Getting Started using Dashboard Filters

In the Result Details widget, the Element Status and Element Type filters are displayed on the widget surface by default. For all other widgets the display of filters on the widget title is optional.



How to

  1. To filter a dashboard or widget, first invoke the Toggle Dashboard Edit Mode button to show the Edit Panel. The Edit Panel > Filter tab is used to filter dashboards or selected widgets.When edit mode is on, the Edit Panel opens with the Dashboard node selected on the left. To filter the entire dashboard, click the Filter tab.
    • To filter at the Widget level, first select a widget in the dashboard and then select "Widget" in the Edit Panel list. Additional widget options appear only if a selection is made. Widget selection can occur before or after invoking the Edit Panel. For widgets, the available filters will vary according to widget type.
  2. With the Widget node selected, click the Filter tab.

    If the selected widget does not support filtering, the Filter tab displays that fact.



  3. For widgets that support filtering, check Apply all of the following criteria and then define filter criteria to apply by using the Attribute, Operator, and Value fields in the first row using the steps below.


    Additional rows may be added, or rows subtracted, by clicking the Plus and Delete icons respectively.

  4. Optionally, click Display filter toolbar. This will display the Filter icon in the widget or dashboard title bar as shown on the right. One or more filters can be displayed.
  5. In the Attributes drop-down, select one of the available attributes.
  6. Select an operator to filter by. The available operators vary according to the attribute selection above. For time values an entry field appears.


  7. Optionally, click the green arrow to add a second row of criteria to filter by.When the Widget node is selected in the dashboard above, the filter criteria are applied only to the selection.Note: When the widget selected is not a collection widget, filter options for collections do not appear.
  8. Click Apply when you’re ready to enact these changes on the dashboard or widget.
  9. Click OK or Cancel when done.
  10. For filters displayed on a widget or dashboard, click the blue link to show drop-down filters defined above. For example, the displayed filter on the right shows time ranges to filter by.

What you should see



If more than one row to display was checked, its value also displays on the toolbar (if Display was checked).