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Passing $foo$ value from a hidden search to HiddenChartFormatter

Path Finder

I have a hidden search that outputs a table with username information in the field UserName. Using $results[0].UserName$ I can display this information using Sideview Utils HTML module.

How can I pass the $results[0].UserName$ to other parts of my XML, like a HiddenChartFormatter that creates a pie chart?

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SplunkTrust

You should look at the ResultsValueSetter module.

ResultsValueSetter is the "bigger hammer" to the HTML's $results[0].userName$ feature, since with ResultsValueSetter you end up with a simple $userName$ token that you can use in any module downstream of the ResultsValueSetter.

As always, Sideview docs has a whole page of docs and working examples for the ResultsValueSetter. Actually in latest Sideview Utils (2.4.8), there is a section for the 3 related modules - ValueSetter, ResultsValueSetter and ArrayValueSetter. They are somewhat advanced modules, but in dashboards that have moderate to advanced complexity they are important tools to know about.

Path Finder

Got it working with ResultsValueSetter.
Cheers!

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