A Spotfire analysis can be enhanced by using images to increase visual appeal and add additional contextual insight into your data.
New Spotfire users quickly discover that it’s possible to easily create a drill-down relationship between visualizations. This is called a Details Visualization and can be created from any visual simply by opening the right-click menu. This same technique can also be used to create omni-directional drilling, enabling the user to… Read More →
In the version 2.5 release of the Spotfire Analytics app for iPad (which requires TIBCO Spotfire 6.0), there is support to find the current location of the user. Combined with Spotfire’s other GeoAnalytics capabilities, users can create some useful mobile applications. Let’s take a look at how this works. There… Read More →
This tip will show you how to have ranking and binning functions, when used no an axis, that are dynamically evaluated after filtering. This feature was introduced in version 5.5 If you take a look at the following Bar Chart in 5.0. It has the Category Axis auto-binned to 5… Read More →
There are many situations where you want to load data from some type of Web request, returning data either as csv, XML, or even something like JSON. It is possible to load the data via the Spotfire Server, using Spotfire’s Application Data Services, and also possible to use Data Functions,… Read More →
TIBCO Spotfire Professional supports the ability for analysts to browse for and select an image to display inside a Text Area. However, in some situations, you may want to refresh the image or dynamically point to a different image based off certain conditions. This can be accomplished using a Script… Read More →
There are some situations where you will want to display something dynamic, like a timestamp inside a Text Area. This could be so that when you print the analysis, the timestamp is included in it. Or you may want to output an error message or return a value from either… Read More →
TIBCO Spotfire 6.0 provides built in geocoding for a variety of geographic features including Continent, Country, Province, State and Territory, Prefecture, Region, Department, District, Country, Municipality, City and Postal Code. This allows customers who have location based data with any of the features above to accurately position those locations on… Read More →