Gawie Herbst

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Combination Overlay Charts

Monday, 22 April 2019 21:15

Sometimes it’s necessary to plot two or more sets of values on a single chart. However, if the scales of the measures are different the smaller measure might get lost.

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Solved: Charts displaying too many categories

Monday, 11 March 2019 22:17

Ever wanted to display your data in a chart but found that there were just too many categories? The good news is that Yellowfin introduced new functionality that can solve this headache.

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The Pie Chart: Friend or Foe?

Sunday, 17 February 2019 14:54

We use charts to show information in a visual manner that enhances the interpretation and analysis of data. Using charts or graphs takes away the complexity of the data and emphasize the message that we are trying to convey.

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Bulk User Import

Thursday, 24 January 2019 18:53

Most systems administrators will tell you that creating user accounts is not the most exciting task to do! It is repetitive and time consuming – even when using Yellowfin! Fortunately, there is a way to make this task less mundane.

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Drill functionality by Chart Type

Monday, 10 December 2018 21:47

Last week I was trying to get the Drill Through relationships to work in a line chart. The horizontal axis for the line chart was set to a date field and the vertical axis to a metric. How hard can this be??

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Freehand SQL reports

Sunday, 18 November 2018 21:18

Most users will use the Drag and Drop report creation method to build their reports. This is the default builder, taking the complexity of the database out of the equation.

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Multi-tenancy: What you need to know

Saturday, 03 November 2018 06:13

WikiPedia defines multi-tenancy as “a software architecture in which a single instance of software runs on a server and serves multiple tenants”.

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Auto-refresh a Dashboard

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 20:36

Ever wanted to show a dashboard on a big screen in a reception area or office?