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Status Future Consideration
Product Spotfire
Categories API
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 6, 2016

API for Text Area Action and Property Controls

Developers would like to be able to create text areas, properties and input controls in the text area that manipulate those properties.

One example would be to have a tool that would perform an S+ calculation. A user of Spotfire could launch a tool that would 1) insert a data function into the document 2) create a text area with user controls for input params (like a column selector) 3) create the document/table properties that would store the input selections from the text area 3) create the plots and other controls to read results after the calculation is finished.

Examples:
1. A script can toggle the label on the link/button.

2. A dialog tool can generate a set of document properties, a Text Area, Property Controls in the Text Area, a new Visualization, and configure a Data Function.

3. Read and store the configuration of text area controls as a record

4. Toggle visibility of controls, for example to hide controls that are not valid for the current selections in other controls.

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  • Guest
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    Sep 5, 2023

    Still not implemented after 7 years. It would be great to be able to adjust the size of the property controls and for example in the numeric slider the start, stop and interval values.

  • Guest
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    Aug 18, 2021

    in addition - the ability to programmatically change controls, i.e. change the data table and columns associated with a multiple-select list box

  • Guest
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    Nov 23, 2020

    This will really help to dynamically configure the Text area:

    For Example:

    change the background color of the Text Area by the document property selection by using ironPython script.
  • Guest
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    Jan 16, 2020

    It would be great to be able to alter formatting of controls via script.  In my particular case, I'd like to be able to dynamically change the color of a label property control via script.

  • Guest
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    Oct 25, 2019

    It has been 3 years now, is there any actions on this?  At least, ability to resize, change font for the filter boxes like the rest of the control.  Thanks in advance for considering this item.

  • Guest
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    Apr 18, 2019

    Please include the property control size in this so we can resize dynamically

  • Guest
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    Jul 10, 2018

    We are looking for pulling the Custom expressions/data limiting expressions of all calculated values present in Text area

  • Guest
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    Mar 24, 2018

    We would also need to adjust the format of the controls in text areas (colors, font size etc)

  • Guest
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    May 10, 2017

    any further consideration on this?  it's been over a year! :-)

  • Guest
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    Oct 4, 2016

    We also need this to create advanced UIs with dependent (cascading) property controls, also the ability to programmatically inspect property controls and their selectable values.

  • Guest
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    Sep 22, 2016

    Key to aid in configuration of templates for users

2 MERGED

API to insert property control in text area

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*Description*> Customer wants to insert property control in text area using api.> Currently there is no such API available from which we can insert property control in text area.
over 8 years ago in Spotfire 0 Future Consideration
3 MERGED

Add API access to Dynamic Items in HTML Text Areas

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There is no method for accessing the settings of Calculated Values, Sparklines, Bullet Graphs, or Icons inside text areas using IronPython scripts. Enabling this would allow users to manipulate expressions and formatting of dynamic items via scrip...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / API 0 Future Consideration
2 MERGED

(Python) API-enable Text Areas

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hi all, We have very large templates, with some 100+ tabs and some 600+ visuals, a large "application" and we're trying to document all DataLimits, expressions, since Spotfire does not seem to offer source-versioning capabilities. We are curren...
over 7 years ago in Spotfire / API 0 Future Consideration
2 MERGED

Iron Python for Calculated Value

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As a developer i have a lot of calculated values existing in text areas. The values can be updated based on markings throughout the page just like any other visualization. I have some iron python scripts that are set up inside the dxp that will up...
over 6 years ago in Spotfire / Scripting 0 Future Consideration
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expose API to manipulate property controls / filter controls in text area

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Customer wants to set all options for fixed values in a dropdown list (as attached screenshot), the other customer wants to read the active value from a filter control in text area. Please expose API to manipulate all these controls.
almost 2 years ago in Spotfire / API 0 Future Consideration