Adding Dashboard Items

This topic describes how to add a new dashboard item to the dashboard, and the basic actions that can be performed on the item.

Creating Dashboard Items

To create a dashboard item in the Dashboard Designer, click the corresponding button in the Home ribbon tab.

Ribbon_InsertGroup

This creates an empty dashboard item, and displays the required data sections for binding this item to data (for instance, the image below displays the Pivot dashboard item and corresponding data sections).

EUDocs_CreatingDashboardItems_NewPivot

Perform the following steps to design a dashboard item.

After you have created and designed the dashboard item, you can create an exact copy. To do this, click the Duplicate button in the Home ribbon tab...

Ribbon_DuplicateDashboardItem

... or use the dashboard item's context menu. To remove the dashboard item from the dashboard, use the Delete button or the corresponding item in the context menu.

To create a dashboard item in code, create an instance of the corresponding DashboardItem descendant (e.g., ChartDashboardItem, GridDashboardItem, PieDashboardItem) and add it to the Dashboard.Items collection.

Examples

How to: Bind a Chart Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Scatter Chart Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Grid Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Pie Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Card Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Gauge Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Pivot Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Choropleth Map Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Geo Point Map Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Bubble Map Dashboard Item to Data and Customize its Palette

How to: Bind a Pie Map Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Range Filter Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Bind a Treemap Dashboard Item to Data in Code

How to: Combine Filter Elements to a Group and Bind Them to Data

See Also