Creating DeepSee Dashboards
Adding Other Widgets
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This chapter describes how to add other kinds of widgets to a dashboard:

Adding a Calendar Widget
A dashboard can include a calendar widget like the following:
To add a calendar widget:
  1. In the left area, click Calendar.
  2. Optionally specify the basic settings, as described in Adding a Widget to a Dashboard,” earlier in this book.
  3. Click OK.
When you open a dashboard, this widget displays the current month, for informational purposes.
Adding a Map Widget
If your cube includes latitude and longitude data, you can include a map widget like the following on your dashboards:
Important:
This widget uses the Google Maps API. Be sure that your usage of this API is consistent with the Terms of Use, which you can access via a link in the widget, shown in the previous picture.
To add a map widget:
  1. Optionally, in the Analyzer, define a pivot table that includes the columns Latitude and Longitude (not case-sensitive).
    These columns should contain latitude and longitude values in decimal format (rather than degree/minute/second format).
    For information on creating pivot tables, see Using the DeepSee Analyzer.
    You do not have to provide a data source for a map widget. If you provide no data source, the widget appears without any pins.
  2. Display the dashboard.
  3. In the left area, click Map and then click Map.
  4. For Data source, select the previously defined pivot table.
  5. Optionally specify the basic settings, as described in Adding a Widget to a Dashboard,” earlier in this book.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Optionally configure the widget further as follows:
    1. Select the widget, as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” earlier in this book.
    2. Specify the following additional options:
      • Zoom — Initial zoom setting to use. A larger number results in a closer view.
      • Starting latitude — Initial latitude to display, in degrees.
      • Starting longitude — Initial longitude to display, in degrees.
      • Draggable markers — Controls whether the user can drag the map markers.
Configuring the infoWindow Popup
If the underlying pivot table contains data in addition to latitude and longitude, you can configure the map widget to display that data. If the user clicks a pin in the map widget, the widget displays a popup window that displays the additional information.
  1. Access the Dashboard Editor and select the widget as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” earlier in this book.
  2. The system displays a list of any properties defined for this map widget.
  3. Click the plus sign + button.
    The system displays a dialog box where you specify the property.
  4. Specify the following options:
  5. Click OK.
Adding a Worksheet Widget
To add a worksheet widget:
  1. In the left area, click Worksheet.
  2. For Data source, click the Search button , click a worksheet and then click OK.
    Currently this kind of widget can display only worksheets, not other data sources.
  3. Optionally specify the basic settings, as described in Adding a Widget to a Dashboard,” earlier in this book.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Optionally configure the widget further as follows:
    1. Select the widget, as described in Reconfiguring a Widget,” earlier in this book.
    2. Click Print, to enable users to print this widget.
      For further details and requirements, see the section Customizing Print Settings for a Widget.”
For information on creating worksheets, see the DeepSee Implementation Guide.
Adding a Widget That Uses a Portlet
To add a widget that uses a custom portlet:
  1. In the left area, click Portlet. The list expands to show a list of choices. This list shows the short class names for all compiled portlets in this namespace.
  2. Click the name of the portlet to add.
  3. Optionally specify the basic settings, as described in Adding a Widget to a Dashboard,” earlier in this book.
  4. Click OK.
For information on creating portlets, see the DeepSee Implementation Guide.