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ABS.Stat Beta

ABS.Stat Online Video Tutorials

To help you get started with ABS.Stat we have produced a series of short tutorials. You will need Flash Player/Quick Time Player to view the tutorials.


ABS.Stat Beta: What is ABS.Stat Beta? 1. Welcome to ABS.Stat

      Introducing ABS.Stat: what is it, why has it been developed, and what are the benefits and uses of this product?
      Duration: 01:39
      File size: 1.12MB

ABS.Stat Beta: Beta release is now available! 2. A tour of the ABS.Stat Browser Interface
      A quick tour around the ABS.Stat browser to see what functions are available.
      Duration: 03:44
      File size: 4.02MB

ABS.Stat Beta: Why the ABS is introducing  ABS.Stat Beta? 3. About ABS.Stat Metadata
      An explanation of what metadata is, including the various levels - Dataset, Dimension, Dimension Member and Observation and where to find metadata within ABS.Stat.
      Duration: 03:29
      File size: 4.97MB

4. Accessing and Locating Data
      All about searching and browsing themes, tables and predefined tables.
      Note: Video 5 - building customised tables will define and explain dimension and dimension members to you in further detail.
      Duration: 03:21
      File size: 4.31MB

5. Building Customised Tables

      How to construct your own customised tables by selecting dimensions, layout and custom options.
      Duration: 02:34
      File size: 2.43MB
6. Building Customised Tables: Selecting Dimensions
      Continuation of 5. Building Customised Tables: Explains selecting and de-selecting various dimension members.
      Duration: 09:51
      File size: 7.50MB
7. Other functions in selecting dimensions
      Information on dimension member colour coding and searching dimensions. Demonstration of quick access to customised dimensions.
      Duration: 03:33
      File size: 3.89MB
8. Layout
      Learn how to customise the layout of your table.
      Duration: 03:19
      File size: 4.20MB
9. Customise Table Options
      How to modify characteristics of datasets to make your table more useable.
      Duration: 02:07
      File size: 2.42MB

10. Exporting Information
      How to export your table to an Excel, CSV, or SDMX file.
      Duration: 02:45
      File size: 5.37MB

11. My Queries
      How to combine two or more different queries.
      Duration: 01:55
      File size: 2.23MB

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