Author: bryan

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Adding Interactive User Help with Intro.js

The other day I stumbled across this cool little JavaScript file called Intro.js that makes it really easy to provide user help in an interactive tutorial way.  I thought it would be a really...

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Embedding Instructions into Prompts

Sometimes, prompts can be complicated either in usage or in business implications.  While we can leave some notes for the user in the prompt description, sometimes it would be nice to be able to...

Using jQuery in MicroStrategy Dashboards 41

Using jQuery in MicroStrategy Dashboards

I’ve written about a lot of cool things you can do with HTML Containers, but the best involve JavaScript because they add a new level of interaction to MicroStrategy.  Now it’s time to take...

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Fancy Tooltips with jQuery

Information Windows are a useful feature in MicroStrategy for adding context to your dashboard.  i’ve talked about alternatives before, but today I’ll talk about extending the functionality of Info Windows using jQuery to allow them...

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Hiding Elements on the Page with jQuery

jQuery allows you to have total control over UI Components in MicroStrategy Web.  There’s really no end to what you can do and change, but one thing in particular that I’ve found to be...

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Collapsible Sections with jQuery

I’ve previously posted about how to collapse sections using JavaScript in an HTML Container.  It’s a pretty cool trick, but the experience isn’t really that great because it’s jarring.  Also, the tax on the...

Introducing MicroStrategy Hacks 3

Introducing MicroStrategy Hacks

Update: Our team scope has expanded since the launching of this page and we’ve renamed the page to Facebook Data Viz Team:  http://www.facebook.com/FBDataViz MicroStrategy Hacks is a Facebook Page that I’m operating with some of...

MicroStrategy World 2013 13

MicroStrategy World 2013

MicroStrategy’s annual user conference, MicroStrategy World, is just a month away at the ritzy Wynn Las Vegas (January 28th-31st).  I did a post last year that described the benefits of attending the conference.  If...

The Hidden Cost of the History List 8

The Hidden Cost of the History List

The History List is one of my favorite features in MicroStrategy.  It can be convenient to quickly jump back to a previously run report and handy to retrieve a long running report later instead...