Actions You Can Perform on an Existing Dashboard

You can perform many actions on an existing dashboard, such as adding or removing tiles, editing existing tiles, deleting tiles and deleting the entire dashboard.

Opening a Dashboard

When you click the Data Explorer in the navigation bar, the data cubes are shown on the left and the existing dashboards are shown on the right of the screen. To open a dashboard, take one of the following actions:
  • Click the name of the dashboard you want to open.
  • Click the More Options icon (the three horizontal lines in the upper-left corner of the screen), and either use the Search field or locate the desired dashboard to open it.
Data Cubes and Dashboards in Data Explorer

Editing a Dashboard

To perform various editing functions on a dashboard, first open the dashboard you want.

Dashboard Example with Three Tiles

In the upper-right corner of the screen, the dashboard-editing icons are displayed.

Dashboard-Editing Icons

The following table identifies each icon and the actions you can perform.

Table 1. Icons for Editing a Dashboard
Icon Name of Icon Actions
Dashboard options You can change the following settings:
  • Time zone
  • Auto-update interval
  • Enabling or disabling cache
Edit this dashboard You can perform the following actions:
  • Rearrange or resize the tiles.
  • Make changes to specific tiles within the dashboard by using the icons are displayed for each tile:
    • Click the three dots icon to duplicate the tile.
    • Click the pencil icon to add or remove dimensions and measures for the tile, and to change the representation of the data for the tile.
    • Click the garbage can icon to delete the tile from the dashboard.

Click on the Options tab in the upper-right corner of the screen. Another screen is displayed containing general information about the dashboard. Two tabs, General and Access, are displayed. In the General tab, perform the following actions:

  • Rename the dashboard
  • Add or modify a description of the dashboard
  • Change the color theme
  • Decide whether to enforce the time filter
  • Delete the dashboard

In the Access tab, you can set who you want to view and edit the dashboard. Remember to click Save to save your changes.

General and Access Options to Edit Dashboards