Choose a widget to learn how to use it in Datadog and through the API:
Most widgets have a full screen mode. To access this view, click on the full-screen button in the upper right-hand side of the widget.
In full screen mode, you can:
Additional options are available for timeseries widgets.
Most widgets have the ability to have custom links in the on-click context menu. To add this functionality, click edit and select the Custom Link tab.
Custom links support template variables as well as any tags/attributes that you’ve grouped by.
The copied widgets can be pasted within Datadog by using
Ctrl + V (
Cmd + V for Mac) on:
You can also paste the widget into your favorite chat program that displays link previews (like Slack or Microsoft Teams). This displays a snapshot image of your graph along with a direct link to your widget.
Timeboard group widgets can be copied by hovering over the group widget area and using
Ctrl + C (
Cmd + C for Mac) or by selecting the share icon and choosing “Copy”.
Note: When pasting graphs to screenboards or notebooks, individual widgets within the group are pasted.
To copy multiple screenboard widgets (edit mode only),
shift + click on the widgets and use
Ctrl + C (
Cmd + C for Mac).
Note: This only works when sharing within Datadog. It does not generate a preview image.
To download a widget in PNG format, click the export button in the upper right hand side of the widget, and select “Download as PNG”.
To download data from a timeseries, table, or toplist widget in CSV format, click the export button in the upper right hand side of the widget, and select “Download as CSV”.