Gawie Herbst

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Licensing - Expiration Reminder E-mails

Friday, 22 June 2018 18:23

A key aspect of running your Yellowfin site is the ability to inform yourself or your customers proactively when their licenses are going to expire.

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Log files

Saturday, 09 June 2018 12:05

Most of you are familiar with the yellowfin.log file as this is the file Yellowfin requests if you log a call.

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Forgot your password?

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 20:31

These days everything requires passwords, and lots of them. It therefore is very normal that you will forget a password every now and then.

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Time Series Charts

Thursday, 14 June 2018 20:56

When using a date field in a chart, you have the option to enable the Time Series functionality. This will allow you to convert your time axis to display as a proper time scale and view your data trends and patterns over time, rather than what I call a categorical type display.

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Java updated - Now what?

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 06:03

I am receiving many questions lately from users that are unable to start their Yellowfin environment. There are several reasons for this, mostly it is related to an incorrect Java path.

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Displaying better narratives

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 20:35

A great way to make your charts and dashboards more usable is to include dynamic text based on user selections. This can be achieved using Yellowfin’s new Text Parameter Replacement feature.

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Data Without Action, is Useless Data

Saturday, 28 April 2018 13:35

If you read this blog and you are working in the Business Intelligence (BI) industry, you probably know what I talk about when I say that almost every company I have worked with, every client that I have met often do not know the extent of their data.