New features and functionality to help you build powerful, dynamic document templates, insightful business intelligence dashboards, and visual data maps!

 

Ecrion Design Studio Updates

Figure 1: Users can now create custom visualization widgets within dashboards

Figure 1: Users can now create custom visualization widgets within dashboards

The Ecrion Design Studio, a comprehensive design suite comprised of three applications – the Data Modeler, Publisher, and BI Architect – employs an easy-to-use, intuitive visual interface to help users quickly and easily map data, create dynamic document templates, and build insightful business intelligence dashboards. Updates include:

  • Data Modeler
    • Now define relationships between different tables
    • Write custom code in C# and Javascript in order to define desired behaviors for changing data
    • Specify table behaviors when database information is updated
    • Incrementally update data for BI in-memory databases

 

  • Publisher
    • Insert, edit, and customize a wide range of charts
    • Now insert transpromotional material into templates
    • Display simple labels for dynamic elements such as fields, repeating paragraphs, and conditional paragraphs
    • Improved structure for Properties Dialog: Properties are now grouped into “Visual”, “Layout”, “Dynamic”, or “All” categories
    • Validate custom expressions before adding them into documents
    • Check the integrity of XML files in the Source Editor

 

Figure 1: Users can now create custom visualization widgets within dashboards

Figure 1: Users can now create custom visualization widgets within dashboards

  • BI Architect
    • Define and implement custom widgets
    • New “Brushing” feature: Mark sections in one widget, and the section’s corresponding values will automatically display in other widgets
    • Utilize improved marking and filtering options
    • Write “Widget Events”: Custom actions that occur as a result of changes to BI widgets like tables and charts
    • Redesigned dashboard grid layout: New grid layout empowers users to easily insert, arrange, group, or change existing BI visualizations
    • Now insert line and column series into mixed charts