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Adding a Filter Box

Dashboards specific filters can be applied by adding and populating a filter box which is a container for numeric and categorical (text) filters.

You can add multiple filter boxes to a single dashboard.


1.     After double-clicking or drawing a rectangle on the dashboard canvas, click  on the Select Part pane then click the Filter Box  icon.

The Filter Box Settings pane is displayed, and the Filter Box part is added on the dashboard canvas.

2.     Enter the filter box Title then click .

3.     Drag and drop columns (text, numeric, time, or time series) from the Data Table pane to this area:


The columns are added under the Filter Box columns list and the filter box is populated by the default filter mode type of the added columns:

·         Multiple Selection for text columns

·         Numeric Range for numeric and timeseries columns

·         Date/Time Range for time columns


4.     You can also configure the filter box to:

·         Reset Button Visible

Tap the slider to turn it on and display a reset button at the bottom of the filter box.


·         Search Field Visible

Tap the slider to turn it on and display a search field, to limit the number of displayed filters at the bottom of the filter box.


·         Display in PDF

Tap the slider to turn it on and include the filter box in the PDF output.


When a filter is applied, filter icons appear at the left of the filter column title  and on the  toolbar of the dashboard. Clicking  or will remove the filter.

Also, Show Active Filters  icon displays on the toolbar. This allows viewing of all the active filters on the dashboard and its visualizations.

5.     Click the Save  icon on the toolbar to save the changes.

When saved, the  notification is displayed.