Creating dataset filters on dashboards

Cloudera Data Visualization enables you to quickly add a filter widget to the dashboard, based on any field in the dataset.

  1. Open an existing dashboard in Edit mode.
  2. Switch to the Filters menu.
  3. Ensure that you are using the correct connection for the filter, or switch to the desired connection.
  4. Select the dataset for the filter.
  5. Click on any of the fields of the dataset to add to the dashboard a widget that filters on this field.
    Alternatively, you can also drag the field that you want to use as a filter and drop it into the filter bar on the dashboard.
    You can a new filter widget, named for the field name.
  6. To configure the new dashboard filter, hover over the filter and click the Gear icon in the top right of the filter widget.
  7. The Settings modal window opens, on the Values tab.
    Note that the Dataset of the filter appears. Also, there is a Save selections made in edit mode setting available. You can use it to save text, numeric, or date range selections made in Edit mode. When unselected, filter values selected while editing the dashboard will not be the default in Edit mode.