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How do I save a query to create a theme?
How do I save a query to create a theme?

How to save a query as a theme & display it on your dashboard.

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Written by Josh Winters
Updated over a week ago

Themes are a way for you to quickly save and re-input regularly used queries. They are also used to show data on your Dashboards.

In this guide we'll we'll show you how to save a theme by building a query and display it on your Dashboard (for a more comprehensive guide on how to use & get the most out of your Kapiche queries, click here!)


Saving Themes

To save a theme, simply create a query and click the "Save As..." button:

You'll then see the following dialog where you can name the theme and choose to auto-add it to your Dashboards:

To access your Themes, simply click the "Themes" dropdown. Clicking a Themes will clear your current theme's query and input the selected theme's query automatically.

Using Themes on Dashboards

An important aspect of Themes is the relationship they have with the Dashboard. Dashboards require Themes to display information. Dashboards display various visualizations and overviews using the data from each Theme selected to be shown on the Dashboard.

When you save a theme, it becomes an option to be shown on the Dashboard. Only themes that have a Concept, Term or Phrase element (unstructured data) will be available, since the Dashboard has its own seperate structured data filters.

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