EasyData Time Series Tool

Create & Download a Selection of Multiple Time Series

EasyData tutorial: How to create and download a selection of time series

The above video explains step-by-step how to find a create and download a selection of multiple time series.

For more detail follow the below instructions.

  1. Create a Selection of Multiple Time Series
  2. View a Selection
  3. Download a Selection of Multiple Time Series

1. Create a Selection of Multiple Time Series

Selections are a convienent way to group various time series together. These selections may be saved and revisited at a later stage.

The Active Selection Box

You create a selection by adding time series to your active selection box, situated at the top of the page.

The Active Selection

After you log in, your active selection box is empty and untitled. You may start adding time series to this empty selection. Alternatively you can activate one of your existing selections on the dashboard page to add and remove time series from it.

The active selection box shows a list of the time series you have added to the selection. It remains at the top of the page and 'travels' with you while you navigate the site. Hover your mouse pointer over the active selection to quickly remove a single time series, remove all time series or click to view an individual time series in detail.

Add Time Series to Your Active Selection

Start by activating the selection you want to edit, or create a new 'untitled' selection. As you browse the site you are able to add time series to your active selection. You simply click on the 'Add' button to the right of the time series. The 'Add' button is also available on the top right-hand-side of the time series detail page.

Add time series to active selection
Add time series to active selection

Save Your Active Selection

You can save your active selection at any time by clicking on the 'save selection' link in the active selection box. Once you have saved a selection, any changes you make by adding or removing time series will automatically be saved for that selection.

Save your active selection

2. View a Selection

You can view your active selection in detail at any time by clicking on the 'view & download' link in the active selection box.

View a selection

As you create and save selections, you will find a list of your selections on the right-hand side of the dashboard page. You will also see any selections shared by your colleagues. You can view any of your saved selections by clicking on its title on the dashboard page.

View a selection

The Selection Page

On the selection page you are be able to toggle between the various frequencies to view the time series you selected for that frequency. For each time series you can see the latest value, thepercentage change from the previous value and a sparkline showing the past 5 years valuesto date.

Selection page

Tips

  1. Drag the individual time series up and down to change the order.
  2. Click on 'Edit' to change the title of your selection, add a decription or to make your selection private or shared.
  3. Use the checkboxes to remove multiple time series at once from your selection.

3. Download a Selection of Multiple Time Series

Each selection page has a 'Download selection data' button. Click the button to download the selection in Excel and other formats.