Generate and view a word tag cloud via the CloudExplorer

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You can create a visual representation of the text data in an archive, bucket, or dataset. A tag cloud shows the words that occur most frequently. The CloudExplorer allows you to drill into the data via search, remove terms for just one session or permanently, and change the color of a particular term in the visualization.

To create / generate a tag cloud:

  1. Open the archive, bucket, or dataset.
  2. Do one of the following:
    Option Steps
    To create a tag cloud for an archive or bucket
    1. Click Generate CloudExplorer on the Archive Details or Bucket Details page.
    2. An informational message (with percent completed) is displayed indicating that the tag cloud is currently processing.
    3. Click Notifications in the Left Navigation, then Other Notifications to confirm the generation is finished.
    4. After the tag cloud is generated, click View CloudExplorer on the Archive Details or Bucket Details page.
    To create a tag cloud for a dataset
    1. Click Generate Tag Cloud.
    2. An informational message (with percent completed) is displayed indicating that the tag cloud is currently processing.
    3. Click Notifications in the Left Navigation, then Other Notifications to confirm the generation is finished.
    4. After the tag cloud is generated, click View Tag Cloud on the Dataset Details page.

To view and/or modify a tag cloud:

  1. To view the number of times a word occurs in the text, hover over the word.
  2. To remove a word from the tag cloud, click the word and one of the following:
    • Remove from Word Cloud Permanently
    • Remove from Word Cloud for This Session
  3. To change the font color, click the word, click the color selector icon to select the color, and then click Set Term Color.cloud_tag_term_color.jpg
  4. To view the items that contain the word, click the word, and then select Search Term.
  5. To save a copy of the tag cloud image as a .png file, click the Save as image button. (See screenshot below.)
  6. To toggle between viewing the words as a cloud or as a list, click View as Cloud or View as List drop-down and select the desired option. (See screenshot below.)
  7. To change the maximum number of words that are displayed, click the number of items drop-down and select the desired option. (See screenshot below.)
  8. To view single terms, bigrams or trigrams, click the drop-down and select either Single TermsBigrams, or Trigrams. (See screenshot below.) Note: Bigrams and trigrams clouds may appear differently before and after de-duplication or other filtering methods.

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