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Using Dashboard & Configuration

  File Menu

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  • New – create a new Dashboard canvas, and set the ‘Configuration File Settings’ in Options to default to local configuration file when the Dashboard is reopened.
  • Open – open a saved XML local configuration file. Use the explorer window to find the file.
  • Save As – save the current Dashboard layout into an XML local configuration file.
  • Save – overwrite the opened XML local configuration file.
  • New Global File – create a new Dashboard canvas, and set the ‘Configuration File Settings’ in Options to default to global configuration file when the Dashboard is reopened.
  • Open Global File – open a saved global configuration file.
  • Save As Global File – save the current Dashboard layout into a global configuration file.
  • Save Global File – overwrite the opened global configuration file.

Email Setting

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Configure the email server settings to be used for email notifications.

  • Mail Server – address of the SMTP email server.
  • Username – the SMTP user account.
  • Password – the password to the user.
  • From – the sender’s email address.
  • Port – the port number for SMTP.

Options Menu

Hide Menu – hide the top menu. Once hidden, the menu can be shown again by right clicking on the empty area of the canvas and select ‘Show Menu’

Status Barshow or hide the status bar. The status bar shows the current state of the Dashboard, the configuration file opened, the software version, and the main data source it connects to.

  • Full Screen – maximize the Dashboard canvas to full screen.
  • Auto Run – when enabled, the Dashboard will auto-run the most recent local/global configuration file as soon as it launches.
  • Snap to Grid – enable / disable the snap function.
  • Snap to Grid – activates the grids.
  • Snap to Grid Size – change the size of each grid.

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