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Create correlations insight

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Create a new insight from the Correlations section.


The following are the step's expected inputs and outputs and their specific types.

create_correlations_insight({"param": value})

where the object {"param": value} is optional in most cases and if present may contain any of the parameters described in the corresponding section below.


title: string

Title of the insight.

target: string

Name of the column that will be compared with other columns specified in the factors parameter.

factors: array[string]

A list of columns the target will be compared with. The insight will contain one chart per factor showing the correlation between it and the target.

hiddenColumns: array[string]

Columns hidden from the Correlations section when the insight is replayed. When replayed, the Correlation section will compare the target variable with all variables in the dataset except these.

isExpanded: boolean

Sets the correlation graph as expanded. If true, the insight will contain an expanded chart in order to show the maximum number of categories possible.

replayDisabled: string | boolean = False

Indicates if the insight can replay its original state or not.

Must be one of: "drillDown", "directSelectionInGraph", "nonPersistedColumn", True, False

elements: array[object]

Type and appearance of an insight's elements. A list in which each item is an object configuring the appearance of a particular insight element.

Items in elements

kind: string

Specify the type of element.


text: string

The text shown for this insight element.

layout: object

The element's position and size. The position refers to the top-left corner of the rectangle representing the insight element, while the size is given by its width and height. For reference, the entire insight is 12 units wide and 9 units high, and the origin (0, 0) of the x/y coordinates is in its top-left corner.

Items in layout

x: integer

Horizontal position of the element's top-left corner. In increments of 1; 0 being the left-most and 8 the right-most position.

Range: -1 ≤ x ≤ 11

y: integer

Vertical position of the element's top-left corner. In increments of 1; 0 being the top-most and 11 the bottom-most position.

Range: 0 ≤ y ≤ 11

w: integer

The width of the element (in increments of 1).

Range: 1 ≤ w ≤ 12

h: integer

The height of the element (in increments of 1).

Range: 1 ≤ h ≤ 9

column: string

Name of the column containing the data to be used in this insight element. Required if the element is of type CHART or STATS.