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Variable Panel

The Variable panel builds on top of the regular dashboard variables. It allows you to have dashboard filters in a separate panel which you can place anywhere on the dashboard.

The variable panel offers you single- and multi-variable layouts along with an advanced Tree View.

With the latest updates, this panel allows users to seamlessly switch between dashboards which adds to the satisfying user experience.

Demonstrates the Variable panel functionality.


  • Variable Panel 1.X, 2.X requires Grafana 9 or Grafana 10.

Getting Started

The Variable panel can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or utilizing the Grafana command line tool.

For the latter, please use the following command.

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-variable-panel


  • Allows working with dashboard variables in Table, Tree View, Minimized and Button layouts.
  • Displays statuses based on thresholds from data sources.
  • Supports single and multi-value variables with the All option.
  • Allows filtering values by pattern and selected favorites.
  • Supports follow when scrolling (sticky).
  • Supports multiple Tree Views using tabs.
  • Supports input text variables.


LayoutExplains how to display variables in a table and tree view.
FeaturesDemonstrates panel features.
Blog postsRelated blog posts.
Release NotesStay up to date with the latest features and updates.


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