How do you create an information link?

08/22/2020 Off By admin

How do you create an information link?

To create an information link:

  1. Click New and select Information Link.
  2. In the Elements tree, select the column or filter element that you want to include.
  3. Click Add >.
  4. If the selected elements come from more than one data source table, you need to specify a Join path.

What is an information link?

An information link is a structured request for data which can be sent to the database. These specifications include one or more columns, and may include one or more filters. Information links can also be used to limit what data to open in an analysis in a number of different ways.

What is the use of information link in Spotfire?

Information links are predefined database queries, specifying the columns to be loaded into the internal data engine of TIBCO Spotfire, and any filters needed to reduce the size of the data table prior to visualization.

How do I create a prompt in Spotfire?

To enable prompts:

  1. Create a new information link or modify an existing link.
  2. On the Information Link tab, go to the Prompts section.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Select the column for which you wish to add a prompt from the drop-down list.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 add prompts for more columns.

Which of the following is a way to link data in Spotfire?

Another way to relate data in Spotfire is column matching, which is used to determine how multiple tables should be treated when used alongside each other in the same visualization. Spotfire will automatically match columns with the same name, regardless of whether you defined any relationship between the two tables.

How do I create a join in Spotfire?

To create a join:

  1. Click New and select Join.
  2. In the Data Sources tree, select the first column to include in the join operation.
  3. Click Add >.
  4. Select the second column to include in the join operation.
  5. Click Add >.
  6. Optionally, repeat steps 4 and 5 for any additional columns to be included in the join.

How do I add a new column in Information link in Spotfire?

To insert columns from an information link:

  1. Select Insert > Columns….
  2. If you have more than one data table in the document, select which data table to add columns to.
  3. Click Select > Information Link….
  4. Locate and select the information link of interest, and then click OK.

How do you query in Spotfire?

Using TIBCO Spotfire Analyst version 7.14 and lower:

  1. Open your Analyst client.
  2. Go to File – Add data tables.
  3. Click the “Add” button, go to the section “Connection to” and add your preferred data connection.
  4. Logon to your data source.
  5. In the “Views in Connection” window, click the “Custom query” button.
  6. Add your query.

How do I use information design in Spotfire?

On the authoring bar, click Files and data , and then click Other and select Information designer to open Information Designer. The Elements tree in Information Designer is a representation of the folder structure in the library.