The Dashboard Control provides end-users with the capability to resize dashboard items. You can also maximize/restore dashboard items, load and save the layout using the Dashboard API.
End-users can click and drag a separator line between items to resize them.
End-users can expand any dashboard item into the entire dashboard size to examine data in greater detail.
To maximize an item using the API, set the MaximizedDashboardItemName to the name of the dashboard item.
To restore the item size, click the Restore button.
You can prevent a user from maximizing an item by setting the AllowMaximizeDashboardItems property to false. This setting hides the Maximize item buttons for all items.
Use the following methods to save/load the dashboard layout to/from a stream or XML file.
Saves a dashboard layout to an XML file.
Applies dashboard layout contained in a string.
Loads a dashboard layout from an XML file.