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You can use filter elements to apply master filtering to other dashboard items or introduce hierarchical filtering by adding several connected filters.
The Dashboard allows you to use any data aware dashboard item as a filter for other dashboard items (Master Filter). To learn more, see the Master Filtering topic, which describes filtering concepts common to all dashboard items.
Note that filter elements do not support Master Filter selection modes. You can switch the selection mode by changing the type of the required filter element.
Depending on the filter element type, end-users can select a value(s) to make other dashboard items display only data related to the selected value(s).
You can also create a set of related filter elements containing relevant filter values. For instance, in the image below the State/Province filter element contains states related to the 'United States' value, while the City filter element contains cities related to the 'New York' value.
Disable the Ignore Master Filters option for the required filter element to allow applying filtering to this element.
Filter Element Options
Standard Combo Box and Radio List Box filter elements have the (Allow Empty Filter) option that enables the filter mode without selected items. To enable the mode, click the Allow Empty Filter button in the Design ribbon tab.
The Enable Search button displays the search box that allows you to search and filter as you type: