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Page: account
This command allows you to create and manage users and groups. This command allows you to create and manage users and groups. Any changes you make to users and groups will be applied immediately, although users who are currently logged in will not see the
Page: Active Directory
Active Directory is an implementation of LDAP directory services by Microsoft for use in the Windows environments. Active Directory allows administrators to assign enterprise-wide policies, deploy programs to many computers, and apply critical updates to
Page: Active Directory and LDAP
This section describes how to configure SuperSTAR to authenticate users against an LDAP directory. LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is a very commonly used interface to user or account information. A very popular variant of LDAP is Microsoft A
Page: active table
A table that has been selected or built in SuperCROSS, SuperTABLE, or SuperWEB2.
Page: Add a Blank Row or Column to a Table - SuperCROSS
To make your table more readable, you can add spacing by using blank rows and columns. The blank rows and columns can either be completely blank rows/columns, or they can have headings. For example, you could use blank rows to group values in your table a
Page: Add a New Language - Metadata Server
This section describes what to do if you have followed the instructions and set up metadata already and now want to add an additional language to your deployment. Do not re-run the metadata configuration scripts, as this will replace your existing populat
Page: Add a Terms and Conditions Screen - SuperWEB2
It is possible to configure SuperWEB2 to display a terms and conditions screen during log in. Users will need to accept the terms and conditions in order to log in to SuperWEB2. For example: SW2_TandCs.png To activate the terms and conditions screen, do t
Page: Add a User Interface Language - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS comes supplied with a number of user interface language options. Users can change the user interface language by choosing an option from the File > Language menu. SX-File-Language.png If none of the supplied languages are suitable for your user
Page: Add a User Interface Language - SuperWEB2
To add a new user interface language to SuperWEB2, you need to create a resource bundle. This is a set of properties files saved in <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\classes. For example, the file messages.properties contains values for various strings
Page: Add a Warning Message to Printed Tables - SuperWEB2
It is possible to configure SuperWEB2 to include an additional message, such as a warning or disclaimer, whenever a user prints a table (either by clicking the Print Table button, or by pressing CTRL-P). SuperWEB2 will display this message at the top of t
Page: Add Datasets and Tables - SuperWEB2
On login, SuperWEB2 displays the catalogue of available data, where users can select a dataset or saved table to work with: SW2-Select-database-or-topic.png The Datasets list displays all the datasets installed on the SuperSERVER that the logged in user h
Page: Add Defined Fields - SuperWEB2
User Defined Fields - SuperCROSS You can recode UDFs and in some instances use them to create other UDFs to build up complex results. If you have created UDFs in SuperCROSS then you can add these to your SuperWEB2 server. The UDFs will appear in the field
Page: Add External Axis Item - SuperCROSS
You can import external data into a row, column or wafer axis. Table data can be imported into a maximum of two axis fields (e.g. columns and rows or columns and wafers). You have two options for importing external data: you can enter the data manually in
Page: Add H2 JDBC Driver to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL H2 H2 is a relational database management system http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relational_database_management_system (RDBMS) written in Java http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_(programming_language). It is open source and can be
Page: Add MySQL JDBC Drivers to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL MySQL If your source data is stored in a MySQL database, then you need to configure SuperCHANNEL to use the MySQL JDBC driver. Step 1 - Download and Install the Driver The MySQL jdbc driver is called Connector/J. Download the l
Page: Add Oracle JDBC Drivers to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL Oracle If your source data is stored in an Oracle database, then you need to configure SuperCHANNEL to use an appropriate JDBC driver. Step 1 - Download and Install the Driver Download an appropriate driver from http://www.orac
Page: Add PostgreSQL JDBC Drivers to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL PostgreSQL If your source data is stored in a PostgreSQL database, then you need to configure SuperCHANNEL to use the PostgreSQL JDBC driver. Step 1 - Download and Install the Driver Download the latest version of the driver fr
Page: Add SQL Server jTDS JDBC Driver to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL Microsoft SQL Server If your source data is stored in a Microsoft SQL Server database, then you need to configure SuperCHANNEL to use the jTDS JDBC driver. jTDS is an open source 100% pure Java (type 4) JDBC 3.0 driver for Micr
Page: Add SQL Server Microsoft JDBC Driver to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL Microsoft SQL Server If your source data is stored in a Microsoft SQL Server database, then you can configure SuperCHANNEL to use the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server. This driver is a pure Java (type 4) JDBC 4.0 driver for
Page: Add Sybase jTDS JDBC Driver to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL Sybase If your source data is stored in a Sybase database, then you need to configure SuperCHANNEL to use the jTDS JDBC driver. jTDS is an open source 100% pure Java (type 4) JDBC 3.0 driver for Microsoft SQL Server (6.5, 7, 20
Page: Add Teradata JDBC Drivers to SuperCHANNEL
JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL Teradata If your source data is stored in a Teradata database, then you need to configure SuperCHANNEL to use the Teradata JDBC driver. Step 1 - Download and Install the Driver Download the latest version of the Teradata JDBC d
Page: Add your Support Contact Email to Error Messages - SuperWEB2
There are some login error messages included with SuperWEB2 that contain an email address link for the user to contact support. For example: SW2-AccountLocked.png By default, these support links are configured to use a dummy email address (support@example
Page: Adding Multiple Fields to an Axis: Nesting and Concatenation - SuperWEB2
You can add multiple fields to one axis in your table. You have two different options for doing this: nesting the fields, and concatenating them. In this example, the Gender and Marital Status fields are nested on the row axis: SW2-NestedFieldsExample.png
Page: Administration - Open Data API
As a SuperWEB2 administrator, you can control who has access to the Open Data API, and how often they are allowed to issue requests. This section describes the administration options available to you:
Page: Advanced Confidentiality Rule Options
By default, the confidentiality rule will apply to all tables created from any dataset that the method has been applied to in SuperADMIN. From release 9.6 onwards, some additional configuration options have been added. For example, you can now configure t
Page: Advanced Configuration - Job Queue Manager
This section describes some advanced configuration adjustments you may want to make to Job Queue Manager. You should install Job Queue Manager and confirm that the basic functionality is working before making any of these changes. Job Expiry and Removal B
Page: aggregated data
See summary data.
Page: annotation
Additional information associated with a table or chart. For example, a symbol in a cell to denote a special condition (such as Not Available). There are two parts to an annotation: a symbol in the cell and a footnote text for the symbol.
Page: Annotation Repository Schema - Data Control API
The annotation repository schema supports the following functions: Add/delete an annotation Update an annotation's symbol Update an annotation's description Enforce the uniqueness of annotation symbols Add/delete database assignments Add/delete field assi
Page: Annotations - Callback Functions
SuperSERVER maintains a separate database for storing annotation information. For details of the database schema and facilities supported by the SuperSERVER annotation subsystem, see Annotations - Data Control API. The following functions allow access to
Page: Annotations - Charts - SuperCROSS
You can add annotations to charts to highlight something or describe or draw attention to something on the chart: Chart-Example.png To add an annotation, select one of the options on the Annotations menu or the toolbar: Option Icon Select To... How to Add
Page: Annotations - Data Control API
The annotation functionality lets you create annotations and assign them to values in the table. Annotations can be assigned to various table components such as databases, fields, field values, and data cells (cross section of two or more field values). A
Page: Annotations - SuperCROSS
You can add annotations to cells, fields, and the table header. For example, you can use them to add notes, explain the recodes used or provide information about certain cell values within the table. The annotations appear at the bottom of the table with
Page: Annotations - SuperSERVER
The annotation functionality built in to SuperSERVER allows you to automatically show additional information or explanatory notes when particular fields and values appear in a table. The clients display the annotations beneath the table. For example: SW2-
Page: Annotations Sample Code - Data Control API
The etc\annotation directory (C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperSERVER SA\etc\annotation) contains sample code for the annotations: etc\annotation\Financial.sxv4.sqlite.db etc\annotation\README.txt etc\annotation\financial.sql etc\annotation\schema.sql The annotati
Page: Antlr 2 License
We reserve no legal rights to the ANTLR--it is fully in the public domain. An individual or company may do whatever they wish with source code distributed with ANTLR or the code generated by ANTLR, including the incorporation of ANTLR, or its output, into
Page: API Keys - Open Data API
In order to use the API, you must first obtain an API key. This is used for authorisation and must be submitted in an APIKey header in every request you make to the API. Obtain your API Key To get your key, login to SuperWEB2 and select the Preferences op
Page: Application Programming Interface (API)
A programmatic interface into a software application. An API allows developers to write their own applications that interact with the software.
Page: ASM Licence
Copyright (c) 2012 France Télécom All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: Redistributions of source code must retain the above copy
Page: attributes
The properties of objects, elements, or files. These usually consist of a name and value.
Page: Audit Logging - SuperSTAR
Audit logging is an optional SuperSTAR feature that you can use to monitor user activity. You can activate audit logging for SuperWEB2, SuperADMIN and SuperSERVER. These applications will then log all user activity (such as who has logged in or out of the
Page: auth, authentication
This command controls user authentication. Use it to configure an external authentication service, such as LDAP or Active Directory. auth and authentication are the same command and can be used interchangeably. Overview By default, SuperSTAR is configured
Page: Automate Search Index Updates - SuperWEB2
If you add or remove a dataset from SuperSERVER, you will need to update the search index to keep it in sync. If you regularly make changes to the catalogue, you may want to consider setting up your deployment to automatically update the search index. Thi
Page: Automatically Expand the Fields when Selecting All - SuperWEB2
By default, when you use the Select all at level option in SuperWEB2, the field does not automatically expand to show the selected values: SuperWEB2-Select-All-At-Level-Does-Not-Auto-Expand.png To view the selected values, you have to manually expand the
Page: Automatically Generate R Keys for Perturbation - SuperCHANNEL
If you want to use the Perturbation feature to confidentialise your data, then you need to have R Keys in your unit records. SuperCHANNEL can generate the R Keys automatically when it creates your SXV4. In some cases, you are recommended to generate the R
Page: Automation and SuperADMIN
SuperADMIN includes macro functionality. You can use this to automate repetitive tasks. Creating a Macro File There are two options: Use the macro command in SuperADMIN to record a series of commands to a macro file. Create the macro file in a text editor
Page: axis
One of three dimensions in a SuperCROSS or SuperWEB2 table (row, column, and wafer/layer).
Page: axis derivation
An axis derivation is an arithmetic expression that can use axis items from a specific axis in a table as variables. Axis derivations could be percentages, sums, subtotals and other such expressions. An axis derivation differs from a field derivation beca
Page: axis item
An axis item is an individual row, column, or wafer item not necessarily related to a specific field. For example, a row representing males aged 50 could be an axis item.
Page: axis reference item
Any axis item can be manually set as the axis reference item. You can have multiple axis reference items in a table, but only one per axis (row, column, or wafer). By default, the axis reference item will be either the first or last in the list depending
Page: AxisMapEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load AxisMapEntry AxisMapEntryDefine AxisMapBody AxisMapEnd AxisMap is ignored if the axis is in large axis mode. AxisMapEntryDefine 'AXIS_MAP' Yes Yes Yes

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Page: Backup Strategy - SuperSTAR
This section describes the components of SuperSTAR that should be backed up as part of a normal backup process. SuperSTAR Components Component Backup... Default Installation Location SuperSERVER The SuperSERVER Program Data directory. C:\ProgramData\STR S
Page: Batch Convert SXV3 Databases - SuperCHANNEL
SXV3 is an old SuperSTAR database file format. This format is now deprecated. If you have old databases in SXV3 format, you can use SuperCHANNEL to convert them to the current SXV4 format. You can either do this for each database individually, or use the
Page: Batch Insert Mode - SuperCHANNEL
SuperCHANNEL has two modes it can use to insert records from the source database into the target: Batch mode - records are inserted in groups. worddavc0672e1e10139f5130c3832c073d404d.png Classic mode - records are inserted one at a time. Batch mode is mor
Page: BINS - Registry Table
Cleansing actions allow you to clean up some of your source data when building your SXV4 database. Cleansing actions only apply to fields that are supposed to be one of a set of possible values; they control what SuperCHANNEL should do when it encounters
Page: bivariate statistic
A numerical value that indicates the relationship between two individual variables.
Page: Block Map View when Certain Fields Appear in the Table - SuperWEB2
This section describes how to prevent users from accessing Map View if specific fields appear in the table. You can use SuperADMIN to configure a blacklist of field items that you want to restrict from mapping. Users will not be able to access Map View if
Page: BlockPercentEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load BlockPercentEntry BlockPercentEntryDefine BlockPercentBody BlockPercentTotalEnd BlockPercentEntryDefine 'BLOCKPERCENT' Yes Yes Load fails. No No Blo
Page: Boolinq Licence
Copyright (C) 2013 by Anton Bukov (k06aaa@gmail.com) Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
Page: branched hierarchy
A branched hierarchy presents multiple paths that can be taken to drill down to the bottom level in the hierarchy. For example the layers in a hierarchy can be displayed in the following layer combinations where suburb is the bottom level in the hierarchy
Page: Branding - SuperWEB2
After installation, SuperWEB2 is configured with default Space-Time Research headers, footers, and welcome text on the database catalogue screen. You can customise the look and feel of SuperWEB2 to apply your own branding. For example you can modify the l
Page: Branding Downloaded Files - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 allows users to download data in various formats, including Excel, CSV, PNG and PDF. Each download format has a template file, which you can brand to suit your corporate style:
Page: Branding Excel and CSV Templates - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 users can download data from Table View in a variety of formats: SW2-Download-Table-List.png The templates for Excel and CSV downloads are located in <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\templates: File Used For Template.csv CSV downloads from T
Page: Branding KMZ Downloads - SuperWEB2
Users can download KMZ format files from Map View. This file format can be loaded into mapping applications such as Google Earth. By default, SuperWEB2 will include the table name in the file (this will appear in the layer list in Google Earth) and a lege
Page: Branding PDF Downloads - SuperWEB2
Users can download PDFs from Graph View and Map View. SuperWEB2 is supplied with a default template for the downloads, but you can replace this with your own version. You can either use the same PDF template for both graph and map downloads, or use a diff
Page: Branding PNG Downloads - SuperWEB2
Users can download graphs as PNG images. You can apply some branding to this format: You can add some text (such as a copyright statement). You can specify the filename of the PNG (or choose to have this automatically generated). You can specify the size
Page: Branding SDMX Downloads - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 users can download data from Table View in a variety of formats, including SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange) Version 2.0: SW2-Download-Table-List-SDMX.png The two available SDMX options are: An archive (.zip) file containing the SDMX
Page: Build Logs - SuperCHANNEL
When you build the target database, SuperCHANNEL logs information about the build progress. If you run the build in the SuperCHANNEL GUI, the log information is displayed in the Build Logs pane. When you run a build from the command line (using the SNU ut
Page: Bulk Selection - SuperWEB2
If the data you are working with has a field that contains a large number of child values, then you may see the Bulk Selection button when you expand that field in the tree instead of the field values: SW2-BulkSelect.png If you want to add all the values

