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Apply a transformation function to data

The following steps guide you in applying a transformation to data. This documentation does not include steps for each type of transformation. For a complete list of transformations, refer to Reference: Transformation functions.

Before you begin

To apply a transformation function to data:

  1. Navigate to the panel where you want to add one or more transformations.

  2. Click the panel title and then click Edit.

  3. Click the Transform tab.

  4. Click a transformation.

    A transformation row appear where you configure the transformation options. For more information about how to configure a transformation, refer to Reference: Transformation functions.

    For information about available calculations, refer to Reference: Calculations.

  5. To apply another transformation, click Add transformation.

    This transformation acts on the result set returned by the previous transformation.


  • Config query: Select the query that returns the data you want to use as configuration.
  • Apply to: Select what fields or series to apply the configuration to.
  • Apply to options: Usually a field type or field name regex depending on what option you selected in Apply to.