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Usage of Visual Explorer nodes

Visual Explorer is a powerful add-on application for MindSphere, that allows for creating custom visualizations of your data. You can integrate data from different assets, files or queries in a single dashboard and apply custom calculations, filters or aggregations.

Visual Explorer nodes allows to list, delete and create or update the datasources in Visual Explorer. For more information, see Visual Explorer Getting Started documentation.

Note

To enable these Visual Explorer nodes in Visual Flow Creator, you need to login Visual Explorer application at least once.

List datasources

list datasource

The "list datasources" node allows to list all the datasources from Visual Explorer and display the data in the message payload.

Example

To execute the example flow using list datasources node, follow these steps:

  1. Create the flow as shown below:

    create flow

  2. Save and execute the flow.

Output in the message payload

The list of the datasources are displayed in the message payload successfully.

list message payload

Config datasource

config datasource

The "config datasource" node allows to create or update a datasource in Visual Explorer.

Example

To execute the example flow using config datasource node, follow these steps:

  1. Create the flow as shown below:

    create flow

  2. Edit config datasource node to create or update a datasource.

    edit config datasource

  3. Save and execute the flow.

Output

The datasource is created or updated successfully.

Delete datasource

delete datasource

The "delete datasource" node allows to delete a datasource from Visual Explorer.

Example

To execute the example flow using delete datasource node, follow these steps:

  1. Create the flow as shown below:

    create flow

  2. Edit delete datasource node to delete a datasource.

    edit delete datasource

  3. Save and execute the flow.

Output

The datasource is deleted successfully.

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Last update: July 29, 2022