Wave: Selection property unexpectedly works as filter function in embedded dashboard having compare table
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Wave: Selection property unexpectedly works as filter function in embedded dashboard having compare table


Last updated 2021-04-20 ·Reference W-3825864 ·Reported By 2 users

Fixed - Summer '17

In an embedded dashboard with a compare table, selection property unexpectedly works as filter function although "Field mapping" has only "selection" property without "filter" property. This issue occurs in all embedded scenarios including Aloha Classic, Lightning Experience and VF page. Also, this issue doesn't happen in even embedded dashboard if it has values table instead of compare table.

-1. Log into your org and switch App to Wave Analytics
-2. Create a dataset such as "dstTest" using the below CSV

[ data.csv ]

-3. Create a dashboard
-3.1. Open the created dataset
-3.2. Group by "Status" and clip it as "GroupByStatus"
-3.3. Get back to the lens and change the graph to "Compare Table", then clip it as "CompareTable"
-3.4. Move to Dashboard Designer tab
-3.5. Put "List" widget in left menu and assign "GroupByStatus" step to the list widget
-3.6. Put "CompareTable" step into the dashboard
-3.7. Save it such as "dshTest_compare-table" into Shared App

-4. Embed the wave dashboard into Account layout
-4.1. Navigate to Customize > Accounts > Page Layouts and click on Edit link
-4.2. Add a new Section and assign the created wave dashboard "dshTest_compare-table" from Wave Analytics Assets into the section
-4.3. Modify the property to add the below mapping then save the layout

[ Field mapping ]
"datasets": {
{"fields": ["Status"], "selection": ["AAA"]}

-4.4. Create an Account record such as "acctTest"

-5. Open the created Account record and you should see STATUS "BBB" is missing the dashboard


This behavior is working as expected.
We have updated our documentation to reflect this.

Is it Fixed?

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