Adding web content to a dashboard
Once you have created a dashboard,
you can display real-time information from the web, directly in your dashboard.
The dashboard can display the contents of a web page, such as a stock
ticker running in real time next to a grid that shows historical stock
information. The dashboard can display content formatted in HTML, such
as a web-based chat client. In the dashboard below, today’s weather forecast
To display web content, add an HTML container to the dashboard, as described
must have the Web Edit Dashboard and Web Run Dashboard privileges
To add an HTML container to a dashboard
||From the dashboard's toolbar,
click the Insert icon , then click
HTML Container. The HTML container is automatically created
and added to the dashboard.
||You can choose to directly type
HTML in the field, or display the contents of a web page in an iFrame.
In the HTML container, select one of the following:
the contents of a web page in an iFrame, click iFrame.
In the field, type the URL of the web page.
type HTML in the field, click HTML
Text. In the field, type the HTML to display in the dashboard.
||To move the HTML container, click
and drag the HTML container to the appropriate location in the dashboard,
so that an indicator line is displayed in the location to put the
HTML container. The HTML container is moved to its new location and
||You can size the HTML container
manually by hovering the cursor over the edge of the HTML container.
The cursor becomes double arrows. Click and drag the edge of the HTML
container to resize it.
format the HTML container
||From the Properties panel, select
the appropriate options to format and display the HTML container,
as described in the steps below.
Properties panel is not displayed, from the View
menu, select Properties Panel.
If the Properties panel is hidden behind another panel, click
the Properties icon to display
the Properties panel.
||From the Fill
Color palette, select the background color of the HTML container.
||From the Border
Type palette, select the type of border to display
around the HTML container.
||From the Border
Color palette, select the color of the border to display
around the container.
To delete an HTML container from a dashboard
||Hover the cursor over the HTML
container to delete and click the arrow icon, then select Delete.
The HTML container is deleted from the dashboard.