Signal Explorer lets you visualize your data as charts, and quickly test out derived signals iteratively.
Click here to open the Signal Explorer, or from the Exabel menu, click "Data" → "Signal explorer".
You may visualize signals by selecting 1 or more companies, then selecting a signal from your Library, and clicking "Plot signals" (or with Ctrl-Enter or Cmd-Enter on your keyboard).
These are the most common options to explore:
- Chart / table / split view: the table view shows your data in table form, and split view gives you both the chart and table at the same time.
- Date range: change the date range being viewed.
- Download: download or copy your chart to the clipboard; and also download/copy the data.
- Companies / entities: choose one or more companies, entities (e.g. brands, apps) or tags to plot. Note that signal results are returned for a maximum of 20 companies/entities at a time, to keep a manageable amount of data being displayed.
- Signals: select one or more signals to visualize. You may choose derived signals from your Library (see video above), raw signals from Data Explorer, or create new derived signals by clicking "New".
- Add group: create a separate group of companies/entities and signals.
Using groups in Signal Explorer
Within each group, all signals are plotted for all companies/entities. For example, if you select Apple and Amazon as companies, and
Market_Capas signals, you will see the close price and market cap for both Apple and Amazon (4 time series).
Sometimes, you will need to plot different signals for different sets of companies or entities. For example, you might want to plot the share price or revenue for a company, overlaid with usage metrics of mobile apps owned by the company:
Once you're happy with your chart, click "Save" at the top-right corner of the screen to save your chart to your Library. You can then easily come back to the chart, and share it with other colleagues.
Updated 3 months ago