Event Timeline Widget

The event timeline is a widget version of the timeline that appears at the top of the Event Explorer view:

Event timeline example

Setup

Event timeline example

Configuration

  1. Enter a search query to filter the event stream.
  2. On screenboards only, choose whether your widget has a custom timeframe or the screenboard’s global timeframe.

Options

Title

Display a custom title for your widget by activating the Show a Title check box:

Widget title

Optionally define its size and alignment.

API

This widget can be used with the Dashboards API.

The dedicated widget JSON schema definition for the event timeline widget is:

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Field

Type

Description

query [required]

string

Query to filter the event timeline with.

tags_execution

string

The execution method for multi-value filters. Can be either and or or.

time

object

Time setting for the widget.

live_span

enum

The available timeframes depend on the widget you are using. Allowed enum values: 1m,5m,10m,15m,30m,1h,4h,1d,2d,1w,1mo,3mo,6mo,1y,alert

title

string

Title of the widget.

title_align

enum

How to align the text on the widget. Allowed enum values: center,left,right

title_size

string

Size of the title.

type [required]

enum

Type of the event timeline widget. Allowed enum values: event_timeline

{
  "query": "",
  "tags_execution": "string",
  "time": {
    "live_span": "5m"
  },
  "title": "string",
  "title_align": "string",
  "title_size": "string",
  "type": "event_timeline"
}

Further Reading

Additional helpful documentation, links, and articles: