Creating Time Series Visualizations

To start building time-series visualizations, click Timelion in the side navigation and run through the tutorial. Documentation for the Timelion expression language is built-in. Click Docs in the toolbar to view the available functions and access the tutorial. As you start to enter functions in the query bar, Timelion displays the available arguments:

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To incorporate a Timelion visualization into a Kibana dashboard, save the Timelion expression as a Kibana dashboard panel. You can then add it to a dashboard like any other visualization.

Tip

You can also create time series visualizations right from the Visualize app—just select the Timeseries visualization type and enter a Timelion expression in the expression field.