Options – Data Functions


Data Function options

Option

Description

TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services

Spotfire Statistics Services is a separate server that runs statistics analyses using SAS, MATLAB, or open-source R. This server runs in a deployment of one or more Spotfire Server instances, serving the different clients.

Note: Web-based clients on the cloud, such as Spotfire Business Author and Spotfire Consumer, do not have access to Spotfire Statistics Services.

   Default URL

Use this option to connect to the default Spotfire Statistics Services server configured by the administrator.

Note: If your administrator has deployed a TERR service, then selecting this option has no effect. It also has no effect for users of web-based clients on the cloud.

   Custom URL

Use this option to run data functions using an alternative instance of Spotfire Statistics Services. For example, while you are developing new data functions you can use Spotfire Statistics Services Local Adapter to test your scripts.

Note: If your administrator has deployed a TERR service, then selecting this option has no effect. It has no effect for users of web-based clients on the cloud.

Use locally installed TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R engine

Select this option to use the TERR engine installed with Spotfire.

If you download and use Spotfire Analyst, you can use TERR to create a Data Function or to call the TERR engine from the Spotfire Expression language.

Enable Data Function debugging

Select to display all of the printed output from the TERR engine, including additional debug information and any warnings or errors.

The debugging information is always displayed as a warning or error icon in the lower left corner of the visualization. The information shown is in addition to any other warnings or errors that occur in Spotfire.  

See also:

How to Specify Default Values

What are Data Functions?

How to Use Data Functions

Document Properties - Data Functions