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Page: Caching Map Data - SuperWEB2
This section describes how to configure local caching of mapping data. The Map View tab in SuperWEB2 requires a connection to an external map server to obtain both the geographical shapes used in the layers (for example, the shapes of the states and subur
Page: CALS table model
This is a Document Type Definition (DTD) standard representing tables in SGML/XML. For more information, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CALS_Table_Model http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CALS_Table_Model
Page: cat
Use this command to configure the catalogue; the collection of datasets and folders available to SuperSERVER. Item Description Folder Similar to a folder in a filesystem, you can use folders to organise the items in the catalogue and group together relate
Page: catalogue
A database catalogue is a collection of folders, databases, tables, cubes and recodes.
Page: CDDL Licence Version 1.0
COMMON DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION LICENSE (CDDL) Version 1.0 1. Definitions. 1.1. Contributor means each individual or entity that creates or contributes to the creation of Modifications. 1.2. Contributor Version means the combination of the Original So
Page: CDDL Licence Version 1.1
COMMON DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION LICENSE (CDDL) Version 1.1 1. Definitions. 1.1. “Contributor” means each individual or entity that creates or contributes to the creation of Modifications. 1.2. “Contributor Version” means the combination of the Origina
Page: cell
A table cell contains the count or sum of a tabulation at the intersection of the axes in a table. A table always has one or more cells.
Page: cell key
A cell key is used as part of the perturbation confidentialisation process. It is the result of combining rkeys of all records that contribute to a specific cell. These cell keys are then used to look up an offset in a special table. The server adds the o
Page: Cell Operations - Callback Functions
The Data Control callback interface provides functions to assist in navigating cells in the data cube. Iterator Functions The Iterator will visit all cells in the data cube. Using the iterator functions is the recommended method of navigating the data cub
Page: Cells with No Contributors - Job Queue Manager
If you have modified the SuperWEB2 settings that determine what happens if a table cell has no records contributing to the result, then you must apply the same changes to Job Queue Manager. The settings for SuperWEB2 are configured in <tomcat_home>\webapp
Page: cfg
This command is used to change configuration properties that are stored in the SuperSTAR configuration server. This command is used to change configuration properties that are stored in the SuperSTAR configuration server. Currently, the configuration serv
Page: Change Default Summation Option - SuperWEB2
In SuperWEB2 you must have at least one summation option in the table at all times. When you first add a field to the table, SuperWEB2 automatically adds a summation option. For example, for the Retail Banking database, the default summation option is a c
Page: Change History
This page describes major changes to the SuperSTAR suite from version 9.0 onwards. This is intended to assist customers who are upgrading to the latest version of the SuperSTAR suite. Version 9.0 Product Area Description More Information All Unicode Super
Page: Change the Name of the WAR File - SuperWEB2
By default, SuperWEB2 is deployed as a .war file called webapi.war. When this is installed on Tomcat, it will extract to a directory called webapi, meaning that the URL to your SuperWEB2 deployment will contain /webapi/. For example: http://myserver/webap
Page: Change the Sort Order of Tables and Datasets - SuperWEB2
There are two settings that you can change to control the sort order of datasets and tables. Dataset Sort Order By default, the list of datasets shown in the catalogue screen is sorted in ascending alphabetical order. If you prefer, you can display them i
Page: Change the Strings used to Represent Calculations with No Result - SuperCROSS
If your tables use derivations to calculate some of the table cell values, then you may end up with cells that cannot be calculated. For example, the following table contains a derivation that calculates the ratio of Savings accounts to Savings Pensioner
Page: Change the Support Email Address - SuperCROSS
The SuperCROSS Help menu has an option to E-mail Support: SX-Email-Support.png By default, this menu option opens a new email message so that the user can contact support, with the To address of the email set to support@spacetimeresearch.com mailto:suppor
Page: Change the Supported User Interface Languages - SuperWEB2
The list of supported languages for SuperWEB2 is defined in <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\faces-config.xml. To change the default and supported languages, edit the following section: <locale-config> <default-locale>en</default-locale> <supported-lo
Page: Change the User Interface Language - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 determines which language to show you by default based on your browser's language settings. If SuperWEB2 is not being displayed in your preferred language, then you can change this by selecting a different language from the menu in the top right
Page: Changes to Configuration Options in this Release - SuperWEB2
From version 9.0 onwards, a number of changes have been made to how SuperWEB2 is configured: Some options that were previously set in <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\faces-config.xml and <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\web.xml are now defined in
Page: channel
In SuperSTAR this is a term used to describe the process of moving data into an SXV4 database from an external source, by use of the SuperCHANNEL application.
Page: Channel from Multiple Source Databases - SuperCHANNEL
SuperCHANNEL can only connect to a single database at a time. However, if you need to connect to multiple source databases to build your SuperSTAR database, you can do this by connecting to them one after the other and incrementally updating the target da
Page: Channel Multi-Response Data - SuperCHANNEL
Your data may contain multi-response fields. These are common in survey data, where a respondent may give multiple answers to a single question. For example: Q3: How do you usually travel to work (please tick all that apply)? [ ] Walk [ ] Bus [ ] Car [ ]
Page: Channelling on non-Microsoft Platforms - SNU
The SNU command line utility is a Java application. It is therefore possible to build target databases on non-Microsoft Windows platforms, such as Linux. The SuperCHANNEL GUI application is only available on Windows, so you will either need to: Design the
Page: Channelling Without a Project File - SNU
If your source data has been prepared properly, it is possible to build your target database using SNU on the command line without a project file (i.e. without using the SuperCHANNEL GUI to design your database). Channelling without a project file is only
Page: Chart Explorer - Charts - SuperCROSS
Select Chart > Chart Explorer to open the Chart Explorer where you can change the components that make up the chart. Chart-Explorer.png Double-click a component in the list to edit the component properties.
Page: Chart Wizard - Charts - SuperCROSS
Select Chart > Chart Wizard to open the Chart Wizard, where you can dynamically edit the chart. Chart-Wizard.png The following settings are available: General Tab Element Description Change Setting Select a component within the chart to edit. A component
Page: Charts - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS has built in charting functionality that allows you to easily create charts of your data with just a few clicks of the mouse. Charting functionality is subject to licensing. It may not be available in your deployment if your SuperCROSS licence
Page: Check and Reset Field Level Security Settings
How Do I Check the Current Field Level Security Settings? The following examples show how you can check the current Field Level Security settings configured on the dataset. Check If Field Level Security Is In Use To find out if a dataset has any Field Lev
Page: Classification Editor - SuperCHANNEL
The Classification Editor allows you to modify the display values for classification items after a SuperSTAR database has been built. This can be convenient if the database is big and takes a long time to build. The editor cannot be used during the design
Page: classification table
In SuperCHANNEL this is a table containing a discrete set of values used to define all possible results for a column. Classification tables are also referred to as value sets or dimensions.
Page: CLASSIFICATIONS - Registry Table
Use the CLASSIFICATIONS registry table to specify which tables are classification tables, and which columns in those tables represent the code and the name. A table cannot be both a fact table and a classification. If the same table is incorrectly specifi
Page: CLEANSING_RULES - Registry Table
Cleansing actions allow you to automatically clean up some of your source data when building your SXV4 database. Cleansing actions apply to columns that can only be one of a set of possible values. This includes: Classified columns - columns in fact table
Page: Clear Metadata Cache - Metadata Server
By default, Metadata Server caches a copy of the information it retrieves from the external metadata database, so that it does not have to keep querying the database. In addition, SuperWEB2 caches some of the information it receives from Metadata Server,
Page: cohorts
Statistical term for a group of observations sharing a common factor. For example, people of the same age or the same income bracket.
Page: ColourMatrix - SuperCROSS
The SuperCROSS ColourMatrix feature uses colour to highlight potential relationships between table variables and help you identify ranges and patterns. This can provide an easier way of interpreting table results and help you understand their significance
Page: ColourMatrix Statistical Overview - SuperCROSS
The SuperCROSS ColourMatrix feature makes it easy to visualise patterns in your data. This section explains the statistical basis that SuperCROSS uses to colour the table. Overview One of the most common user tasks when working with tabular data is identi
Page: column
In a database: a set of data values, one for each database row. In a table: a vertical list of values displayed in a table.
Page: COLUMN_LABEL - Registry Table
Use the COLUMN_LABEL registry table to specify a display names for a table column. By default a column will take its name for the source column, but you can use this registry table to change that. Only fact table column names are displayed to end users in
Page: ColumnEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load ColumnEntry ColumnEntryDefine ColumnBody ColumnEnd ColumnEntryDefine 'COLUMN' Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ColumnBody ColumnBody (DimensionEntry)+ (DeriveEnt
Page: Command Line Options - Production System
By default, Production System will use the configuration settings defined in its configuration file, but you can override any of these settings on the command line, by using the following command line options. Connection Type This setting tells Production
Page: Command Line Options - SNU
If you installed to the default location, SNU will be located in C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCHANNEL\bin To run SNU, open a command prompt and change to this directory, then use the following command: snu <options> <project> Replace <options> with one or more
Page: Command Line Options - SuperCROSS
You can start SuperCROSS from the command line. You can choose to either instruct SuperCROSS to open a specific table or database, or use the command line options to control other SuperCROSS settings. Automatically Load Tables To automatically load one or
Page: Command Line Options - SuperSERVICE Manager
You can run SuperSERVICE Manager from the Windows command line, and use it to create and remove services. The following sections list the valid command line options. If you use an option that is not valid, all the command line options will be ignored and
Page: Command Reference - SuperADMIN
This section describes the SuperADMIN commands. Command Syntax The following command syntax is used throughout these instructions: Element Description { } Indicates a set of possible choices. | Separates two mutually exclusive choices in a syntax line. Ty
Page: commit points
In SuperCHANNEL, the number of records channelled before changes are written (committed) to the target database.
Page: Common Metadata Inferface (ComeIn)
This interface defines the functionality for mapping conceptual models to any type of metadata base. A specific ComeIn implementation is the BridgeNA-ComeIn interface that maps the conceptual metadata modules built by different statistical offices. ComeIn
Page: Complex Multi-Response Data - SuperCHANNEL
The previous section describes how to model and channel simple multi-response data (where there is only one possible response for each item in the multi-response question). Your dataset may have complex multi-response data, where there are multiple possib
Page: Compression - Job Queue Manager
When Job Queue Manager writes the table output result to the database, it compresses the data. By default, the compression level is set to level 5, which is a compromise between size and speed. You can change this setting: Setting a value lower than 5 inc
Page: concatenate
Two fields can be concatenated (merged) into one axis without sub-nesting. For example, a table could show nationality across the columns, and gender then religion down the rows. All values of gender are listed first, then all values of religion. In Super
Page: Conceal Related Summations - Perturbation
Record Count - Data Control
Page: Concealment - Job Queue Manager
If you have configured the concealment settings for SuperWEB2, then you need to apply the same configuration adjustments to Job Queue Manager. The concealment settings for SuperWEB2 are defined in <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\data\.repository\Cube
Page: confid.ini
Summary Defines concealment rules that will be available locally in SuperCROSS. Default Location The concealment rules for a dataset will automatically be read from the confid.ini file located in the directory specified by the [DBPath] for this dataset in
Page: Confidentialised Unit Record Files (CURF)
Confidentialised Unit Record Files are unit record data that has been modified to protect the confidentiality of respondents while also maintaining the integrity of the data. These files are produced by Statistical Agencies.
Page: confidentiality
The process of ensuring that confidential information is not revealed, and cannot be discovered by systematic cross-tabulation. SuperSTAR supports a number of techniques used to disclose information. See also Statistical Disclosure Control.
Page: Confidentiality - SuperCROSS
The confidentiality feature is used to hide or disguise sensitive or confidential data. There are two types of confidentiality: Server-side confidentiality is applied by SuperSERVER during cross tabulation. Cell values that do not meet the con­fidentialit
Page: confidentiality levels
In SuperCROSS this lets you specify the level on which the confidentiality rule is being applied. The levels available are defined in the database hierarchy. When the application calculates the number of contributors for a cell it has to know the level to
Page: Confidentiality Rule - Data Control
The Confidentiality Rule module provides two techniques for applying confidentiality to cell values: Rounding - Values that meet certain criteria (typically very small values) are randomly rounded up or down to a different value. Cell Suppression - Cells
Page: Confidentiality Rule SuperADMIN Macro
The following is a sample SuperADMIN macro that demonstrates the different options of the confidentiality rule module. The macro creates a method for each of the rules. It then creates a folder in the database catalogue called Confidentiality Examples and
Page: confidentiality rules
Rules that are applied to disguise potentially confidential data in a table.
Page: config.txt
This file contains various SuperCHANNEL preferences. The location of config.txt will depend on where you installed SuperCHANNEL. By default, it is located in C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCHANNEL\bin. If you make changes to this file, then you must ensure you s
Page: Configuration Adjustments - Metadata Server
Set the Default Database Language If you have set up Metadata Server to provide multilingual databases to your users, you may wish to set the default database language. This is the language that will be used automatically if the user does not choose a lan
Page: Configuration File - Production System
The Production System configuration file defines the settings used when processing cross tabulations. You can edit the settings in this configuration file to set your default configuration for Production System. You can override any of the settings define
Page: Configuration Files - SuperCHANNEL
You can change some of the SuperCHANNEL settings by editing the configuration files. In most cases you will not need to make changes to the default configuration (apart from modifying config.txt to include the JDBC drivers for connecting to your RDBMS). T
Page: Configuration Files - SuperCROSS
This section describes the SuperCROSS configuration files. You can use these files to configure the default SuperCROSS settings. SuperCROSS has many default settings that you can change. There are two ways to configure these settings: Using the Options wi
Page: Configuration Files - SuperWEB2
This section describes some of the main SuperWEB2 configuration files. File Description Location administrationServerCatalog.xml Contains the settings for connecting SuperWEB2 to SuperADMIN. You will need to modify these settings if you install SuperWEB2
Page: Configuration Guide - SuperCROSS
This section describes some of the configuration adjustments you might want to make to SuperCROSS.
Page: Configuration Guide - SuperWEB2
This section is aimed at SuperWEB2 system administrators. It contains information about configuring SuperWEB2. Branding You can apply your own branding to the SuperWEB2 interface. Learn more about what you can configure and how to make the changes... Add
Page: Configuration Reference - SuperCROSS
This section contains reference information for SuperCROSS configuration:
Page: configuration.properties
Location <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\classes\configuration.properties The following properties are available in this configuration file. Each property has a default value (indicated in the tables below). If you do not give the property an explici
Page: Configure - Audit Logging
You can activate audit logging for several SuperSTAR components: SuperADMIN To activate audit logging for SuperADMIN: Open the SuperADMIN log configuration file (log4j-config.xml) in a text editor. If you installed to the default location, this file is lo
Page: Configure - Job Queue Manager
This section describes how to configure Job Queue Manager. Before you start to follow these steps, make sure you have followed the instructions to install Job Queue Manager. Step 1 - Configure SuperWEB2 to use an RDBMS for the User Data Repository If you
Page: Configure - User Data Repository
These instructions explain how to set up the User Data Repository to use a relational database such as MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server. Before starting, make sure you have installed SuperWEB2 and verified that it is working correctly. Step 1 - Create the User
Page: Configure a Default Table for your Datasets - SuperWEB2
You can configure default tables for each of your datasets. The default table can either be a saved system table or any table that has been saved to the Saved Tables section within SuperWEB2. If you do this, then the table will open automatically whenever
Page: Configure Base Map Properties - SuperWEB2
This section describes the basemaps.properties configuration file. You may need to update this when you are setting up mapping on your deployment. You may need to update the Base Map Properties configuration file when setting up mapping on your deployment
Page: Configure Concurrent User Limits - SuperWEB2
You can configure concurrent user limits to restrict the number of users from a particular SuperADMIN user group who can be logged in at any one time. For example, if you have enabled guest access, you might want to limit the number of guest users who can
Page: Configure Continuous Perturbation
The original module for perturbation is for the perturbation of discrete variables only. Continuous variable perturbation applies to continuous variables such as income. It can operate on both weighted and unweighted datasets. To use continuous perturbati
Page: Configure Discrete Perturbation
Prerequisites To use perturbation, you must have: R Keys in the unit records. A perturbation table (PTable) file for each dataset. This file is in CSV format with the extension .pert Module Properties The Perturbation module has the following properties y
Page: Configure Display of Annotations - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 can display annotations that have been configured for the dataset (learn more about how to set up and configure annotations in SuperSERVER): SW2-Annotations-Display.png There are a number of configuration options you can change that control how
Page: Configure Field Drop-down Labels - SuperWEB2
When you are selecting fields to add to a table, if you click the arrow to the right of a field, SuperWEB2 displays a drop-down box that allows you to quickly select all values from that field. If the field is a hierarchy, this option allows you to select
Page: Configure Field Level Security
Field Level Security (FLS) allows you to control access to specific fields, summation options, values and value sets on a per-user or per-group basis. Field Level Security To implement FLS you need to log in to SuperADMIN and use the cat command. The basi
Page: Configure Folders and Shared Tables - SuperWEB2
If you wish, you can allow SuperWEB2 users to save tables and custom data that are accessible to other SuperWEB2 users. To use this feature, you need to create folders in SuperADMIN, and set permissions on those folders to control who can access the folde
Page: Configure Guest Access - SuperWEB2
You may wish to allow users to access SuperWEB2 without logging in (referred to as "guest access"). When guest access is enabled, users can access SuperWEB2 without having to provide a username and password. They can either click the Guest log in link on
Page: Configure Mapping - SuperWEB2
The SuperWEB2 Map View feature allows users to view geographical data overlaid onto a map. This feature works in conjunction with an external mapping service (SuperWEB2 currently supports ArcGIS Server 10.0). When a user accesses Map View, there are three
Page: Configure Mapping Colours - SuperWEB2
This section describes how to check and change the colour palette options available in Map View. In Map View, users can choose from a selection of colour palette options. These options determine which colours are used to display data on the map. For examp
Page: Configure ODBC Driver - Metadata Server
This section explains how to create an ODBC data source that allows Metadata Server to connect to a metadata database stored in SQL Server. Go to the Windows Control Panel and select System and Security > Administrative Tools > Data Sources (ODBC). The OD
Page: Configure Performance Settings - Open Data API
There are a number of configuration settings for the API that are designed to ensure it can perform well. In most cases the default settings will be suitable, but you may wish to adjust the settings to suit your requirements. Rate Limit Access to the Open
Page: Configure Quantiles and Ranges - SuperWEB2
The Range button in SuperWEB2 allows users to create custom ranges and quantiles: SW2-Summation-Options-Add-Range.png There are several aspects of this feature that you can configure. Configure Limits You can set minimum and maximum limits, as well as a m
Page: Configure Record View Permissions
The Record View feature allows users of the clients (such as SuperWEB2 and SuperCROSS) to view the individual unit record data that contributes to a cell. Use the cat command to control which users and groups have access to the Record View feature. You ca
Page: Configure Relative Standard Error - SuperWEB2
The Relative Standard Error (RSE) function lets users view the relative standard error figures for weighted datasets. The actual RSE values are calculated by a Data Control plugin that runs after the tabulation. From version 9.7 onwards, this module runs
Page: Configure Settings for Concealment and Cells with No Contributors - SuperWEB2
Concealment Concealment of data in SuperSTAR is achieved via the Data Control API. If a Data Control API module has been configured for a certain dataset, it may flag certain data values as being "concealed". Data values flagged as concealed will be displ
Page: Configure Settings for Large Tables - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 will automatically switch to large table mode if a user attempts to create a table containing more than a certain number of cells. By default, the thresholds for large table mode are set at 8,000 rows, 1,000 columns and 10,000 total cells. For p
Page: Configure the Bulk Selection Threshold - SuperWEB2
If your data contains fields that have a large number of child items, then it can take a long time for SuperWEB2 to display the full list of items when a user expands the selection tree. If a field has more than a certain number of items, SuperWEB2 will d
Page: Configure the Confidentiality Rule
To configure the confidentiality rule, you need to use the method command in SuperADMIN: Create a new method, give it a name and ID, and specify whether the method is mandatory or a table method (typically, you will want to configure the method as mandato
Page: Configure the Connection to SuperSERVER - SuperWEB2
In a standard installation, the Tomcat server running SuperWEB2 is installed on the same machine as the machine running SuperSERVER. If you want to install Tomcat/SuperWEB2 on a different machine to SuperSERVER, you need to configure the connection betwee
Page: Configure the Console - SuperADMIN
The SuperADMIN console is the command-line application used to administer SuperSERVER. This section includes some tips for changing the console properties to make it easier to work with. Configure the SuperADMIN Console to Run as Administrator In order to
Page: Configure the Data Source Footnote - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 can be configured to display 'footnote' text at the bottom of each table. For example: SW2-Table-Footnote.png The footnote is intended to provide information about the source of the data in the table, and can be set to show a different string fo
Page: Configure the Dataset Catalogue
Use the SuperADMIN command cat to manage the dataset catalogue. With the cat command you can add datasets and folders for use in the SuperSTAR clients. Once you have created the catalogue, you can also use the cat command to configure user access permissi
Page: Configure the Fuzz Factor - SuperCROSS
Computers use binary representation (such as 0 and 1) to represent numbers. Therefore computers have a finite number of bits to represent numbers and cannot represent all the decimal numbers accu­rately. This is known as a representation error, and can le
Page: Configure the Text on the Data Catalogue Page - SuperWEB2
When you first log in to SuperWEB2, it displays the catalogue of available datasets. This shows a list of datasets and tables on the left, and some information about the available data on the right. As you click on different datasets, the pane on the righ
Page: Configure Timezone and Date Display - Job Queue Manager
Timezone By default, the Job Queue Manager times shown in SuperWEB2 (such as the time a job was submitted and the job expiry time) are in UTC/GMT: times-in-GMT.png To change the timezone to your local timezone: Go to the Tomcat instance that is running Su
Page: Configure User Permissions
Once you have created some user accounts, you need to give those users permission to access datasets. Typically, you will find it easiest to manage permissions by adding users to groups and then giving those groups the appropriate permissions, rather than
Page: Configure User Query Limits - SuperWEB2
You can set limits on the size of tables that users can create. Overview of User Query Limits You can restrict the number of fields, rows, columns, wafers, or total cells that users can add to a table. The query limits apply to groups rather than individu
Page: Configure Zero Suppression - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2's zero suppression options are designed to help you reduce noise in your tables so you can concentrate on what's important. When you activate zero suppression, SuperWEB2 will automatically remove rows and columns that contain only zeros. By defa
Page: Configuring Data Control
To use any of the Data Control modules (either those supplied with SuperSTAR or ones you have written yourself using the API), you need to create a method in SuperADMIN. This is a group of settings that specifies which module (or modules) you want to use
Page: Connect CSV and TXT Text Sources to SuperCHANNEL
SuperCHANNEL can read data from a text file, by using the Microsoft ODBC Text Driver through the jdbc:odbc bridge. Connecting to Excel - SuperCHANNEL Step 1 - Prepare the Text Source File The first step is to prepare your text source file(s) as follows:
Page: Connect to SuperSTAR Database Server - SuperCROSS
In order to open a database from a SuperSERVER, you need to configure the connection to the SuperSTAR database server in SuperCROSS. If your SuperSERVER connection is not configured, then the Catalogue - Select Database or Table window will only show opti
Page: Connecting to Access - SuperCHANNEL
SuperCHANNEL can read data from Microsoft Access through the jdbc:odbc bridge. Connecting to Excel - SuperCHANNEL Create an ODBC Data Connection In order to connect to Access you need to create an ODBC data connection. If you have not already installed th
Page: Connecting to Excel - SuperCHANNEL
SuperCHANNEL can read data from Microsoft Excel through the jdbc:odbc bridge. Limitations of the jdbc:odbc Bridge There are a number of limitations when using the jdbc:odbc bridge: It cannot recognize table joins. You will have to construct table referenc
Page: Connecting to Source and Target Databases - SuperCHANNEL
In order to use the SuperCHANNEL GUI to design and build your database, you need to connect to the source and target databases. Typically, the source database will be a relational database system and the target will be the Space-Time Research proprietary
Page: Connecting to SXV2 and SXV3 Data Sources - SuperCHANNEL
SXV2 and SXV3 are old SuperSTAR database file formats. These formats are now deprecated. If you have old databases in the SXV2 and SXV3 formats, you can use SuperCHANNEL to convert them to the current SXV4 format. To do this, you connect to the SXV2 or SX
Page: Connecting to TDD Data Sources - SuperCHANNEL
Space-Time Research's Textual Data Definition (TDD) standard allows you to create an SXV4 database based on data stored in text files, as an alternative to connecting to a relational database. This can be useful in situations where data is not available i
Page: connection
This command configures the settings used to connect to the administration domain. Usage Description connection Displays information about the connection to SuperADMIN. connection domain Displays the connection settings for the active SuperSTAR domain. co
Page: consequential suppression
The process of suppressing information which, whilst not necessarily confidential, may be used to allow imputation of confidential data. In conjunction with the Tau-ARGUS software, SuperCROSS can automate this task.
Page: console
This command controls the SuperADMIN display output and sets scripting options. Usage Description console off Turns off output in the SuperADMIN console. Commands you issue will continue to be executed, but the output from those commands will not be displ
Page: Converting SAV and POR Files - SuperCHANNEL
The SPSS driver supplied with SuperCHANNEL can read the SPSS query language (.sps), but not the native formats (such as .sav and .por). Some tools can export directory to .sps, but if this is not the case you will need to convert the data to the SPSS comm
Page: Copy a Group - SuperWEB2
You can create copies of any private custom groups you have created. For example you might want to do this to use the group as a template for creating another similar group. It is not possible to create a copy of a custom group that has been saved to a sh
Page: Copy and Drag Data Between Tables - SuperCROSS
You can copy and paste fields from one table to another and drag and drop data into another table. The tables must have at least one common axis (the field names must match, although case differences are acceptable). You can also copy and paste to an exte
Page: count of records
Count of records is the number of records in the database that match a given set of conditions, for example Male and Single. In the Retail Banking database you can count customers or accounts. Also known as Counts.
Page: COUNT_DEFAULT - Registry Table
Use the COUNT_DEFAULT registry table to define the default summation for a database. All SuperSTAR databases must have exactly one default summation defined. You can either set the default summation to be a count of the number of records in a given fact t
Page: Create a Comparison Field - SuperCROSS
A comparison field compares two existing fields. It creates three field values: Field A is less than Field B Field A is equal to Field B Field A is greater than Field B The fields being compared must be at the same hierarchical level. For example, if you
Page: Create a Custom Group - SuperWEB2
You can use SuperWEB2's custom data feature to combine items into your own groupings of values, which you can then use in a table. To create a custom group: Click the Custom Data button at the bottom of the field list. Under Step 1, select the field value
Page: Create a Derivation - SuperCROSS
To create a field or axis derivation: Right-click the field or axis where you want to add the derivation and select either Derivations > Add Field Derivation or Derivations > Add Axis Derivation (depending on whether you want to create a field or axis der
Page: Create a Math Field - SuperCROSS
A math field is a mathematical operation involving measures or other user defined fields. To create a math field: Select Cross > Define Field. The Define Fields window displays. Click Math. The Math Field window displays. SX-Math-Field.png Enter the follo
Page: Create a Multiple Level Field - SuperCROSS
A multiple level field is based on the relationship between tables. This type of UDF is only available if there are multiple fact tables in your database. There are three options: Type Description Count Counts records in a table that are associated with a
Page: Create a Quantile Field - SuperCROSS
A quantile field is similar to a range field, except that it is used to create a user-specified number of equally distributed ranges. These can be based on a field other than the one whose values are calculated. You can also apply a condition to restrict
Page: Create a Range Field - SuperCROSS
A range field consists of one or more custom ranges (for example "Account Balance < $500", "Account Balance $500 - $1000", "Account Balance > $1000"). You can define the range using fields that are measures, numerical or date/time fields. To create a rang
Page: Create a Service - Metadata Server
Once you have activated multilingual databases, Metadata Server needs to be running whenever you run SuperSERVER. It is likely that you already have a Windows service set up to automatically start SuperADMIN and SuperSERVER. You may wish to modify this se
Page: Create a Service - SuperSERVICE Manager
This section describes how to use SuperSERVICE Manager to bundle one or more SuperSTAR applications together into a Windows service. Start SuperSERVICE Manager (go to the Windows start menu and select All Programs > SuperSTAR > SuperSERVICE Manager > Supe
Page: Create a Single Level Field - SuperCROSS
A single field counts the number of values for specified conditions (for example "Males aged over 75"). The condition can be constructed based on multiple existing fields, but they must all be from the same table. To create a single level field: Select Cr
Page: Create a Time Span Field - SuperCROSS
A time span field is a measure that calculates the time difference between two date/time fields (or a date/time field and a specified date). To create a time span field: Select Cross > Define Field. The Define Fields window displays. Click Time Span. The
Page: Create a Unique Field - SuperCROSS
A unique field is a measure that counts the number of distinct results for a field. Saved tables containing a unique field cannot be read by SuperWEB1, or generated by the SuperSERVER Production System software. To create a unique field: Select Cross > De
Page: Create a Weight Field - SuperCROSS
A weight field applies a weighting to an existing field. To create a weight field: Select Cross > Define Field. The Define Fields window displays. Click Weight. The Weight Field window displays. SX-Weight-Field.png Enter the following details: Field Descr
Page: Create Classification Tables - SuperCHANNEL
When designing your target SuperSTAR database, in most cases you will want to create references between the fact table columns and the classification tables that contain the descriptions of the values in the fact table. For example, you might have a fact
Page: Create References - SuperCHANNEL
When you design your target database, you will need to create references (or joins) between tables. For example: A link between a fact table column and the classification table that contains the descriptions of the values in that column. For example, in t
Page: Create Users and Groups
To create local users and groups in SuperADMIN, use the account command. This page contains a worked example of: Creating new user accounts for the users John Smith and Jane Doe. Creating a group called standardusers. Adding the new users to this group. T
Page: createdatabaselist
This command creates a text file containing a list of all the databases in the catalogue. Usage Description createdatabaselist <prefix> <server_id> <filename> {true|false} Create a list of databases and save it to a text file. <prefix> A string that will
Page: Creating Data Control Plugins
A number of Data Control API plugins are provided with SuperSERVER. You can also use the API to create your own DLL or Shared Object (depending on your platform) for programmatic modification of the cross tabulation results. See Module Life Cycle - Data C
Page: cross-tabulation
In SuperSTAR this is the process of aggregating the required fields from the underlying records in a SuperSTAR database. See also tabulation.
Page: cross.ini
Summary Stores SuperCROSS display settings. SuperCROSS updates the settings in this file every time the user closes the client so that it can apply the same settings next time. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS [Preferences] This section stor
Page: CrossModule.ini
Summary Defines the executable modules used by SuperCROSS. Most of the entries in the file are populated when SuperCROSS is installed and should not be changed. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS\ [DB Access 32] This section stores details of
Page: crossrv.ini
Summary Stores information about previous Record View sessions, as well as some Record View configuration options. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS [RV Fields] This section stores details of the fields most recently selected fields for Recor
Page: cs.ini
Summary Stores settings for client/server work groups, including the settings for batch processing using SuperCROSS. These settings are only used if the cs.ini file has been selected in the Use Specific Work Group File option in the File > Client/Server C
Page: cube
A database in SuperSTAR format which contains aggregated (or summary) records. Records for totals may also be included in a cube.
Page: CubeCatalog.xml
Location <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\data\.repository\CubeCatalog.xml The following are some of the parameters in this configuration file that you can change: Parameter Example Description totals totals="true" Enables or disables table totals. Y
Page: custom.xsd
Summary Configures additional metadata parameters. Default Location C:\Program Files (x86)\STR\SuperCROSS\xsds Storage of additional metadata against each SuperSTAR database element type, such as value sets and value set values (beyond what SuperSTAR curr
Page: Customise Header, Footer and Logo - SuperWEB2
This section describes how you can modify the header and footer, as well as replacing the main SuperWEB2 logo with your own branding. Change the Header and Footer Text The text used in the header and footer is defined in <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-I
Page: Customise On Screen Text - SuperWEB2
You can modify most of the text that appears in SuperWEB2 to suit your requirements. This section demonstrates just one example by showing how to change the labels that appear in the browser/tab title and on the login screen: SW2-Custom-Login-Labels.png T
Page: Customise the Interactive Tour - SuperWEB2
The interactive tour displays when users first log in to SuperWEB2. It is intended to give new users an overview of some of the key features of the product, and explain how to get started building tables: SW2-Tour-Start.png The default content of the tour
Page: Customise the Online Help - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 is supplied with built-in online help that users can access from the button on the top-right: Online-Help.png The default help is supplied as a set of static HTML pages. If you want to customise or brand the online help, you can either: Customis
Page: Customise the User Interface Language Based on Country - SuperWEB2
In most cases, you will only need to create a single version of each properties file for each language. However, if you need to support languages with regional differences, such as US and Australian English, or Canadian and French French, then you can opt
Page: Customised Resources - Job Queue Manager
If you have customised SuperWEB2, then you must make sure that any customised resources are available to Job Queue Manager when it processes jobs in the queue. Changes such as table labels, headings, copyright, file templates, even entire languages, which

