Reference: Six New Features Now Live on American FactFinder Database
U.S. Census announced several new features today to the American FactFinder database.
Here’s a List of What’s New:
1. Ability to copy/paste URLs for bookmarking2. Ability to hide all instances of a dimension on a table (i.e. Margin of Error)3. Ability to download .csv files with single line headers for better compatibility with statistical software (i.e. ArcGIS, SAS)4. Ability to preserve simple table modifications (Hide, Collapse, Filter) when downloading files in .csv format5. Ability to select all Metropolitan and/or Micropolitan Statistical Areas within the United States6. Ability to create maps for Data Profiles and Quick Tables
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.