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Create text insight

UI · interface

Create a new insight using only plain text.

Usage

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

create_text_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.

Parameters


title: string

Title of the insight.


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.

Must be one of: "TITLE", "DESCRIPTION", "CHART", "GRAPH", "STATS", "LEGEND", "LEGEND_COLOR_SCALE"


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.