Guide to Views

Guide to Views

Making the most of Omniscope views

Omniscope version 2.5 offers 16 different views. More views are always under development. You can preview/test experimental views available in your version at any time by enabling experimental features on your installation, then re-start your Omniscope: Version 2.5: Settings > Advanced > Show experimental features

View Toolbar - documentation of View Toolbar commands and options common to all views

Table View - see all of your data in rows and columns, with aggregation options, grouping for sub-totals, formulae and variables for modelling, and a wide range of powerful data editing tools.

Chart View - horizontal visualisations of data values in your columns, a powerful view for querying ranges and spotting errors your data.

Pie View - show splits/proportions of values in category, number and date fields, with paning for multiple pies per view.

Bar View - display relative levels in multiple category, numeric or data fields using horizontal, vertical, stacked, cascaded and proportional bars.

Graph View - identify relationships between columns with scatter plots or time series, using statistical analysis to identify trends, outliers and exceptions.

Tile View - Show each record as a re-sizable tile or image,useful for 'heat maps', image catalogues and much more.

Pivot View - displays summary values (sums, means, counts, etc.) at intersections of selected category columns.

Network View - depict both grouped hierarchies and relational networks using either dual field or specified multi-field relatonships. Grouped networks can be used to visualise almost any type of data set, while  relational networks can be used whenever there is a common relationship between the rows.

Portal View - text search plus dynamic filtering of categories, numbers and dates and statistical summaries of the target universe.

Map View - geo-spatial positioning of records, with embedded or web-based maps enabling selection, filtering, and connected markers.

Venn View - See the overlaps between up to 5 pre-defined subsets of the data ('named queries') corresponding to the filter settings or selections in place at the time you save or add to the named query.

Web View - use multiple web views to display multiple web pages, and exchange data with remote web services.

Content View - place formatted text annotations with embedded images and formulas in this view window located anywhere on the page. (new in 2.5)

Dial View - adds dial and meter type visualisations with defined alerts and zones for high-impact dashboards. (new in 2.5)

Details View - see some or all the displayed attributes of each record, with associated image(s) and links.