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Updated Live View: A more powerful tool to help you debug and integrate Mixpanel

Mixpanel’s Live View report displays events coming into your Mixpanel project in real time. Live View is an extremely useful tool for testing changes to your implementation, debugging or QA testing, hypothesizing user stories before diving into deeper analyses, or confirming a hunch about product use.

Look at the past actions of individual users

By hovering over the icon to the left of the event name in the Live View report, you can see that we can view the profile activity for this user. Individual users are denoted by colored icons. Regardless of whether or not there is a People Profile associated with this user, you will be able to see their Activity Feed by clicking on this icon.

Activity Feed of this user

Filtering by both events and properties

By clicking on the Filter tab at the top left of Live View, you can select to filter your data by the event name or by the properties associated with the events. Selecting a specific event name or property value will only return your data that matches the criteria to your Live View report. You can add as many properties and events as are available in the drop down menu to your filtering criteria.

Filter Button

Select between events and properties

New ability to filter by multiple events and properties

Toggle between AND/OR filtering

After selecting two or more property filters, you now have the ability to toggle between a logical AND and OR by clicking the logical operand between the properties

OR selector

By clicking on the OR selector, you can toggle to AND:

AND selector

Focus on Your properties or Mixpanel’s base properties

Clicking on one of the events that appears in the Live View report will open up a list of all the properties associated with the event. Newly added are two columns, “Your Properties” and “Mixpanel Properties”, which will break down the event’s properties based on whether they were set in the project by a developer or if the property is one of the default properties sent along by the Mixpanel libraries

All the properties

Your properties

Mixpanel Default properties

Customize column layout and content

You now have the ability to add/remove properties from the header column of the Live View report, as well as change the size of the corresponding columns. By clicking on the drop down menu on the rightmost header column, you can change the contents of the header:

Add or remove properties from the columns from this drop down

Changing the size of the columns is as simple as grabbing the line between headers:
Change the size of columns by grabbing lines between headers

Exclude values from search results

Live View searching now supports a NOT syntax for returning results that don’t include the specified phrase. The syntax is: “-SEARCH_TERM,” which would exclude all events that had the phrase SEARCH_TERM.

NOT search syntax

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