Working with Dashboards

Arcadia Instant dashboards consolidate related visualizations. Dashboards contain one or more sheets for organizing visualizations. This gives you the flexibility to place all necessary information about a dataset, a line of inquiry, or a business on the same screen, and still have quick access to related or supplemental visualizations on other sheets. It all depends on the needs and wants of your enterprise.

After you create a dashboard, you add visuals and filter controls. You can customize its settings and styles, and add custom styles. To become familiar with the basics of building dashboards, see the overview of Visual Builder for Dashboards.

Arcadia Instant ships with a number of sample applications that use dashboards; we encourage you to explore them to see a sampling of available visualizations and behaviors.

Arcadia Instant Release 4.2.0.0 introduced the notions of workspaces and linked visuals, and therefore altered the functionality of dashboards. Dashboards can display and link visuals that are based on different datasets across different connection.

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Tip. The following video demonstrates how to create a dashboard and link different visuals together by using dashboard parameters.