Dashboard Filter Panel

In datapine, all types of users can use the filter panel on the right side of the dashboards to narrow down the data displayed. However, you can also decide to apply a hidden filter to the dashboard that is only visible in edit mode and enables you to restrict the data that Viewers can view on your dashboard. In this section, you will learn how to use the dashboard filter panel.


Show or Hide Dashboard Filters


In your Dashboard, click on the Show Filters icon on the right upper tool bar. This will open the Filter Panel on the right side of your Dashboard. To hide the dashboard panel just click on Hide Filters again and the filter panel will disappear.


Turn Dashboard Filters On/Off


Use the toggle next to the filter name to apply or deactivate a filter. If the button is blue the filter is activate and will affect the results on your dashboard, while grey signals that the filter is currently turned off and has no impact on the data in the dashboard.


how to turn dashboard filter on and off in dataipne


Display Filter Values


A click on to the filter name will open or hide the values contained in a filter. Depending on the filter type you may select multiple or only single values in a filter. Single-value filters will have an option button while multi-select filters will have check-boxes that allow you to select multiple values at the same time.


Apply Filter Values


To apply a different filter setting to your dashboard, do the following.


  1. Open the filter panel with a click on Show Filter.
  2. Select the filter you wish to apply to your dashboard. A click on the Filter name will display all values below.
  3. Then tick or untick the values you wish to apply to your dashboard. Remember it depend on the filter type if you can apply only one or multiple values at once.
  4. Finally click on Apply at the bottom of the filter panel.

Your dashboard will be now filtered by the selected values.