Once a widget is created within a dashboard, there are several actions you can perform with it.
Click the three-dot menu icon ⋮ on the upper right corner of each widget to access a series of functionalities:
Editing Widget mode in the Search tab, where you can edit the query for your widget. The query will use the live setting of the dashboard, and the values set in parameters in the query are also carried over into the search view.— takes you to
Styling panel, where you can modify the properties for a different look&feel of the widget. For details on each widget's specific properties, see Widgets.— opens the
Interactions panel for that widget. See Managing Dashboard Interactions for details.— opens the
Figure 91. Edit Widgets
Clickor to access the menu on the right-hand side of the selected widget:
Widget to change name and description.
Time to change the default time settings.
Styling to change the properties.
Interactions to configure Managing Dashboard Interactions.
Figure 92. Widget Menu
Widgets with Live join() Functions
This limitation causes these queries not truly running live in your widget, but running repeatedly instead, to show results that are as recent as possible.
When you create a widget with such a query, an indicator in the User Interface notifies you on how old the query is — that is, when it was the last time it has been executed (e.g., Just now, 1 minute ago):
Figure 93. Repeated Query Indicator