The Range Filter dashboard item allows you to apply filtering to other dashboard items. This item displays a chart with selection thumbs that allow you to filter out values displayed along the argument axis.
To bind the Range Filter dashboard item to data, drag and drop a data source field to a placeholder contained in one of the available data sections. The Range Filter dashboard item supports various Line, Area and Bar series types. To switch between series types, click the options button next to the required data item in the Values section. In the invoked Series Type dialog, select the required series type and click OK. You can also do this using the Series Type gallery in the Design Ribbon tab.
Range Filter may interact with other dashboard items. The Dashboard allows you to use any data-aware dashboard item as a filter for other dashboard items (Master Filter). Master filtering is always enabled for the Range Filter dashboard item. This Range Filter displays a chart with selection thumbs that allow you to filter out values displayed along the argument axis.
To enable filtering across data sources for the Range Filter, use the Cross-Data-Source Filtering button in the Data Ribbon tab.
When range filter is placed on the dashboard, you can quickly change period of displayed data.