How to Use Code Interpreter in ChatGPT

Published: March 26, 2024 - 4 min read

Julian Alvarado

Want to make sense of complex data quickly? See how using the Code Interpreter in ChatGPT can help.

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What is Advanced Data Analysis in ChatGPT?

Advanced Data Analysis in ChatGPT, previously referred to as the code interpreter feature, constitutes a significant advancement in the field of data analysis. This functionality facilitates the interpretation of complex data sets, enabling a streamlined process for converting raw data into meaningful insights.

How to Enable Advanced Data Analysis in ChatGPT?

You don’t have to: ChatGPT Advanced Data Analysis is now available by default in your standard chat window, eliminating the need for manual activation through Beta settings.

Uploading files by dragging and dropping into the chat or using the paperclip icon to attach files in the chatbox.

Simply drag and drop your files into the chat into or attach them by clicking the paperclip icon in the chatbox.

What Can ChatGPT Advanced Data Analysis Do?

ChatGPT’s advanced data analysis extends its capabilities far beyond conventional data interpretation, offering a comprehensive suite of applications tailored to meet an expansive range of data-related tasks.

Reading CSVs

ChatGPT simplifies the process of working with CSV files, eliminating the need for manual data entry or complex programming. By understanding the structure of CSV files and extracting relevant information, it transforms raw data into accessible insights, ready for further analysis.

Analyzing Spreadsheets

It turns conventional spreadsheets into dynamic tools for strategic decision-making. By examining each cell and formula, ChatGPT identifies trends, patterns, and anomalies—transforming numbers into actionable intelligence that drives key business strategies.

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Interpreting Images 

Moving beyond traditional data forms, ChatGPT can analyze and interpret data presented in images. This capability allows for a deeper visual analysis, uncovering insights in areas where traditional text or numerical data fall short, such as pattern recognition in geographical mapping or trends in visual content on social media.

Decoding Videos 

ChatGPT can dissect video content to extract critical data from individual frames. This analysis is pivotal for understanding dynamic visual information, ranging from identifying trends in consumer behavior in marketing videos to conducting in-depth research studies involving video documentation.

Building Charts 

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ChatGPT simplifies the creation of complex charts, turning intricate data sets into understandable visual forms. When combined with Coefficient’s capabilities within Google Sheets, this process becomes even more powerful. Coefficient ensures that the data fueling these charts is not only current but directly connected to your business’s live data 

Animating Image

Adding a dynamic element to data presentation, ChatGPT enables the animation of images to highlight trends and insights. This innovative approach to data interaction offers an engaging and comprehensible way to showcase data changes over time, enhancing the interpretability of complex data sets.

Best Practices for Using ChatGPT Advanced Data Analysis / Code Interpreter

To maximize the efficacy of ChatGPT’s advanced data analysis, consider these best practices:

  • Clearly define your data analysis goals and structure your queries accordingly.
  • Ensure your data is clean and well-organized to facilitate accurate analysis.
  • Regularly review and update your data sets to maintain relevance and accuracy.

Limitations of ChatGPT Code Interpreter

While ChatGPT’s advanced data analysis offers expansive capabilities, it’s important to acknowledge its limitations:

  • Dependence on the quality and structure of the input data.
  • Potential challenges in interpreting highly complex or nuanced data sets without human oversight.
  • The need for integration with other tools for comprehensive data analysis solutions.


From effortlessly reading CSV files to animating images for dynamic data presentation, ChatGPT transforms the landscape of data analysis, making it more intuitive, comprehensive, and accessible.

Yet, when complemented with Coefficient’s GPT Copilot, the potential for generating actionable insights and driving strategic decisions is exponentially increased. Coefficient’s direct connection to live data sources ensures that your analysis is always based on the most current data, making it more intuitive, comprehensive, and accessible across disciplines.

Get started today to try Coefficient out for yourself and dive deeper into the transformative capabilities of ChatGPT.

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Julian is a dynamic B2B marketer with 8+ years of experience creating full-funnel marketing journeys, leveraging an analytical background in biological sciences to examine customer needs.
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