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Page: data cube
A multi-dimensional representation of data in which the cells contain "measures", and the axes or "edges" represent the dimensions by which the data can be interrogated.
Page: Data Cube - Callback Functions
The callback functions provide access to the cross tabulation data cube data structure. The data cube is an n-dimensional array (cube) that holds counts for each cell in the cross tabulation request. The data cube structure differs from the structure pres
Page: Data Cube Associations - Callback Functions
Tabulation results are stored in a data cube. The cross tabulation cube can be associated with other results, such as frequency of contributors and first N largest contributors. The associations between the cross tabulation cube and others are determined
Page: Data Design
SuperSTAR is designed to provide fast cross-tabulation of large datasets without programming. In order to use your data in SuperSTAR you need to convert it to Space-Time Research's proprietary column-oriented format, SXV4. You will use the SuperCHANNEL to
Page: Data Type Mapping - SuperCHANNEL
The Data Type Mapping tool shows how data types are mapped between the source and target databases. This tool is only available when you are connected to a source and target database. The list on the left contains all the data types supported by the JDBC
Page: database
A database consists of one or more tables, which have one or more records which have one or more fields.
Page: Database Classification Hierarchies
A number of hierarchy types are logically possible in classifications. These include balanced, unbalanced, and ragged hierarchies, as shown in the examples below. Whatever the logical structure for a hierarchy, SuperSTAR requires that the physical structu
Page: Database Design Overview
SuperCHANNEL is the tool for converting your data into the SuperSTAR proprietary database format, SXV4. You will need to use SuperCHANNEL to convert your data to this format before you can use it with SuperSTAR. SXV4 databases use a “star schema” or “snow
Page: Database Formats - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS supports the following database file formats: Format Description SXV4 This is the proprietary SuperSTAR database format. SXV4 is a highly optimized, compressed file format used for tabulating complex hierarchies and relationships for unit recor
Page: Database Naming Conventions
This section describes the naming conventions recommended by Space-Time Research when using RDBMS sources to create SuperSTAR databases. While you do not have to follow the recommended naming conventions, doing so can make it much easier to use SuperCHANN
Page: Database Performance Considerations
The following guidelines describe some best practices you can adopt to: Achieve high performance when using SuperCHANNEL to convert your source data to SuperSTAR format. Achieve high performance when cross tabulating the data in the SuperSTAR clients. Gui
Page: DATABASE_LABEL - Registry Table
Use the DATABASE_LABEL registry table to specify a name/label to use for the SXV4 database. By default the database label has the same value as the SXV4 file name. This label is used in the Source View in SuperCHANNEL. It is not used in the Target View an
Page: Dataset Settings - cfg
This section describes the dataset-specific configuration properties. The following commands set properties on a per-dataset basis: Default Table Description Define the default table for this dataset. Usage View the current configuration: cfg db <dataset_
Page: date_time field
A field in a database that is stored in date/time format. Date/time fields can be used in special calculations.
Page: DDI - SuperCHANNEL
DDI (Data Documentation Initiative) is an international metadata specification for the social sciences. There is a custom version of SuperCHANNEL available that is supplied with a DDI driver. Any DDI document being prepared for consumption in SuperCHANNEL
Page: default recode
In SuperCROSS, a field available from the database in its original form i.e. without any recoding of its values.
Page: default summation
In SuperCROSS and SuperWEB2, this is the default sum or count used for tabulation. The default summation can be a column designated as a measure, or the row count for a table. Also known as a Default measure.
Page: Default User Accounts
For convenience we provide several default user accounts. These accounts are for you to complete the initial configuration and testing. The following accounts are provided by default: Username Password Default Permission Level user1 user1 Administrative u
Page: Delete a Group - SuperWEB2
To delete a custom group: Click the Custom Data button at the bottom of the field list. In the My Custom Data section, select the check box next to the group you want to delete. SW2-Delete-CustomData-1.png Click Delete. SW2-Delete-CustomData-2.png SuperWE
Page: Dense and Sparse Cubes - Open Data API
By default, the /table endpoint returns a "dense cube". That means that it returns every value, even if the value is null or 0. If you are generating large table queries that are likely to contain lots of null or 0 values, you can instead access the /tabl
Page: derivation
A derivation is a mathematical calculation that is applied to field items or axis items in a table. Derivations are used to perform calculations such as sums and percentages on tabulated data.
Page: Derivations - SuperCROSS
You can add new items to a table field or axis, such as totals, sub-totals, percentages, rates, and differences. These are known as derivations. Derivations can also include mathematical and statistical functions, such as the mean and standard deviation.
Page: Derivations - SuperWEB2
Derivations allow you to create new calculated items within a table. For example, you can add together values in other columns, or use mathematical and statistical functions. For example, in the following table a derivation has been added to calculate the
Page: DeriveEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load DeriveEntry DeriveEntryDefine DeriveBody DeriveEnd DeriveEntryDefine 'DERIVE' {'SUPPRESS'} IdentifierString IdentifierString – Display name for the de
Page: DimensionEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load DimensionEntry DimensionEntryDefine DimensionBody DimensionEnd DimensionEntryDefine 'DIM' Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes DimensionBody {Spanner} (RecodeName)+
Page: Disable Automatic Totals - SuperWEB2
When you drag field values to create a new table, SuperWEB2 automatically adds a row or column total: SW2-Default-Total.png You can turn off automatic totals if you prefer. Users will still be able to show totals if they want to, but they will need to tur
Page: Disable Concatenation - SuperWEB2
By default, users can concatenate fields on an axis in the table. If you wish, you can disable this feature, by doing the following: Open <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\classes\configuration.properties in a text editor. Locate the following section:
Page: Disable Tomcat Session Persistence - SuperWEB2
By default, Tomcat is configured to persist sessions across restarts of the Tomcat server. You are recommended to disable this feature before using SuperWEB2 in production. To make this change: Open <tomcat_home>\conf\context.xml in a text editor. Locate
Page: Disclosure Control and Data Control
If you are publishing data then you will know how important it is to protect the confidentiality of any individuals in that data. In many countries, including Australia, there can be serious legal consequences to releasing data that allows individuals to
Page: Display Link Metadata on the Data Catalogue Page - SuperWEB2
If you have configured SuperWEB2 to use the metadata server for multilingual datasets, then you can choose to display link metadata on the data catalogue page. When this option is activated, links will be displayed automatically at the bottom of the data
Page: Display Metadata as Annotations Below the Table - SuperWEB2
By default, descriptive metadata is available by clicking the SW2-info-icon.pngicons. This opens the descriptive metadata in a new browser tab or window. If you prefer, you can activate an option that automatically shows the descriptive metadata as annota
Page: Display Metadata Icons in the Field List - SuperWEB2
By default, metadata icons automatically appear in tables alongside the fields that you have added to the table. If you wish, you can also configure SuperWEB2 to display metadata icons in the field list, for selected fields, groups, measures and field ite
Page: Display Name - Job Queue Manager
If you have multiple Job Queue Manager instances running against the same database, you may wish to set the display name. This name is displayed in the database, and will allow you to tell which jobs belong to which Job Queue Manager instance. If you do n
Page: displayoptions
This command is used to set the display precision for summation options in SuperWEB2. This setting only applies to SuperWEB2, and only to measures, not record counts. See Set Precision for Summation Options - SuperWEB2 for more information and examples. U
Page: Documentation Help
IntroductionDocumentation Help
Page: DOM4J Licence
Copyright 2001-2005 (C) MetaStuff, Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Redistribution and use of this software and associated documentation ("Software"), with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: Redistributions of
Page: domain
This command displays and edits the current settings of the SuperSTAR domain administration server. If you have multiple SuperSTAR domains running on the same network, then you can use this command to manage the connections to those domains. Usage Descrip
Page: Download Library
The following files are available for download:
Page: Download Tables - SuperWEB2
Once you have created a table, you can download the data in the following formats: Excel 2007 Excel 2003 Comma Separated Value (CSV) CSV string value SDMX Structure Definition SDMX Archive You cannot reload a downloaded table back into SuperWEB2. If you w
Page: drill (down/up)
A field hierarchy can be traversed when it is used in a SuperCROSS or SuperWEB2 table. This is referred to as Drill Down (go to a more detailed level in the hierarchy), or Drill Up (go to a less detailed level in the hierarchy).
Page: Dry Run Setup Mode - Metadata Server
If you experience problems running the BuildMetadataTemplate.bat batch file, you may wish to run the process in "dry run" mode. This generates all of the SQL statements required to create the external metadata database and saves those statements to a text
Page: duty of care
Functionality in SuperCROSS which, when enabled by the user, provides warnings when potentially erroneous tables may be generated.

