Adding filter parameters to the control panel
Filter parameters provide an object to input a filter value that can be used to filter objects on the dashboard. Applying the filter to objects on a dashboard is described in detail in the Applying Filters to Objects section below. The different types of filter objects you can add to a control panel are described in the table below:
Drop down list
Allows the user to select a value from a pre-defined list of values.
Allows the user to select a date value.
A slider control allows the user to select a numeric value between a predefined minimum and maximum.
Allows a user to select a true or false value.
Allows the user to enter freeform text
Follow these steps to add a filter parameter to the control panel:
- Press the Filter Parameter button in the Add group from the Panel tab.
- Select the type of object from the drop down list.
- Define the details of the object using the Object tab (described in more detail belo