This page refers to the
labelparameter that is part of an
labelcan also be used as part of a model, described here
labelcan also be used as part of a view, described here
labelcan also be used as part of a dimension, dimension group, measure, or filter as described here
labelcan also be used as part of a reference line, described here
label is a child of
|label: 'Label I Want'|
label changes the title of an
explore in the Explore menu and in the Explore itself:
Make the Explore menu option appear as Users instead of User:
Make the Explore menu option appear as Product ID Info instead of Product Id Information:
label Has No Effect Other Than Changing The Explore Menu Appearance
When you change the
label of an
explore, only the Explore menu is affected.
The way that fields should be referenced in the LookML goes unchanged. The way that fields will appear within the Explore UI is also unchanged. If you prefer the LookML references and field names to change, use the
from parameter instead.
Things to Know
label When Possible By Naming Views Properly
If you know that you always want a view to appear in a certain manner to your business users, consider giving that name to the
view. Then you won’t need to use
label is only used when you want to:
- Change the way that an
explorename is formatted. For example, you can make the explore name “abc_info” appear as “ABC Info” instead of “Abc Info”.
- Create two different explores that are based on the same view.