Using the parameter update button

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1. Overview

The Parameter Update Button lets users decide when parameter controls should apply their filter values to data. This is useful when you want to first set filter values to numerous filters before retrieving data.

2. Setup the dashboard

Steps:

  1. Add the Data Visualization Control.

    Add the Data Visualization Control
    Add the Data Visualization Control

  2. Add the member filter and assign it to the ROW or SLICER column. In this sample it is connected to the slicer.

    Add the filter
    Add the filter

    Note that without the Parameter Update Button, data is retrieved right away after selecting the filter value(s):

  3. Add the Parameter Update button.

    Add the parameter update button
    Add the parameter update button

  4. Assign the Parameter Update button to the existing parameter(s).

    Assign the parameter update button
    Assign the parameter update button

3. Testing

Change the filter value. Notice that data is not retrieved right away.

Testing
Testing

4. Result

Click the Update Button. Data should be retrieved afterwards.

Result
Result

5. See also

 

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