Module Manager Widget

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Module Manager Widget

Deploying Modules

Widget Properties


Introduced in Enterprise 7, the Module Manager widget is a beta widget that makes deployment of modules (widget or dashboard) easier for administrators.



The Module Manager widget has three columns that show the name of the module, version, and type.

Name – Displays the name of the module.

Version – Indicates the version of the module.

Type – Indicates whether the module is a widget or dashboard.


The widget also includes a search box for each of these fields. Enter a search term (three or more characters) in the appropriate search box beneath the column header. The display of modules will be limited to the search string.


Beneath the grid displaying the modules, the Module Manager widget contains paging controls for displaying a limited number of modules at a time, as described below.  

Arrows – Use the left/right arrows to navigate through pages.

Go to Page List – Select a specific page to navigate directly to that page.

Rows per Page – Change the number of modules to be displayed per page by using the drop-down menu.

Count of Pages and Total Items – This control indicates the total number of modules available in the widget, how many pages to display the modules, and which page is currently selected.



Deploying Modules


The bottom part of the widget contains an upload box to upload dashboards and widgets as follows:

1.Click on the Browse button.

2.Navigate to the module file to be deployed. The Module Manager widget allows deployment of the *.dashboard, *.widgettype, *.widget, *.dataset, *.sql, *.zip file types.

3.Click Open.


Alternatively, files can be dragged and dropped  in the upload box.


Modifying – Redeploying a module will modify it. The older file gets replaced by the newer one.



Widget Properties


This widget has no specific properties. To change the title or color of the Module Manager widget, open the Widget Editor by selecting the More Options Ent-More_Options-Icon icon in the upper right corner of the widget to open the drop-down menu and then select the Edit menu option.

Widget Title – By default, the widget title is Module Manager. 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.