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Page: Edit a Group - SuperWEB2
To edit a custom group you have created: Click the Custom Data button at the bottom of the field list. In the My Custom Data section, select the check box next to the group you want to edit. SW2-Edit-CustomData-2.png Click Edit. SW2-Edit-CustomData-3.png
Page: Edit a Service - SuperSERVICE Manager
To remove a service using SuperSERVICE Manager: Start SuperSERVICE Manager (go to the Windows start menu and select All Programs > SuperSTAR > SuperSERVICE Manager > SuperSERVICE Manager). Click Edit SuperSERVICE. The Edit SuperService window displays. Se
Page: Enable Compression in Tomcat - SuperWEB2
For performance reasons, you are strongly recommended to configure Tomcat to compress output. Tomcat is not configured to do this by default, and changing this setting can dramatically reduce the time taken for SuperWEB2 to display tabulation results. Ope
Page: Enable or Disable Record View - SuperWEB2
The Record View feature allows users to access information about the unit record data that makes up the values in the table. This feature is enabled by default, but you can disable it using SuperADMIN permissions if you do not want to allow users to acces
Page: Enable Protection Against Session Hijaking - SuperWEB2
To provide an enhanced level of security for SuperWEB2, you can enable the following two configuration parameters in <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\web.xml. These parameters are commented out by default: <!-- Session UserAgent Filter --> <!-- <filte
Page: Example - Create a Service to Start SuperADMIN and SuperSERVER - SuperSERVICE Manager
The following example shows how to use SuperSERVICE Manager to create a service called SuperSTAR that starts SuperADMIN and SuperSERVER. This example assumes that the applications have been installed to the default installation locations. Start SuperSERVI
Page: Example Configuration - Data Control
This section contains some examples of complete method configuration for some typical scenarios. Weighted Dataset Examples method addmethod m_weight "mandatory" "m_weight" # common properties for all modules method m_weight common addproperty Confidential
Page: Example Macro - LDAP
As an alternative to typing out all the commands to configure LDAP/Active Directory, you can create a macro file and then run the macro in SuperADMIN. The following is an example of a complete macro for setting up an authentication service for an Active D
Page: Example Mapping Configuration Properties - SuperWEB2
This section contains an annotated example of the mapping configuration properties. The following is an example of a complete set of mapping configuration properties. The annotations on the right side explain what the settings do. { "dumpCodes" : ["185
Page: Example of Channelling SPSS Survey Data - SuperCHANNEL
The following is a worked example of channelling using SPSS survey data. Make sure you have converted your source survey data to the correct SPS file format. See SPS File Format - SuperCHANNEL and Converting SAV and POR Files - SuperCHANNEL for more infor
Page: Example of Replicate Weights - SuperCROSS
Replicate weights are a series of variables that contain the information necessary for correctly computing the standard errors of point estimates in survey data. The replicate weights themselves are derived from the survey design and processing, and need
Page: Example Weighting Configurations - SuperCROSS
This section shows show sample configuration for simple weighted databases. Single Fact Table and One Weight <DATABASE_WEIGHTINGS dbid="CustomerSurvey2015" formula_file="formulas.xml"> <WEIGHT id="Person Weight" type="Single" level="Person"/> <COEFF measu
Page: Examples - Field Level Security
The following are some worked examples of configuring Field Level Security: Hide a Cross Tabulation Field This example hides the field Customer Mail Indicator from the user vicuser1: > cat bank "Customer Mail Indicator" access vicuser1 read false Unrestri
Page: Examples - SNU
To completely build (or rebuild) a SuperSTAR database using the settings in the project XML file, use the following command: snu -create -insert <project> Replace <project> with the filename of the project file. This must be the full path if it is not loc
Page: exit, quit
This command closes the SuperADMIN console. exit and quit are the same command and can be used interchangeably. Usage Description exit Exits SuperADMIN. quit Exits SuperADMIN.
Page: export
This command exports the current database catalogue to a macro file. You might wish to schedule this task so that it can be completed out of hours with no user intervention as part of your backup strategy. Usage Description export Exports the database cat
Page: Export and Import Configuration - cfg
This section describes how to export and import the configuration settings. The following commands allow you to export the configuration settings to a text file and import from a text file. The exported settings are represented as a JSON object in the tex
Page: Export Records - SuperCROSS
You can use the Record View feature to export unit record data from SuperCROSS. You can either export the records direct from the table or after you have retrieved the individual records. Export Direct From the Table Click the cell you want to export to h
Page: exportswc
This command has been deprecated and is no longer used. It was previously used to export the SuperWEB1 configuration to a macro file.

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Location <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\faces-config.xml This file contains various configuration parameters. You should not need to make any changes to this file.
Page: fact table
In SuperCHANNEL this is a table containing the raw data about a particular database entity. For example, a person fact table in a census database. The table typically contains columns that are foreign keys referring to classification tables, as well as da
Page: FACTS - Registry Table
Use the FACTS registry table to specify which tables are fact tables. A table cannot be both a fact table and a classification. If the same table is incorrectly specified in both the FACTS registry table and the CLASSIFICATIONS registry table, then the FA
Page: field
A field is an attribute of a table in a database. This is a synonym of column.
Page: Field and Axis Reference Items - SuperCROSS
The field or axis reference item is a special type of field/axis item that you can reference in a derivation. Understanding Reference Items To understand reference items, you need to understand how derivations are constructed and calculated. When you crea
Page: field derivation
A field derivation is an arithmetic expression that can use field items from a specific field in a table as variables. Field derivations could be percentages, sums, subtotals and other such expressions.
Page: Field Exclusion Rules - SuperWEB2
You can use the field exclusion rules to limit the number of fields from a defined group that can be added to the table at any one time. This feature is typically used to restrict the number of sub-state geographies that can be added into a table at the o
Page: field hierarchy
A field hierarchy refers to a field which has items that can be aggregated to a higher level. As an example, a field relating to postal codes could be arranged in a hierarchy, as regions or states are determined by postal codes.
Page: field item
A part of field that can include field values as well as derived calculations such as sub totals and percentages.
Page: Field Level Security
Field Level Security (FLS) is a feature in SuperSTAR that allows administrators to control access to data. Access to fields and/or field values can be limited for specific users or user groups. You cannot use field level security to hide field groups. Fie
Page: Field Level Security and Data Control - Job Queue Manager
Field Level Security Space-Time Research recommends that you set up field level security before creating saved tables and queries in SuperWEB2. Changes to field level security settings may cause problems with existing saved tables. For example, suppose a
Page: field name
The name used to describe a field in the database. For example, Occupation.
Page: field recode
See recode.
Page: field reference item
Any field value can be manually set as the field reference item. You can have multiple field reference items in a table, but only ONE per field. By default, the field reference item will be the first or last in the list depending on the Recode Total's set
Page: field value
A cross-tabulation field has a number of distinct values. For example, the values for the field sex are male and female.
Page: Filters - SuperWEB2
Filters are an extra dimension that you can add to a table. When you apply filters to a table then only records that match the filters will be included in the results. For example: The following table shows Occupation by State with no filters applied: SW2
Page: flag records
Identify particular records that are in a database at that point in time. For example, flag the 90 year male records. This allows longitudinal analysis of data.
Page: Flag Records - SuperCROSS
The flag records feature offers a powerful way to track a specific subset of records from your data. You can use this feature to identify records that meet certain criteria and then use those flagged records in tabulations. For example, consider a student
Page: flat field
A field that has a single set of discrete values associated with it.
Page: folder
A folder or directory is a part of a file system which organises folders, sub-files or files.
Page: foonote_footer
Descriptive text displayed at the bottom of each SuperCROSS table providing additional information about a table.
Page: Forecasting - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS includes a forecasting feature, which allows you to predict future values based on past data. For example, you can use forecasting to answer the question: “what will next year’s sales be, based on sales for the last 10 years”? Example: Forecast
Page: foreign key
In SuperCHANNEL this is a field or a group of fields that points to a primary key of another table. See also key field and primary key.
Page: Format Tables - SuperCROSS
There are a number of options you can use to format and configure your tables. You can: Make changes to the field headings, and table header and footer to add extra information and notes. Sort tables, based on the cell values or the row/column/wafer label
Page: formulas.xml - SuperCROSS
The formulas XML file is used to define the formulas used for weighting. A single formulas file can be shared by multiple weighted databases. SuperCROSS uses the settings in this file to automatically create temporary recodes containing derivations and Us
Page: formulas.xml - SuperSERVER
The formulas XML file is used to configure the text string that describes the weighting, which will be displayed in the Summation Options section of the Fields list. When weighting is configured at the SuperSERVER level, the format of the formula file is
Page: FunctionEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load FunctionEntry FunctionEntryDefine (Large_NFunction | Small_NFunction | GiniFunction | CountDistinctFunction | PercentileFunction | VarianceFunction | MeanFunction
Page: fuzz factor
A method of dealing with representation errors (resulting from binary to decimal conversion) is to add a small number know as a fuzz factor to the number. There is no single fuzz factor that can solve all representation errors for all numbers. For more in

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Page: gc, config, globalconfiguration
This command manages some global configuration properties, most of which relate to the creation of personal folders in the discontinued SuperWEB1 product. The personal folder settings do not apply to SuperWEB2. gc, config and globalconfiguration are the s
Page: Getting Started - Production System
Production System has two modes: local and remote. It is typically run in remote mode, where it connects to a SuperSERVER to process the cross tabulations. Step 1 - Create your TXD Files You will need to use SuperCROSS to design your tables and save them
Page: Getting Started - SuperCROSS
This section is designed to help you get started with SuperCROSS. It shows how to launch the client and start creating tables with the supplied sample databases. Launch the application either by clicking the icon on your desktop: Start-SX-Icon.png Or by s
Page: Getting Started - SuperWEB2
This section describes how to get started with SuperWEB2. It shows you how to login to SuperWEB2 and start viewing and creating tables. Step 1 - Login SuperWEB2 is a browser based application. Your system administrator will provide you with a URL or link
Page: Global Configuration Settings - cfg
This section describes the global configuration properties. The following commands set global properties: Concurrent User Limits Description Set the maximum number of users from a particular group that can be logged in to SuperWEB2 at any one time. Usage
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Page: grand total
In SuperCROSS this displays the totals for all axes.
Page: Graph View - SuperWEB2
Click the Graph View tab to generate a graph based on your current table: SW2-GraphView.png If your table is currently set to use percentages, then the graph will also represent the values as percentages. There are a number of ways you can interact with a
Page: group
In SuperCHANNEL fields are by default grouped according to the table they belong to. The Grouping tool can be used by the user to define field groupings. In SuperCROSS the groups display in the Fields dialog for each database table, and the group contains
Page: GROUP - Registry Table
Use the GROUP registry table to arrange fields into groups. These groups will be displayed in the field lists in the SuperSTAR clients, making it easier for the end user to navigate. For example: The Fields window in SuperCROSS with no groups: SX-Fields-N
Page: Group-based Authorisation - Active Directory and LDAP
Once your LDAP or Active Directory authentication service is up and running, any groups in the LDAP directory that match the criteria set by the various auth <service_name> group commands will be available as groups in SuperADMIN. Such a group can then be
Page: Grouping Tool - SuperCHANNEL
Use the Grouping tool to create groups of fields and change the order the fields display in the SuperSTAR clients. This can be particularly useful when your database contains a large number of fields. It does not change the structure of the database, but

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SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load HeaderEntry 'HEADER' { Version } { Unicode } { StandardHeader } DatabaseId {LoadStdRcd} {TableHeading} {TableFooter} {Alignment}* {SaveOption} {PrintOptions} {Pr
Page: help
This command displays a list of currently available commands and details of what they do. Usage Description help Displays a list of available commands and a brief description of what each command does. help <command> Displays detailed information about th
Page: hidden data
Data that has been used in calculations or other parts of the table that is not to be shown as part of the final table.
Page: Hide Session IDs - SuperWEB2
In some cases, users may see a session ID parameter (jsessionid) in the address bar of their browser. For security reasons, you are recommended to ensure that your Tomcat instance is configured to use cookies to store user sessions: Open the main Tomcat w
Page: hierarchical field
See field hierarchy.
Page: hierarchy
A hierarchy presents classification information in a graded order. For example: A suburb is a part of a city. A city is part of a state or region. A region is part of a country. In this example the layers in the hierarchy are: Country State/Region City Su
Page: How It Works - Perturbation
Basic perturbation requires two main components to work: R Keys in the unit records. These help to make the results of the perturbation consistent and repeatable. The p-Table. This controls the actual cell adjustments, and is key to ensuring that no bias
Page: How To... - SuperCHANNEL
This section describes how to accomplish a number of tasks in SuperCHANNEL.
Page: How To... - SuperCROSS
This section describes how to configure a number of SuperCROSS features:
Page: HSQLDB Licence
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Page: I18n/I18n/I18N
Abbreviation for internationalisation. The means of adapting products such as publications, hardware or software for non-native environments, especially other nations and cultures.
Page: Import and Append Data to a Table - SuperCROSS
Use the File > Import option to append imported data to a table. The imported data must be column based data. You can also import data using derivations. See Add External Axis Item - SuperCROSS for more information. Create your table. Select File > Import
Page: Index
Page: Info - Open Data API
The /info endpoint returns general information about the SuperWEB2 instance you are connecting to. At present, this endpoint returns information about the dataset languages that are available on this server. It may be expanded in future to include additio
Page: initialization files
Initialization or "INI" files are used by SuperCROSS to store configuration information.
Page: Install - Job Queue Manager
Installation Requirements Requirement Details SuperSTAR installation Job Queue Manager requires SuperADMIN, SuperSERVER and SuperWEB2. Relational Database (RBDMS) JQM requires a relational database to store tabulation results, such as Oracle, Microsoft SQ
Page: Install - Open Data API
The Open Data API is an optional component and is not available by default. To install the API: Stop the SuperWEB2 or Tomcat service. Copy the Open Data API war file (webapi#rest#v1.war) that has been supplied to you to the <tomcat_home>\webapps directory
Page: Install - SuperCHANNEL
These are the instructions for installing just SuperCHANNEL. Alternatively, you can install the SuperSTAR Suite, which installs all the SuperSTAR applications, including SuperCHANNEL, as part of a single install process. Notes These instructions are for M
Page: Install - SuperCROSS
These are the instructions for installing just the SuperCROSS client. Alternatively, you can install the SuperSTAR Suite, which installs all the SuperSTAR applications, including SuperCROSS, as part of a single install process. The installation process wi
Page: Install - SuperSERVER
These are the instructions for installing just SuperSERVER. Alternatively, you can install the SuperSTAR Suite, which installs all the SuperSTAR applications, including SuperSERVER, as part of a single install process. Notes These instructions are for Mic
Page: Install - SuperSTAR
The SuperSTAR suite installer installs the suite of SuperSTAR applications, including SuperSERVER, SuperADMIN, SuperCHANNEL, SuperCROSS and SuperWEB2. Please note that although SuperCROSS and SuperCHANNEL still support 32 bit Windows, SuperSERVER and Supe
Page: Install - SuperWEB2
These instructions explain how to install and set up SuperWEB2 on Apache Tomcat. If you are an end user of SuperWEB2 then you do not need to follow these steps–your system administrator will already have set up SuperWEB2; all you need to connect is your w
Page: Install ESRI ArcExplorer
ESRI ArcExplorer must be run in compatibility mode on Microsoft Windows Vista. SuperCROSS can use ESRI ArcExplorer 2.0 to display maps. ArcExplorer is not installed by default, but is available from the SuperCROSS installation media. If you wish to use ma
Page: Install Multiple Instances - SuperCROSS
It is possible to install multiple instances of SuperCROSS on one computer. This is useful when you want to run multiple copies of SuperCROSS in server mode, or to have different SuperCROSS configurations available. Install the first copy of SuperCROSS by
Page: Install SuperSERVER and SuperADMIN on Different Machines
These instructions explain how to set up SuperSTAR when you want to install SuperSERVER and SuperADMIN on different machines. Step 1 - Install SuperSERVER The first step is to run the SuperSERVER installation process: Go to the machine where you want to i
Page: Installation Requirements, Compatibility and Supported Platforms
This section defines the hardware and software requirements for the SuperSTAR suite of products. This information is subject to change. Please contact customer support http://support.spacetimeresearch.com if you wish to confirm specific details. Support L
Page: Interpreting Logs - SuperCHANNEL
When you start a build in SuperCHANNEL, the progress log displays automatically. SC-Build-Logs.png Log Overview The log messages start with details of the exact build of SuperCHANNEL in use, followed by the command line options passed to the SNU command t
Home page: Introduction
Welcome to the Space-Time Research customer documentation for SuperSTAR 9.8 Where Do I Start? New to Space-Time Research products? Start here: Overview - SuperSTAR Interested in Upgrading from an Earlier Release? Read what's new in version 9.8 Need help u
Page: Introduction - SuperCROSS
Welcome to SuperCROSS, the desktop client for the SuperSTAR platform. This section introduces some of the key SuperCROSS features: Record View One of the major strengths of a SuperSTAR database is the inclusion of unit record data. The record view feature
Page: Introduction to Tables - Rows, Columns and Wafers - SuperWEB2
When you are working in SuperWEB2, you will be building up tables that contain the information you are interested in. Rows and Columns Basic tables only have fields in the rows and columns. For example, in this table the Marital Status field is in the col

