Widget Tasks

All widgets follow a widget framework and offer similar task options.

Task

Steps

Add a widget

Open a tab and then click Add Widgets at the top right corner of the tab. The Add Widgets screen displays. For details, see Adding Widgets to the Dashboard.

Refresh widget data

Click the refresh icon () to refresh widget data.

Click the refresh settings icon () to set the frequency that the widget refreshes or to automatically refresh widget data.

Delete a widget

Click the delete icon () to close the widget. This action removes the widget from the tab that contains it, but not from any other tabs that contain it or from the widget list in the Add Widgets screen.

Change period

If available, click the Period drop-down menu to select the time period.

Change the node

If available, click the Node drop-down box on top of the widget to change the node.

Move a widget within the same tab

Use drag-and-drop to move the widget to a different location within the tab.

Resize a widget

Point the cursor to the widget's right edge to resize a widget. When you see a thick vertical line and an arrow (as shown in the following image), hold and then move the cursor to the left or right.

You can resize any widget within a multi-column tab (red squares). These tabs have any of the following layouts.