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2563801 - Add custom filter for dashboard under reporting


Add the job code or any other standard field as an additional filter option for dashboards under reporting.


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  • Only Custom Fields Custom01-Custom15 are supported as custom filters.
  • If you want to use job code or any other standard field as filter then it will have to be replicated in one of the 15 custom fields.
  • The custom filters will also be available in Ad hoc reports, launch forms search, performance inbox search, and Search function in other modules.
  • The custom filters can be configured in the data model. Here's the example code in the data model:

<filter-module id="default">
<standard-element-ref refid="custom01"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom02"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom03"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom04"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom05"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom06"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom07"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom08"/>
<standard-element-ref refid="custom09"/>

  • You can manage the custom filters under Manage Dashboards > Manage Dashboard Filters
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Note to Support Engineer:

If field customer requesting to add is custom field then you may refer to this internal KBA for detailed steps.

Please check internal note for jira reference where engineering has confirmed this behavior.


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