JMP Live Help
Create visualizations with your data in JMP and share your analyses using JMP Live. Anyone viewing these posts has the interactive capabilities of JMP to explore your data.
Find out more about these topics:
Publish JMP Graphs and Reports as Posts
You can use JMP 15 and above to publish graphs and reports to JMP Live. Graphs and reports appear in a JMP Live post, which can contain a single report or a folder with multiple reports. Create your graphs and reports in JMP and then click File > Publish. For more details, see Save and Share Reports.
Figure 1.1 JMP Live Post Thumbnails
Icons indicate the following information:
Your post is private (only you can see it)
The post is a featured post (added by an administrator)
How many views the post has
How many comments the post has
You have not bookmarked the post
You have bookmarked the post
Figure 1.2 Example of a JMP Live Post
Interact with Posts
Find out what you can do in posts:
Open Posts
Posts appear under My Dashboard and All Posts:
My Dashboard: Contains all of the following types of posts:
posts that you have published
posts that people that you follow have published
posts published to groups that you are a member of
All Posts: Contains everything from My Dashboard and all public posts (that are shared with everyone).
Click a post to open it. If there is only one post, it opens directly. If there are several posts in a folder, click the folder to open it, then click the post that you want to see.
Figure 1.3 Single Post Thumbnail (Left) and Folder Thumbnail (Right)
In a graph or a report, point your cursor or tap on a data point or a calculation to see its values or description.
Note: To open or close reports and graphs, click or tap the arrow to the right of the title.
Figure 1.4 See a Data Point’s Values
Figure 1.5 See an Explanation of a P-Value Calculation
Select Data
How you select data in a graph (points, bars, and so on) depends on whether you are on a computer or a mobile device. The default mode is to select a single data point. If you want to select multiple data points:
On a computer, press Shift then select the data points.
On a mobile device, tap the multiple selection icon and then select the data points.
On a computer
On a mobile device
Select or deselect a single data point
Click a data point.
Tap then tap a data point.
Select or deselect multiple data points
Hold down the Shift key and click multiple data points.
Tap then tap multiple data points.
Identify a single data point
Point to a single data point.
Tap then tap a data point.
Select data points by brushing
Click and drag a rectangle over data points. Click and drag in the center to move the rectangle, or drag the corners to resize it.
Tap then draw a rectangle over the data points. Drag the center to move the rectangle, or drag the corners to resize it.
See Linked Data
If your JMP report contains multiple graphs, data in all graphs are linked. So if you select data, it is highlighted in all associated graphs.
Figure 1.6 Select Data in Linked Graphs
In this example, a histogram bar in the top graph is selected. The corresponding rows are highlighted in the scatterplot and in the marginal histogram.
Exclude and Hide Data
Once you have selected data, you can exclude it from report calculations and hide it in graphs. Reports and graphs automatically update.
Figure 1.7 Report Menu Options
To exclude and hide data, use the options in the More menu at right:
Note: If the report contains a Local Data Filter, most of these options do not appear, since you use the Local Data Filter instead.
Exclude and Hide Selected Rows: Excludes and hides selected data.
Include and Show All Rows: Includes and shows any excluded or hidden data.
Invert Row Selection: Changes the current selection to the deselected data.
The Report menu also contains these options:
Display Log Messages: Shows messages from the server and any unexpected conditions from the client.
Themes: Changes the page appearance. See Change the Theme.
Delete post: (Appears only on posts you own) Deletes the post. See Delete Posts.
Flag as inappropriate: Flags the post as inappropriate. See Flag Posts or Users.
Filter Data
If the original JMP report included a Local Data Filter, you can use it to focus on specific data and see the impact on graphs and reports.
Figure 1.8 Filter Data in Graphs
In this example, the filter choices are showing only females between 51 and 63 inches tall who are between the ages of 12 and 14.
Local Data Filter Options
Conditional Filtering
Limits the options in the Local Data Filter by condition. For more information, see Using JMP.
Note: This option does not appear if there is more than one OR group, or if the columns are not hierarchical.
Invert filter
Inverts currently selected filters.
Select filtered rows in graphs
Selects all filtered rows in graphs.
Show filtered rows in graphs
Shows all filtered rows in graphs.
Include filtered rows in calculations
Only filtered rows are included in report calculations.
Modify Graphs
Use the options in the More menu next to a report to customize graph elements.
