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Violin Plot Mod for Spotfire® 2.6.0 (Spotfire 11.4 LTS+)

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Display the probability density of the data at different values.



The Violin Plot Mod for Spotfire® offers a visual representation of data distribution, combining the advantages of both box plots and kernel density plots to allow easy comparison of distributions of sets of data, and enabling the simultaneous display of the underlying data density and summary statistics.

Try this Mod

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Spotfire® Analyst

Download this mod and follow the instructions below to open the mod in Spotfire Analyst:

  1. Open Spotfire® Analyst, and create an analysis by loading some data.
  2. Drag the downloaded .mod file into the analysis.
  3. The visualization mod is added to the analysis.
  4. To learn more about the capabilities and limitations of this visualization mod, read the user guide located in the downloaded folder.

For general information on how to use and share visualization mods, read the Spotfire documentation.

Data Requirement

The Violin Plot Mod allows visualization of any datasets in Spotfire and is key to understanding distributions of data.

For detailed information on data requirements, the available settings, and an example of how to set up the list, read the mod's community article.

Help & Support

This Mod for Spotfire® is not supported by Spotfire Support.

In the event of issues or to suggest features and enhancements, submit an issue in the Mod's GitHub repository.

For general questions about Mods, please post a question in the Forum for Extensions & Mods.


2.6.0 (Spotfire 11.4 LTS and later)
May 2024
Changes to previous release:

  • Significantly enhancements to Symmetrical log scale - now has a linear portion centered around zero (if data crosses zero)
  • Fixes to rectangular marking
  • Fixes to tooltips
  • Fix for bug where lower parts of box plot were not shown correctly if violin was hidden


2.4.0 (Spotfire 11.4 LTS and later)
April 2024
Changes to previous release:

  • Significantly enhanced performance
  • Color by axis implemented
  • Individual y axis and zoom slider configuration now independent
  • Display of 95% confidence interval of the mean
  • Improved formatting of statistics table
  • Better and more flexible formatting of numbers
  • Various minor bug fixes and configuration enhancements


1.0.1 (Spotfire 11.4 LTS and later)
December 2023

  • Updated API version for compatibility with Spotfire® 11.4 LTS

1.0.0 (Spotfire 11.4 LTS and later)
December 2023

  • Initial release

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