Customize a timeline

Use the Format menu to customize a Timeline. The menu has panels for the following settings.


The General panel includes color settings.

Color options

You can choose whether to use colors in a timeline. If you choose not to use colors, all intervals and events appear in the same color. If you opt to use colors in the diagram, select one of the following color modes.


Use a different color for each event and interval. Colors are determined using resource_field values from the query.


Use color_field values from the query to show links in different shades between the minimum and maximum color.

Specify minimum and maximum colors and the number of bins for search results.

Time format

Select time formats for axis labels and tooltips.

Last modified on 12 August, 2016
Visualization components   Add a timeline visualization to a dashboard

This documentation applies to the following versions of Timeline: 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.4.0, 1.5.0, 1.6.0, 1.6.1, 1.6.2

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