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Page: Java and Tomcat
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. It is the underlying technology that powers state-of-the-art programs including utilities, games, and business applications. Java runs on more than 850 milli
Page: JAVA Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)
A service that allows software clients to discover and look up data and objects via a name. This standard is supported by most of the application servers - Tomcat, Websphere, JBoss.
Page: JAXEN Licence
Copyright 2003-2006 The Werken Company. All Rights Reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: Redistributions of source code must retain the abov
Page: JDBC Drivers - SuperCHANNEL
JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) is a programming interface that lets Java applications access a relational database. SuperCHANNEL needs a JDBC driver so that it can access the relational database system (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, etc) where your source d
Page: Job and User Identification - Callback Functions
The following functions allow client programmers to access details about the current job being processed, the user and client who initiated the job, and the API itself. These functions may be of use when writing logging code in a client implementation. AP
Page: Job Expiry and Removal - Job Queue Manager
By default, processed jobs remain in the database and will continue to be available to download from the Saved Tables tab. If you wish to automatically remove jobs after a period of time you need to: Configure the job expiry time (this specifies that a jo
Page: Job Queue Manager
Some complex tasks in SuperWEB2 may take a long time to run. Examples include large queries or tables, or a big group of cross-tabulation requests. The Job Queue Manager diverts user requests for large tables to a background processing queue so that the u

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Page: key field
A field in the database that can be viewed in Record VIEW but not used in tabulations. For example unique IDs and long text fields. Key fields are plain fields. This field is guaranteed to be unique for the record you see in the Record View. See also: key
Page: Known Issue with Kaspersky Security Software and SuperWEB2
Kaspersky Security Software has been found to cause issues with SuperWEB2 in certain situations. The issues include delays logging in, problems with mapping, and problems loading tables and databases (particularly large tables). If you are experiencing pr
Page: Komodo driver
The Komodo driver is a JDBC driver supplied with SuperCHANNEL for accessing Space-Time Research's older (deprecated) SXV3 and SXV2 database formats. This driver allows SuperCHANNEL to read data from SXV3 and SXV2 databases using the standard JDBC 1.0 inte

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Page: Large Table Mode - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 will automatically switch to large table mode if a user attempts to create a table containing more than a certain number of cells. You can configure some settings for this feature: Configure the threshold for activating large table mode, the num
Page: Large Tables - SuperWEB2
If you attempt to create a table containing a very large number of cells, then SuperWEB2 will automatically enter "large table mode". SuperWEB2 displays the following message: SW2-LargeTableMode.png In large table mode, you will no longer be able to use t
Page: layer
In SuperWEB2, a layer contains field values for one field. You can add multiple layers to a table, for example, male and female, and then select which layer you want to display. This is a way of filtering data and makes complex tables more readable.
Page: Layers - Charts - SuperCROSS
Use the Layer Control window to configure the main features of the chart and to add additional layers, such as annotations. Select View > Layer Control to show or hide the Layer Control window. Chart-Layer-Control.png You Can... Do This... Add additional
Page: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
This is a networking protocol for querying and modifying directory services ruining over TCP/IP. An LDPA directory structure is a tree of entries, each with a set of name attributes with values. For more information, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ldap
Page: Linux Installation - SuperSERVER
Follow the steps below to install and run SuperSERVER on a Linux system. To run SuperADMIN server and console, you must ensure that a suitable version of Java is available in your PATH. Prerequisites SuperSERVER requires the libexpat0.so shared library. I
Page: List of Suggested JDBC Drivers
The following is a list of JDBC drivers for different relational database systems. RDBMS Recommended Driver Example of JAR File Driver Class Download From H2 H2 driver h2-1.3.171.jar org.h2.Driver http://www.h2database.com/html/download.html http://www.h2
Page: Loading SPSS Survey Data - SuperCHANNEL
SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is a tool for statistical analysis of survey data. SuperCHANNEL can import SPSS survey data and convert it to a SuperSTAR database. The SPSS driver supplied with SuperCHANNEL (spsscmd) can read the SPSS q
Page: Local Descriptive Metadata - SuperCROSS
If you want to show descriptive metadata in SuperCROSS, but do not need multilingual datasets, then you can choose to use the local metadata feature, instead of setting up Metadata Server. Local metadata is configured in one or more text files called Meta
Page: Local Mode - Production System
In addition to running Production System in remote mode (connecting to a SuperSERVER), it also also possible to run Production System locally. In local mode, Production System accesses local copies of the SXV4 database files, without having to communicate
Page: Log Out - SuperWEB2
To log out of SuperWEB2, click the link on the menu in the top right corner: SW2-Logout.png Or simply close your browser.
Page: Logged Events - Audit Logging
This section lists the events that are logged for each of the SuperSTAR components, as well as what data is logged in each event record. Common Data All event records contain the following information: Key Description Example time The time the event occur
Page: Logging - Callback Functions
The following functions are provided for logging and end user notification. LogMessageT() Log a message that has occurred in the module, at a certain level. For example, Info, Warning, Error. This usually logs to the log file and the stdout of the process
Page: Logging - Job Queue Manager
You can configure the amount of logging information that Job Queue Manager writes to its log files. Go to the Tomcat instance that is running Job Queue Manager and open <tomcat_home>\webapps\queuedjobservice\WEB-INF\classes\META-INF\persistence.xml in a t
Page: Logging - Metadata Server
Metadata Server logs information during its operation to the SuperSERVER logs directory (for example: C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperSERVER SA\logs if you installed SuperSERVER to the default location): The settings for Metadata Server logging are defined in C:\
Page: Logging - Production System
Production System logs information during its operation. By default, the log file is saved in the current user's log directory (on Windows, this is C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\STR\SuperSERVER SA\logs). You can configure the settings for logging by mod
Page: Logging - SuperADMIN
SuperADMIN logs information during its operation. By default, it logs to the following locations: SuperADMIN console activity is logged to C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperADMIN\console\logs by default. SuperADMIN server activity is logged to C:\ProgramData\STR\Su
Page: Logging - SuperSERVER
SuperSERVER logs information during its operation to the SuperSERVER logs directory (for example: C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperSERVER SA\logs if you installed SuperSERVER to the default location): The settings for SuperSERVER logging are defined in C:\ProgramD
Page: Logging - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 logs information during the lifetime of the application to the log files located in <tomcat_home>\logs There are a number of logging levels available for SuperWEB2: Level Logs... ERROR Runtime errors and unexpected conditions. This is the defaul
Page: Logging - User Data Repository
You can configure the amount of logging information that the User Data Repository writes to its log files. Open <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\classes\META-INF\persistence.xml in a text editor. Locate the following line: <property name="eclipselink.
Page: login
Logs in to SuperADMIN. You must login to start configuring users and permissions. Usage Description login Logs in to SuperADMIN. If you type the login command without entering your username and password, you will be prompted to enter them. login <username
Page: logout
Logs the current user out of the console. Usage Description logout Logs out of the console.

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Page: macro
When performing repetitive tasks, instead of entering each command at the command line, you can enter the commands in a macro and then run the macro. You can use the macro command to: Record all the commands you type into the console to a file. Play back
Page: macrodata
See summary data.
Page: Manage the Job Queue - Job Queue Manager
You can check the status of jobs that have been submitted to Job Queue Manager by querying the database directly. You can also use direct database access to remove failed jobs from the queue, change the job priority, and restart failed jobs. Follow these
Page: mandatory fields
You can configure fields to be mandatory so that they are always added to new tables automatically. It is also possible to prevent users from removing mandatory fields from the table, so that they are always present in all tables. Learn more about configu
Page: Mandatory Fields - SuperCROSS
It is possible to configure SuperCROSS to require specific fields in a table. SuperCROSS will not allow the user to perform the cross tabulation unless the mandatory field(s) have been added to the table. If a user attempts to cross tabulate a table that
Page: Mandatory Fields - SuperWEB2
It is possible to configure "mandatory fields" in SuperWEB2. Any fields that you set to be mandatory will be automatically added to all new tables. By default, users will be able to remove these fields from the table if they want, but if you wish you can
Page: Map View - SuperWEB2
If your table contains geographical data, then you can use Map View to display the results on a map. The Map View tab becomes enabled whenever you create a table containing a geographical field. In some cases, the Map View tab may not be enabled even afte
Page: Mapping Configuration Tutorial - SuperWEB2
This section describes the end to end process involved in setting up mapping. There are a number of steps involved in configuring mapping: Step 1 - Create a List of Field IDs and Geographical Value Set IDs The first step is to obtain the IDs of the fields
Page: Mapping Property Reference - SuperWEB2
This section describes all the available mapping properties. This section describes all the available mapping properties. It is intended to be used as a quick reference guide. If you are starting to configure mapping for the first time, you are recommende
Page: Mapping Settings - cfg
This section describes the configuration properties for Map View. The following commands set properties for Map View. Colours Description Define the colour swatches available from the drop-down list in Map View. Usage View the current configuration: cfg g
Page: measure
A column in a database table that can be summed. In SuperCROSS, a measure is a numeric field that can be used with mathematical and statistical functions. For example, income, weight, or expenditure. The sum is the default function applied. In SuperWEB2,
Page: MEASURES - Registry Table
Use the MEASURES registry table to specify the columns in a fact table that are to be treated as measures. Table Definition Column Name Data Type Size Primary Key Specifies... COLUMNNAME string 128 YES The name of a column to be set as a measure. TABLENAM
Page: Menu Options - Charts - SuperCROSS
This page describes the menu options available in chart mode. For details about the standard SuperCROSS menu options, see Menu Options - SuperCROSS. File Menu Option Icon Keyboard Shortcut Select To... New File-New.png Ctrl+N Open the Catalogue dialog to
Page: Menu Options - SuperCHANNEL
File Menu The File menu allows you to connect to the source and target databases, and save and reopen project files. Option Icon Keyboard Shortcut Select To... New Project New.png Ctrl+N Create a new SuperCHANNEL project. You will be prompted to save the
Page: Menu Options - SuperCROSS
File Menu Option Icon Keyboard Shortcut Select To... New File-New.png Ctrl+N Open the Catalogue dialog to choose a database and create a new table. Open File-Open.png Ctrl+O Open a SuperCROSS project, saved table definition, or database file. Open With
Page: merge
See concatenate.
Page: metadata
Metadata is information about a particular database, fields and field items. For example it may describe how, when, and by whom it was received, created, accessed, and/or modified, and how it is formatted. Also known as meta-information.
Page: Metadata - SuperWEB2
You can add metadata about datasets, tables, and fields within tables to SuperWEB2. Once the metadata is set up, end users can click the links in the SuperWEB2 interface to read the additional information about the data they are working with. Metadata lin
Page: Metadata and Multilingual Tables - SuperCROSS
Metadata Server is an optional component of SuperSERVER that you can use to add additional information to your databases. There are two main uses for Metadata Server: Multilingual Tables You can use Metadata Server to create multilingual tables. Users can
Page: metadata driver
A program module or library that provides access to a metadata repository.
Page: Metadata Server
Metadata Server is an optional component of SuperSERVER that you can use to add additional information to your databases. There are two main uses for Metadata Server: Multilingual Tables You can use Metadata Server to create multilingual tables. Users of
Page: method
The method command is used to set parameters for data control plugins and apply the plugins to a database.To learn more about configuring Data Control plugins, see the documentation on Data Control in SuperSTAR. Usage Description method Displays a list of
Page: Method Catalogue Permissions - Data Control
By default, only administrators are allowed to select table methods in SuperCROSS. Grant or Deny Permission to Select Table Methods in SuperCROSS If users have permission to select table methods in SuperCROSS, then the Select Table Method icon Edit-Selec
Page: MICO Licence
This file contains the license conditions for MICO. All libraries are covered by the GNU Library General Public License (LGPL), code generated by the IDL compiler is not copyrighted, everything else is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL). The
Page: microdata
See unit record data.
Page: mode
This command sets one of the SuperADMIN commands as the current "mode" of the console. The specified command is then automatically prefixed to future commands so you do not have to type it each time. For example, setting the mode to auth means that you ca
Page: Modify Table Header, Table Footer and Field Heading - SuperCROSS
You can modify the table header and footer: Modify-Header-Footer.png To edit the header, footer, or a field heading: Double-click the item. The Edit Table Header / Edit Heading / Edit Table Footer dialog displays. Edit-Table-Header.png Make your changes a
Page: Module Callback API - Data Control API
PreJobInfoT and JobInfoT both have a member struct m_Callbacks that contains a set of function pointers that provide modules with access to table structural information and either the tabulation query (in the case of PreJobInfoT) or the results of the cro
Page: Module Life Cycle - Data Control API
A Data Control module is a DLL or Shared Object that provides the custom implementation. Each module must implement the interface defined in the externaldcmodule.h header file (if you have installed SuperSERVER to the default location, this is located in
Page: Module Reference - Data Control
This section contains details of the data control modules that are supplied with SuperSERVER. Module Requirements Many of the data control modules are designed to work together. The following table lists the combinations of modules that are required for c
Page: Monitoring - SuperCHANNEL
This section describes how to configure monitoring in SuperCHANNEL. You can use monitoring to check the progress SuperCHANNEL has made converting your source data into the target sxv4 format. Activating monitoring will slow down the conversion, particular
Page: Multi-Homed Hosts
A multi-homed host is a computer that has multiple IP addresses to connected networks (it is physically connected to multiple data links that can be on the same or different networks). In situations where the server hosting SuperSTAR is multi-homed (has m
Page: Multi-Homed Hosts Worked Example - SuperSTAR
This example demonstrates how to configure SuperSTAR for a multi-homed host, using the following example system architecture: Multi-Homed-Example.png In the example architecture: The SuperSTAR host runs Windows Server 2008. It hosts SuperADMIN, SuperSERVE
Page: multi-response field
Surveys often have rating based questions. For example modes of transportation versus rating of use for each mode, normally this could be defined as multiple questions, however often it makes sense to group these similar questions into a single field/ques
Page: Multi-Response Questions in Survey Data - SuperCHANNEL
Multi-response questions or fields are commonly found in survey data. These are questions where the survey respondent can give more than one answer. For example: Q1: How do you usually travel to work (please tick all that apply)? [ ] Walk [ ] Bus [ ] Car
Page: Multilingual and Localisation Support - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 supports multiple languages for both the user interface and the dataset. User Interface Language When users log in to SuperWEB2 it will automatically select the most appropriate language for the user interface, based on the list of accepted lang
Page: MULTIRESPONSES - Registry Table
Use the MULTIRESPONSES registry table to list all the tables in the database that are to be treated as fact tables with multi-response data. Table Definition Column Name Data Type Size Primary Key Specifies... TABLENAME string 128 YES The name of a table
Page: My Custom Data - SuperWEB2
If there are specific combinations of field items that you are interested in, then you can use SuperWEB2's custom data feature to combine items into your own groupings of values (also referred to as "recodes"). To access this feature, click the Custom Dat

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Page: naming service
The naming service is an example of an object repository. It is a standard CORBA service, implementing the Interface Definition Language specified by the Object Management Group. Application servers export object references into the naming service, provid
Page: Navigate Hierarchies (Drill Down, Drill Up) - SuperCROSS
If you have a hierarchical field in your table, then you can use the options on the right-click menu to navigate the hierarchy: Right-click a field. Select Drill > Down or Drill > Up. For example, the sample Retail Banking database includes a hierarchical
Page: nesting
Two fields can be nested into one axis. For example, a table could show nationality across the columns, and gender then religion down the rows. The first value (eg Female) of gender is listed first, then all values of religion, followed by the second valu
Page: New Features
The latest version of SuperSTAR is now available. Here are some of the new features we have added from SuperSTAR 9 onwards. Interested in upgrading? Please get in touch to discuss your requirements http://spacetimeresearch.com/contact/. Running SuperSTAR

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Page: Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
A category of software tools that provides analysis of summarised data stored in a multidimensional database. OLAP tools enable users to analyse different dimensions of the summarised multidimensional data.
Page: Online Microdata Analytical Processing (OLMAP)
A category of software tools that provides analysis of microdata stored in a multidimensional database While the software has some similarities to online analytical processing (OLAP) packages, it is unique in that it operates directly on microdata without
Page: Open a Database - SuperCROSS
Use the Catalogue - Select Database or Table window to open a database, table, or cube. SX-Catalogue.png By default, the Catalogue window opens automatically when you start SuperCROSS. You can also open it at any time by selecting File > New. There are th
Page: Open Data API
The SuperWEB2 Open Data API allows you to harness the tabulation power and confidentiality protections of the SuperSTAR engine in your own applications. For example: OverviewLiveReports.png Live Reports, Visualisations and Infographics Make SuperSTAR the
Page: operator
A symbol representing a mathematical or arithmetic operation. Such as %, +, -.
Page: Options - SuperCROSS
You can set various options and settings for the SuperCROSS client from the Options window (Edit > Options). This section explains the options available on each tab. You can use the Set As Default check box to save your settings as the defaults for the ne
Page: OrderEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load OrderEntry OrderEntryDefine OrderBody OrderEnd OrderEntryDefine 'ORDER' Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes OrderBody (FieldOrder | AxisOrder) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Page: Other Useful Commands - Active Directory and LDAP
The following are some other useful commands for configuring an LDAP authentication service. Command Description auth <service_name> remove Remove the specified authentication service. Note: To avoid having to reconfigure the service, you might want to de
Page: Output API - SuperCROSS
The SuperCROSS Output API lets programmers add new output formats to the SuperCROSS Save options. New output formats are described in Microsoft Windows DLLs called output plugins. The plugins contain the functionality needed by SuperCROSS to present the f
Page: Output API Functions - SuperCROSS
The OutputCallBackType struct provides all the information and functionality you need to thoroughly examine a SuperCROSS table. This section provides a comprehensive listing of the available functions: short QuerySuperMARTID(HANDLE hTable, LPSTR IDBuff, s
Page: Output API Variables - SuperCROSS
Variable Description long LenOCBT Length of the OutputCallBackType struct. HTABLEOBJECT hTable Handle to the table data. This needs to be passed to most callback functions. If you get compiler warnings or errors when using hTable, assign it to a variable
Page: Output Formats - Production System
Production System supports a number of different output formats. You can turn them on or off by changing the relevant setting in the OutputFormats section of the Configuration file to true or false. Format Description Character Separated A text based form
Page: Output Formats - SuperCROSS
To save a table use the File > Save or File > Save As menu options. To save the entire table you must have either nothing highlighted/selected or the entire table highlighted/selected. If SuperCROSS displays a progress bar during the save process, you can
Page: Overview - cfg
This section contains an overview of how the cfg command works, and how to use it to set and check configuration properties. The configuration server is essentially a key/value store. You can use the cfg command to read, update, and delete key values: Rea
Page: Overview - Open Data API
REST Endpoints The Open Data API is a JSON REST API. It has 4 root REST endpoints: /schema Provides information about all the SuperSTAR datasets that are available to you, and their fields and measures. Learn More /table Allows you to submit queries and r
Page: Overview - Perturbation
If you are publishing data then you’ll know how important it is to protect the confidentiality of any individuals in that data. In many countries, including Australia, there can be serious legal consequences to releasing data that allows individuals to be
Page: Overview - SuperCROSS
The following is an overview of the elements available in the SuperCROSS interface: SX-Overview-Annotated-GS.png To start creating a table, simply drag and drop a field onto one of the axes. You can nest multiple fields on a single axis (as shown in the e
Page: Overview - SuperSTAR
SuperSTAR is the Space-Time Research suite of software products. SuperSTAR provides a unique solution to the challenge of fast, confidentialised data tabulation, analysis, visualisation and dissemination of large amounts of organisational data. SuperSTAR
Page: Overview - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 The following diagram shows an overview of the SuperWEB2 architecture. SuperWEB-Architecture.png Security Configuration and Port Use If you are deploying SuperWEB2 into a network environment that has network and host level security, you will nee
Page: Overview and Architecture - SuperSERVER
SuperSERVER is the power behind the entire SuperSTAR product suite: SuperSTAR-Architecture-Overview.png For more information on the rest of the SuperSTAR family, see Overview - SuperSTAR. Components and Architecture SuperSERVER-Architecture.png The main c

