Creating Filters that Control Optional Dimensions

Before starting on this work flow, complete the steps in Creating Visuals with Optional Dimensions.
  1. In the dashboard, click the Filters tab.
  2. Click Create Custom Filter.

    This creates a New Filter in the filter area of the application, and opens the Settings window modal for that filter.

  3. In the Settings modal window, under the Values tab, enter the following:
    • Under Title, enter Display Country Details.
    • Under Output Parameter, enter dim.

      Note that this is the parameter from Creating Visuals with Optional Dimensions.

    • Under Specified values, enter Value: country, and Label: Country.

    Configuring Values Settings for the Optional Dimension
  4. Switch to Display Settings tab, and select Allow only one item to be selected at a time and then select Include an option for 'All'.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Name and save the dashboard.
  7. Switch to dashboard View mode, and select World Regional Populations.
  8. In the Display Country Details filter, select Country.

    Note that the table now has a new column, country.