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Embedded: Filter Display Settings

What is Filter Display Settings in Embedded dashboard

This setting is used to override the default filters' value when your users view the dashboard via embed link.

How to config Filter Display in Embedded dashboard

General structure of Filter Display Settings

Holistics Filter Display Setting syntax includes: filter name, hidden, default value and modifier.

filters = {
"filter_uname": {
"hidden": false,
"default_condition": {
"operator": "expected_operator",
"values": [
"modifier": null

Filter name is to define which filter you want to override in the embedded dashboard. We have auto-generated the filter name in our sample code.

Default Value is the value you want to auto-apply in the embedded dashboard

Hidden has boolean type, by setting it to true, the filter will be hidden in the embedded dashboard (but the default value has already been applied). This option will make your dashboard nicer and cleaner.

Modifier (optional): only available for some of the operators in Date filter (for example, next, last X days/months/years.

Adding Filter Display Setting

Filter Display Setting is a useful functionality to override the default filter values and hide existing filters for your embedded dashboards.

Do not use this setting for data restriction purposes

If you want to enforce data access restriction so that your embedded viewers would not able to view unauthorized data, use Permission Settings instead of Filter Display Settings.

Read more about the distinctions between the two settings here.

Filter in Dashboard

Let's say you want your embedded dashboard by default to present data in the last 6 months, the Filter Display Setting will do the job.

Filter value

To make your dashboard nicer, you can change the hidden property to true.

The sample code shows below:

filters = {
"order_date": {
"hidden": true,
"default_condition": {
"operator": "matches",
"values": ["last 6 months"],
"modifier": null

Continue with the rest of your setup

After done setting up Filter Display, you can continue with other setups to embed the dashboard into your application. For more information, please refer to this doc

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