Filter-Date Range Widget

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Filter-Date Range Widget

The Filter-Date Range widget allows the user to select parameter values and filter the report output for reporting widgets (e.g., EZView, Traffic Light, Traffic Light Map, Time Series Chart, Map, Boring Log, and Data Grid) on the dashboard. See the Dashboard Filter Widgets article for more information on filter functionality, limitations, and interactions with other widgets.


The Filter-Date Range widget has two display modes:

1.Display as Date Choosers will have a start date and end date input to select a custom date range for the report. In other words, set the START_DATE and END_DATE report parameters, if they exist.

2.Display as Year Drop-down List will have a list of recent years that can be selected. When selecting a year, the start date parameter is set with the first day of that year. The end date parameter is set to the last day of that year.



Widget Properties


To edit other widget properties, open the Widget Editor by selecting the More Options Ent-More_Options-Icon icon in the upper right corner of the widget to display the drop-down menu and then select the Edit menu option.

Widget Title – By default, the widget title is Filter-Date Range. The title can be modified.

Widget Color – The color of the widget can be changed using the Widget ThemeEnt-Theme_Color_Iconicon to the left of the widget title.


By default, the widget will be in the 'Date Choosers' display mode. To set the display mode as Year Drop-down List, click the Display As drop-down menu and choose Year Drop-down List display mode.




Help – The Help Ent-Help-Icon icon connects to the online documentation related to the specific widget.

Copy Settings – Select the Copy Settings Ent-Copy_Settings-Icon icon to to copy the settings from another widget of the same type. See the Copy Widget Settings article for more information.

Cancel – Select the Close without Saving Ent-Close_icon icon to exit the Widget Editor without saving changes.

Save – Changes will be applied to the widget by clicking on the Save Ent-Widget_Save-Icon icon. The Widget Editor screen will close after the save operation is complete.



Warning: The Filter-Date Range widget overrides the @start_date and @end_date parameters of the reports on any widget.