDXZipStream Trip Summary Feature
feature you may not be aware of is the Trip Summary
report. This feature is available as a right-click function
in the CDXRouteBing and CDXRouteHERE functions. This is present in the
CDXZipStream Router version and better. This report will show
the total trip distance, time, waypoints, optimization options and a
map to for any given route. This can all be done in a single step
instead of entering different CDXZipStream formulas. The picture in
the upper right displays a typical report.
create this first enter you desired route waypoints the
spreadsheet. In the example above enter your 5 waypoints in the
range B2 thru B6 In this case we are doing a fixed endpoint
optimization with the start address equal to the end
address. In an adjacent cell clear of data, for this example
G2, right click and choose the “CDXZipStream Functions” menu item and
select “ Insert CDXRouteBing Function”. This will display the
CDXRouteBing dialog. For Address1, enter the waypoint range of
“B2:B6” (without the quotes). When entering a range rather than a
single point Address2 can be left blank. Then in the “Route
Calculation” drop down, specify “Trip Summary
(miles)’. Following this press “OK” to generate your report.
is a separate Route Calculation option to generate the trip report in
kilometers instead of miles. Additional customization options are
available in the “Bing Maps Settings” button feature to include or
remove the map and/or waypoints from the report.
A YouTube video covering this specific report and other feature of the CDXRouteBing function can be seen at the following link.