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.
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.
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.
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:
Install the Splunk Dashboards app (Beta)
Build, edit, and convert existing and new dashboards in the Splunk Dashboards app
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Dashboards App: 0.8.0, 0.9.0