Range navigator control provides an effective interface for selecting a smaller range from a large collection. It is commonly used to filter the date range for which the data is visualized.
To configure range navigator, a minimum requirement of value and column is needed.
The following procedure illustrates data configuration of Range Navigator.
Data Source button in configuration panel.
CREATE NEW button to launch a new connection from connection type panel.
In the connection type panel, click any one (Here
Microsoft SQL Connection type is selected for demonstration) of the listed connection type button shown.
NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel, fill the connection type and related details. Click
Drag your preferred table or view from the left panel from data design view, click
Drag and drop
Range Navigator control icon from tool box into design panel. You can find control in tool box by search.
Properties button in configuration panel, property panel opens. Now, Switch to
ASSIGN DATA tab.
The data tab will be opened with available measures and dimensions from the connected data source
Bind column through drag and drop element from
Measures section to
You can add more than one
Settings option to change required summary type from the available summary types shown in
Drag and drop element from
Measures field into
Settings option to change required date format. You can also set
Relative Date Filter.
Settings icon is not applicable for
Relative Date Filter in the drop-down menu and click
Edit option to set relative date,
Following window opens,
In that window, you can set
Period option. You can also set Specific date by enabling
Link to specific date and click
Here is an illustration,
You can format the Range Navigator for better illustration of the view that you require, through the settings available in
This allows you to set title for this Range Navigator widget.
This allows you to customize Range chart series color.
This allows you to customize the label color.
Axis Type Settings
You can change range chart type as Area or Line or Step Line by dropdown.
Here is an illustration,
Act as Master Widget
This allows you to define this range navigator widget as a master widget such that its filter action can be made to listen by other widgets in the dashboard.
Ignore Filter Actions
This allows you to define this range navigator widget to ignore responding to the filter actions applied on other widgets in dashboard.
Through this option, you can enable/disable hierarchical top
N filtering. While applying Top N filter with multiple dimension columns, the data returned can be customized based on whether the filtering need to be done as flat or based on the hierarchy of dimension columns added.
Hierarchical Filter option is enabled, the Top N will be applied for each individual column separately based on the number set for each column.
This allows you to handle the alignment of widget title to either left, center or right.
This allows you to apply text color to the widget title.
This allows you to toggle the visibility of border surrounding the widget.
This allows you to apply the specified radius to the widget corners. Value can be between 0 and 10.
This allows you to enable/disable comment for dashboard widget. For more details refer here