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BloX Write Back Form to a Source Database

BloX Write Back Form to a Source Database Sisense BloX Database Writeback This guide demonstrates setting up a simple BloX widget to enable front-end users to write data back to the database. While this guide specifically uses AWS lambda to execute a...

Adding Custom Fonts to BloX Widgets

Adding Custom Fonts to BloX Widgets Introduction BloX can import custom fonts to allow more design customization of the widget. A single or multiple custom fonts can be used in a widget. This article explains the steps to add custom fonts to a BloX w...

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“Production line” Status Indicators - Dynamic BloX Widget

“Production line” Status Indicators - Dynamic BloX Widget Introduction This article explains how to set up and use an example Blox widget that creates a dynamic visual representation of a "production line". This widget was developed for a manufacturi...

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BloX - Date and Timestamp Range Filter

Sisense doesn't currently support filtering on timestamps natively. This article shows how we can leverage BloX to work around this limitation and allow users to select a date and timestamp range to filter their dashboards. (This is an updated versio...

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Jump To Dashboard Filter

Question How can I pass the filters from the JumpTo Dashboard in BloX? Answer You can choose the filters you would like to pass on to the Jump To by defining them in the action's panelsToInclude property: Each panel that you would like to pass on as ...


How to create a Pop Ups

Question How can I trigger a popup every time I open a dashboard using BloX or JS, as is shown in the picture? Answer You already have the code for the popup itself then you can easily wrap it as a plugin and use the "dashboardLoaded" event to trigge...


Any Way To Hide Carousel Navigator Arrows?

Question When using the Indicator Sparkling template, once I add an Item (dimension) for the sparkline, the carousel navigator arrows appear. Since they are not needed, I would like to hide them. Is there a way to do that? Answer You can use the foll...

Set Default Carousel "Index" To Value Of Filter

Question Is there a way to set the default panel of the BLOX widget to the month that is currently set in the FilterDash month? That was when a user loads the page, they don't get confused by the mixed messages of BloX vs rest of widgets? Answer You ...

BloX Widget On Click

Question I am trying to make it a widget button and switch the dashboard once it was clicked. Is there a way to achieve it? Answer You can use this script. It uses the standard BloX OpenURL action and will build and style a web page opening button. T...

Add Non-Repeating Header To List Of Items

Question How to add a main header row that contains the column title of each row of data? Answer You can solve it with a widget script, please follow these steps: 1. Add a class to your "title", or the part that you only want to repeat once (in our c...

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Custom Action To Scroll-Down To A Specific Widget

Question Would it be possible to add a scroll to a widget location action? So I have a top panel that has an action of: "navigate to Actions widget"? Answer You'll need to create a custom action and include something like: var elmnt = document.getEle...

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