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Adding a Text Label

You can add labels or explanatory text to a dashboard using a Text Label.


1.     After double-clicking or drawing a rectangle on the dashboard canvas, click  on the Select Part pane then click the Text Label  icon.

The Text Label pane is displayed, and the Text Label part is added on the dashboard canvas.


2.     Select the Text Mode:

·         Manual

Enter the text.


·         Data


Select the source Data Table, Column, Aggregate, and specify the Format.



For text time series columns, only TextUnique and TextContactDistinct aggregates are supported.



3.     Select the Vertical Align: Bottom , Middle , or Top

4.     Select the Horizontal Align: Left , Center , or Right

5.     Tap the Vertical Scrollbar slider to turn it on.

6.     To modify the Foreground or Background color:

¨        click the corresponding Color box to display the Color dialog to:

o    select the color, or

o    click  to enter the values

for RGB

for HSL

for the Hex color code

¨        or enter the Hex color code

·         set the Font type, size, style (Bold and/or Italic)

7.     Set the Font type, size, style (Bold and/or Italic).

8.     Click the Save  icon on the toolbar to save the changes.

When saved, the  notification is displayed.