That Thing Called columnMap

With Salesforce’s Spring 18 release they introduced a new parameter in the Dashboard JSON called columnMap. While Salesforce has good reasons to introduce this – more on this is still to come – then it can cause a little conflict in your Dashboards when you try to customize it behind the scenes. One thing I ...

How to make your Gauge chart dynamic

I don’t know how many customers and consultants that have asked: “can I get a dynamic target in my gauge chart?”. I even got the question asked today. My reply is always: “Sorry, this is not possible with standard Salesforce reports and dashboards”. But today I also thought: “I wonder if Wave could support this requirement?”, ...

Using date fields in static steps

Earlier I wrote a post about static steps and how they can give the dashboard viewer additional power in exploring data [read the post here]. I showed how to use static steps as a measure, grouping, filter, order and limit. However, all my examples used dimensions or of course measure, they did not use a ...

The power of static steps

Sometimes you want to give your end users a little bit more flexibility when viewing Wave dashboards. This could be by allowing them to choose which grouping or measure to use in the graph. Static steps are a way for you to empower this flexibility. First, we need to create a lens we can put on ...