In the Explore Logs page, you can select different chart types to change the way the data is displayed in the chart under the query.

You can fetch your query search results as described in Search for and Filter Logs. After fetching the results, select the chart type in the drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of the chart.

Different chart types require different aggregation functions, use of time series, and group-by fields:

Chart Type Aggregation Function Time Series Requirement Group-By Requirement Additional Tasks
Area Any Time series Optional
  • Select Gradient to view the chart in gradient color.
  • Select Line Plot to view the chart as a series of data points connected by straight line segments.
  • Select Logarithmic Axis to view the chart on a logarithmic scale.
  • Select a color theme for the chart.
Column Any Any Optional
  • Select Gradient to view the chart in gradient color.
  • Select Logarithmic Axis to view the chart on a logarithmic scale.
  • Select a color theme for the chart.
Line Any Time series Optional
  • Select Gradient to view the chart in gradient color.
  • Select Line Plot to view the chart as a series of data points connected by straight line segments.
  • Select Logarithmic Axis to view the chart on a logarithmic scale.
  • Select a color theme for the chart.
Pie Count or Unique Count Non-time series At least one field
  • Select Donut to view the pie chart with the center cut out.
  • Select a color theme for the chart.
Bubble Any Non-time series Two fields
  • Select Donut to view the pie chart with the center cut out.
Table Any Any Optional None