I am using a single component to repressent a piece of data in my dashboard. On clicking of the single component I need to show up a chart in the same dashboard. Initially this chart should be hidden. Can you please tell me how this can be done? I am OK to go with some other component as well for displaying the data. But my main aim is I need to show up the chart on click of some component. Please someone help me out in this requirement.
You'll need to dig into advanced XML for creating the type of page that you want. There is an awesome app on splunkbase called Splunk UI examples app for 4.1+ that shows you how to do all kinds of things like this.
Also I'm suspecting that nick has a thing or two to say about using Sideview Utils for simpler ways of dealing with advanced XML, I'll leave it to him to tell you more about it - suffice to say it provides nice alternatives/additions to the standard Splunk modules.
Can you add more detail around what kind of 'component' you're talking about? a link, a table row, a bar in a FlashChart, etc...
Actually, I am displaying the total number of errors occured in a particular server over a period of time using the