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Page: Packaging - SuperCROSS
If you are distributing SuperCROSS to your users either via the network or by providing an installer on CD, you may wish to customise the standard installer so that it includes your own preferred settings and local databases. This section describes how to
Page: parameter log
A description of a SuperCROSS table which is useful for documentation. Parameter logs are text files saved from SuperCROSS.
Page: PC-Axis/PC-Axis 2000
The PC-Axis software consists of a number of programs for the Microsoft Windows and Internet environment which can be used to present statistical information. SuperCROSS provides the ability to save data in PC-Axis format.
Page: PDF Downloads
The Space-Time Research online documentation portal will always have the latest documentation on our products. However, if you prefer to read the documentation in other formats, such as a PDF that you can download and print, then there are a number of opt
Page: Performance - Production System
There are some adjustments you can make to improve the performance of Production System, if necessary. Configure the Number of Threads By default, Production System processes one table at a time. To increase the output speed, you can enable multithreading
Page: Performance Considerations - SuperSERVER
This page contains some guidelines for tuning the cross tabulation performance of SuperSERVER. If you make any changes to the server configuration described on this page, then you must restart SuperSERVER in order for your changes to take effect. Multithr
Page: Permissions Model - Inheritance and Conflicts
The following is an overview of the SuperSTAR permissions model, explaining how inheritance of permissions works, and what happens if there are conflicts between permissions: Summary Description Default permissions allow full access By default, when you g
Page: persistent recode
In SuperCROSS, you can set up recodes to automatically load by default SuperSTAR database is opened.
Page: perturbation
Perturbation is a disclosure control technique that protects against the disclosure of confidential information. When you apply perturbation to a database the cell values are adjusted by small amounts to avoid revealing confidential information. Learn Mor
Page: Perturbation - Data Control
If you are publishing data then you’ll know how important it is to protect the confidentiality of any individuals in that data. In many countries, including Australia, there can be serious legal consequences to releasing data that allows individuals to be
Page: Perturbed Continuous RSE - Data Control
Summary Used in conjunction with other modules to update RSE for weighted datasets to take into account the effect of perturbation. This module adds the ability to perturb the RSE and variance cubes for continuous variables. Filename perturbedContinuousRS
Page: Perturbed Estimates - Data Control
Summary Adjusts the sum and mean of a measure so that the ratio of perturbed sum and perturbed mean is equal to the perturbed contributor count. Notes If you are only using discrete (count) perturbation, then this module does not adjust the means; in this
Page: Perturbed Mean Variance - Data Control
Summary Used in conjunction with other modules to update RSE for sums and means to take into account the effect of continuous perturbation. This module adds the ability to perturb the population mean values in the variance cube. In order to use the module
Page: Perturbed Population Estimate Variance - Data Control
Summary Used in conjunction with other modules to update RSE for sums to take into account the effect of perturbation. This module adds the ability to perturb the population estimate values in the variance cube. In order to use the module, you must have t
Page: plain field
A field in a database which is not used as a measure, date, key or classification field. For example a customer's identity number, or an address. Such a field cannot be used in a tabulation, but its contents are available through Record View.
Page: plain table
In SuperCHANNEL this is a database table of an unknown type.
Page: Port Usage - SuperSERVER
SuperADMIN and SuperSERVER present a very small TCP/IP "surface area" that also makes effective layer three firewalling simple to achieve. SuperADMIN by default listens on TCP/IP ports: 9000 (Configuration Server) 9230 (CORBA IIOP) 9231 (Java RMI-JRMP pro
Page: Prevent Fields from Sorting Alphabetically - SuperWEB2
Users can sort a field after they add it to a table. For a field in the rows, clicking the sort button next to the field name sorts alphabetically based on the labels. For example: Initially the Area field is unsorted: SW2_Unsorted_Area.png The first clic
Page: Prevent Guest Users from Creating Large Tables - SuperWEB2
If you decide to allow guest user access on your system, you may wish to restrict guest users from creating large tables, and thus prevent guest users from accessing large table mode. To prevent guest users from creating large tables, you need to edit <to
Page: primary key
In SuperCHANNEL this is a field (or multiple fields) that is used to uniquely identify a row in a table. See also key field and foreign key.
Page: Print Tables - SuperWEB2
Click the Print Table icon to print the current table: SW2-Print-Table.png The print functionality is best suited to smaller tables. If you have a larger table, you may wish to download the table in Excel format and then print your table from within Excel
Page: Printing - SuperCROSS
You can use the options on the File > Print menu to print your table from SuperCROSS. If you have selected part of the table then only the currently selected cells will print. If either all table cells are selected or no table cells are selected then the
Page: Processing Multiple Tables - Production System
If you want to process multiple tables in a single run of Production System, then there are two ways you can do this: Creating a table list file. This option works in both local and remote modes. Specifying a folder of TXDs that have been saved to the Sup
Page: prodmod.ini
Summary Stores settings for the Production Utility tool, which can be used to combine table files with recode files to generate new tables. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS [Userpref] This section stores the user preferences for the Producti
Page: product.ini
Summary This file is used during the installation process. You can edit it prior to installing SuperCROSS to create a custom installation package for distribution. For example, you might use this to preconfigure the database catalogue. Default Location pr
Page: Production System
The Production System is a command line interface into SuperSERVER designed to enable batch processing of cross tabulations. You can supply table definitions to production system in TXD format and it can generate output in formats such as CSV, XML and SXV
Page: Production Utility - SuperCROSS
The Production Utility is a tool that merges SuperCROSS tables with SuperCROSS recodes to produce new tables. It works in conjunction with the batch processing feature: the Production Utility merges tables with recodes and then passes them to the batch pr
Page: project file
The XML file which can be saved from SuperCHANNEL, describing the connection to the source data, and the content and format of the target sxv4 database.
Page: Project File Format - SuperCHANNEL
When you save your project in the SuperCHANNEL GUI, the settings are stored in an XML project file. This file contains all the information about your project, including: The source and target database details. Details of fact tables, classification tables
Page: Properties - Callback Functions
Users can set the module configuration properties by modifying the method catalogue in SuperADMIN. Your Data Control module can use the following functions to read these configuration properties. It is also possible for your module to dynamically add or r

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Page: Quantile and Range Configuration - SuperWEB2
By default, SuperWEB2 allows users to create custom ranges and quantiles. You can: Configure various settings for ranges and quantiles, such as minimum and maximum limits, how the ranges are labelled, and what combinations of ranges can be added to a tabl
Page: Quantiles and Ranges - Perturbation
In addition to perturbing counts, it is important to ensure that your summation options (measures) do not allow individuals to be identified. This is particularly important if you have "sensitive" measures, where outlying values in the data might allow id
Page: Queue Processing Frequency - Job Queue Manager
By default, Job Queue Manager checks for new jobs to process every 10 seconds. You can change this setting. Change the Queue Processing Frequency To change the queue processing frequency: Go to the Tomcat instance that is running Job Queue Manager and ope
Page: Quick Start - SuperSTAR Suite
Based on direct customer feedback, Space-Time Research has now made it much easier to install all of the main components of our SuperSTAR family. We have also provided you with sample data, so you can easily verify that everything has been installed corre

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Page: random rounding
This is a confidentiality method used to disguise sensitive or confidential data. Random rounding output is determined only by the input data so the same randomly rounded results are produced every time. Variations in results may occur when fields are add
Page: ranges
This command configures the limits for the custom range and quantile user defined fields available in SuperWEB2. Usage Description ranges <dataset_id> Display the limits currently defined for the specified dataset. For example: > ranges bank Customer Prof
Page: Ranges and Quantiles - SuperWEB2
Click the Range button next to one of the Summation Options to create a range or quantile based on that summation option: SW2-Summation-Options-Add-Range.png The Range dialog displays: SW2-Summation-Options-Range-Dlg.png You can choose either to create a
Page: Rate Limit - Open Data API
Access to the Open Data API is subject to rate limiting: if you submit too many requests within a short period of time, you will be unable to submit further requests to the API until your limit resets. This is to ensure that the API performs well for all
Page: Rearrange and Merge Fields - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS makes it easy to rearrange the fields in your tables. Rearrange the Rows/Columns/Wafers Simply drag and drop the field labels to rearrange them: Drag-Fields-To-Rearrange.png Drag-Fields-To-Rearrange-Done.png Remove a Field Simply drag the field
Page: Rebuild an Existing SXV4 - SuperCHANNEL
Menu Options - SuperCHANNEL The following is an example of SuperCHANNEL in update mode. The previously mapped columns are greyed out in the Target View: SuperCHANNEL-Update-Mode-1.png If you want to change the design of the SXV4 and rebuild the database f
Page: recode
A recode is a user defined redefinition of field item values. For example, the Age field in a database may contain all individual ages from 0 to 99. Recoding these values allows definition of 5-year age groups, or teenagers, for example.
Page: Recode Reference - SuperCROSS
This section describes the options available in the Define Recode window. It is intended as a reference. If you are new to recodes, see the introduction to recodes in SuperCROSS, which contains a full guide to creating recodes with worked examples. Define
Page: recode total
In SuperCROSS, the total of a recoded set of values for a field.
Page: RecodeEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load RecodeEntry RecodeEntryDefine RecodeBody RecodeEnd RecodeEntryDefine 'RECODE' IdentifierString 'FROM' IdentifierString {FactTable} {RecodeType} {Confi
Page: Recodes - SuperCROSS
Recodes allow you to redefine ("re-code") fields. For example: You have a field called Occupation, but are only interested in values for certain specific occupations. Overview-Occupation.png Recodes allow you to redefine the field so that only the occupat
Page: recodes.ini
Summary Contains the paths to recode files to be loaded automatically when connecting to a database. Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS\recodes.ini This file does not exist by default. You can either create it yourself, or it will be created automatic
Page: record
A single row of structured data. See also row.
Page: Record Count - Data Control
The record count plugin calculates the number of records contributing to a result, including any records with null values. It is designed to be used in conjunction with other Data Control modules. For example, it can be useful if you are writing your own
Page: Record View
One of the key strengths of a SuperSTAR database is the inclusion of unit record data. The Record View feature lets you access the individual unit records that make up the values in the table. For example, if you have a cell with a count of five, you can
Page: Record View - Production System
If you turn on record view output, Production System will output unit records from the SXV4 in CSV format. You can activate record view output by setting EnableRVOutputCSV to true in the configuration file. By default, the record view data will only inclu
Page: Record View - SuperCROSS
One of the key strengths of a SuperSTAR database is the inclusion of unit record data. The Record View feature lets you access the individual unit records that make up the values in the table. For example, if you have a cell with a count of five, you can
Page: Record View - SuperWEB2
One of the key strengths of a SuperSTAR database is the inclusion of unit record data. The Record View feature lets you view and download the individual unit records that make up the values in the table. You might want to use this feature for auditing and
Page: reference
A column identifying a row in a different table. See also axis reference item and field reference item.
Page: Reference - Metadata Server
This section contains a reference guide to the tables required in your external metadata database. Most of these tables will be created automatically when you run BuildMetadataTemplate.bat during the set up process. However, you may subsequently need to m
Page: Reference - Open Data API
This section provides a complete reference guide to all the Open Data API endpoints. Global Headers The following headers are supported on all requests or provided in all responses. Request Headers Accept-Language The language that labels will be returned
Page: Reference - SuperCHANNEL
This section contains a reference guide to various aspects of SuperCHANNEL.
Page: Reference - SuperCROSS
This section contains a reference guide to the SuperCROSS user interface.
Page: Registry Tables
Registry tables are an optional feature of SuperCHANNEL that you can use to simplify the process of designing target SuperSTAR databases. By creating registry tables in your source database, you can give SuperCHANNEL additional information about your sour
Page: registry tables (SuperCHANNEL)
Registry Tables
Page: Registry Tables in a TDD - SuperCHANNEL
Registry tables can be used to give SuperCHANNEL information about the design of the target database, such as which tables are fact tables, and which are classifications. When dealing with a TDD source, you can use all the same registry tables that you wo
Page: Related Record View - SuperCROSS
Like Record View, Related Record View lets you retrieve records. However, with Related Record View you retrieve records of only one record type at any one time. You can then view records, of another record type that are related to the records you have ret
Page: Relative Standard Error - Data Control
SuperSERVER uses Data Control plugins to calculate RSE for weighted datasets. Relative Standard Error Calculation Module The RSE Calculation Module calculates the Relative Standard Error for display in SuperWEB2. RSE Calculation Module Now Runs By Default
Page: Relative Standard Error - SuperWEB2
Depending on the data you are working with, you may have access to the Relative Standard Error (RSE) options in the menu at the top of Table View: SW2-RSE.png These options let you view the RSE figures for the current table. RSE is only available if the d
Page: Remove a Service - SuperSERVICE Manager
To remove a service using SuperSERVICE Manager: Go to the Windows Services console and stop the service if it is running. Services-Stop.png Start SuperSERVICE Manager (go to the Windows start menu and select All Programs > SuperSTAR > SuperSERVICE Manager
Page: Remove the Quantile Tab from the Range Dialog - SuperWEB2
By default, when you select Range for one of the summation options, SuperWEB2 displays the following dialog, which includes the Quantile tab: SuperWEB2(tm)-Quantile-Tab.png If you wish, you can configure SuperWEB2 so that it does not display the Quantile
Page: Remove the Range Option - SuperWEB2
By default, SuperWEB2 displays a Range button next to the summation options that allows users to create custom ranges or quantiles based on that summation option: SW2-Summation-Options-Add-Range.png If you do not want to allow users to access the options
Page: Rename a Group - SuperWEB2
To rename any private custom groups that you have created: It is not possible to rename a custom group that has been saved to a shared folder (whether or not you created it). As an alternative, you can delete the shared custom group and create a new one.
Page: replicate weight
Replicate weights are a series of variables that contain the information necessary for correctly computing the standard errors of point estimates when analysing survey data. When conducting a survey, it is typically too impractical or expensive to collec
Page: Resource Considerations - SuperCHANNEL
When updating large databases you need to consider the following issues: Consideration Details Memory You need to make sure there is enough memory available to avoid running out of memory. When using the 32 bit Java Virtual Machine, the maximum memory siz
Page: Restrict Access to the API - Open Data API
Any user who wants to access the API must have an API key (which is obtained by logging into SuperWEB2 and viewing the Preferences page). By default, all users will be able to obtain an API key from SuperWEB2, but if you do not want all your users to have
Page: Reverse Channel from SXV4 Data Sources - SuperCHANNEL
You can use SuperCHANNEL to extract information from an SXV4 file and import the data back into a relational database system. Simply connect to the SXV4 as your source and the relational database as your target. This process is referred to as "reverse cha
Page: Revise an SXV4 - SuperCHANNEL
The Revise function allows you to update selected fact table records in your existing SXV4 database. For example, if your SXV4 contains details of your customers throughout Australia, but you have some updated customer data for all of your customers in th
Page: Right-Click Menu Options - SuperCHANNEL
The options on the right-click menu allow you to interact with the currently-selected item or items. The available options will change depending on what you clicked on. Source View Option Keyboard Shortcut Select To... Add Table Ctrl+A Add the currently s
Page: Right-Click Menu Options - SuperCROSS
This section describes the options available in the right-click menu when working with tables. The menu options are slightly different depending on whether you right-click on the table header, the row/column/wafer axes, the table data area, or the footnot
Page: RKey
A record key used as part of the perturbation confidentialisation process. Cubes created by the server for databases that have the perturbation confidentiality process enabled use the RKeys to generate a cell key for each cell in the cube. See also pertur
Page: Root (__SUPER_CHANNEL__ table) - Registry Table
The __SUPER_CHANNEL__ table is the root registry table. It tells SuperCHANNEL which tables are registry tables. This table is required in order to use registry tables in your source data. You must have a row in the root table for every registry table you
Page: row
In a database: a single row of structured data. In a table: a horizontal list of values displayed in a table. See also record.
Page: Row and Column Totals and Percentages - SuperCROSS
Totals There are a two main ways to add totals to a table: Feature Details Use the options on the Calculations menu Select Calculations > Grand Total to add a total on both the rows and columns. Select Calculations > Row Total to add a total row to your t
Page: RowEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load RowEntry RowEntryDefine RowBody RowEnd RowEntryDefine 'ROW' Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes RowBody (DimensionEntry)+ (DeriveEntry) {AutoAxisTotalOption} {AxisM
Page: RSE Annotation - Data Control
Summary Annotates RSE values. Filename rseannotationmodule Dependencies RSE Calculation Module Priority This module must run after any other RSE modules. Configuration method addmethod <method_id> [{table|mandatory}] [<display_name>] method <method_id> ad
Page: RSE Calculation - Data Control
Summary Calculates Relative Standard Error. Filename rsecalculationmodule Dependencies None Priority This module calculates the RSE, so must run before any other modules that require or update the RSE cube. It now runs automatically for SuperSERVER weight
Page: RSE file
Due to sampling errors, survey estimates produced do not reflect the overall population with 100% accuracy. The accuracy of any particular results can be determined by calculating the Relative Standard Error (RSE). SuperCROSS annotates estimates that fall
Page: RSE Poor Table Check - Data Control
Summary Uses the RSE cube to check table reliability against a configured threshold. Filename rse_poor_table_check Dependencies RSE Calculation Module Priority The RSE modules must be configured to run in the following sequence: RSE Calculation Module (th
Page: RSE Suppression - Data Control
Summary Suppresses RSE values over a given threshold. Filename rse_suppression Dependencies RSE Calculation Module Priority The RSE modules must be configured to run in the following sequence: RSE Calculation Module. Any other configured modules that upda
Page: RulesEngine.xml
Location <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\data\.repository\RulesEngine.xml This file defines rules that control table creation. For example, you can use the rules to restrict the maximum number of cells in a table, or to specify mandatory fields that

