Splunk® Dashboards App

Splunk Dashboards app (beta) for Enterprise and Cloud

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About the Splunk dashboard editors

Use the visual editor to create and edit dashboards. The visual editor provides access to an editing user interface and access to the JSON source code.

Visual editor

You can create and update dashboards in the visual editor. See Build, edit, and convert existing dashboards in the Splunk Dashboards app for more information.


The following is a screenshot of the visual editor using absolute mode.

The visual editor.

Source code editor

Use the source editor, also called the dashboard definition, to access and edit the JSON source code. See "How the dashboard definition is structured in the source editor" in Work in the source editor for more information.


Example of the source editor

The following is an example of a dashboard definition in the source editor.

The source editor.


Access source code in the visual editor

You can modify the source code of a visualization or data source in the visual editor by selecting the visualization or search and opening the Code window in the Configuration panel. The changes you make will instantly affect the visualization or data source you're working with. For example:

The code panel in the visual editor.

Last modified on 16 November, 2020
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Dashboards App: 0.8.0, 0.9.0


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