When to use “Input” type field on dashboard


I can see there is an “Input” type field present on the dashboard designer. It is a simple text input box. How and when to use this field?

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Hello Kevin,

The input type of field is present to take text input from the end user. It can be used when
1.The user knows the exact value of the filter to be applied.
2.There is a long list of filter values in the input parameter and will take a long time to load when using select or searchable select.
The input field will start searching the field value as you type. Hence, it is advisable to use a submit button along with the input field. This way, the report will be updated only when submit button is clicked.

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From Team Helical