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Custom Eval Command or Custom Search Command as Calculated Field?

snoobzilla
Builder

Is it possible to include a custom search command in your app as a calculated field? One that would automatically appear as part of Verbose search results?

From what I have seen/read it looks like a custom command has to be used as part of the stream of search commands, and is never an extension of eval which is what I think would be required to accomplish above.

Trying to decide whether to invest time in a custom search command vs just using a macro.

Thanks

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somesoni2
Revered Legend

You're correct about the custom search commands being not available for eval function. I would go with macro if that's possible.

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somesoni2
Revered Legend

You're correct about the custom search commands being not available for eval function. I would go with macro if that's possible.

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snoobzilla
Builder

That answers my question. It is not ideal for my use case though.

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rjthibod
Champion

I am confused by what you are asking. The fields that appear on the left-hand side of Verbose search results are fields extracted at search-time. Those are most often set in props.conf of an app.

So are you asking for help with a search-time calculated field or do you mean an actual custom search (SPL) command? The latter can be included in an app, but takes a few steps.

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