Dashboard Navigator Widget

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Dashboard Navigator Widget

The Dashboard Navigator widget provides users with an easy and intuitive way to navigate to their dashboards. The widget can be used to navigate between dashboards by clicking added buttons. The navigation buttons can be added, edited, and removed inside of the Widget Editor.




Widget Properties


The Dashboard Navigator widget is empty when added to a dashboard and must be configured to display buttons and links to other dashboards. The editor for this widget allows the user to add, edit, or remove buttons and configure the widget appearance. Open the Widget Editor by selecting the More Options Ent-More_Options-Icon icon in the upper right corner of the widget to display the drop-down menu and then select the Edit menu option.

Widget Title – By default, the widget title is Dashboard Navigator. The title can be modified.

Widget Color – The color of the widget can be changed using the Widget ThemeEnt-Theme_Color_Iconicon to the left of the widget title.

Widget Object Editor – To set various appearance properties of the widget, select the Object Editor Ent-Widget-Editor_Properties icon in the widget header to open the Widget Object Editor. See the Widget Editor article for more details.

Help – The Help Ent-Help-Icon icon connects to the online documentation related to the specific widget.

Copy Settings – Select the Copy Settings Ent-Copy_Settings-Icon icon to to copy the settings from another widget of the same type. See the Copy Widget Settings article for more information.

Cancel – Select the Close without Saving Ent-Close_icon icon to exit the Widget Editor without saving changes.

Save – Changes will be applied to the widget by clicking on the Save Ent-Widget_Save-Icon icon. The Widget Editor screen will close after the save operation is complete.





Add Navigation Button


To add a new navigation button to the widget, click the Add Ent-New_Role_Button-Icon icon on the toolbar of the view grid frame. The Dashboard Chooser will open. Select the desired dashboard. The dashboard will appear in the view grid with the dashboard name as the Button Text and the Dashboard ID field populated. By default, the Button Color is set to white and Open in a New Tab? is set to false (i.e., unchecked). The navigation button can now be edited. The button color can be defined by picking a color from the selector or by entering specific RGBA, HEX or HSVA values.




Edit Navigation Button


Edit mode can be accessed two ways: (1) Select the row in the view grid and then click the Edit Ent-Edit_Icon icon on the toolbar of the view grid frame, or (2) double click the row in the view grid. The user can set navigation button text, button color, and if the dashboard should open in a new tab. To save edits to the dashboard button, click the Save Ent-Save_Icon icon on the toolbar of the view grid frame. Changes will not persist if the user only clicks save in the Widget Editor without first saving the changes in the view grid.


Delete Navigation Button


If a navigation button needs to be deleted, select the row in the view grid and then click the Delete Ent-Delete_Icon icon on the toolbar of the view grid frame. The selected button will be deleted.