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How to Work with Time in Heat Map Explorer

In Heat Map Explorer, you can visualize change over time by comparing two periods or a series of periods. We’ll show you how to do both. Comparing two periods We’ll use NASDAQ 100 stocks to view the percentage change in share price between the previous close and...

How To Prepare Excel Data for Heat Map Explorer

This article shows how to prepare your Microsoft Excel data for importing into Heat Map Explorer. Heat Map Explorer expects Excel data in a tabular format (i.e., column headings in the first row, followed by rows of data). If your spreadsheet contains multiple heading...

7 Ways To Use Groups Effectively

Do you need to segment your data into categories? Or aggregate your data at a higher level? Does knowing which category a metric belongs to determine whether you interpret its value as good or bad? Use groups to add additional dimensions to your analysis. Groups allow...

5 Ways to Use Color Effectively

Are you using color to improve your data analysis? Color is a powerful tool in visualizing and analyzing data in heat maps. Use color poorly or not at all and you may miss a key insight. Use color effectively, and your data can turn from a meaningless sea of chaos...