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Membership includes:

BR101 – Intro to Spotfire

BR102 – Intermediate Spotfire

BR103 – Advanced Spotfire

Learn advanced skills and functions for Spotfire

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BR101: Introduction to Spotfire


These subtopics are clickable links within the videos so users can zip to the content they want.

  1. Data in Analysis: Changing Column Properties
  2. Recommendations Engine
  3. Data Canvas
  4. Adding a Text File
  5. Rename, Replace and Delete Data Tables
  6. Adding an .xls File
  7. Previewing Data Tables in the Data Canvas 
  8. Data Loading Settings
  1. Setting your Visualization’s Data Table
  2. Changing Axes from the Filters Toolbar and Dropdown Menu
  3. Changing Axes: 3rd Way
  4. Sort x-axis by Value Using Visualization Properties
  5. Formatting Axes
  6. Using “Color by” Feature
  7. Zoom Sliders
  8. Trellis
  9. Example 2: Highest Total Oil and Gas? 
  10. Adding Multiple y-axis Values
  11. Vertical to Horizontal Bars
  12. Side by Side vs. Stacked Bars
  13. Multiple Value Axis Scales
  14. Defining “Top” Bars to be Shown
  15. Labels for Bars
  16. Formatting Numbers and Defining a Custom Oil and Gas Format
  17. Applying your Custom Format to an Axis
  18. Changing Visualization Name and Description
  1. Changing the Order in Your Legend
  2. Changing the Color in Your Legend
  3. Multiple Scales for y-axis
  4. Date Display Options on Axes
  5. Applying Oil and Gas Format to Axes
  6. Applying Color by with Multiple y-axis Parameters…? 
  7. Appearance Formatting
  8. Filtering in Visualizations
  9. Example 2 Start, Duplicating a Vis., Moving it to a Different Page
  10. Changing the Aggregation Method
  11. Trellis by Column Names
  12. Changing your Tooltip
  13. Appearance Formatting
  14. Annotation and Conversation Tools
  1. Changing the Visualization Type
  2. Add Labels
  3. Subsets
  4. Tangent: Adding a Map
  5. Why Use Subsets
  6. Properties: Subsets Tab
  7. Series by Subset
  1. Reversing Axis Order
  2. “Marker by” Impact on Aggregation Method
  3. Color by
  4. Size by
  5. Shape by
  6. Invert Marking
  7. Filter to/out Marked Rows
  8. Marking Selection Options
  9. Add Line of Best Fit
  10. Additional Formatting
  11. Marker by Pies
  1. Defining Number of Slices
  2. Size of Slices
  3. Formatting 
  4. Trellis by Operator
  1. Coloring Columns
  2. Rendering Column as a Link
  3. Details on Demand
  4. Customize Columns for Details on Demand
  1. Cross Table
  2. Cross Table: Adding Totals
  3. Coloring: Gradient and Fixed
  1. Modifying a Sparkline
  2. Calculated Values
  3. Adding an Icon
  4. Bullet Graph Intro
  5. Bullet Graph Longer Example
  1. Defining your Tiles
  2. Primary Value Axis
  3. Change Time Axis for Sparkline
  4. Comparative Value
  5. Adding Additional KPIs
  6. Coloring KPIs
  7. Actions on a Click: Details on Demand
  1. Linking Visualizations by Marking
  2. Keyboard Shortcuts when Marking
  3. Removing Outliers with Marking
  4. Exporting your Marked Data
  5. Multiple Markings
  6. Details Visualization: Pie Chart
  1. Change the Filter Types
  2. Reset Specific Filters
  3. Organizing Filters
  4. Reset Hidden Filters
  5. Apply Filter Organization to Another Page
  6. Filtering and Visualizations
  7. Filter with Marked Data: Masked Column
  8. Deleting a Filter You’ve Made
  1. Set Shadow for Unfiltered Values
  2. Defining Our Filtering Scheme
  3. Multiple Filtering Schemes
  4. Page Filtering
  5. Resetting Filters on a Filtering Scheme
  1. Visualization to PDF
  2. Export to PowerPoint
  3. Data to File
  4. Data Loading Options
  5. Reload Linked Data
  6. Where to Find Your Library

BR102: Intermediate Skills for Spotfire

This course covers intermediate-level skills and functions within Spotfire. In conjunction with BR101, we will cover every single visualization type that Spotfire has to offer.


These subtopics are clickable links within the videos so users can zip to the content they want.

  1. Understanding the Calculated Columns Dialog Box
  2. Date Functions
  3. Math Functions
  4. Substitute Null Function
  5. Boolean: If
  6. Boolean: Case
  7. Over Function
  8. Normalized Date
  9. Peak Gas/Well
  10. Cum. Production (Intersect Function)
  11. YTD (Intersect and All Previous)
  12. Self-driven ex. and Use of “is null”/”is not null” Logic
  13. Modifying and Re-running Calculations
  1. Adding Custom Controls
  2. Applying Properties
  3. Insert Custom Filters
  4. Action Control: Reset Filters
  1. Bookmark: Apply
  2. Bookmark: Apply Special
  3. Tags
  4. Tangent: Define Marking By Line Equation
  5. Lists
  6. Group List By
  7. Tags from Lists
  8. Copy and Paste Lists
  9. List Logic
  1. Details Visualization: Heatmap
  1. Reference Points
  2. Statistics Table
  1. Positioning with Latitude and Longitude
  2. Customizing Spotfire’s Default Map
  3. Drawing Order
  4. .shp, WMS, TMS Introduction
  5. Adding a Shapefile
  6. Where to Find .shp Files? 
  7. WMS
  8. TMS
  9. Zoom Visibility
  10. Selecting on a Map
  11. Applying a Rotation Column
  1. Anatomy of a P.C. Plot
  2. Changing the Columns
  3. Tooltip Formatting
  1. Cumulative Sum
  2. YTD Aggregation
  3. Difference Aggregation
  4. Color Schemes
  5. Line Chart: One Line per Well
  6. Changing Categorization
  7. Resources Moving Forward

BR103: Advanced Spotfire

Before proceeding with this course, you should start with BR101 and BR102 or feel comfortable with your foundational Spotfire skills.


  • Multivariate analysis tools, including clustering and line similarity methods
  • Custom expressions, including understanding how to reference visualization axes
  • Property controls – how to let the user control what’s being plotted, colors, aggregation types on axes, and more.
  • Action controls
  • Interesting visualizations that are not “standard” in Spotfire’s library (Gantt and Pareto)
  • Formatting and styling options, including using Custom Themes for Spotfire’s Canvas
  • HTML basics for formatting text areas
  • A Dashboarding lesson, which ties together concepts from all the BR Courses, including advanced ways for users to custom control visualizations and HTML use for a sleek appearance
  • A Scripting lesson, in which we will learn the basics of data functions in Spotfire and apply one in our project