How-To

Getting Notifications

LityxIQ provides a range of options for providing notifications to you when events occur within the platform. Events include things like a datasets is imported, a predictive model finishes running, or an optimization scenario completes. Your personal Notification Settings are available in the Tools menu: The Notification Settings dialog has two tabs, plus an option for Notifications related to Configuration Variables. These are described here. Events and Actions Tab This tab d...

Getting Help

There are multiple methods to get help from within LityxIQ. Immediate Help with Options in Dialogs Most options that are available when defining settings in various places within LityxIQ have a help icon directly accessible. In the screenshow below, the user clicked the Help (question mark) icon next to the "Use Filename Template" setting and is given immediate assistance. To close a help bubble, click in it. LityxIQ Support Site Accessible from the UI The main UI of LityxIQ ha...

Using the File Manager

The LityxIQ File Manager lets you manually upload files, such as delimited text file or Excel files, so that they can be imported into LityxIQ. This is useful as a quick way to import files you may have on your local workstation without having to upload them to other 3rd party locations. Files uploaded using File Manager are uploaded and stored in a fully encrypted fashion. It can also be used as a place for exporting datasets that you can later manually download to your local machine. This doc...

Data Connections

A Connection in LityxIQ is a "pointer" to an external source of data. Some examples of connections to external sources include: - Places in which files can be stored, such as FTP/FTPS/SFTP sites, Amazon S3, or Google Drive. - SQL-like databases, such as SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or Amazon Redshift. - CRM or other cloud-based systems, such as Salesforce or Google Analytics. Generally, connecting to external data sources requires knowing information about that data source, as well as yo...

Using the Filter Dialog

There are several areas within LityxIQ that make use of the Define Filter dialog box. This box has a consistent functionality wherever it appears. This article describes how to use it. - Filter Definition - use this box to type in the logical definition of the filter. This is essentially a code window. When referring to variable names, enclose them in square brackets. The result of the code when applied to a record in the dataset should be either a boolean "true" or "false. - Include Re...

Using the Console Window

The LityxIQ console provides a log of running processes such as creating datasets or running predictive models. It shows informational messages on the progress of the process, any warnings or errors that occurred, and informs you when the process is complete. The console can be opened by clicking the Console link in the upper right area of the screen. Once opened, the console can be moved anywhere on the screen by using the usual drag operation from its title bar. You can also minimize...

Using the Scheduling Dialog

There are several areas within LityxIQ where certain processes can be put on a schedule. In most cases, you will see the "Schedule It" option as one of the options available for executing that object. For example, in the case of a Raw Dataset, the Load Data option expands into options Load Now or Schedule It. Regardless of the object, a common scheduling dialog will appear. Here we'll explain the components of that dialog and the options available. Settings - Left Side of Scheduling ...

Changing Password

Log in to change your password. Once logged in, select My Account from the Tools drop-down menu. The Update User Information window will appear. Click the Change Password tab and enter the current password and new password (twice). Be sure to click the Change Password button when finished. A confirmation message will appear if your password was successfully changed. Click Done to close the Update User Information window.

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