Word clouds

The Word Clouds visualization allows to generate word clouds containing textual data.
You have an example of this visualization on our cloud of most popular names in 1900. The number of births is available by hovering over a first name.

To set up a Word Clouds visualization, choose the active account you want to work on. Your active account contains at least one dataset with textual data.

Create your Word Clouds

Click on Visualizations then on Configure a visualization.

  1. Choose the application Word Clouds
  2. Enter the title of the visualization

You are redirected to the configuration page of your application with its different sections:

  1. Information
  2. Action buttons (full screen, integration on a site, capture, ...)
  3. Configuration menu
  4. Preview

Page de configuration

The title of the visualization can be changed anytime.
The Informations section shows a summary of the characteristics of your application.

Configuration menu

The configuration menu contains three submenus: Data, Preperation and Presentation.


In the Data menu, you can choose the dataset you want to use.
Filters are used to restrict the data displayed in the application.
You can Restrict to Values from a column, Restrict to Range of Values​​ from a column, or Exclude Values from a column.


In the Preperation menu, Text fields allows you to select the column you want to use in your word cloud.
Calculation allows to classify your text by the most significant words, by frequency or by a value from another column.


The Presentation menu allows to customize your word cloud.
The Palette allows to choose a set of colors that will be associated with the values ​​of your data.
The Interactive filter makes the words clickable, a new word cloud will be created in relation to the word on which you clicked.
The other rendering options allos to choose the maximum number of words, the font, the minimum and maximum size of a word, the progression of the size of the words, the directions of rotation of the words and the spiral type of words.

When you are satisfied with the preview click on Save to finalize your configuration.
You can add a description at the bottom of the page and make your application public.
You can consult it using the consult or full screen buttons.