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Set a Time Field Filter

When you select a time attribute for a visual, you can filter the time range displayed on the visual.

Set a time range for a time field filter

  1. Select the filter icon on the visual or dashboard to access the appropriate filter sidebar.
    • To access the visual filter sidebar, select its filter iconor select Edit Visual from thevisual menu () and then select on the sidebar menu.
    • To access the dashboard filter sidebar, select its filter icon .The dashboard-level filter icon is available only when all the visuals are from the same data source.The Filters sidebar appears showing any filters that have been applied.
  2. Select the Row tab. If the style of your visual is an arc gauge, KPI chart, table (raw data), histogram, or map markers chart, the Group tab is available, but you cannot create a group filter because all filters for these visual styles are row-level filters. If you are using the dashboard filters sidebar, the Group tab is not available.
  3. The Saved tab shows saved filters that you can apply to a dashboard or visual.
  4. On the Row tab, select a time field you want to use from the list of available time fields. A second page with two tabs appears in the Filters sidebar: Range and Keyset.
  5. You can also select to access theCreate Derived Fields or the Create Custom Metrics to create or modify derived fields and custom metrics to be used as filters.
  6. On the Range tab, use the From and To boxes to specify the time range for the filter. You can set the range in static time or dynamic time, or use preset ranges provided with AnglesProf.
    • Select Static Time or Dynamic Time in the fx drop-down menu.

      If you select Static Time, the From and To boxes are filled with default dates and times. Use the boxes to select specific from and to times:

      If you select Dynamic Time, the From and To boxes are filled with Start of Data Set and End of Data Set automatically. Use the Condition boxes to select different dynamic from and to times:

    • Alternatively, select Presets... to fill the From and To boxes with predefined time ranges provided by AnglesProf.

      Use the filter box at the top of the presets list to locate the preset setting you want. Descriptions of each of the preset options are provided in preset time ranges.
  7. Alternatively, select a keyset on the Keysets tab to use for the filter.
  8. After the filter specifics have been specified, select Apply. If you create the filter at the dashboard level, it is applied to all the visuals in the dashboard. Otherwise, it is applied only to the selected (active) visual.

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Set a Time Field Filter

When you select a time attribute for a visual, you can filter the time range displayed on the visual.

Set a time range for a time field filter

  1. Select the filter icon on the visual or dashboard to access the appropriate filter sidebar.
    • To access the visual filter sidebar, select its filter iconor select Edit Visual from thevisual menu () and then select on the sidebar menu.
    • To access the dashboard filter sidebar, select its filter icon .The dashboard-level filter icon is available only when all the visuals are from the same data source.The Filters sidebar appears showing any filters that have been applied.
  2. Select the Row tab. If the style of your visual is an arc gauge, KPI chart, table (raw data), histogram, or map markers chart, the Group tab is available, but you cannot create a group filter because all filters for these visual styles are row-level filters. If you are using the dashboard filters sidebar, the Group tab is not available.
  3. The Saved tab shows saved filters that you can apply to a dashboard or visual.
  4. On the Row tab, select a time field you want to use from the list of available time fields. A second page with two tabs appears in the Filters sidebar: Range and Keyset.
  5. You can also select to access theCreate Derived Fields or the Create Custom Metrics to create or modify derived fields and custom metrics to be used as filters.
  6. On the Range tab, use the From and To boxes to specify the time range for the filter. You can set the range in static time or dynamic time, or use preset ranges provided with AnglesProf.
    • Select Static Time or Dynamic Time in the fx drop-down menu.

      If you select Static Time, the From and To boxes are filled with default dates and times. Use the boxes to select specific from and to times:

      If you select Dynamic Time, the From and To boxes are filled with Start of Data Set and End of Data Set automatically. Use the Condition boxes to select different dynamic from and to times:

    • Alternatively, select Presets... to fill the From and To boxes with predefined time ranges provided by AnglesProf.

      Use the filter box at the top of the presets list to locate the preset setting you want. Descriptions of each of the preset options are provided in preset time ranges.
  7. Alternatively, select a keyset on the Keysets tab to use for the filter.
  8. After the filter specifics have been specified, select Apply. If you create the filter at the dashboard level, it is applied to all the visuals in the dashboard. Otherwise, it is applied only to the selected (active) visual.

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