Ad hoc project filters allow you to drag and drop any component directly into the panel drop zone to create a filter. The filter becomes a project-level filter local to the current project.
Here is a video on creating ad hoc project filters:
Drop any component type (dimension, dimension item, event, metric, segment, segment template, date range) into the filter drop zone at the top of a panel. Component types are auto-converted into ad hoc filters or Quick filters if compatible.
Here is an example of how to create a filter for the Twitter referring domain:
Your panel automatically gets this filter applied and you can instantly see the results.
You can add an unlimited number of filters to a panel.
If you decide that you want to save this filter, refer to the section below.
Keep in mind:
Hit where eVar1 existsor
Hit where event1 exists.
You can choose to save these filters by following these steps:
Once saved, the filter is available in your left rail component list and can be shared with other users from the Filter Manager.