Insights and dashboards FAQ

How do I paste a chart into an insight?

To paste a chart in an insight, write "@chart" in the left window of the editor and then paste the link of the chart in question. If you want to paste two charts together, type "@Ncharts", then paste the links of the desired charts separated by a space.

How do I publish an insight?

Once the insight is finished, to publish it, touch the blue button Publish located in the upper right corner. A window will be displayed in which you can choose the repository where you want to save the insight. If the repository is public, all users will be able to see the insight. If the repository is private, there are two possibilities: Restricted: insight is limited to only those users with access to the repository Anyone with the link: even users without access to the repository will be able to read the insight. But the insight will not be listed publicly Then, the insight can be tagged to make it easier to find. Finally, you can publish or unpublish if you want to make further changes.

How do I create a Dashboard?

A dashboard is a type of insight that only contains automated graphics, so it will always be up to date. To paste a chart in an insight, write "@chart" in the left window of the editor and then paste the link of the chart in question. If you want to paste two charts together, type "@Ncharts", then paste the links to the desired charts separated by a space.

How do I share an insight?

Once the insight is finalized and published, you can access its page. On it, in the upper right corner there are three dots. When clicking on these, the first option is the Share button. All the social networks in which you can share your insight will be displayed.

Can an insight be exported as a PDF?

Once the insight is finalized and published, you can access its page. In the upper left corner, there is a button called Print. A print window will open, choosing the Save option will save the file in the folder of your choice in PDF format.

How can I view and copy the markdown code of an insight?

Once the insight is finalized and published, you can access its page. On it, in the upper right corner there are three dots. When clicking on these, as a second option there is the View Markdown source button. To go back to the previous view, tap the three dots again and choose the Hide Markdown source option.

When having an insight in a private repository, there are two options when saving it: Restricted: insight is limited to only those users with access to the repository Anyone with the link: even users without access to the repository will be able to read the insight. But the insight will not appear in the listed publicly So it depends on which option was chosen when saving the insight. If access is restricted, even having the link you cannot access the content.

Luciano Cohan

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Luciano Cohan

Co-Fundador de Alphacast. Ex Subsecretario de Programación Macroeconómica. Data Science. Creando una plataforma para el trabajo colaborativo en economías

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