Dashboards & Visualizations

Simple XML: custom drill down with passing clicked field to new search


I'm looking for an answer using Simple XML.

I know how to do this with Advanced XML, but how can it be done using Simple XML?

I have a table (or chart) that I click on and want the click value (or values) to be passed on to a new search. Basically I want to do things like use summary data (or stats) and pass them on to a raw data search for additional context.

The 6.x Dashboard examples don't cover this scenario.


All the examples I've reviewed show how to to pass a clicked value to a link (another form, another website, etc). So far I don't see any examples of how to do pass a clicked value to a new search -- opening a new pop up window -- target = _blank...)

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Okay, unless I completely misunderstood the question, try something like this :

  <label>click test</label>
          <query>index=_internal | chart count by sourcetype</query>
        <option name="wrap">undefined</option>
        <option name="rowNumbers">undefined</option>

        <drilldown target="_blank">


Ok, that is kind of cheating but it works. 🙂 Thanks.

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