Creating and Using Favorites#

Adding Objects to Favorites#

Choose Favorites to view objects added to your custom Home page. Use the + icon to add folders to your list.

Add Objects to your Favorites.

Figure 1 - Adding Objects to your Favorites

To add an object to your Favorites, navigate to a Dashboard, Dataset, or Resource, and click the Favorites icon at the page’s upper right side. A dialogue box appears to allow you to optionally rename the object and select the folder to add the object. The object defaults to the Workspace if you don’t select a folder.

Add Objects to your Private folder.

Figure 2 - Adding Favorites to your Private folder

Note

Before you select a filter and time, be sure to select a preset timeframe from the Select Time Frame menu.

Select from one of three Save options to save your Favorite, such as Default, or with filters and time:

  • Default - defaults to the current version of the Datasheet or Dashboard.

  • Filter and relative time - displays current filters with data in the relative timeframe in the Select Time Frame menu.

  • Filters and current time - displays the latest version based on the current time.

Click Done to finish adding the Favorite.

Save a favorite.

Figure 3 - Saving Favorites to your Private folder

You also choose the State to save the object, such as default or with filters and time. You have three options for State:

  • No, just default - defaults to the latest version of the Datasheet or Dashboard.

  • Yes, with filter and relative time - displays the latest version within the last 15 minutes.

  • Yes, with filters and current time - displays the latest version based on the current time.

Add object with State to your Workspace.

Figure 4 - Adding an Object with State to your Workspace

Sharing an Object in Observe#

Share a Dataset, Dashboard, or Resource, with another Observe member using the Share icon next to Favorites.

Share a link with another Observe user

Figure 5 - Share a Link with another Observe Member

Select from one of three Save options to share your object, such as Default, or with filters and time:

  • Default - defaults to the current version of the Datasheet or Dashboard.

  • Filter and relative time - displays current filters with data in the relative timeframe in the Select Time Frame menu.

  • Filters and current time - displays the latest version based on the current time.

Click Copy Link to copy the link to your clipboard and then provide the link to the Observe member.

Your copied link looks similar to the following link:

https://yourinstance.observeinc.com/workspace/12345678/dataset/event/CloudTrail-Events-123456789?