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Default value for optional parameters in data functions

When an optional parameter is used, I have to test in the data function whether the parameter is set using is.null() and assign it a default value. e.g. if(is.null(optPar)) {optPar = "something} because otherwise the code usually fails because y...
about 5 years ago in Spotfire / Data Functions / Scripting 0 Future Consideration

Multi-line comments in expression editor

Customer is asking for Multi-line comments in expression editor (custom expression, calculated columns, etc). something like (C#) /* comment here 2nd line 3rd line ... */
6 months ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration

Officially (re) implement jQuery to be used in Text areas

in 7.0 jQuery was unofficially supported and users found it very useful as a way to add change events and other cool functionality. In 7.5 and on, tibco officially does not allow jQuery change events and other features. Not supporting a major comp...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration

Create information link by ironpython

create new information link from source and want to remove few columns while creating link by ironpython. or option to remove few columns by ironpython Also want to sort IL with few columns by ironpython
about 3 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration

Add official support for JavaScript interaction with Spotfire elements

Currently there are workarounds for interfacing JavaScript code with Spotfire elements (i.e. input fields, calculated fields, etc). However as I understand it this is not 'officially' supported and is not guaranteed to work in future revisions. Th...
almost 7 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration

Programatically change axis title colours

Enalbe users to change axis title colors with IronPython. This would be useful with something like a combination chart to have axis titles and the axis line match the color of the series to increase ease of reading.
7 months ago in Spotfire / Scripting / Visualization 0 Future Consideration

Show the information link specific 'Prompt for Values' dialog using API in Python Scripts

I expects that Table.Refresh() API call (which is an equivalent of the manual Reload Data from professional client) on a data table should show a 'Prompt For Values' dialog if the data table is configured in that way (If you add some prompts to an...
over 8 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration

Ability to pass document properties to and from JavaScript Scripts

I need a way to pass document properties to and from JavaScript scripts. My workaround at the moment is to pass properties into html tags and then pass that to JavaScript. This is important to me for 2 reasons: (1) As a dashboard author, I'm ass...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration

Macro recorder for IronPython (like Excel)

The ability to perform actions in Spotfire and have the macro recorder observe and generate the relevant IronPython actions would be amazing. It would open up the API to more people, and would enable users unfamiliar with the API to build complex ...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 1 Future Consideration

Initiate script (or action control click) through user-defined hotkey or keystroke

I create and use dashboards with many action control buttons that trigger various scripts. The only way to use these dashboards involves a tremendous amount of mouse movement and clicking. It's slow, and frustrating, and strenuous on the index fin...
about 4 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration