Content Studio: How do I check for broken data fields?

Topic

  • How to check for broken data fields via Data Field Viewer in Content Studio?

Environment

  • Product Family: Control System, Software
  • Product: 
  • Components: Data Studio, Data Field Viewer, Content Studio, Show Control 2.18 or later
  • Control System: Show Control System (SCS)
The Data Field Viewer gives additional details to data elements. This includes sources, file path/table, field and errors.  Use this tool to identify any broken data fields as you add them to your presentation.  

Steps

  1. Enable the Data Field Viewer
    1. Open/login to the Content Studio v2 desktop app.
    2. Select the menu icon in the top left corner and choose Content Studio Options
    3. Choose Plug-ins and select the Show Control Workspace tab. 
    4. Check on the Data Field Viewer and Click OK. 
       Data field viewer1.png
  2. Open or create a new data presentation.  See: How do I create presentations with data Show Control 2.18 or later?
  3. When new data fields are added to the presentation, they will be added to the Data Field Viewer.  This gives additional insight into the data fields.  
    1. Click on the Data Field Viewer tab.
    2. Select the Error Column to sort by potential errors.
    3. If there are errors, update the data fields as needed
      Data field viewer2.png

Related Resources

How to configure data sources in Venus Control Suite Data Studio?
How do I create presentations with data Show Control 2.18 or later?

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