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Products: WebStation
Functionalities: Dashboards
Product version: 2022, 2023, 2024
2/23/2024

Cloning a Dashboard Widget

You can clone already existing widgets.

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Dashboard widgets are small applications in a dashboard. Dashboard widgets are the main components in a dashboard and present graphical information from your system.

You can create one or many dashboard widgets in a dashboard. Dashboard widgets can only be created in a dashboard in WebStation.

Ready to use

All dashboard widgets are ready to use. The only thing you must do is add the trend log, variable, alarm, or event you want to display in the dashboard widget. All dashboard widgets have default setting for color and different layout components, but you can also configure them to suit your needs. For example, you can add captions to the widget itself or the x- and y-axis in diagram, you can use different colors for different values or value ranges in a gauge.

Clone Widgets and Rebind Widget References

You can clone widgets and rebind widgets references.

For more information, see Clone Widgets and Rebind Widget References .

Empty Space

Empty space is not a dashboard widget but a way to create empty spaces between dashboard widgets. Empty spaces are used when you do the layout of a dashboard.

Alarm Count

An alarm count displays the number of alarms from the EcoStruxure Building Operation system.

For more information, see Alarm Count .

Alarm Pareto Chart

An alarm Pareto chart is a graphical representation of alarms represented by bars but also by a cumulative line. An alarm pareto chart gives you a quick overview of the most common causes of alarms.

For more information, see Alarm Pareto Chart .

Alarm Pie

An alarm pie chart is a circular graphic divided into slices to illustrate proportions of alarms.

For more information, see Alarm Pie .

Alarm Sankey Chart

An alarm Sankey chart is used to graphically present a Sankey chart of the alarms in the EcoStruxure Building Operation system.

For more information, see Alarm Sankey Chart .

Event Pareto Chart

An event Pareto chart is a graphical representation where the events are represented by bars but also by a cumulative line. An event pareto chart gives you a quick overview of the most common events.

For more information, see Event Pareto Chart .

Event Pie

An event pie chart is a circular graphic divided into slices to illustrate proportions of events.

For more information, see Event Pie .

Event Rate Chart

An event rate chart is a graphical representation of event rates represented by bars.

For more information, see Event Rate Chart .

Event Sankey Chart

An events Sankey chart is used to graphically present a Sankey chart of the events in the EcoStruxure Building Operation system.

For more information, see Event Sankey Chart .

Heat Map

A heat map is a graphical representation of data where the values contained in a matrix are represented as colors.

For more information, see Heat Map .

Log Gauge

A log gauge displays trend log values in a gauge.

For more information, see Log Gauge .

Log Pie

A log pie chart is a circular graphic divided into slices to illustrate proportions of trend logs.

For more information, see Log Pie .

Log Value

A log value displays one or many trend log values as numerical values.

For more information, see Log Value .

Period Chart

A period chart is used to compare trend logs over different time periods.

For more information, see Period Chart .

Period over Period Chart

A period chart is used to compare trend logs over different time periods.

For more information, see Period over Period Chart .

Point Gauge

A point gauge is used to graphically display a current value in a gauge.

For more information, see Point Gauge .

Point Pie

A point pie chart is a circular graphic divided into slices to illustrate proportion of values.

For more information, see Point Pie .

Point Value

A point value is used to display the present value of one or many variables as a numerical value.

For more information, see Point Value .

XY Plot

A XY plot, also called a scatter plot, is used to display values for two trend logs.

For more information, see XY Plot .

Browse

Use Browse to navigate to a graphic or a hyperlink that you want to add to a dashboard.

Graphics

Graphics can be added to a dashboard.

For more information, see Graphics in Dashboards .

Hyperlinks

Hyperlinks can also be added to a dashboard. To be able to display the content of the hyperlink, you must enable external content to be embedded in WebStation.

For more information, see Configuring Security in WebStation using WorkStation .

To clone a dashboard widget
  1. Right-click the dashboard and click Edit dashboard .

  2. On the Dashboard toolbar , click the Select items button

     
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  3. Select the widget you want to clone by selecting the check box in the widget.

  4. Click the Clone selected items button

     
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  • How Dashboards Work
  • Dashboard Widgets
  • Dashboard Toolbar
  • Widget Dialog Box – Layout Tab
  • Adding a Widget to a Dashboard