There are two kinds of dashboards in Looker: user-defined dashboards, which are created via the Looker UI, and LookML dashboards, which are created in LookML dashboard files.
A dashboard contains data visualizations, also called elements. This page discusses options for the visualizations within a LookML dashboard. For settings that impact an entire LookML dashboard, see the Dashboard LookML reference page.
The LookML parameters that can be used in a dashboard element depend upon the type of visualization that has been specified using the
type parameter. Use the links below to get information about the parameters for the different visualization types.
Dashboard LookML and the model development LookML are different languages. Dashboard LookML is based on YAML, in which the number of indentations is very important. Model development LookML uses curly brackets.
An overview of LookML dashboard element types is provided on the documentation page for the
- Column chart parameters
- Bar chart parameters
- Scatterplot chart parameters
- Line chart parameters
- Area chart parameters
Pie and donut charts
Text and tables
- Text tile parameters
- Single value chart parameters
- Single record chart parameters
- Table (legacy) chart parameters
- Table chart parameters