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looking for proper way to dynamically set 'search' property in PostProcessManager (splunkjs outside of Splunk)

pgoldweic
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Hi,
I'm looking for the proper way to set the 'search' property of a PostProcessManager in splunkjs within an app that runs outside of Splunk Enterprise. Documentation on this is not clear, and my trials have been unsuccessful, as follows:

 myManager.set("search", <mysearchstring>)    is apparently syntactically correct, but returns no results
 myManager.settings.set("search", <mysearchstring>)   is apparently syntactically correct, but returns no results
 myManager.search.set(<mysearchstring>) is apparently syntactically correct but causes no update in the display
 myManager.query.set(<mysearchstring) is also syntactically correct but causes no update in the display

NOTES:
- After setting the search query, I'm also calling 'startSearch()' on the search manager, and then render() on the chart
- Before responding, please note that this is for apps outside of Splunk and not otherwise. See examples for this type of apps in https://dev.splunk.com/enterprise/docs/developapps/webframework/codeexamplefw/splunkjsstack/searchco... This is where the 'manager.search.set' and 'manager.query.set' are used in examples with plain SearchManager instances)

Thanks in advance for any help.

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pgoldweic
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I've been able to find the answer to my question after I kept experimenting. Turns out that option #2 above is the correct one. I was originally confused by the fact that the search was returning no results, but eventually I figured out that it was due to a mistake I had made when creating the search query.

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pgoldweic
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I've been able to find the answer to my question after I kept experimenting. Turns out that option #2 above is the correct one. I was originally confused by the fact that the search was returning no results, but eventually I figured out that it was due to a mistake I had made when creating the search query.

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