Define a Sentiment Expression

A Sentiment expression is used to determine the sentiment of text and returns a numerical value.

Sentiment expressions utilize Microsoft's Machine Learning libraries and a base "binary sentiment model" which was provided by Microsoft and trained via Wikipedia. For more information, see

Text that has an overall positive sentiment will return a positive number. Text that has an overall negative sentiment will return a negative number.

To define a Sentiment expression:

  1. Create an expression.
  2. From the Editor drop-down list, select Sentiment.
    The Sentiment expression section opens.
  3. To define the expression, select the Down Arrow to open the Token Selector, and then select a value.

    Right-click anywhere in the Expression field to access the Token Selector.

    The Token displays in the Expression field.

  4. Select OK.