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Control a dashboard

Control at the dashboard level

Use dashboard controls in the upper right to update your dashboard.

Add a cell

Click Add Cell to open the Data Explorer and configure a new cell for your dashboard.

For details on using the Data Explorer, see Explore metrics.

Add a note

  1. Click Add Note to add a note cell to your dashboard.
  2. Enter your note in Markdown in the left pane. A preview appears in the right pane.
  3. Enable the Show note when query returns no data option to show the note only when the query displays no data.
  4. Click Save.

Select timezone

Click the timezone dropdown to select a timezone to use for the dashboard. Select either the local time (default) or UTC.

Select timezone

Select auto-refresh interval

Select how frequently to refresh the dashboard’s data. By default, refreshing is paused.

Select refresh interval

Manually refresh dashboard

Click the refresh button ( ) to manually refresh the dashboard’s data.

Select time range

  1. Select from the time range options in the dropdown menu.
Select time range
  1. Select Custom Time Range to enter a custom time range with precision up to nanoseconds. The default time range is 5 minutes.

Add variables

Click Variables to display variables available for your dashboard. For details, see Use and manage variables

Presentation mode

Click the fullscreen icon ( ) to enter presentation mode. Presentation mode allows you to view [a dashboard] in full screen, hiding the left and top navigation menus so only the cells appear. This mode might be helpful, for example, for stationary screens dedicated to monitoring visualizations.