Discovering detailed data behind a visual

You can click on a part of a visual and see the matching rows of data, in detail.

The following steps describe how to access detailed data on a sample visual through. This visual shows the number of social media touch points, on a quarterly basis. While Twitter and Tumblr elements seem relatively constant, Facebook numbers for Q1 are low relative to other quarters. in the example, you can examine the underlying data.

Visual to examine using Detailed Data Discovery

To use this option, you must first enable it, as described in Showing Detail Data Button in Context Menu.

  1. Hover over the Facebook portion of the Q1 bar, and examine the totals that appear on the tooltip.
    Tooltip detail
  2. Click the element to see the context menu, and select Show Detailed Data option.
    Selecting Show Detailed Data

    The Detail Data modal window appears. It shows the raw data that makes up the clicked visual element, as well as all applicable filters.

    Selecting Show Detailed Data
  3. Click Download to save the data as a *.csv file locally.
    Selecting Show Detailed Data
  4. After examining the data, click Done to close the modal window.
    Selecting Show Detailed Data