Dashboards & Visualizations

Color table cells in scheduled PDF delivery


I know I can add javascript to a dashboard to color table cells based on each cell's value. When I download the PDF, however, the cell's color is obviously removed. I was wondering if there is a way to schedule a PDF delivery of this dashboard that preserves the table cell colors.

Does anyone know of a solution for this?

Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

a/look at this app : https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/4030/
if it does not fit your need :
One workaround is to use a css for printing, using very thick borders :
example of css :

@media print {
td.range-severe {
box-shadow: inset 0 0 0 1000px darkred !important;
color: #eee !important;
-webkit-print-color-adjust: exact !important;

working example with this app, containing the js and css, and a dashboard : https://github.com/simondev65/tableprintpdf
look for the dashboard inside, export to pdf using your browser : print->pdf. (not the export to pdf within splunk).
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(this example is courtesy of @dveuve_splunk )

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Path Finder

After over 2 years is splunk still not going to provide a working solution for this?


I'm still having this issue. Does anyone have a workaround?

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New Member

I supposed that if you use format in simple XML you should achieve what you are looking for:


But the reality is that this does not work, despite of the fact that the documentation talks about all the simpleXML parameteres printed in pdf......


"You cannot generate PDFs of dashboards that are built using advanced XML or HTML. PDF generation works only with dashboards built with simple XML."

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