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Add "Limit data using expression" functionality to data function input data

When specifying input data for a data function, I am missing the "Limit data using expression" function. The limit by filtering and/or marking is there - but not the expression? This would really help limit the number of records sent to R for proc...
almost 8 years ago in Spotfire / Data Functions / Data Management 3 Future Consideration

Purge cached data when saving analysis

PROBLEM: When saving an analysis as a DXP or into the library, with the analysis Spotfire saves a snapshot of cached data from the data tables at the point in time that the developer initially loaded/refreshed them. Generally this could be desirab...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Management 3 Future Consideration

release memory for Redo as soon as possible

Customer has many end users (around 100) and all of them are connecting to a shared server(1.5TB memory available) via RDP and using Analyst to analyze huge amount of data (up to hundreds of GB). Sometimes memory usage of Analyst application is ve...
over 1 year ago in Spotfire / Data Management / User Experience 1 Future Consideration

Pre-populate data table column descriptions from data catalog

Spotfire 12.4 introduced a new feature allowing authors to apply descriptions to data table columns manually in the data analysis flyout. While this is great, and can be a tool for documenting projects, the fact that you have to do this in each in...
about 1 year ago in Spotfire / Data Management 0 Future Consideration

Descriptive naming of operations in transformations in data canvas

When working with the data canvas, it can be difficult to see details of the operations have been performed on the data. For example, every calculated column is listed as "Calculate new column". If there are lots of calculated column, each one mus...
over 4 years ago in Spotfire / Data Management 1 Future Consideration

Sample and Preview Data

Easily sample and preview data so initial analysis can be done on data before all data is loaded. Expedites analysis creation greatly
almost 2 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Data Management 0 Future Consideration

Allow in-memory functions for streaming data

Custom expressions for streaming data are more limited than for in-memory data. Also marking can cause issues. Mostly I only want to calculate columns or expressions on visuals only for the data currently in Spotfire. Would there be some way to ap...
almost 2 years ago in Spotfire / Data Management / Data Streams 0 Future Consideration

Ability to replace Data source without opening a file

Need to be able to replace the data source on multiple files without opening the file.
about 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Management 1 Future Consideration

Determine column types using type information in data set rather than data values

Spotfire infers column types by examining the values in (the first 1000) rows of the data set being loaded. This generally works well but makes mistakes often enough that manual correction becomes laborious. A case in point is when real-valued da...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Data Management 1 Future Consideration

Searchable data canvas

Add functionality to search/query the data canvas (possible with AI). Examples: "Where does column X come from. " Result would be a a list of all the transformation from raw data source till the output.
5 months ago in Spotfire / Data Management 0 Future Consideration