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Dashboards

In this article, we'll walk you through how to create dashboard and save dashboard with specific filters.

Dashboards

Shared and Personal Dashboards are built-in dashboards, which are already defined by the system. You can modify the content of such dashboards but are unable to rename or delete it.

  • A Shared dashboard can be seen by all qTest Administrators who have Insights View privilege, and can be edited by ones who have Insights Editor privilege.
  • A Personal dashboard is your own space, only you can see and edit your dashboard.

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Create A New Dashboard

NOTE: This functionality is available from Insights version 1.15

Besides using the built-in dashboards (Shared and Personal ones as mentioned in the previous section), you also have the ability to create multiple dashboards.

  • Select "Create Dashboard" and a new, blank and untitled dashboard will be created.

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  • Add panels you want into the blank dashboard
  • Name the dashboard: Click Gear icon, select "Rename" to name your dashboard and save it

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Action on a Dashboard:

- Rename: Name your dashboard

- Duplicate: Copy a dashboard

- Delete: Delete a dashboard

- New: Create a new blank dashboard

Once your dashboard is created, you can find it in the Dashboards > Manage page, under Available Dashboards section.

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Note: You need "Insights Editor" permission in order to create a dashboard. Your newly-created dashboard will be accessible and editable by other editors.

Save Dashboard with Filter

Open a dashboard, from the slide-out Global Filter, click "Save with Filters" button. Your dashboard with its current filter will be saved into a version which we call a "Saved with Filters" dashboard

This feature is useful when you want to create many versions of the same dashboard for different projects, each with different filters applied.

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Once this saved-with-filters dashboard is created, you can find it in the Manage page, under Saved with Filters/ Personal section. That said, only you can see the this version of the dashboard. You also can share it to other editors.

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Note

Only Editor can perform this "Save Dashboard with Filter" functionality.

If you make changes to a dashboard's content (add/remove, drag/drop panels), its associated saved-with-filters versions will also change accordingly, although the filters in those versions remains unchanged.

A Save-with-filters Dashboard is an image of the Dashboard that you have saved. Any time you access these type of dashboards, you will see an image of the dashboard saved. Once you navigate away from this page, filter cookie will carry on with your browser session. Please remove the global filters before navigating away from a saved-with-filters Dashboards. 

 

Manage

There are 3 sections in the Manage page.

  • Available Dashboards: To manage all user-created dashboards 
  • Saved with Filters/ Personal: Personal Saved-with-Filters dashboards 
  • Saved with Filters/ Shared: Shared Saved-with-Filters dashboards 

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Manage dashboard:

  • Show in Menu: This option is only available for user-created dashboards and shared Saved-with-filters dashboards. 

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  • Share Dashboard: Share a personal saved-with-filters dashboard 
  • View Dashboard: open the dashboard in a new tab
  • Rename Dashboard: rename the dashboard

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  • Delete Dashboard: Delete a dashboard. If you delete a dashboard which has associated saved-with-filters versions, the saved dashboards will also be deleted. 

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Reference

Check this article for how to build a dashboard (add/ remove panels, arrange Dashboard layout)

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