Here are all of the ways in which users can limit data shown in Spotfire visualizations.  

1. Filtering

2. Filtering with filtering schemes

3. Marking (details visualizations)

4. Limit data with expression

5. Subsets

6. Writing expressions on the y axis of a visualization

7. Setting the x and/or y axis of a visualization to a fixed range

8. Zoom sliders

Look for each of these topics to be covered individually in the Solutions section.