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Timeline block: how to make Event Name the primary label, not the Date?

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Steve_Zitkovich
4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

Hello,
I am setting up my first timeline block and have a very basic problem:

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Welcome to the forum Steve!

You might want to have a look at the Vega-Lite block (currently in beta but you can get access instantly).

Thanks, Bill.
I figured out how to resolve my initial problem: the Timeline Block takes whatever the first column is and uses it as the label. So I just had to make Event Name the first column, and date the second column, and it labelled things the way I wanted.
I’d like to do some more sophisticated things, like having thumbnails with the Event Names. I will look at whether Vega-Lite can do make the presentation more sophisticated.