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Add ability to reference already created values that are defined in a custom expression

Being able to reference already created values that are defined in a custom expression. For example you might use the below custom expression code. I will create an average voltage and standard deviation voltage variables for my typical process. I...
over 1 year ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Allow OVER functions to access multiple aggregations and allow multiple OVERs per Custom Expression

Currently the OVER function is, frankly pretty poorly implemented for anyone wanting to do data analysis that's not time series data. OVER functions should be able to access aggregations in parenthesis. For example, if I wanted to calculate the av...
over 1 year ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Make STRING_AGG available as aggregate function for In-Database connections

SAP HANA supports STRING_AGG function. https://help.sap.com/viewer/4fe29514fd584807ac9f2a04f6754767/2.0.04/en-US/a924ee1e98ab435a874efa32e6f0ae14.html Also SQL Server and Azure Synapse support STRING_AGG https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/t-sql/...
over 2 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Set Default Color For Categories

Frequently, there are specific colors that I want to use for certain dimensions in my data. For instance, if I have credit card transaction data, and I want to break things out by 'Card Type', I should be able to set "AmEx = Green", "Visa = Blue",...
about 8 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

calculate over all periods of detail levels

Lets say we have a hierarchy of Year.Month, we want to calculate sum on all the same months (e.g. March) of each year. ParallelPeriod() can only calculate on the same month of previous year.
over 1 year ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Not equal to should evaluate to true if value is null

User is stating that IF statements do not handle nulls as expected in calculated columns, or in limit data by expressions on a visualisation. Here is an example: 3 rows of data: ID Value1 Complete2 3 Not Complete Where in ID 2 , the value for the ...
over 8 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 1 Future Consideration

Control over formatting anywhere a custom expression is used

It is quite inconvenient that anywhere you use a custom expression you can't specify the format at the same time (or is there an undocumented keyword for expressions such as '[Home Runs]/[Runs] as [Percentage] like "#.# %"' ?)"
over 8 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Favorite registration and Export/Import functions for saving time to create same expression

I need favorite registration and Export/Import functions for saving time to create same expression. Often the same calculation new column is created and applied to several different analyses. In this case, the history function "Recent expressions"...
over 1 year ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Future Consideration

Hide Repeating Hierarchy Levels

Flat ragged hierarchies often repeat values at lower levels due to different drill down paths. It would be very nice to have the options to hide levels if the parent has the same value. Currently I have to click down through many repeating levels ...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions / Filters 0 Future Consideration

$esc() should also take strings as argument

Sometimes it would be useful when $esc() could use a string argument instead of a property. For example to set a display name using a condition, something like the foloowing expression: [Column] as $esc(if(${property}="1","1","not 1"))
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Custom Expressions 0 Will not implement