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default_value

Usage

view: view_name {
  filter: field_name {
    default_value: "desired default value"
  }
}
Hierarchy
default_value
Possible Field Types
Filter, Parameter

Accepts
A string containing the desired filter value

Special Rules
If an Explore specifies a value for this field in an always_filter parameter, then that setting overrides the default_value setting for the field.

Basics

The default_value parameter is used to specify a default value for filter fields and parameter fields.

Avoid using default_value with parameter if your data has values that include underscores.

An example of its usage is:

filter: order_region { default_value: "Northeast" }

Common challenges

If an explore parameter has a value specified by an always_filter parameter, then that setting overrides the default_value setting for the field.

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