Spotfire

Information for the TIBCO Spotfire platform

Values axis values
In version 7.6, Spotfire introduced Values axis values.  You will see it in places like the Color by selector or when creating rules in the Show/Hide Items ...
Tue, 7 Mar, 2017 at 5:47 PM
Tips -- My Favorite Shortcut Key
Most Spotfire users spend a lot of time in the Properties dialog box of visualizations, and using shortcut keys makes getting into this dialog much ...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:40 PM
Tips -- TIBCO Ideas Portal
Spotfire recently launched an ideas portal that allows users to describe changes and enhancements they would like to see in the software.  All users...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:41 PM
How To -- Data Limiting with Dates
Spotfire shows all data on a visualization unless it is filtered or limited in some way.  In the screenshot below, I would like to remove the period of...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:39 PM
How To -- Configure a Map Chart
Add a data table to Spotfire that has latitude and longitude Add map chart visualization by clicking on the globe in the toolbar.  Wh...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:39 PM
Problem Solving -- Can you join a table with a date column and a date time column?
If you have ever wondered if you can join tables using one column that is a date data type and another that is a date time data type, then answer is...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:36 PM
How To -- Create a Drop Down Property Control & Connect to Visualization
Add a text area (all property controls are created in text areas) Right click the text area and select Edit Text Area Left click the proper...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:39 PM
How To -- Change the order or values along a bar chart
Users have a few options when it comes to changing the order of values along a bar chart.   Let's start with this bar chart: ...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:41 PM
Problem Solving -- Bar chart width is skinny and doesn't look right
Perhaps you have a bar chart that looks like this...you only have one value on the y axis and are coloring by one variable.  The bars a super skinny.  You...
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016 at 3:26 PM
How To -- Use multiple columns in a tooltip or label
Some visualization types will allow you to add multiple columns to a tool tip, and others, like the map chart, will not.  The dialog will look like ...
Mon, 3 Oct, 2016 at 2:29 PM