How to setup a Project Dashboard

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The Project Dashboard is an easy to use tool for visualizing and getting an at-a-glance overview of your sensor installation. The dashboard lets you create a customizable sensor overview based on a simple drag-and-drop user interface. This page provides a quick introduction to its features. 

Things to know

Project developer or Project administrator access is required to create and update dashboards. Dashboards are shared between all project users.

 

Adding cards

Dashboards are made of up interactive cards. A card can be set up to display sensor data in a few different ways. There are currently two supported card types, Single sensor card, and Multiple sensors card. All sensor types can be added as a single sensor card, while only temperature sensors can be added to a multiple sensors card (max 10 sensors).

To add a new card select Create new card:

  1. Choose card type (single or multiple sensors)
  2. Pick sensor(s)
  3. Set a card name (optional, the single sensor card will use sensor name by default)
  4. Set card size
  5. Click Add to dashboard

The newly created card will be placed in the first available position on the dashboard.

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Examples of the two card types showing temperature sensors. 

 

Reordering and resizing

Dashboards are based on a simple grid layout with four columns and an adjusting number of rows. Cards can be resized by dragging the corners and repositioned by grabbing the top section of the card.

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Exploring data

The dashboard enables quick and intuitive data exploration by being able to view sensors in context to one another. All the cards share a tooltip and x-axis which makes it easier to detect deviations or changes across sensors. Zooming is done by clicking and dragging the mouse to highlighting a certain area, this will update the zoom for all the cards.

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Tip - Fullscreen mode

Dashboards can be set to fullscreen mode by clicking the fullscreen button in the top right-hand corner. Scale the dashboard up or down by using normal browser zooming (CMD or CTRL and +/-) to create the perfect view.

That's it!

You're now ready to head over to Studio and create your first dashboard!