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Built in conversion for Date strings in serial format

There doesn't seem to be any way for Spotfire to take a date string in serial format (41397) and convert it into a working date. I know when the data table is being uploaded, it can be registered as a date and will be converted. For the purpose of...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Allowing for DateTimeNow() for UTC expression

Having analysts working in different time zones, it would be helpful to have an easier way to link data from different time zones and to use UTC when analyzing the data.
over 2 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Show available functions for an In-Database Connection to SAP HANA

Functions like Case, If, All, AllPrevious Over etc. all work in Spotfire for in-database connection to SAP HANA. But they are not shown in the list of functions available. Our users need an easy to use interface without getting into details of wh...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 2 Future Consideration

Refer to Marked items in a custom expression

The should be a way to refer to marked items in a custom expression. for example: sum(if([field1] in marking, 1, 0)) as [var1], sum(if([field1] not in marking, 1, 0)) as [var2] where marking is selected in a different visualization. I know tha...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Remove function overwrite in calculated columns and custom expressions

Currently if you type in an expression for a calculated column or a custom expression and then go back to the beginning of an expression and type another function, the original function gets overwritten. This is very annoying. I would like this fe...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Divide a Timespan with an Integer

When working in mobile data, we need to divide Communication time (timespan) with number of Call (Integer). Today the solution provide with conversion are far too complex for users.
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions / Data Management 1 Future Consideration

Date Math Functions supported for In Database Connections

Most modern databases (sql server, oracle, teradata, cloudera, etc) support some level of date manipulation functions like dateadd(), add_months(), datediff(), getdate(), etc. Currently Spotfire doesn't support any of these functions across the ma...
about 5 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Select data table from custom expression dialogue

When using multiple data tables and trying custom expression there is no way to manually select the data table from which to select the column. You can change the data table that is shown on the custom expression menu by going to Edit>Data tabl...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Expression Editor Enhancements - Hover-over information for functions

Multiple teams in our organization struggle with using the expression editor. One enhancement that gets mentioned is some kind of hover-over, context sensitive help when editing expressions. For example, hovering over a function name for >2 sec...
over 2 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

As a report developer I would like to be able to add rows from an information link so that I can create analysis files for different users

*Description:*As a report developer I would like to be able to add rows from an information link so that I can create analysis files for different users This customer is sending embedded data files to different customers on a regular basis and wan...
over 8 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration