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Hi there,

Running a python Jupyter notebook I can render beautiful offline plot.ly charts. However, when I publish the notebook to a dashboard, those charts are no longer visible. 

I can seem to publish the charts as individual insights using a static insight but I really like the idea of keeping it within the published notebook.

For example - try this in a notebook (assuming you have plotly installed in your python environment). It should work and show a pretty contour plot. Not publish that notebook on a dashboard. Neither the dashboard rendering or insight rendering show the graph - just a blank.

import dataiku
import plotly.graph_objs as go
import numpy as np
import plotly.offline as py


x = np.random.randn(1000)
y = np.random.randn(1000)

fig = go.FigureWidget(
        {'x': x, 'y': y, 'type': 'histogram2dcontour'}

py.iplot(fig, filename='histogram')


Screen grab of the notebook running - 


Not quite so exciting screen grab of the insight...



Any ideas?


Many thanks



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Due to the current way Plotly works, this is only possible through the standard Plotly methods, not the offline ones. This is already referenced as an issue on Plotly's Github: https://github.com/plotly/plotly.py/issues/880

Do you have a professional Plotly account? If so, have you tried with the standard Plotly server (not through offline)?


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Hi Alex - not exactly what I was hoping to hear but I'll try the professional Plotly account option and see how that shapes up.

I love the ides of being able to publish Jupyter notebooks as insights and hiding the code behind them.

Thanks for your answer.
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