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Pinning visuals in Amazon QuickSight Q

 Applies to: Enterprise Edition 

You can pin visuals for easy access to frequently asked questions. Instead of asking the same question repeatedly, you can add the visual answer to your pinboard and access it in a single click. Pinning visuals also makes it easier to share interesting insights and collaborate on data narratives with other users. From within your pinboard, you can share any visual with others through a URL.

Pinning a visual to your pinboard

To pin a visual to your pinboard
  1. At the Q bar at the top of any QuickSight page, choose the topic list at the left, and then choose the topic that you want to ask questions about.

  2. Enter a question into the Q bar, then press Enter.

  3. In the visual that appears as the answer to your question, choose the Pin visual icon on the right side of the visual.

    
                            The Pin visual icon on the right side of
                                the visual.

When you pin a visual to our pinboard, a green notification appears in the bottom-right corner of the page informing you that the Visual has been pinned. Additionally, the Pin visual icon turns blue.

You can pin up to 30 visuals to your pinboard.


                    The Pin visual icon turns blue.

                    The green notification Visual has been pinned
                        appears under the visual.

Using your pinboard

To access your pinboard, choose the Pin board icon on the right side of the Q search bar.

After you pin a visual to your pinboard, you can rename the visual, share the visual using a link with other users in your account, or you can remove the visual from your pinboard.


                    The Pinboard icon is in the upper-right corner of
                        the visual.
To rename a visual in your pinboard
  1. On any page in QuickSight, choose the Pinboard icon on the right side of the Q search bar to open your pinboard.

  2. Browse to the visual that you want to remove and choose the three dots icon in the upper-right corner to display more actions. Open the on-visual menu.

  3. Choose Rename, and then enter the new name that you want to use for the visual.


                    A renamed visual.
To share a visual in your pinboard
  1. On any page in QuickSight, choose the Pinboard icon on the right side of the Q search bar to open your pinboard.

  2. Browse to the visual that you want to remove and choose the three dots icon in the upper-right corner to display more actions. Open the on-visual menu.

  3. Choose Share via link, and then choose Copy link.


                    Sharing a visual using a link.

Only people with topic access can access the link.

To remove a visual from your pinboard
  1. On any page in QuickSight, choose the Pinboard icon on the right side of the Q search bar to open your pinboard.

  2. Browse to the visual that you want to remove and then choose the three dots icon in the upper-right corner to display more actions. Open the on-visual menu.

  3. Choose Remove.

You can also remove the visual from your pinboard. To do so, enter the question that returns the visual into the Q search bar and clear the blue Pin visual icon located on the right side of the visual.


                    Choose the three dots icon in the upper-right corner to display more
                        actions, including removing a visual.