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Widget Parameters

reports dashboard Widget parameters when creating or editing a widget.
The following table describes the widget parameters in the
Quick chart definitions
window.
Parameter
Description
Data Type
The type of data you want to display. From the drop down list, you can select the following:
  • Incidents
  • Indicators
  • Scripts
    When selecting Scripts, if your script does not appear you need to add it to the
    Automation
    page and add the
    widget
    label.
For some widgets you cannot select the data type, such as task widgets.
Data query
Queries query data in the Lucene query syntax form relating to the dataType. For example when dataType is incidents and the query is: -status:closed and owner:"", it queries all incidents that are not closed, which does not have an owner.
Time frame
The time frame to retrieve data.
When you add the widget, it automatically uses the date rage of the dashboard or report. You can change it by clicking the gear icon and selecting
Use widget’s date range
.To revert, click the gear icon again and select
Use dashboard’s date range
.
Incidents by
Filters the data according to the incident type.
Indicators by
Filters the data according to the indicator.
Tasks by
Filters the data according to the Task ID.
Entries by
Filter the data according to the entry, such as the date created.
Views data in a bar format.
Views data in a column format.
Views data in a line graph format.
View the data in a pie format.
Views data in a number format. You can do the following:
  • To compare dates for a particular period, select the
    Display Trend
    check box. For example, this week vs. last week, this year vs. last year, and so on. To change the comparison period, in the
    Time frame
    field from the drop down list, select the relevant date.
  • Select a widget color threshold to highlight the threshold data and define the threshold by selecting the
    Widget color threshold
    check box. For example, if less than 150 red, 100 yellow, 50 green. To add more thresholds, click
    Add new threshold
    . You can change the colors as required.
Views data in a table format. Click the gear icon to edit columns.
Views data in a text format, which can be used as a text summary of the displayed data. You can use {0} to display a query value and {date} to display the date. Markdown is supported.

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