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Page: sa2ps
The executable file for the Production System utility of SuperSERVER (including SuperADMIN). This utility is used in scripts for batch production of tables.
Page: sa_weightings.xml - SuperSERVER
The sa_weightings.xml file is used to configure weightings for databases added to SuperSERVER. There must be one weightings XML file for each weighted database. File Name <SXV4_db_filename>_sa_weightings.xml For example, if the SXV4 filename is Survey.sxv
Page: Sample Code - Data Control API
The Data Control API is installed with SuperSERVER. The location will depend on where you chose to install SuperSERVER, but with the default installation location, the Data Control API files are located in C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperSERVER SA\etc The etc\dca
Page: Sample Downloads - Registry Tables
You can use the following files to create the registry tables in your source database. Source Type Description Download Link SQL Server Source The attached SQL file contains SQL DDL statements that will create the registry table structure in SQL Server, a
Page: SAR file
SuperSTAR Archive file. SXV4 databases can be packaged and compressed with metadata and TXDs into a SuperSTAR archive file (.SAR).
Page: Save and Load Recodes - SuperCROSS
Recodes allow you to redefine ("re-code") fields. Once you have created some recodes, you can save them to a file. This allows you to re-use them in future and use the same recodes with a different database. Although you can use the same recodes across mo
Page: Save and Reload Groups - SuperWEB2
You can save any private custom groups you have created to a file, and reload groups from a file. You can use this feature to share your custom group definitions with other SuperWEB2 users, as an alternative to using the shared folders feature. Other user
Page: Save and Reload Tables - SuperWEB2
You can save your tables inside SuperWEB2. Once saved, the table definitions will be available again the next time you log in to SuperWEB2. Tables saved by users in SuperWEB2 are typically private (only visible and accessible to the user who created the t
Page: Save Dual Language Excel Files - SuperCROSS
If SuperCROSS is set up to support multiple languages, you can save a table to Excel with table and field titles in two languages. The first language selected in SuperCROSS will appear on the left side of the Excel output, with the second language appeari
Page: Saved Table Limits - SuperWEB2
You can configure limits on the number of tables users can save. If users reach their limit on saved tables, then they will have to delete some tables from Saved Tables before they will be able to save any more tables. Overview of Saved Table Limits Super
Page: Saving - SuperCROSS
This section contains everything you need to know about saving data from SuperCROSS, including: Details of all the available output formats for saving tables. How to create a SuperSTAR archive file. This format packages the SXV4 database with its metadata
Page: Scaling Factor and Precision - Data Control
You can use the supplied scaling plugin, outputscaling to set a scale value to be applied to each cell in the table. The scale factor will be applied to the cell values displayed in the client, as well as any downloaded data (including Excel, CSV and SDMX
Page: SCAM
Small Cell Adjustment Method
Page: Schema - Open Data API
The /schema endpoint returns information about the SuperSTAR datasets that are available to you, and their fields and measures. Overview Endpoint http://<server>/webapi/rest/v1/schema HTTP Method GET Request Headers Reference - Open Data API Info - Open D
Page: SCS file
A SuperCROSS table saved in SuperCROSS format.
Page: scs.dat
The binary catalogue file used in SuperSERVER (Non SuperADMIN) to hold details of registered databases and users.
Page: SDMX - SuperCROSS
The SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange) Technical Standards Version 2.0 format is a standard format for exchanging statistical information. SuperCROSS supports loading and saving in SDMX format. Limitations of Saving and Loading SDMX Files Only
Page: sdmx.config.xml
Summary Configures values that are included in SDMX downloads. You can save a SuperCROSS database to the SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange) Technical Standards Version 2.0 generic format. There are two versions of SDMX downloads from SuperCROSS
Page: Search - SuperWEB2
You can use SuperWEB2's search and filter functionality to quickly find what you are looking for. Search Across All Datasets Use the search box to search across all fields, values, datasets and tables: SW2-Search.png By default, SuperWEB2 displays results
Page: Section 508/Section 508 compliance
Section 508 refers to a US Federal agencies requirement that electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities. For more information, see http://www.section508.gov/ http://www.section508.gov/ SuperWEB2 has a mode which is Sec
Page: segmentation
The process of identifying a subset of records using the underlying database cross-tabulation fields.
Page: Segmentation - SuperCROSS
Use the segmentation features to identify a subset of a population. You can then perform further analysis by focussing solely on this subset of records. There are two options for creating segments: Segmentation and Analyse Segment. Segmentation Use this f
Page: server
This command maintains the settings for the registered and available SuperSERVERs. If you make any changes to the server configuration (server <id> config) using this command, then you must restart SuperSERVER in order for your changes to take effect. Usa
Page: Set Data Cleansing Actions - SuperCHANNEL
Cleansing actions allow you to automatically clean up some of your source data when building your SXV4 database. Cleansing actions apply to columns that can only be one of a set of possible values. This includes: Classified columns - columns in fact table
Page: Set Precision for Summation Options - SuperWEB2
By default, SuperWEB2 displays values in tables as whole numbers (0 decimal places). The display precision is determined by the value of the dataprecision parameter in the CubeCatalog.xml configuration file. Changing this parameter will change the number
Page: Set the Default Summation Option - SuperCHANNEL
When designing your SXV4, it is important to select a default summation option that makes sense for your data. The default summation is applied when a user creates a table, but does not specifically select a summation option. The default summation option
Page: Set Up - Metadata Server
This section describes how to set up Metadata Server for use with SuperCROSS or SuperWEB2 (or both). Metadata Server allows both SuperCROSS and SuperWEB2 to support multilingual datasets and tables; users will be able to change the dataset/table language
Page: Set Up Batch Processing - SuperCROSS
You can use SuperCROSS to carry out batch processing. When SuperCROSS is configured to use this mode, it acts like a server. It will regularly poll a specific directory (referred to as the "interchange directory") to check for any new TXD or SCS format fi
Page: Settings - Charts - SuperCROSS
Select View > Chart Settings to edit chart settings. The Chart Settings window displays. Chart-Settings.png The following settings are available: General Tab Setting Description Automatic Dialogs Select these options to automatically open the Chart Wizard
Page: Setup a Metadata Database - SuperWEB2
You can add metadata about datasets, tables, and fields to SuperWEB2. Once the metadata is set up, end users can click the links in the SuperWEB2 interface to read the additional information about the data they are working with. Metadata - SuperWEB2 This
Page: Setup Flag Records - SuperCROSS
The flag records feature offers a powerful way to track a specific subset of records from your data. You can use this feature to identify records that meet certain criteria and then use those flagged records in tabulations. When you configure flagged reco
Page: Setup Static Metadata Pages - SuperWEB2
You can add metadata about datasets, tables, and fields within tables to SuperWEB2. Once the metadata is set up, end users can click the links in the SuperWEB2 interface to read the additional information about the data they are working with. Metadata - S
Page: Show or Hide the Customise Table Panel - SuperWEB2
The customise table panel is where you select the field values and summation options you want to use in your table: SW2-CustomiseTable.png Hide the Customise Table Panel If you want to maximise the amount of available screen space for viewing your table,
Page: Show the Customise Table Panel when opening Saved Tables - SuperWEB2
By default, when users open a saved table from the catalogue, SuperWEB2 opens the table in Table View with the customise table panel (field tree) hidden: SuperWEB2-TableView-Table-Selected.png If users want to edit the table, they need to expand the custo
Page: Silent Install and Uninstall - SuperCROSS
The installation package for SuperCROSS is built with Installshield, which supports "silent" installations. This feature makes it easy to deploy SuperCROSS throughout your organisation: you simply run the install once, selecting all your preferred install
Page: Single Sign On with Kerberos
When an Active Directory authentication service has been configured, it is possible to enable single sign on with Kerberos for Windows users of SuperCROSS and the SuperADMIN console. This means that users can log in to SuperCROSS automatically based on th
Page: SNU
SuperCHANNEL Command Line Utility See SuperCHANNEL Command Line Utility for more information.
Page: Sort Classification Tables - SuperCHANNEL
You can use a sort column, in conjunction with a SQL ORDER BY clause, to sort classification tables. If you do not configure any sorting, then by default classification tables will sort according to the index of the rows in the source database. For exampl
Page: Sort Tables - SuperCROSS
You can sort a table. For example: Unsorted Table (default): Table-Unsorted.png After sorting: Table-Sorted.png The following are some of the ways to sort a table: To... Do This... Sort based on the values in a column or row Right-click the column or row
Page: SortEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load SortEntry SortEntryDefine SortBody SortEnd SortEntryDefine ('FIELD_SORT' | 'AXIS_SORT') Yes Yes Load fails. No Load fails. SortBody {FieldSortInfo |
Page: Source View
The Source View in SuperCHANNEL shows the tables and columns in your source database. See User Interface - SuperCHANNEL for more information.
Page: spanner label
A label which spans multiple fields. For example, Sex may be a spanner label for Male and Female field items.
Page: Sparsity - Data Control
The SparsityCheck module prevents the release of tables that contain a high proportion of cells with very low values (0,1, or 2). It applies to interior cells only (totals are not included). If SparsityCheck is enabled, each cross-tabulation result is che
Page: Speed Up Loading of TXDs Containing Large Numbers of Recodes - SuperCROSS
If you make extensive use of TXD files and recodes, then you may wish to make a change to the SuperCROSS configuration that will improve performance when loading a TXD file containing a large number of recodes. By default, SuperCROSS uses a MAP statement
Page: SPS File Format - SuperCHANNEL
The following is an example of an SPS format file for a 6 question survey: DATA LIST FILE="C:\Data\SampleData.dat"/ V1 1 V2 2 V3 3 V4 4 V5 5 V6 6 . VARIABLE LABELS V1 'Q1 How often do you enjoy Coffee' V2 'Q2 How often do you enjoy Water' V3 'Q3 How often
Page: SRD file
SuperCUBE file format
Page: srl.ini
Summary Stores the settings for any local databases in the SuperCROSS database catalogue (databases that have been added under Catalogue and Local Access). Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS\Catalogue\srl.ini Databases Each database that has b
Page: ss2mdtool
SuperSTAR command line utility for importing, exporting, or removing metadata in a metadata repository.
Page: ss2ps
The executable file for the Production System utility of SuperSERVER (non SuperADMIN). This utility is used in scripts for batch production of tables.
Page: ssii.ini
Summary Stores the SuperSTAR catalogue settings for all SXV4s. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS\Catalogue [DBPath] This section stores the list of datasets and tables in the Local Access section of the Catalogue, in the form: <dataset_id>=<p
Page: Staging Databases
SuperCHANNEL can connect to a wide range of data storage facilities and Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). However, the original data source may not be ideal as direct input to SuperCHANNEL for a number of reasons: The data in the original da
Page: star schema
When designing a Data Warehouse to support OLAP and Decision Support Systems the preferred database table layout is referred to as a 'Star Schema'. This usually organises the database tables into one or more 'Fact' tables and a number of related 'Classifi
Page: Start SuperADMIN and SuperSERVER
Typically, you will want to start SuperADMIN and SuperSERVER using a Windows Service. This will ensure that both components start automatically when the machine starts. If you choose the Complete installation option, then the installation process will cre
Page: Statistical and Mathematical Functions for Derivations - SuperCROSS
The following is a list of all the statistical and mathematical functions available for derivations in SuperCROSS. The statistical functions compute various descriptive statistics for tabulation fields representing ranged (e.g. age) or bracketed (e.g. inc
Page: Statistical Disclosure Control (SDC)
Statistical agencies hold information about people and business. Statistical Disclosure Control protects the confidentiality of that information. See also confidentiality.
Page: statistics.xml
Summary Defines formula definitions for statistical functions available in SuperCROSS. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS Weighted and Unweighted Summations The statistics.xml file defines all the formulas for unweighted summation options in S
Page: SubjectEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load SubjectEntry SubjectEntryDefine SubjectBody SubjectEnd SubjectEntryDefine 'SUBJECT' Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes SubjectBody (RecodeName)* Each recode in thi
Page: summary data
Aggregated data often referred to as a cube. Each cell in a cube contains counts of records and sometimes sums of measures. Also known as Aggregated Data or Macrodata.
Page: summation option
In SuperCROSS, a field containing a continuous set of numerical values, or a count. For example income, age, number of people. In SuperWEB2 a summation option is called a count. See also measure.
Page: Summation Options - SuperCROSS
The Summations Options control the numbers that are displayed in the table data area. Modifying the Summation Options will modify the numbers represented in the table. There are two types of summation options: Measures - columns in a database table that c
Page: Summation Options - SuperWEB2
In order to create a meaningful table, you need to measure something. For example, using the sample Retail Banking dataset, you can choose to measure a simple count of customers, or you can generate a table that calculates something more complex, such as
Page: super.ini
Summary Contains table manipulation and general program settings for SuperCROSS. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS If you choose to edit any of the settings in this configuration file, then you must make sure you close SuperCROSS first. When
Page: SuperADMIN Console
The SuperADMIN console is the command-line application used to administer SuperSERVER. You can use the SuperADMIN console to: Create and manage user accounts. Configure the database catalogue (using the cat command). Control user and group access to datab
Page: SuperCatalogue.ini
Summary Stores the name of the default database set by the user in the SuperCROSS Catalogue. Users can specify a default database in the Catalogue by selecting the Select as Default check box. This database will be highlighted by default the next time the
Page: SuperCHANNEL
SuperCHANNEL.png SuperCHANNEL is the database import tool you will use for converting your data from the source database to the star-schema, column-oriented format used by SuperSTAR to provide its cross-tabulation speed (sxv4). SuperCHANNEL can import sou
Page: SuperCHANNEL Command Line Utility
SNU is the SuperCHANNEL command line utility. It allows you to build a SuperSTAR database from a command prompt or via a script. You cannot use SNU to design the SuperSTAR database. You need to do one of the following before you can run a build with SNU:
Page: SuperCROSS
SX-Overview.png SuperCROSS is the desktop client for the SuperSTAR platform. It has a powerful and intuitive drag-and-drop graphical interface that facilitates fast, flexible tabulation and analytics for information producers. SuperCROSS is an easy-to-use
Page: SuperCUBE
Table data can be saved in SuperCUBE .SRD file format and installed as SuperCUBE in SuperCROSS and SuperTABLE.
Page: SuperCUBE - SuperCROSS
Overview The SuperCUBE file format is a 'Summary Record Database' for distributing to other users of SuperCROSS and SuperTABLE. The other users do not need to access the original database in order to use your cube files. The cube will contain the subset o
Page: SuperModule.ini
Summary Stores details of the locations of various dynamic linked libraries (DLLs) used by SuperCROSS. Most of these settings should not be changed. Default Location C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS Some of the sections in the file include: [General] Defines
Page: SuperSERVER
SuperSTAR Database Server is the core of the system. It enables high-performance tabulation, and consists of several components collectively known as one product: SuperSERVER SuperSERVER is the SuperSTAR tabulation engine, and is the power behind the enti
Page: SuperSERVICE Manager
A Windows service is a process that runs in the background without requiring a user to be logged on. Since they run as background processes, services usually require no direct user interaction and can be set up so that they start automatically when the ma
Page: SuperSTAR
Overview - SuperSTAR Where To Next? Learn more about the SuperSTAR components and architecture. Read about what's new in SuperSTAR 9. Find out how to get started quickly and try out the software. Read the System Requirements.
Page: SuperSTAR Archive File Format - SuperCROSS
The SuperSTAR Archive File Format (.sar) packages the SXV4 database with its metadata and TXDs into a single archive format. This can then be provided to another user to open in SuperCROSS through the Local Access section of the database catalogue, or loa
Page: SuperSTAR I format
Previous versions of SuperSTAR database formats (sxv2 and sxv3), produced by SuperMART Builder and earlier utilities.
Page: SuperSTAR II format
The current SuperSTAR database format (sxv4), produced by SuperCHANNEL.
Page: SuperSTAR Server Outages - Job Queue Manager
Because the Job Queue Manager is a long running process and is reliant on the SuperSTAR platform, any downtime for those systems or the networks connecting them will interrupt the Job Queue Manager’s processing. Space-Time Research recommends stopping the
Page: SuperTABLE
SuperTABLE is a basic, unsupported, table reader component of the SuperSTAR suite. It is provided for public end-users of our customers (Australian Bureau of Statistics and NCVER) under license arrangements with these customers. SuperTABLE is provided for
Page: SuperWEB1 to SuperWEB2 Migration
If you are upgrading from SuperWEB1, you will need to run a special migration tool to import your saved tables and group recodes into SuperWEB2. In SuperWEB1, these were stored in SuperADMIN; in SuperWEB2 they are stored in the User Data Repository. Pleas
Page: SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2-Overview.png SuperWEB2 is a browser based data analysis client that allows end users to create tabulations in their web browser. SuperWEB2 runs within a Java based web application container (Tomcat), and can use a RDBMS to store user saved tabl
Page: Supported Platforms - SuperCROSS
This section describes the Space-Time Research recommended system requirements for operating SuperCROSS, however you may use additional hardware. Generally greater hard disk capacity and random access memory (RAM) give better performance. Operating System
Page: Suppress Ability to Add Sum to a Table - SuperWEB2
In circumstances where perturbation is applied to a table, it may be possible to impute unperturbed values if an unperturbed measure such as mean is available in conjunction with the sum measure. To prevent this from happening, there is a configuration se
Page: sw2-chart-config-options.js
Location <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\scripts\sw2-charts\sw2-chart-config-options.js The file allows you to configure some settings for Graph View. For example, you can change the default type of graph that is displayed when you change to Graph View. It i
Page: sw2-chart-export-options.js
Location <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\scripts\sw2-charts\sw2-chart-export-options.js This file defines some of the options for configuring PDF and PNG downloads from Graph View. It is not necessary to restart SuperWEB2 to apply changes to these configurat
Page: swc, swconf, swconfiguration
This command has been deprecated and is no longer used. It was previously used for managing the configuration properties for SuperWEB1.
Page: SXV2 database
First generation SuperSTAR database format.
Page: SXV3 database
Second generation SuperSTAR database format created by the SuperMART Builder.
Page: SXV4 cube
SuperSTAR database format designed for aggregated data.
Page: SXV4 database
Third generation SuperSTAR database created by SuperCHANNEL.
Page: sxv4drv.conf
This configuration file contains setting for the SXV4 driver. It allows configuration of various cache settings and buffers used by the driver when inserting records into SXV4 target databases, as well as the type of index used, and the level of warnings

