Downloading visual data to CSV file
CDP Data Visualization enables you to save the data used in visualizations as CSV files. The filename is the same as the name of the visual, and has a timestamp specifying the date and time when the file is created.
Before you begin to download a CSV file, you must first Enable CSV Download. Note that the site administrator can override this setting in the Enable "Download as CSV/Excel" by default in the Site Settings interface. See Downloading maximum number of rows in CSV files.
To save data used in a particular visualization, follow these steps while on the visualization you want to capture.
- In Visual Designer, click the (ellipsis) icon at the top of the interface.
Click Download as..., and select CSV
from the secondary menu.
- A Generating the requested file message appears.
- After the download is complete, open the default download folder on your computer. CDP Data
Visualization saves the current sheet to a
In our example, the generated file name,
Table_Visual_20190207110756, has the following components:
Same name as the dashboard
Signifies the date the file is created, in
Signifies the time the file is created, in
Note that Arcadia Enterprise renames sheets with names that contain characters not supported by the file system. For example, for the sheet Table/Visual, it generates the file as
Table_Visual_xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.csv, replacing the forward-slash (ASCII #47) character with an underscore (ASCII #95) character.