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TIBCO Spotfire – A Comprehensive Primer by Michael Phillips

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Increasing interactivity using property controls

There will be many occasions when you will want to give yourself or a wider audience the ability to quickly change the parameters affecting a visualization. The main filter panel and the marking functionality of Spotfire provide quick and powerful routes for interactivity and analysis, but they don't facilitate the same level of customization you can achieve with a text area control. Lets look at how useful property controls can be:

  1. There are seven different property controls, ranging from simple labels to more complex multiline list boxes. You insert them by first entering the edit mode in a text area, as we did when writing simple text and embedding the image, and then using the dropdown list under ...

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