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A SuperCROSS table can consist of three axes: rows columns wafers (or layers) An axis consists of one or more fields. Fields can be sub-nested or concatenated together.
Page: Table - Open Data API
The /table endpoint allows you to submit table queries and receive the results. Overview Endpoint http://<server>/webapi/rest/v1/table HTTP Method POST Request Headers Reference - Open Data API Content-Type Must be set to application/json. Required in all
Page: table annex
The Table Annex is a Microsoft Word rich text format (.RTF) document that embeds the table in SuperCROSS (.SCS) format. The document can then be printed with the table. The Table Annex option enables extra notes containing descriptions, qualifications and
Page: Table Series Generator (TSG)
A GUI-based utility to allow batch runs of multiple TXDs against multiple databases to produce tabular output in scs, csv, or Excel format.
Page: Table View Configuration - SuperWEB2
This section describes how to configure some of the features of Table View:
Page: TABLE_LABEL - Registry Table
Use the TABLE_LABEL registry table to specify a display name (label) for a table. You can define labels for fact, plain and classification tables: Fact table labels will be displayed in the SuperSTAR clients. Although it is good practice to define meaning
Page: TableData.ini
Summary Stores dataset-specific table settings. This file must be named <dataset_id>_TableData.ini (where <dataset_id> is the ID of the dataset it relates to). Default Location The same directory as the dataset it relates to. For example: C:\ProgramData\S
Page: TableEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Save Load Load Save Load TableEntry TableEntryDefine TableBody TableEnd Yes Yes TableEntryDefine 'TABLE' Yes Yes Yes Yes TableBody {RowEntry} {ColEntry} {WaferEntry} {SubjectEntry} {SortEntry
Page: tabulation
A process for aggregating data. See also cross-tabulation.
Page: Tabulation Query - Callback Functions
The following callback functions available to PreJob provide access to the tabulation query. These functions allow your module to modify the query before it is processed. GetQualifiedWeightFieldIdentifierT() Query the qualified weight field ID for the sum
Page: Target Attributes - SuperCHANNEL
The Target Attributes pane allows you to change attributes for the columns and tables in the SuperSTAR database. To display the Target Attributes pane, click the icon on the toolbar: Attributes.png The attributes shown will depend on what is currently sel
Page: Target View
The Target View in SuperCHANNEL shows the current structure of your target SuperSTAR database. See User Interface - SuperCHANNEL for more information.
Page: Tau-ARGUS
Tau-ARGUS is a software program designed to protect statistical tables. It is one of the main results of the CASC-project. SuperCROSS integrates with Tau-ARGUS to provide disclosure control with automatic consequential suppression.
Page: TDD Control Files - SuperCHANNEL
The Space-Time Research Textual Data Definition (TDD) standard requires a set of seven control text files, which define the layout of information in the data files. All seven control files must be present for a valid TDD file, although some of the files m
Page: Test the Design with a Partial Build - SuperCHANNEL
If you have a very large database (in terms of the number of records in the fact tables), then you are recommended to test your database design before building the full target database. SuperCHANNEL allows you to run a partial build of your target databas
Page: Textual Data Definition Format - SuperCHANNEL
The Space-Time Research Textual Data Definition (TDD) standard allows you to create an SXV4 database based on data stored in text files, as opposed to connecting to a relational database. This can be useful in situations where data is not available in a d
Page: Textual Database Definition (TDD)
A set of files that together provide the information needed for SuperCHANNEL to relate data files in text format as a star schema.
Page: thematic map
A thematic map displays spatial pattern of a theme or series of attributes. For more information, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thematic_map http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thematic_map
Page: Third Party Components - Licensing Information
There are a number of third party components included with the SuperSTAR suite. This page lists the third party components, and provides licensing information. Job Queue Manager Please refer to SuperWEB2 for other associated dependencies. Library Version
Page: Tomcat Configuration - SuperWEB2
This section describes some Tomcat configuration settings that you are generally recommended to change before going into production:
Page: Too Many Axis Items Warning - SuperCROSS
Sometimes when creating a table in SuperCROSS you may see an error message advising that there are too many axis items and that the number of cells has exceeded the maximum allowed in the table: Too-Many-Axis-Items.jpg Techniques for Avoiding this Warning
Page: TotalEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load TotalEntry TotalEntryDefine TotalBody TotalEnd Yes Yes Yes TotalEntryDefine 'TOTAL' IdentifierString IdentifierString – Display name for the total. Yes Yes
Page: Trendlines - Charts - SuperCROSS
Trendlines allows simple linear and growth trend series to be created and displayed based on existing data. They are commonly used to study predictions (regression analysis) and can be used to indicate moving averages, where data fluctuations are smoothed
Page: Troubleshooting - Job Queue Manager
This section contains some troubleshooting information. If you see any of the following error messages in the ErrorDetails table in your database, follow the recommended steps to resolve the issue. Error Message Suggested Resolution Packets larger than ma
Page: Troubleshooting - SuperWEB2
This section describes some solutions to problems you may encounter using SuperWEB2.
Page: Troubleshooting - User Data Repository
This section contains some troubleshooting information for the User Data Repository. Users Unable to Save Custom Data or Tables when using MySQL for the User Data Repository If you are using MySQL to store the User Data Repository and users encounter prob
Page: Troubleshooting Mapping - SuperWEB2
This page contains some troubleshooting information for mapping. Street Map Base Images Not Displaying Due to a recent change to the Map Data Services API, the default street map imagery no longer displays correctly in SuperWEB2. If you are using the defa
Page: Tutorial - SuperCHANNEL
If you are new to SuperCHANNEL, we recommend you start by following this tutorial. This will introduce some of the key concepts by taking you through the end-to-end process of converting data from a source format into SXV4. Step 1 - Obtain the Sample Sour
Page: TXD
A .TXD file is a textual description of a SuperCROSS table. It is one of the SuperCROSS save options. Saved TXDs can be loaded into SuperCROSS and retabulated, and can be used for batch production of large numbers of tables.
Page: TXD Reference
Textual Table Definition (TXD) format is a textual description of a SuperSTAR table; it is one of the SuperCROSS save options and is the internal format used to save tables inside SuperWEB2. TXD files that have been saved in SuperCROSS can be loaded back
Page: type map
In SuperCHANNEL this is a list of logical connections between two data types. When the data is channelled, the type map is used to cast the source data type to the mapped target data type

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Page: UDFEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load UDFEntry 'UDF' IdentifierString (MultiUDF | SingleUDF | RangeUDF | WeightUDF | MathUDF | ComparisonUDF | TimeUDF | QuantileUDF) UDFEnd IdentifierString – Display
Page: Unable to Clear Tables, Print Tables or Open Saved Tables - SuperWEB2
If you find that you are unable to open saved tables from Saved Tables, or use the Clear Table or Print Table buttons in Table View, it may be because you have selected your browser's Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs option. When you cli
Page: Understanding SuperSERVER, SuperCROSS and SuperWEB2 Weighting Differences
Prior to version 9.7, weighting configuration in SuperSTAR was different depending on whether you were using SuperWEB2 or SuperCROSS, and it was not possible to apply weightings consistently in both SuperCROSS and SuperWEB2. From version 9.7 onwards you c
Page: Understanding the Field List - SuperWEB2
When you access Table View in SuperWEB2, you can see a list of all the available fields on the left. Items in the list have different icons so you can tell what they represent: SW2-FieldList.png If you do not see the list of fields, click the arrow to exp
Page: Unicode - SuperSTAR
From version 9.0 onwards, SuperSTAR includes full Unicode support. This means that SuperSERVER and the SuperSTAR clients fully support all characters and languages, and SXV4 databases are no longer restricted to the character set supported by the user's s
Page: Uninstall - SuperCHANNEL
Uninstall SuperCHANNEL using the standard Windows Remove Programs functionality available from the Control Panel. Uninstalling SuperCHANNEL does not completely remove everything that was originally installed: Any project files or SuperCHANNEL configuratio
Page: Uninstall - SuperCROSS
Uninstall SuperCROSS using the standard Windows Remove Programs functionality available from the Control Panel. Uninstalling SuperCROSS does not completely remove everything that was originally installed: Any user-configurable SuperCROSS files that you ma
Page: Uninstall - SuperSERVER
Use the standard Windows Remove Programs functionality available from the Control Panel to uninstall SuperSERVER. If you have created a Windows Service for SuperSERVER that is not called SuperSTAR, then you must remove this through SuperSERVICE Manager be
Page: unit record data
Individual "fact" records. Sometimes referred to as micro data. Typical examples include data sourced from a transactional database or a survey such as a census. See also microdata.
Page: UnixODBC License
All libraries are LGPL except the News Server driver which is GPL. LGPL libraries can be used by commercial software. All programs are GPL.
Page: Unlock a User Account
To help protect your user accounts from unauthorised access, you can configure SuperADMIN to lock the account if the wrong password is entered more than a certain number of times. Configure Account Lock Settings Use the account command to configure the se
Page: Update a Dataset
If your data changes, you can use SuperADMIN to replace an existing dataset in the catalogue with a new SXV4 file. For example, you might have a customer dataset that is regularly updated with new customer records, or a set of survey data that is updated
Page: Update an SXV4 - SuperCHANNEL
You can use the Update All and Update options to update an existing target SXV4 database that has been previously built and saved. For example, new monthly sales data or survey data can be added to existing databases without rebuilding the entire database
Page: Update the Search Index - SuperWEB2
The search function in SuperWEB2 allows users to quickly find what they need from the available datasets. In order to provide results quickly from across all the available data, the search function does not search the datasets directly, but rather searche
Page: Update the Search Index for Multilingual Datasets - SuperWEB2
If you have set up multilingual datasets (using the Metadata Server), then you need to keep the search index updated whenever there is a change to either the catalogue or the external multilingual/metadata database. When you have multilingual datasets and
Page: Update the Search Index for Single Language Datasets - SuperWEB2
If you are only using single language datasets, then you can update the search index by running the script BuildSXV4SearchIndex.bat, which is located in the SuperADMIN program data directory. If you installed to the default location, it will be located at
Page: Upgrade - SuperCHANNEL
This section describes how to upgrade SuperCHANNEL from a previous version of the software. To do this you need to remove the current installation first. If you require assistance with an upgrade contact support to find out about Space-Time Research's Upg
Page: Upgrade - SuperCROSS
This section describes how to upgrade SuperCROSS from a previous version of the software. To do this you need to remove the current installation first. If you require assistance with an upgrade contact support to find out about Space-Time Research's Upgra
Page: Upgrade - SuperSERVER
This section explains how to upgrade an existing installation of SuperSERVER to Release 9. SuperSERVER requires a 64-bit operating system. These instructions apply to upgrades of the SuperADMIN (SA) versions of SuperSTAR (release 6.5 onwards) only. If you
Page: Upgrade - SuperWEB2
This section describes how to upgrade to the latest version of SuperWEB2 from an earlier version. You must upgrade both SuperSERVER and SuperADMIN to 9.0 before performing the upgrade to SuperWEB2. Learn more about upgrading SuperSERVER. Step 1 - Plan for
Page: Upgrading from Earlier Releases - Metadata Server
If you are upgrading from a release of SuperSTAR prior to version 9.0 then you can continue to use your existing metadata database. You do not need to run BuildMetadataTemplate.bat to recreate the database. SuperCROSS To use your existing metadata databas
Page: Use Direct URLs to Open a Specific Dataset or Table - SuperWEB2
The standard way for a user to access SuperWEB2 is to start by loading the login screen, and then select the dataset or table they want to work with from the catalogue. As an alternative, you can provide users with special URLs that take them directly to
Page: Use the Metadata Server to Store the Data Catalogue Information Pages - SuperWEB2
If you have configured SuperWEB2 to use the metadata server for multilingual datasets, then you can choose to store the data catalogue text in the metadata database instead of static HTML pages. When this option is activated, SuperWEB2 will automatically
Page: user
This command displays the name of the currently logged in user. Usage Description user Displays the currently logged in user.
Page: User Access and Restrictions - SuperWEB2
You can configure limits and restrictions on what users can do when connected to SuperWEB2. User Limits Concurrent User Limits You can configure concurrent user limits to restrict the number of users from a particular SuperADMIN user group who can be logg
Page: User Data Repository - SuperWEB2
The User Data Repository (UDR) is designed to allow SuperWEB2 users to save their own table design definitions so they can use them again the next time they login. The default installation of SuperWEB2 uses an embedded HyperSQL database to store the UDR,
Page: User Defined Fields (UDF)
Derived or synthetic fields created from existing fields within the database.
Page: User Defined Fields - SuperCROSS
User Defined Fields (UDFs) are new (synthetic) fields that you can create directly in SuperCROSS based on existing fields and measures. You can use UDFs to do things like: Compare two numeric fields. Perform calculations across several numeric fields. Ran
Page: User Guide - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS is the desktop client for the SuperSTAR platform. This user guide explains everything you need to know to get the most out of the SuperCROSS client. What Can I Do With SuperCROSS? With SuperCROSS you can: Process large and complex micro (unit r
Page: User Guide - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2 is a browser based client for the SuperSTAR platform. Once you have logged in, simply select the fields you are interested in and drag and drop to build your first table. Then you can run the query to get the data from the SuperSTAR database, an
Page: User Interface - SuperCHANNEL
When you first open SuperCHANNEL, it automatically opens a new blank project: SC-UI-Overview.png The two main areas of the SuperCHANNEL interface initially show the Source View and the Target View: The Source View is where your source database displays. T
Page: Users, Groups and Permissions
User access to the SuperSTAR software suite is managed by the SuperADMIN service. The SuperSTAR clients (Such as SuperCROSS and SuperWEB2) connect to SuperADMIN to authenticate users. SuperADMIN uses the typical system of Users and Groups of users to mana
Page: Using a Custom R Key Generator - SuperCHANNEL
You can configure SuperCHANNEL to automatically generate R Keys for perturbation when building your SXV4. SuperCHANNEL is supplied with an R Key generator that you can use, but you can also replace this with your own custom R Key generator if you prefer.

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Page: Validate Your Installation - SuperSTAR
This section describes how to use the SuperWEB2 client and the supplied sample data to validate a new installation of SuperSTAR Suite. The validation process involves the following steps: Step 1 - Check the SuperSTAR Windows Service is Running Open the Wi
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A finite set of discrete values, categories or classification items. For example a value set could be the possible values of a field such as Sex - Male or Female. A value set can be hierarchical.
Page: Verify - User Data Repository
When you have completed configuring your UDR database, the final step is to start Tomcat/SuperWEB2. This will create the empty tables in your UDR database. You can then test the connection by logging in and attempting to save a table. Login to SuperWEB2.
Page: vertical slice
A subset of data that includes only the fields of interest.
Page: View Records - SuperCROSS
To access Record View: Click a cell to highlight it. For performance reasons, you are recommended not to select a cell that contains a large number of values. Right-click the cell and select Records > View Records. AccessRecordVIEW.png If the options are

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The third dimension in a table often referred to as a page or layer. Similar to a sheet in a spreadsheet. A useful area to store time periods or geographies.
Page: WaferEntry
SuperCROSS Production System SuperWEB2 Element Format Description Save Load Load Save Load WaferEntry WaferEntryDefine WaferBody WaferEnd WaferEntryDefine 'WAFER' Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes WaferBody (DimensionEntry)+ (DeriveEntry) {AutoAxisTotal
Page: web.xml
Location <tomcat_home>\webapps\webapi\WEB-INF\web.xml The following are some of the parameters in this configuration file that you can change: Parameter Example Description More Information SessionUserAgentFilter SessionIPFilter <filter-mapping> <filter-n
Page: Weighted Databases - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS can be used to tabulate against sample surveys where each record in the sample sur­vey has one or more associated weights. Population estimates are calculated by summing these weights, and estimates of means are also computed with these weights
Page: weighting
In order to reduce costs, statistical surveys typically assess a sample of the population rather than complete enumeration. Weighting is a technique used with sample surveys to provide estimated results for the total population from which the sample is dr
Page: Weighting - Callback Functions
HasAppliedMainWeightT() Query whether a summation field has an applied main weight in the given tabulation job. Available To PrepareJob PerformJob CleanUpJob HasAppliedMainWeightT(JobInfoT* JobInfo,int Dimension, int FieldOffset) Arguments JobInfo Input I
Page: Weightings - SuperCROSS
SuperCROSS can be used to tabulate against sample surveys where each record in the sample survey has one or more associated weights. Population estimates are calculated by summing these weights, and estimates of means are also computed with these weights.
Page: Weightings - SuperSERVER
SuperSERVER can be used to tabulate against sample surveys where each record in the sample survey has one or more associated weights. Population estimates are calculated by summing these weights, and estimates of means are also computed with these weights
Page: weightings.xml - SuperCROSS
The weightings.xml file is used to configure client-side weightings for SuperCROSS. There must be one weightings XML file for each weighted database. File Name <database_id>_weightings.xml or <sxv4_filename>_sa_weightings.xml (depending on which weighting
Page: Worked Examples - Reference Items - SuperCROSS
This section contains some worked examples of reference items in use. Please see the introduction to field/axis reference items before following the examples. Example Scenario The examples use the following base table, which shows Gender and Occupation by
Page: Working With Hierarchies - SuperWEB2
You may have fields in your data that are represented as hierarchies. For example, in the sample Retail Banking dataset, the Area field contains a hierarchy of several levels, with states at the top level, down to post codes at the lowest level: SW2-Hiera
Page: Working With Tables - Totals, Percentages, Sorting and Codes - SuperWEB2
This section describes some of the options available when working with tables. It is assumed that you have already read the guide to getting started and you know how to login to SuperWEB2 and create a basic table by dragging and dropping fields or selecti

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Page: Zero Suppression - SuperWEB2
SuperWEB2's zero suppression options are designed to help you reduce noise in your tables so you can concentrate on what's important. When you activate zero suppression, SuperWEB2 will automatically remove rows and columns that contain only zeros. This ca

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