Drilldowns allows your users to visually navigate and analyze data in powerful ways. Drilldowns can be set into another widget, another dashboard or the same dashboard.

Drilldowns can be configured using the 'Drilldowns' menu option on each widget in the dashboard.

Drilldown Settings:

  • 'Drilldown Type' determines that drilldown will be configured to drill into a widget, dashboard, or connected widget.
  • 'Drill Into' determines which widget/dashboard will appear when the user clicks.
  • 'When clicked' determines which parts of the widget will be sensitive to a click. When a user presses on this section, or 'Any' for every part of the widget, the drilldown will occur.
  • 'Optional Drilldown Filters' determines what filters will appear on the new widget/dashboard. The settings will be passed along into the next drilldown with that filter enabled.


Widget Level Drilldowns

Widget Level Drilldowns enhance chart interactivity and data visualization within the same dashboard. Configuring the Drilldown settings allows users to navigate from one widget to another with the option of passing through filters.

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Note: Users will stay on the same dashboard, but the existing dashboard widget will change to the configured widget with Drilldown filters applied.

Passing Filters in Widget level Drilldowns

Two types of filters can be passed through a widget drilldown: Widget filters and Drilldown filters.

Pass-Through Widget Filters

This option applies widget-level filters from the parent widget to the subsequent Drilldown widget.

When to use Pass-Through Widget Filters

The Pass-Through Widget Filter is useful when you have a parent widget and want to pass the data from the parent to the child widget.

For example:

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Pass-Through Drilldown Filters

This option carries forward the Drilldown filters from the previous step to the subsequent widget drilldowns, if any. This is primarily relevant for secondary widget drilldowns and on.

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When to use Pass-Through Drilldown Filters

The Pass-Through Drilldown Filter is useful when passing the data from the previous step to the next step.

For example:

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How to enable the Pass-Through Filters

  • Click Drilldowns from the More Settings menu. widget level drilldowns
  • Under the Drilldowns type dropdown, select Widget.
  • From the "Drill into" dropdown, choose the desired existing Widget.
  • In addition, there is an option to add filters to the Dataset. In the Optional Drilldown Filters, choose the parent widget fields, i.e., the original dataset, and next to the equals sign, select the child widget fields, i.e., the post-transformation dataset, for filtering.
  • The child widget dropdown is also a free text box. This means users can add custom values and filter the data based on that. widget level drilldowns
  • Based on the use case, check/uncheck the Pass-Through Widget Filters and Pass-Through Drilldown Filters checkboxes to filter data on the widgets. widget level drilldowns

Dashboard Level Drilldowns

Interacting with a widget will bring the user to the configured dashboard based on settings.

'Pass-through Dashboard Filters' means that the current filters on the sceen will be continued into the new dashboard


Define Drilldown Settings

You can define the drilldown option, When hovering over a widget with a drilldown enabled, the mouse cursor will switch from an arrow to a hand indicating that the widget has clickable functionality.

Note: If a drill down is configured, but a field is not specified under 'When Clicked', all clickable fields that would lead to a drilldown should have a pointer hand upon hover.


Connected Widgets Drilldown

Filters the current dashboard with the clicked point based on the settings.