Figure 1.9 Change the Marker Size
The options in this menu can vary depending on the type of graph or JMP platform. For example:
In scatterplots and histograms, you can change the marker size.
In profilers, you can reset the profiler to its original state, or re-scale the vertical axis to include the response.
In data filters, you can choose how you want to filter data.
In bubble plots, you can change the appearance of the bubbles.
Change the Theme
To change the page appearance, at the top right, click More > Themes.
Figure 1.10 Change the Page Theme
Edit Posts or See Details
To edit a post that you created:
From a post thumbnail, click Edit .
From within a post, click Details then click Edit to change the title, description, or sharing settings. Click the thumbnail to change the image.
To see details about a post from a thumbnail, click Details .You can see when the post was published or the underlying data.
Figure 1.11 Edit a Post’s Details
You can download the associated data table(s) and the JSL script that re-creates the post.
Tip: If you want to add a link to a website in the report description, you can use these HTML tags: <a href= "target">, <b>, <em>, <i>, <strong>, and <u>.
Comment on Posts
In JMP Live, you can add comments to stand-alone posts or to a folder containing several posts. You can see how many comments are on a post in the thumbnail next to the Comments icon .
To see or add comments to a post or folder, proceed as follows:
Click a post or folder to open it.
Note: In a folder, you cannot comment on individual posts, but you can comment on the entire folder.
Click or .
Any existing comments appear.
Click in the Write your comment here box and enter a new comment. To respond to an existing comment, click Reply and enter a comment.
Tip: In addition to text, you can use basic HTML or markdown.
Click Submit.
(Optional) To edit or delete a comment, click More , and select Edit or Delete.
If someone adds, deletes, or replies to a comment on a post that you own, you will get a notification (unless you turned off notifications for comments).
Bookmark Posts
If you want to easily access a stand-alone post or a folder containing several posts, you can bookmark it in JMP Live.
Note: In a folder, you cannot bookmark individual posts, but you can bookmark the entire folder.
To bookmark a stand-alone post or folder, click Bookmark . To see all your bookmarked posts and folders, at the top, click Bookmarks.
Figure 1.12 Bookmarks Page
Tip: On the Bookmarks page, updated posts have a green dot next to their timestamp. After you view the post, the green dot disappears.
Delete Posts
To delete a post that you created:
From a post thumbnail, click More > Delete.
From a post, click More > Delete post.
Figure 1.13 Delete a Post from a Post
Share Posts
From a post, click Share to share the post. You can share a post in any of these ways:
on social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
Note: These options do not appear if your administrator has disabled them.
email a link
copy a link
copy embedded HTML code (for a web page)
Figure 1.14 Sharing Options
Note: If you are sharing your own post, you might not see all of these options if the sharing setting is restricted to only you. Share your post publicly to see these options.
Flag Posts or Users
If you think a post or user profile contains inappropriate content, you can flag it to the administrator:
Do one of the following actions:
To flag a post: On a post thumbnail or from a post, click More > Flag as Inappropriate.
To flag a user profile: From a user profile, click More > Report User.
(Optional) Add comments to explain the issue.
Click Submit.
Here is what happens when a post or user profile is flagged:
JMP Live administrators determine whether the post or user profile should be hidden or removed.
If the post is hidden or removed, the owner of the flagged post or the flagged user is notified (if they have not turned off notifications for flags). For hidden posts, the owner can attempt to fix the problem and let the administrator know. The administrator can then reinstate the post if they approve.
Manage Notifications
In JMP Live, you are notified when any of these things happen:
someone new starts following you
someone adds, deletes, or updates a comment on one of your posts
a post that you bookmarked is updated
a request that you made to join a group is approved or denied
someone requests to join a closed group that you are an administrator of
someone flags a post that you created or flags your user profile
an administrator deletes one of your posts, or a folder that includes one of your posts, or if one of your posts is removed from a group
To see your notifications, click Notifications . From here, you can do the following actions:
Click a notification to take you to its source. For example, if someone started following you, their user profile opens. If you receive a request to join a closed group, the group opens.
Click See All to see all notifications in a larger window. From here, you can do the following:
Click Mark All as Read to turn them from gray (not read) to white (read) and remove the notification number flag.
Click Clear All to clear all notifications.
Click More to clear a single notification or stop receiving that type of notification.
Click Settings to manage your notifications. See Manage Notification Settings.
