How to explore data
Explore from workspace
From a question or a dashboard you can hover the tile to click on the three dots and click on the Explore from here menu. This will open the query in exploration mode allowing you to dig deeper into your analysis. Please note that when you are exploring data you are NOT modifying the query of the chart making it safe for your user to explore without breaking anything.
The exploration page is divided into three main panels:
- The measures panel
- The visualisation panel
- The options panel
The measure panel, on the left, contains your data tables, as well as their metrics and dimensions. In this panel, you can see the parent data table at the top level. On the exemple above, we can see that the exploration start from the Order table, and that we have added our order and our customer tables as related data.
We can also see multiple metrics (in blue) and dimensions (in green).
The central panel, at the center, is divided into two groups:
- First is the query builder, where you use metrics and dimensions in order to ask a question about your data.
- Then, under the "run query" button, you can see the actual visualisation which is the graphical representation of your query as defined in the query builder.
The options panel contains all styling options related to your current chart, for example you can show or hide labels, customise your series names and colors, ...