Configure the Side Panel and Category Selector

A common option to add to a dashboard is a Side Panel.  This is a place where one or more filtering options can be configured that applies to one ore more gadgets in the dashboard.

The general steps are:

  1. Add the Side Panel gadget.  Optionally, add a name (such as Filters)
  2. Add one or more of the following and configure each after adding (category, number, or date selector)
  3. For each “selector” configure the: 
    1. Layer (data) and data field
    2. Selector – how will the choices be presented to the user
    3. Action – target gadget to filter, zoom when the user makes a selection.  Each “selector” can have multiple action
  4. Test the functionality 

See the video below that shows some of these options.