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Welcome to the Library

Learn about the library in the new UI.
  • One-click access to saved searches and Dashboards, so you can quickly access data of interest.
  • Access to the saved searches and Dashboards that others in your organization have developed and shared with you, so you can discover new insights from your data.

Welcome to the Personal Tab 

The left nav gives quick access to all the items in the library. Click an item to open it.


Select Personal to show your own saved searches and dashboards.


Select Shared With to show the searches and dashboards shared with others in your organization.


The left nav also includes shortcut tabs.


  • Click the Folder icon to list all items in the library, and use the Search field as needed to narrow your search in the library.
  • Click the Recent icon to list all currently running searches and any searches performed over the last three hours. Pinned Searches are also listed.
  • Click the Favorites icon to list searches and Dashboards that you've marked as favorites to keep handy. To add an item to Favorites, hover over the item in the left nav and click the star, which changes to solid which. Click again to unfavorite. 

Explore the Library 

Open the Library page to expose additional search options and to organize and manage Library contents.

To open the Library page, click the Library icon at the top of the UI.


Select Personal to select your own saved searches and dashboards, or Org to select those shared by others in your organization.

Do the following from the Library page:

  • Select Personal to select your own saved searches and dashboards or Org to select those shared by others in your organization.
  • Enter a search string to display matching search results.
  • Narrow your search by selecting an option for Created by or Shared with. As you make your selections, the constructed query is entered into the search field and additional options are presented.
  • Select a Quick Search option to perform a quick search for log searches, folders, or Dashboards.  As you make your selections, the query you have constructed is entered into the search field.

Organize items in the Library 

Folders are available for organizing content in the Library. Some folders are set up automatically; for example, a folder is created automatically for Setup Wizard searches. You can also create custom folders and move items among folders. 

The path to the current Library folder is shown near the top of the Library page.

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To create a new folder, click New Folder, enter the folder name and an optional description, and click Add.

Get information on items in the Library 

Click an item in the Library to open an information panel on the right side of the page. 


If you click a folder in the Library, information about the folder is shown in the information panel. Double-click the folder to list the items that it contains.

Manage items in the Library 

Do any of the following from the Information panel in the Library:

  • Click Edit to modify the name or description of the item.
  • Click the Trash icon to delete the item from the Library. Deleting an item from the library means that the search, Dashboard, or folder is no longer available.
  • Click the dotted More icon and select Export to open a window with the JSON code for the item, which you can copy or download.
  • Click the dotted More icon and select Copy to make a copy of the item. Select the location in the Library to copy it to, and click Copy.
  • Click Share or Unshare to change the sharing settings for the item.
  • Click Move to move the item to another folder in the Library. Select the new location, and click Move.