Amazon QuickSight
User Guide

Parameterize a Filter

To use an existing parameter in a filter on your analysis, you select Use parameters, and choose the parameter or parameters that you want to use. If you are filtering a text field (string), you need to choose a filter for Custom filter.

Before you can add a parameter to a filter, the parameter must exist already. If you need to create one, use the Parameters pane at left. For more information, see Parameters in Amazon QuickSight.

Use the following procedure to use a parameter with a new or existing filter.

  1. Choose the visual that you want to work with, and then choose the Filter pane on the left side of the screen.

  2. Choose the filter that you want work with, so that you see the options that belong to that filter.

  3. (Optional) For a text field or string, choose Custom filter.

  4. Choose Use parameters

  5. Choose the parameter or parameters that you want to use.

  6. Choose Apply to save your changes.