Queries are requests for information within Cinchy which users can create.

Table of Contents

1. Creating Queries

For more information on how to create queries, see creating a saved query.

2. Execute Queries

Users can execute pre-built queries based on their access. The result can be exported into a CSV or TSV format (Image 1).
Image 1: ( You can execute saved queries by running them from the Saved Queries table

3. Generate Pivot Tables

Once you have executed the query, click the Grid drop down list and select Pivot. Here is where you can take your standard table view and slice and dice your data (Image 2).
Image 2: Generating a Pivot Table

4. Generate Charts

From within your pivot view, open the drop down list with the value “table” and select the type of chart you want to use to display the data (Image 3).
Image 3: Generating Charts

5. Build Shared Visualizations

Once you have a desired visualization, that visualization can be made available for others as an applet in Cinchy. Grab the Pivot URL and send it to your Cinchy builder to create your mini applet that can be shared and leveraged!
To copy the Pivot URL to build have a visualization created, complete the following:
  1. 1.
    From within the Pivot, locate the blue Pivot URL
  2. 2.
    Click Pivot URL button
  3. 3.
    Click the Copy button
  4. 4.
    Send the copied URL to your Cinchy builder to create your applet that can be shared and leveraged!
You can also open that visualization by clicking Open in new tab.