Create your first canvas

Create your first canvas to start exploring your data

On the projects page, you can find all canvases that your team has created and your private canvases. Select the + icon in the grid to create a new canvas from the projects page.

Import data

To import data, select the + icon.

To understand more about the data before importing, click on any of table names.

Explore data

Filter

You can temporarily filter a column by any value or condition by right-clicking a column header.

If saved, filters will apply for others viewing the table simultaneously.

Formulas

Click on the table header and select Add Formula Column. Enter a formula in the formula bar.

SQL

Every table action is generated as SQL and vice-versa.

To inspect and edit a table via SQL, select the sql icon.

Joins

Select the join icon to combine data from two or more tables without SQL.

Select which tables you would like to join.

Preview different join types and save your desired join type.

Hiding columns

Click the table header and select Hide Column to hide the column without removing it.

Pivoting data

To summarize data as a pivot table, highlight the table by clicking the upper-left of the table. Then select the pivot icon in the navigation bar.

A blank pivot table will display on the canvas, while a menu will appear to configure the pivot table.

Drag a single source field or multiple source fields into a panel below to visualize data as a row, column, or value.

For Rows or Columns, select the Details icon and select the sort order to sort a row or column source field.

For Values, select the Details icon to summarize a value by any of the following:

  • Count Unique

  • Count

  • Sum

  • Average

  • Minimum

  • Maximum

Visualizing data

You can visualize any data as a chart that will quickly show your team how your business is trending. šŸ“Š

Select the chart icon to visualize a selected table.

Select chart type to configure the chart as a:

  • Bar

  • Line

  • Combo

  • Pie

  • Scatterplot

Configure how you want to display the chart:

  • Select Stacking to configure how the data should be plotted:

  • normal stacking stacks the data series on top of each other in order

  • 100% fills the plot area and draws each point of data with a relative percentage to all the points in the same category

  • Select x-axis to configure which source field appears horizontally in the chart.

  • Select series to configure which data series should display in the chart:

  • If you are configuring a chart based on a pivot, toggle to the pivot menu to configure how you want to summarize a value.

  • Select All will display all data points in the table in the chart.

  • You can also customize the display name of each axis

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