Gawie Herbst

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Connecting to a MS Access Database

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 21:26

Connecting to a Microsoft Access database requires an ODBC connection. As you probably know, ODBC connections are possible in Yellowfin but involves a bit more work to set-up.

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100% Stacked Column Charts

Monday, 17 September 2018 18:23

The 100% Stacked Column Chart is an extension of the Stacked Column chart in that it compares the percentage that each value contributes to a total.

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Moving your Yellowfin application

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 19:08

There may be several reasons for moving your Yellowfin Application into a different location – you might be running out of space on the current disk drive or you just want to change the name of your Yellowfin folder.

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Choosing the right chart type

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 19:59

Using charts or graphs are a great way to present data and often the preferred manner that our users view their data.

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Creating a Year over Year (YOY) Comparison

Saturday, 11 August 2018 06:45

This article describes how to build a report to compare year over year data.

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Adding context to your charts

Saturday, 28 July 2018 08:24

A few articles back, I wrote about Parameter Replacement in Yellowfin to provide better narratives to your reports and dashboards. Another feature that goes hand in hand with this is Set Analysis.

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Speed up your website data analysis

Monday, 09 July 2018 19:27

Do you know how many visitors your website receives every day? Do you know which pages get viewed and which ones your clients spend the most time on? Insights like these will give you a good idea of what you might do better.

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Custom Sorting

Friday, 29 June 2018 19:00

Many of the reports customers need involve data that are sorted by month. Let us take a ‘Sales by Month’ report.