Filter child dashboards from a parent dashboard


1. Overview

You can embed views such as dashboards inside another view, and filter them from the top level. For example, you can display one dashboard inside another, while using filters on the parent dashboard that affect the child dashboard.

There may be some overhead when embedding dashboards as compared to using metric sets directly on the parent dashboard.

2. Set up the embedded view

Create or edit a dashboard or another type of view.

Child dashboard
Child dashboard

Add a view parameter in the Parameters window, or add a filter (which automatically adds a view parameter).

Add a member filter.
Add a member filter.

If you will be switching from this embedded view to another one, for example using a menu component on a parent dashboard, or by setting up a navigation interaction in a child dashboard, your view parameter connections will continue to work as long as the view parameters in the other embedded views have a matching Script Name set.

3. Embed the view

In another view such as a dashboard, drag and drop the view that you want to embed from the Explore window onto the canvas.

Drag and drop the child dashboard
Drag and drop the child dashboard

You can add a Member Filter to filter the child dashboard, or set up existing ones by choosing Connect Filters in the toolbar.

Add a member filter
Add a member filter

Connect it to the child dashboard's view parameter.

Set up the member filter
Set up the member filter

If you used regular filters on the child dashboard, you can prevent them from displaying on the parent dashboard by selecting the Hide Parameter Controls checkbox in the Properties window.

4. See also


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