Manage Notification Settings
On the Notification Settings page, you can choose which types of notifications you want to receive and how often you want to get email notifications.
Stop receiving a notification of a certain type: Under On JMP Live, click Off.
Change how often you get email notifications: Under Email, choose a time period.
Figure 1.15 JMP Live Notification Settings
Search for People, Posts, or Groups
You can search JMP Live in these ways:
To search all of JMP Live, enter a name or keyword in the search box at top right.
To filter posts on the Home pages, enter text in the Find User, Find Group, and Find (keywords in posts) boxes. See Filter Your Search.
Figure 1.16 Search Options (JMP Live and JMP Public)
Filter Your Search
To use filters, depending on where you want to search, go to Home > My Dashboard or All Posts.
To find all posts from a user or group, enter a user name or group name in the Find User or Find Group box. Suggestions appear as you type.
To search by a keyword in a post title, enter a word into the Find box.
You can refine your search by restricting the date or by limiting it to a certain group.
To clear your search, click the x next to a user name, or clear other fields by clicking Clear All.
Follow Someone
If you follow someone, their posts appear on your Dashboard.
Figure 1.17 Follow Someone
To follow someone, do one of these actions:
Next to their name in the search results, click Follow .
Click a person’s name to go to their user profile, and then click Follow.
Edit Your Profile
At the top right, click your name > My Profile.
Click Edit.
Change your picture or display name.
To use JSL to create and publish JMP Live reports, you need an API key. Click Generate API Key and make a note of your key. For details, see the Scripting Guide.
Click Save.
JMP Live Groups
There are different types of groups in JMP Live:
Personal groups: Users and administrators can create personal groups. Only people that you add to a personal group can see the group and its posts. Personal groups can be owned by the creator of the group, or by a member that you specify as an administrator of the group.
Open, Closed, or Hidden groups: Only administrators can create these types of groups.
Open: Anyone can find the group, join the group, and see the posts and members.
Closed: Anyone can find the group, but only members can see the posts and members. People can request to join the group.
Hidden: Only members can find the group and see posts and members.
On the Groups page, you see My Groups or All Groups:
My Groups: Shows all groups that you are a member of.
All Groups: Shows all groups that you are a member of and all open and closed groups that you can join or ask to join.
Figure 1.18 My Groups Page
When you add someone to a group, they are added automatically. They can choose to leave the group.
Create JMP Live Groups
Click Groups.
Click Create Group.
Figure 1.19 Create New User Group
Name the group.
(Optional) Add a group description.
Click Find user and type user names to add members.
Clickable suggestions appear as you type.
Click Create.
Share JMP Live Posts with Groups
When you publish a report from JMP, you can share it with a group. For details, see Using JMP. Or, you can share a published post with a group from JMP Live.
Click Home > My Dashboard to see your posts.
Open the post that you want to share.
Click Details .
In the Shared with section, click Edit .
Click Groups and select the groups that you want to share with.
Tip: To stop sharing a post that you own with a group, click and deselect the check box of the groups you no longer want to share the post with.
Click Save.
The post appears on the group page and on the group members’ Home pages.
Add Members
Click Groups > My Groups.
Click the name of the group that you want to add members to.
Click More > Add Members.
Type user names to add members.
Clickable suggestions appear as you type.
Click Submit.
Remove Members
Click Groups > My Groups.
Click the name of the group that you want to remove members from.
Click Manage Group.
Click the row (not the Display Name) containing the names of the members that you want to remove.
Click Delete and click OK.
Change Member Permissions
Click Groups > My Groups.
Click the name of the group that contains the members whose permissions you want to change.
Click Manage Group.
Click Edit Permissions.
Select the check boxes to set these permissions:
Can Publish: Member can publish posts to the group.
Can Remove Posts: Member can remove posts from the group. Removing a post makes it This visible to only its original owner.
Group Admin: Member is a group administrator. Administrators can add or remove members from the group, change member permissions, and delete posts from the group.
Click Save.
Edit Groups
Click Groups > My Groups.
Click the name of the group that you want to edit.
Click More > Edit Group.
Update the group details.
Click Save.
Delete Groups
When you delete a group, any posts that are published to the group are not deleted, but are changed to private.
At the top of the JMP Live web page, click Groups.
A list of any groups that you are a member of appears in My Groups.
Click the group name.
Click More > Delete Group.
Click OK.