Using Single Value, with Dropdown Menu

This mode of filtering enables you to select a single value from a dropdown menu. It uses a dropdown menu for selection. By default, the filter uses All values.

  1. In the dashboard's Edit mode, hover over a filter until its controls appear on the top right.

    active filter based on state field
    Active Filter
  2. Click the icon (gear).

    configuring a filter
    Configuring the Filter

    The Settings modal window appears.

  3. In the Settings modal window, under Display Settings tab, check these options:

    • Permit only one item to be selected
    • [Optional] In single select mode, include a '(All)' option; this is on by default
    • When in single-item selection mode, checking this box...

    Click Apply.

    Display Settings for a Single-Select Filter with Drop-down Menu and 'All' Option
    Display Settings for a Single-Select Filter with Drop-down Menu and 'All' Option
  4. Manipulate the filter widget in the following ways:

    • In the state filter, click the (downward arrow) icon to open the menu of available choices.

      The application control expands.

    • [Optional] In the Search box, enter the search term and click the icon (magnifying glass).
    • Make your selections, as needed.
    Single-Select Filter with Drop-down Menu and 'All' Option
    Single-Select Filter with Drop-down Menu and 'All' Option

Notice that you can only select a single item from the menu.