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Make the Information Designer remember where I last was!

100 times a day. Open Information Designer, navigate complex folder hierarchy, change something...close Information Designer. 2 minutes later, open Information Designer...all the folders are collapsed again, start from scratch navigating the fold...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 0 Future Consideration

Add a "Favourites" folder, and "recently visited" option to the Information Designer

This would be very useful if you use the Information Library a lot, and have complex folder structures (like me!!)...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Information Services 1 Future Consideration

Hyperlink directly to Information Links/Column Objects directly from within Data Table or Column properties

You know what I have to do 50 times a day? Edit->Data Table Properties Copy out the GUID of the information link Close Data Table Properties Open Information Designer Search for id::xxxxxxx (GUID) Why cant I just have a hyperlink ...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 0 Future Consideration

Resize "Elements" box in Information Designer

In the Information Designer, when creating a new Information Link, it would be nice if the Elements box allowed more than 7 visible items. Ideally, the window could be grown to consume the available space. This would simplify resorting the list.
almost 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 0 Future Consideration

Need ability to retrieve all columns in a table through information link (Select * from table) rather than adding individual columns to the information designer

In most cases, we use all the columns from a table or view to be source for spotfire through an information link. Any new column addition in the back end table or any column data type modification will NOT automatically propagate to the informatio...
almost 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 1 Future Consideration

Support Synonyms in Spotfire

Synonyms have been around since 2005 for SQL Server. Per support, synonyms are not available in Spotfire Analyst due to "issue/lack of feature" in the MSSQL JDBC driver. You can find many posts on this issue online, a couple of them are these: h...
almost 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 2 Future Consideration

Remove dragging of folders in Information Designer

Remove the ability to drag folders to move them in the Information Designer. The function is rarely used deliberately and it's too easy to accidentally move a folder and then struggle to find it again.
almost 7 years ago in Spotfire / Information Services 1 Future Consideration

Information Designer: Open elements and joins in information links directly, e.g. by double-clicking

I sometimes would like to open elements and joins which are used in an Information link. To do so, I have to look for the path and then open the element/join from the elements window on the left. This is annoying and error prone. A double click in...
about 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 1 Future Consideration

Information Designer read access

We want Information Designer read access to enable the functionality of checking SQL queries and Data Source Name. In current scenario, users does not have access for Information Designer and Data Source. Users should be able to view the SQL queri...
about 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 7 Future Consideration

Better integration and usability features for Admin Tools

The Analyst client, Information Designer, and Administration Tools should be better integrated. There needs to be more productivity featured added. Here are some examples of features that would make authoring and troubleshooting much easier and le...
about 7 years ago in Spotfire / Data Access / Information Services 1 Future Consideration