Keeping up with Kibana: This week in Kibana for June 26, 2017

Welcome to Keeping up with Kibana! This is a weekly series of posts on new developments in the Kibana project and any related learning resources and events. 


  • [UI Framework] Define consistent default, small, and wide sizing for form fields, and support them within ExpressionItems #12190
  • [KuiKeyboardAccessible] Using parallel language to remove ambiguity #12356
  • [UI Framework] Add new color picker component #12245 #1242226977682-bf8645e8-4cf6-11e7-8d58-3bdf720791db.png


  • [Accessibility] Avoid empty th in doc-table header row #12364


  • The initial new Platform pull request was merged into a feature branch (`new-platform`), where will keep working on it until it’s ready for a PR into master.
  • We moved Jest config into a JSON file instead of being in JavaScript, as that enables a couple features that rely on reading the config file itself (such as running an external node debugger).
  • Update files_to_commit to find renamed files #12423


  • Show an error notification, not a full screen fatal error page, when a save fails on dashboard or visualizations #12381
  • Fix reporting bug where saved searches with no results would cause reports to fail #12380
  • Full screen mode for dashboards #1226526991481-72e7c568-4d28-11e7-9367-c95cced1b4ae.gif
  • #12425 #12239 Laying ground work for migrating Field Formatters from client only to being available on both the client and server to support Field Formatters with CSV export.


Bug  fix edition:

  • Look&feel improvemnts for K6
    • Fix appearance of error indicator in Visualize sidebar #12410
    • Fix ui-select error border color and placeholder font color #12411
    • Make vertical bar chart gutter widths consistent #12264
    • Add github-markdown.css to markdown visualization #12377
  • 5.x fixes
    • Scaled date format for date histogram aggregation #12384
    • Ensure scale type, percentage formatting, and font size are preserved on the Dashboard #11958
    • Charts no longer require a minimum size, avoiding “vislib container too small” errors. #11951
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