Configuring ranges on dashboard filters

In , you can easily configure real-time filters that enable you to navigate across visuals built on time series. Both historical data and ongoing data feeds are supported.

This example uses a dashboard with a line visual that plots stock prices and volume of sales. The filter added uses a set of previously defined dateranges, as described in Managing custom dates.

Follow these steps to add and configure a real-time filter on a dashboard:

  1. Open the dashboard in Edit mode and click the Filters menu on the right to open it.
  2. In the Filters menu, under Dimensions, click the Date field.

    adds the filter Date to the filters section of the dashboard.

  3. Hover over the upper right corner of the filter, and click the Gear icon to configure the filter.
  4. In the Settings modal window, click the Style tab, and select the option Permit selection of time range.
  5. In the Settings modal window, click the Ranges tab, and select the the appropriate range.
  6. Click APPLY.
  7. On the filter, click the Calendar icon, and select the Quick filters option from the menu.

    The appearance of the filter changes, to show the set of custom dateranges.

    To use the quick filter, see Using quick filters.