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Filtering Multiple Datasets in Yellowfin

I was recently tasked with creating a chart in Yellowfin with a graph at the top and a couple of charts underneath showing the current value and the value from last month. This meant we needed different datasets for each chart within the same report. I started by...

Offset date filters in Yellowfin

Yellowfin uses filters to return just the data you need for a report and when you have multiple datasets you can link those filters together and in our example with an offset date to filter them differently. This means within a report you can filter your dataset x...

Recipe for a Yellowfin GeoPack

The peeps at OptimalBI have been proving our productisation process and one of our outputs was to create an NZ GeoPack for our Yellowfin partner and thought we'd share the approach we took to deciding on it's content. If you're not sure what a GeoPack is then check...

Map your data with Yellowfin

With the recent release of Yellowfin 7.1 mapping and geospatial capabilities were greatly enhanced and Yellowfin introduced us to GeoPacks, which are a brilliantly simple way to map your data and add to it. As they describe it 'making world class mapping available to...

Using a custom Header and Footer in Yellowfin

We use Yellowfin as the reporting layer for our MagnumBI platform for many reasons, one of them is customisation. Yellowfin have designed their product so you can change it to match your own style and brand it.   PRE-REQUISITES Before you get started there's a...

Customising Login Page for Yellowfin

OVERVIEW We use Yellowfin as the reporting layer for our MagnumBI platform for many reasons, one of them is customisation. Yellowfin have designed their product so you can change it to match your own style and brand it. By changing colours and pictures we've...