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Showing and hiding Dashboard Studio elements based on data availability

 

When working with Dashboard Studio, you might find that components within your dashboards display as empty because they depend on a token setting from another visualization or input selection. You want to hide these if data is unavailable, and have them show again when data becomes available.

Solution 

This video shows you how to apply a setting that toggles the visibility of elements like charts and inputs based on whether data is available for them to display. You'll learn:

  • The differences between Absolute and Grid layouts in applying this setting
  • How to apply the setting to an empty panel, check it is appropriately hidden, and check its visibility when data is available
  • How to apply the same toggle concept to inputs

Next steps

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