Using nDepth widgets in SEM

This section documents how to use widgets in the Explore > nDepth view of the SEM console. For general information about widgets, see About SEM widgets

About nDepth widgets

nDepth includes a variety of commonly-used widgets like the widgets in the Ops Center. Each widget represents a high-level graphical view of the specific network activity associated with your nDepth search results. The widget displays the primary items generating an activity, as well as the count (or number of incidents) for each item.

Use nDepth explorer views to create new widgets, change the look of existing widgets, add widgets to the nDepth Dashboard, and remove widgets you no longer use. To display the latest data from your network, click refresh on the widget

View nDepth widget details

Click or point to an item in the widget to view details and statistics about the item.

A typical nDepth widget

Create a search string from a widget item

You can use items in widgets or any of the nDepth graphical tools to create new search strings, or to append existing search strings.

  1. On the search bar, click to delete the existing search string.
  2. Click an item on a widget.

    A new search string associated with the widget item appears in search box.

To append an existing search string with an item from a widget, click an item on the widget. In the search box, a new search string associated with the widget item is appended to the existing search string.

Add a new nDepth widget

  1. Open the SEM console. See Log in to the SEM web console for steps.

  2. On the SEM toolbar, navigate to Explore > nDepth.

  3. Click a view on the nDepth toolbar, such as bar charts, line charts, pie charts, or bubble charts.

    The corresponding view appears.

  4. On the view title bar, click to open the nDepth widget builder.

  5. Complete the Widget Builder selections to configure the new widget. See Configure the Widget Builder form for help.

    The new widget appears at the bottom of the chart view. When you configure the widget and choose the Save to Dashboard option, the new widget also appears at the bottom of the nDepth dashboard.

Edit an nDepth widget

  1. Open the SEM console. See Log in to the SEM web console for steps.

  2. On the SEM toolbar, navigate to Explore > nDepth.

  3. Click a view on the nDepth toolbar, such as bar charts, line charts, pie charts, or bubble charts.

  4. On the widget you want to edit, click .

  5. Use the nDepth Widget Builder to reconfigure the widget. See Configure the Widget Builder form for help.

    The updated widget appears at the bottom of the view.

    When you configure the widget and choose the Save to Dashboard option, the new widget also appears at the bottom of the nDepth dashboard.

  6. To refresh the widget data, click .

Add a chart widget to the nDepth dashboard

You can add an nDepth view (such as word cloud, tree view, or result details) to the nDepth Dashboard. The word cloud, tree view, and result details view display by default. If you remove a view from the dashboard, use this procedure to restore the view.

  1. Open the SEM console. See Log in to the SEM web console for steps.

  2. On the SEM toolbar, navigate to Explore > nDepth.

  3. Use the nDepth explorer toolbar to open the chart view you want to work with.

  4. In the view, locate the chart widget you want to add to the dashboard.

  5. In the widget toolbar, click to move the widget to the dashboard.

    The widget is copied to the bottom of the nDepth Dashboard.

    To minimize the widget in the dashboard, click . To restore the widget, scroll down and click the widget title bar.