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How do I specify a drilldown to show only the results of the value I clicked on in a table format?

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I am a complete noob at all this Splunk stuff.

I have built a search that display results in a table.
What I would like to do is have a left click option to open a new search with only the results of that value in a table format, but not as a raw list like "view events" does.

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Hello. The Contextual Drilldown(Inpage) dashboard, of the splunk 6.x dashboard example app can help you. Here is the code:

    <label>In-Page Drilldown with Perma-linking</label>
    <fieldset submitButton="false">
            Create an input to store the drilldown value. It will be hidden using custom javascript when
            the dashboard is loaded.
        <input type="text" token="sourcetype" searchWhenChanged="true" />
        <table id="master">
            <searchString>index=_internal | stats count by sourcetype</searchString>
            <!-- Set the type of of drilldown, since we will always consume the same field, use row-->
            <option name="drilldown">row</option>
                <!-- Use set to specify the new token to be created.
                     Use any token from the page or from the click event to produce the value needed. -->
                <set token="sourcetype">$row.sourcetype$</set>
                <!-- If we also set the form.sourcetype the input will get updated too -->
                <set token="form.sourcetype">$row.sourcetype$</set>
        <!-- depends is the way we tell the content to only show when the token has a value.
             Hint: use comma separated values if the element requires more than one token. -->
        <chart id="detail" depends="$sourcetype$">
            <title>Detail: $sourcetype$</title>
            <searchTemplate>index=_internal sourcetype=$sourcetype$ | timechart count</searchTemplate>
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