Custom Narratives

Configure custom narratives, or create your own

Configure custom narratives created using the full programmability of NLG Studio and add them to your MicroStrategy dossiers with the click of a button.

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Get started with our step-by-step tutorials and reference documentation

Learn how to customize a narrative project in NLG Studio, then generate the narrative in your MicroStrategy dashboard using the Arria visualization.

Note

To access and complete the Custom Narratives tutorials you must have an Arria account and an Arria NLG Studio license. If you don't already have one, you can request a free trial.

To access the tutorials, click on the links below and sign in to your Arria account.

 

  • About project types in NLG Studio

    NLG Studio offers the ability to work with different data types in different ways. You select your project type based on the type of data you have and the functions you need to use on the data.

     

  • Custom Narratives tutorial - JSON-type Studio projects

     

    • Creating custom narratives

      This tutorial explains how to customize a JSON-type Studio project using NLG Studio and the Arria for MicroStrategy visualization, then add the narrative to your MicroStrategy dashboard.

      You'll begin with our BI Starter project, which includes a library of BI-specific helper functions. You'll create a basic narrative, then optimize and contextualize it to respond to selection events within your visuals.

       

  • Custom Narratives tutorial - table-type Studio projects

     

    • Creating custom narratives

      This tutorial explains how to customize a table-type Studio project using NLG Studio and the Arria for MicroStrategy visualization, then add the narrative to your MicroStrategy dashboard.

      You'll begin with our BI Starter project, which includes a library of BI-specific helper functions. You'll create a basic narrative, then optimize and contextualize it to respond to selection events within your visuals.

       

Note

To learn about creating Studio projects from scratch and writing your own scripts, see the Arria NLG Studio documentation and tutorials.