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Assigning Data and Customizing the Filter

After I drag the date picker onto my dashboard, I need to rename it and assign data to it.

option to drag the date picker onto the dashboard, rename it and assign data to it from the designer canvas

First, I will click the “Settings” button in the upper right corner of the filter, click the “Properties” tab, and type “Select Date” into the name field.

option to rename properties tab to Select Date using the settings menu

 

Next, I will click the “Assign Data” tab and will drag the “Date” field to the “Column” box.

Assign Data tab helps to set Date field to the Column box

Now, my filter has been created. To test my filter’s functionality, I can click the “Preview” button in the upper right corner of my dashboard and navigate to the date picker.

dashboard view allows to select the date range from the date picker

widget explores the maximum temperature for the day

 

I can then click the date picker’s calendar icon to select a date, and my widget will show me the maximum temperature for that day.

widget allows to return to its original appearance using Clear Master Filter button

 

If I would like to clear the filter, I need only click the “Clear Master Filter” button that appears in the upper right corner of my date picker, and the widget will return to its original appearance.

 

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