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Adding And Configuring Widgets

Information about your tasks and documents is displayed on the dashboard through the use of widgets. You can add a widget to the dashboard and configure it to display the details you need. A widget can be added to the dashboard as many times as you need.

Each widget is tied to the selected list. All widgets have a number of display options such as data grouping, filtering and data presentation.

Available widgets

The following widget types can be added to a dashboard. The number of widgets is unlimited.

Widget name

Description

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My active tasks by status

A default widget; shows how many tasks you have in each status in the form of a Pie chart.

See My Active Tasks by Status.

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Pie chart

A pie chart displays value data as a percentage of a total. Consider using a pie chart after the data has been aggregated to seven data points or less.

See Pie chart.

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Column chart

A column chart displays a series as a set of vertical bars grouped by category. Column charts are useful for illustrating comparisons between items.

See Column chart.

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Created Vs. Closed

A chart showing the tasks or items created vs. closed over a given period of time.

See Created vs. Closed chart.

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Bar chart

A bar chart displays data horizontally. It is popular for categorical information, because the categories can be displayed horizontally.

See Bar chart

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History Events chart

Shows the different types of history events in the form of a Column chart.

See History Events chart

Adding a widget in a dashboard

You can add any type of a widget in the dashboard.

To add a widget:

1. In the Navigation pane of the My Desktop area, select a dashboard where you want to add a widget.
2. Click the Add Widget button in the Ribbon menu.
3. Select the widget type.
4. Select the list which will be used as a source for widget data.
5. Configure other widget settings.
6. Click Save. Your widget will be added to the dashboard.

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