This topic describes how to add a new dashboard item to the dashboard, and the basic actions that can be performed on the item.
To create a dashboard item in the Dashboard Designer, click the corresponding button in the Home ribbon tab.
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).
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...
... 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.