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Adobe How to – Illustrator

Adobe How to – Illustrator

Most Adobe programs have some things that are easy to do once you know how to do them, but if you don’t it’s not very intuitive so I thought I would do a list of things and tell or show you how to do them. Paste in place This is a very easy thing to do and can be very...

How to read and work with data in python

How to read and work with data in python

I've found that most of the tutorials for python data work are in videos.  While this can be good, it's not as easy to skim through for that one thing you are stuck on. So I thought I would cover some basics: how to read a csv and some simple data visualization. Read...

SAS Functions Book

SAS Functions Book

Over the years, we've been building up our comic-style SAS function one-page guides, drip-feeding them to you.  Well, guess what?!  We put them all together and made a book so they're all in the one place, to make referencing them easier for you. Thank you...

1080 By The Numbers

1080 By The Numbers

If you have lived in New Zealand for long enough, I am sure you would have heard of the poison 1080, used by the Department of Conservation (DOC) as a form of pest control. 1080 can be used in bait stations or by airdrop, which is used for many of the remote and hard...

How To Intnx With SAS

How To Intnx With SAS

We like making life a little bit easier here at OptimalBI and one of the ways we have found to do that is by making quick how to guides. The standard text bullet point style guides isn’t what we do, we do cool sh!t. Below is a guide we have on the SAS function INTNX....

Qlik NPrinting – What is it?

Qlik NPrinting – What is it?

A lot of Qlik Sense customers I interact with have heard of NPrinting, yet never had the opportunity to see it in action so I thought it would be great to put together a blog on what NPrinting is, and how it can help! What is NPrinting? NPrinting is an add-on which...