Use the chart builder’s basic mode to create a chart without having to learn or use a query language. Basic mode guides you through the process. You can choose the source of the raw data, apply filters, and use other techniques to narrow the scope of the data in the chart.
- Step 1: Select the source of the data for a chart
- Step 2: Filter the data
- Step 3: Adjust time range and limits
- Step 4: Customize the chart
This table contains notes about using basic mode.
|You can start typing directly in an empty box; a list of items that match the information you type will display.
You can also click on an empty box to view a list of all of the items that are appropriate for the field, based on your earlier choices.
|Saving a basic mode data specification
|Every time you run a query, that query is saved in the My recent queries dropdown in advanced (NRQL) mode [external link] .
|Basic mode only supports data for one event and attribute.
If you want to use more than one event and/or attribute, use the
|Basic mode contains shortcuts that can display more complex events and attributes that aren’t generally supported, as in this example (which shows the tooltip for the shortcut).
|Any time you see a dotted line under a term, you can hover over that term to see a tooltip with an explanation of the term.
|You can use more than one Narrow by definition in basic mode filter; the conditions will be joined by
If your query was started using basic mode and if you make changes to that query using advanced (NRQL) mode, you cannot return to basic mode to edit that query.
Any additional changes may only be made in advanced (NRQL) mode.