Inspecting visualizations

To display the raw data behind the visualization, click Spy Open (image) in the bottom left corner of the container. The visualization spy panel will open.

Use the select input (highlighted) to view detailed information about the raw data.

Spy panel.


A representation of the underlying data, presented as a paginated data grid. You can sort the items in the table by clicking the table headers at the top of each column.


The raw request used to query the server, presented in JSON format.


The raw response from the server, presented in JSON format.


A summary of the statistics related to the request and the response, presented as a data grid. The data grid includes the query duration, the request duration, the total number of records found on the server, and the index pattern used to make the query.


The visualization saved state presented in JSON format.

To export the raw data behind the visualization as a comma-separated-values (CSV) file, click either the Raw or Formatted links at the bottom of the detailed information tabs. A raw export contains the data as it is stored in Elasticsearch. A formatted export contains the results of any applicable field formatters.