Using Dashboard Filters and Parameters

Dashboard Filters and Parameters enable you to control the data display within dashboards. They work with filters that are defined in the visuals.

As you become more familiar with Dashboard Filters and Parameters, examine the following topics:

To enable application control for existing visuals, you must first place the relevant field onto the Filters shelf of the chart. You can then create an application that uses filter control elements; you may also edit an existing application. Optionally, you may choose to adjust the settings of this application, select among different modes of application controls, or even adjust application control values. And finally, learn how to use application controls.

For advanced application design, familiarize yourself with optional dimension and optional measure controls, and then with variable dimension and variable measure controls.