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Kibana Essentials

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Kibana Essentials

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Kibana Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Understanding document data

Document data displays all the documents in the selected index. By default, document data shows 500 documents listed, with the most recent documents shown first. By default, document data displays the localized version of the specified time field in the selected index and document of field _source. In document data you can add field columns, remove field columns, view document data, and sort documents.

Add a field to document data

It is very simple to add a field to document data. Fields can be added from the Fields list, which is at the left side of the Discover page and below the index name.

To add a field to document data:

  1. Hover your mouse over any field from the Fields list and click on the Add button as shown:

  2. Repeat the previous step until all fields that you want to be displayed have been added to the document data.

    For example, you want to add fields such as _index,, user.screen_name, language, then by adding such fields document data would display...