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Add a Random Function

Hello We need a real random function, that would create a random integer number for each line of our data table. Every time the user would open a DXP file, the random generated would be different. We tried with Rand(count()), but the numbers ge...
about 6 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions / Data Management 0 Future Consideration

Mixed dataset calculations

Need to be able to call a user defined function and pass it data from more than 1 dataset. Table lookup with interpolation/extrapolation is very valuable. Need to be able to use values from 1 dataset and lookup/interpolate in another. For Ex table...
about 4 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Support date functions in OVER context

We need to summarize data in expression by Month(Date) ... but unfortunatly we currently cannot use MONTH function inside OVER context.
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 1 Future Consideration

Time zone conversion function

Currently we have the timezone conversion set up on database side, but if the user wants to change the timezone, then this will restart the pain stacking data import. One can solve it robustly by adding timezone difference with the DateAdd functio...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 1 Future Consideration

Change the DateDiff function so that it returns int instead or real and doesn't return factional numbers

Currently, the DateDiff function factors in the fraction of the whole when returning the differences between year, quarter, month, etc. This can be confusing and hard to use when trying to calculate the differences between months as it will return...
over 4 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Will not implement

Add DistinctValueCount, RowCount, ValidRowCount, InvalidRowCount, MinValue, MaxValue, MinNumericValue, MaxNumericValue as column properties

I would like DistinctValueCount, RowCount, ValidRowCount, InvalidRowCount, MinValue, MaxValue, MinNumericValue, MaxNumericValue to be available as column properties. They were available in 5.0 and earlier versions of Spotfire.
over 8 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Use List Document Property in SQL "IN" Statement within Custom Expressions

It would be useful to be able to pass a list type document property (e.g. "String List", "Date List", etc...) into a SQL "IN" statement in a custom expression or calculated column. This can then be used to provide input for options for consumer us...
over 3 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 3 Future Consideration

Short Format Customization

Make all of the numbers in a column to be shown in the same short format. For example I have a number in the millions but I want it to show as 0.20Bn. I created a Short format saying 10^9 show billions but anything under a billion is showing the f...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Add visible description for data transformations

When looking at a list of inline transformations, the name/description is the name of the transformation type. I user-provided description would be helpful when reviewing or modifying transformations. Currently, a user needs to open each one just ...
over 5 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

[Current Filtering] available in calculated column

Would be nice to be able to adjust a calculated column in an OVER expression using the current filtering
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 1 Will not implement