I'm busy designing dashboards. I really like the ability to specify the time window which appears in the search app. Is there any way to add similar functionality to a dashboard? I imagine there would be some button or text box in the dashboard to let you set the time range.
You cant use the module element in the simple dashboard xml. You can create a form view and add a TimePicker. But you'll have to create the XML with a form root element from scratch. There is no editor for a form view.
Alternatively you can convert your dashboard to Advanced XML and then use the module element. This is also documented at the link above.
I found this article http://splunk-base.splunk.com/answers/84697/how-to-set-timerangepicker-as-realtime-by-default
So I edited one of my dashboard.xml files and added the following lines:
I get an empty spot where the control should be. What's wrong?