Vector tooltips

Vector tooltips display attributes for the features at your mouse location. These tooltips give users an in-depth insight into what’s going on in the map.

If more than one feature exists at a location, the tooltip displays the attributes for the top feature, and notes the number of features at that location. The following image shows a tooltip with three features at the current location. The tooltip displays attributes for the top feature, the green circle.

multifeature tooltip

Formatting tooltips

You can format the attributes in a tooltip by adding field formatters to your Kibana index pattern. You can use field formatters to round numbers, provide units, and even display images in your tooltip.

Locking a tooltip at the current location

You can lock a tooltip in place by clicking a location on the map. With locked tooltips you can:

This image shows a locked tooltip with features from three layers. The tooltip displays attributes for the second feature, the blue New York State polygon. The tooltip includes controls for paging through the features and a dropdown menu for filtering the features by layer.

locked tooltip