Widgets Dashboard Configuration

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Widgets Dashboard Configuration

This Help File Page was last Modified on 04/16/2013

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Widgets Dashboard Configuration

This Help File Page was last Modified on 04/16/2013

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The Widgets Dashboard Configuration Form provides the interface used  to select which Widgets will be displayed, and the order these Widgets will be presented within the Widgets Dashboard.
Viewing Widgets on the MKMS Desktop:
To display the Widgets column on the MKMS Desktop, on the Main Menu Select View and Click the Widgets option.



Widgets column on an MKMS Desktop


Selecting Your Widgets:
Each User may specify any of the following:
i.Which Widgets you want displayed on your Widgets Dashboard.
ii.The order in which the selected Widgets are to be listed.
iii.Which Widget items are to be "Collapsed" or "Expanded".
iv.Which Widgets are to be removed or added at anytime.
v.Whether or not you want the Widgets Dashboard displayed at all.
vi.Remember, more than one instance of the same Widget may be included in your Widgets Dashboard.


To Select the Widgets that are to be displayed within (or removed from) the Widgets Dashboard, Click the Setup button at the top of the Widgets Dashboard.



Setup button at top of Widgets Dashboard


The Dashboard Config dialog will be displayed.


Widgets Dashboard Config dialog


Add the desired Widgets by moving one or more of them to the Assigned Widget(s) column.
Check whatever Available Widgets you want moved to the Assigned Widgets column.



Check the Widgets be added


Click the Right-Arrow (Greater Than Sign as shown above) >



The Checked Available Widgets are added to Assigned Widgets column


The Checked Available Widget items will be added to the Assigned Widgets column.


Re-Ordering the Assigned Widgets list:
Using the standard Windows© Drag & Drop method, the User may relocate the position of any Assigned Widget in the Assigned Widgets column.
The order of the Assigned Widgets that is set in this Assigned Widgets column will dictate the order in which these Widget items will be displayed within the Widgets Dashboard.


Removing previously selected Assigned Widgets:
Check whatever Assigned Widgets you want removed from the Assigned Widgets column.
Click the Left-Arrow (Less Than Sign) <
The Checked Assigned Widgets items will be removed from the Assigned Widgets column.


Activating the Selected (or Removed) Assigned Widgets:



Clicking the Save Changes button will Insert your currently Selected Widgets, Remove your unwanted Widgets, and Reset them to the desired order on the Widgets Dashboard.



   Widgets added to the Widgets Dashboard


Each individual Widget item may be "collapsed" or "expanded" as needed.


Click its Red Minimize button to "collapse" a specific Widget item.
Click that Red Minimize button again to "expand" a specific Widget item.
The Widgets Dashboard may be Closed completely (to gain that screen space for other Forms), and then Opened later, as needed.



Close button on the Widgets Dashboard


Click the >> icon on the top right of the Widgets Dashboard to "Close" the Widgets Dashboard.
Click on the area where the >> icon was previously located to "Open" the Widgets Dashboard.
Each User may designate which Widgets they want displayed on their Widgets Dashboard (see "Selecting Your Widgets" above).