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How To: Configure ArcGIS Dashboards to display selected feature attributes, attachments, and location on the map

Summary

Actions in ArcGIS Dashboards can be configured to provide an interactive experience and to give the dashboard a more focused context. This article describes how to use the Zoom and Filter actions to display the attributes, attachments (such as images), and location of features in target map elements (Details and Map elements) when selecting features from the source element (List element). Selecting a feature from the List element displays the corresponding attributes and attachments in the Details element, and its location in the Map element.

Procedure

  1. In ArcGIS Pro, publish the feature layer with attachments to ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise. Refer to Share a web feature layer for more information. Skip this step if the hosted feature layer is available in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise.
  2. Sign in to ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise version 10.9 and above, and create a dashboard.
  3. In ArcGIS Dashboards, click Add The Add function adds elements in ArcGIS Dashboards. and select List A list is used to show features or rows from a layer.. Click Browse all layers, select the preferred feature layer, and click Done.
  4. Click Add and select Details The details element is used to show information about features or rows from a layer.. Select the same feature layer from Step 3, and click Done.
  5. Click Add and select Map Map elements display web maps authored in applications.. Select a web map containing the same feature layer selected in Step 3, and click Done.
  6. Configure the List element to add Filter and Zoom actions.
    1. In the List element, click Configure Configure button allows configuring the elements based on custom preference..
    2. Click the Actions tab, click Add action, and select Filter Click the Filter action to add to the List element..
    3. Click Add target for the Filter action, and select the Details element configured in Step 4.
The Add target menu lists all available action targets.
  1. Click Add action, and select Zoom Click Zoom to add the action to the element..
  2. Click Add target for the Zoom action, and select the Map element configured in Step 5.
  3. Click Done.
  1. Configure the Map element to add the Filter action.
    1. In the Map element, click Configure Configure button allows configuring the elements based on custom preference..
    2. Click the Map actions tab, click Add action, and select Filter.
    3. Click Add target, and select the List element configured in Step 3.
    4. Click Done.

The image below demonstrates the output when selecting a feature from the List element, with the corresponding attributes and attachments displayed in the Details element while the Map element zooms to the location of the selected feature.

The image of an interactive ArcGIS Dashboard displaying features attributes, attachments, and location.

Related Information

Last Published: 10/13/2021

Article ID: 000026591

Software: ArcGIS Online 9.3, 9.2, 9.1 Portal for ArcGIS 10.9, 10.8.1, 10.8, 10.7.1, 10.7, 10.6.1, 10.6 ArcGIS Dashboards 9.3, 9.2, 9.1