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How to pass a variable from a JavaScript file to search in a simple XML dashboard?

Path Finder

Hi, I have a simple XML dashboard where I use a Java Script file to display check boxes against each record and then save the checked records to a KV store on a Submit button click

Now based on the the checked boxes, I want to run a search and save another set of records to other KV store on the same button click.
To do so, I want to avoid having the second search search in Java script file and want to have in in the simple xml where I can pass the variables from JS file before button click, please help me out if there is a way to do so

Thanks,
Zubair

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Hi

Can you please try below javascript and XML? In below example, I have set search token in javascript and used as search parameter.

my.js

require(['jquery', 'splunkjs/mvc', 'splunkjs/mvc/simplexml/ready!'], function ($,mvc) {
    var default_token_model = mvc.Components.getInstance('default');
    var submitted_tokens = mvc.Components.getInstance('submitted');
    var newQuery = "index=_internal  | stats count by sourcetype";
    default_token_model.set('searchQuery', newQuery);
    submitted_tokens.set(default_token_model.toJSON());
});

XML code

<form script="my.js">
  <label>Set Search form Javascript</label>
  <row>
    <panel>
      <table>
        <search>
          <query>$searchQuery$</query>
          <earliest>-24h@h</earliest>
          <latest>now</latest>
          <sampleRatio>1</sampleRatio>
        </search>
        <option name="count">20</option>
        <option name="dataOverlayMode">none</option>
        <option name="drilldown">none</option>
        <option name="percentagesRow">false</option>
        <option name="rowNumbers">false</option>
        <option name="totalsRow">false</option>
        <option name="wrap">true</option>
      </table>
    </panel>
  </row>
</form>
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Path Finder

See below link

http://dev.splunk.com/view/webframework-developapps/SP-CAAAEW3

Instead of mytoken use form.search

And in your simple xml you can refer to the token as $search$

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