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set default selected fields


I have added an automatic lookup based on host value. This lookup creates the field "bettername". I want all users to notice this new field to leverage.

You may have noticed that host, source, and sourcetype are listed as "selected fields" by default on the left blue column.

How can i add my new "bettername" as a default selected field? Is there a way of doing this from the .conf files?

I think the advanced XML method involved the FieldPicker module.


Thank you very helpfull

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You can do this by creating a default viewstates.conf. Just create a file named viewstates.conf with the following content:

FieldPicker_0_6_1.fields = host,sourcetype,source,bettername

in the default or local subdirectory of your app.