In a dashboard, you can use filters to filter data to refine the results for a report. You can obtain the required data that meets the specified filter conditions.

Scenario: Compare shipping costs for East China, South China, and North China based on the company_sales_record dataset.

Create a dataset

  1. Log on to the Quick BI console.
  2. Choose Workspace > Data Source to enter the Data Sources page.
  3. Click Create Data Sources to select a data source.
    Note For more information about how to create a data source, see Create a cloud data source and Create a data source from an external database.
  4. Click the Create Dataset icon to create a dataset.

Create a dashboard

  1. Click Dashboards to enter the Dashboards page.
  2. Click the Switch dataset icon, and select the company_sales_record dataset.
  3. Select a chart such as a pie chart.
  4. Select a field as shown in the following figure.
  5. Click Update. A chart is generated automatically.

Filter data

  1. Drag the area field to the Filters area as shown in the following figure.
  2. Click Filters icon to set filter conditions as shown in the following figure.
  3. Choose Enum > Multiple Selectand click the drop-down arrow to list all options as shown in the following figure.
  4. Select East, North, and South and click OK.
  5. Click Update to update the chart. The chart shows only the comparison results of shipping costs for East China, North China, and South China as shown in the following figure.