can you add a selector that searches a string in a field?

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02-24-2019 02:32 AM
AurelieShapiro
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My feature service is from a survey where one of the questions is multiple choice, so there are different combinations of answers. 

https://panda.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=088a76d378d5489ea10153bfddb159ba 

In Web App Builder I can create a filter based on a search string, so that any of the results with a certain choice pop up. This is great, but I have gotten a complaint that when you click on a chart, it doesn't filter in the map. So I want to use Operations Dashboard, but the Selector options don't work the same as the WAB filter. 

When I try the selector using categories from features, it seems I can only can filter for the one answer that "exclusively" has one response. I tried putting in a filter first, and looking atthe "preview data table" button in the selector configuration, the data table filters correctly, but when I'm in the dashboard, if I click the selector, it only selects the exclusive answer.


With the grouped values, I override the category names, but the filter does not work at all, it lists every different combination of answers, it does not search for the category names.

Is there a way in Operations Dashboard to filter by a search string, just like in Web App builder?  

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ISP_graynic
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I think I'm trying to do a similar thing.  All I've found is this suggestion for an enhancement to Operations Dashboard: https://community.esri.com/ideas/15955-more-query-operators-for-the-category-selector-in-arcgis-onli...

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AllenDailey1
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Hi, not sure if this would help with your particular situation, but just in case, something related has been discussed here: https://community.esri.com/thread/207634-category-selector-like  and there are a couple workarounds.

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