DashHub - Tile Configuration

Tiles are visual displays that can be set to your DashHub dashboard. There are seven types of tiles: 

The tiles provide the content of your dashboard. Each tile is linked to a view created in TrendHub, ContextHub or a TrendHub Monitor, and enables you to bring all your views and monitors of interest together at one location.

ContextHub view tile

The ContextHub view tile enables you to visualize context data based on a saved context view. After selecting this type of tile in the "Create new tile" side panel and specifying the desired context view, a display mode can be chosen. There are three different display modes, each with their specific purpose:  

  • Count
    The display mode "count" simply displays the number of context items within a certain context view in a clear way. This could be used, for example, to monitor event types that represent critical issues, or keep track of the number of batches produced by a production line over a given time period.

  • Table
    The "table" display mode allows you to directly embed a ContextHub table into DashHub. The table configuration (columns, sorting, etc.) is directly inherited from the corresponding context view. You can interact directly with context items in the table, as clicking on any row in the table will open the context item detail panel.

  • Gantt
    Similar to the "table" display mode, the "Gantt" display mode will directly embed a ContextHub Gantt chart into DashHub. The Gantt configuration (timeframe, pinned rows, etc.) is directly inherited from the corresponding context view. You can interact directly with the context items on the chart, as clicking on any item will open the context item detail panel.

Note: Some display modes are only available if the selected view meets certain criteria. The "Gantt" display mode is only available if the selected view contains a component filter.

Creating a new context tile

  1. Start a new or open an existing dashboard.
  2. Click on the action button towards the top right corner of the dashboard bar, to add a new tile.

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  1. A side panel appears from the right side of the screen.

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  1. Select tile type "ContextHub view".
  2. Add a title of your choice. By default, it takes the name from the view.
  3. Click the "Choose a view" to open the work organizer, and choose a view. 
  4. Select the context view of your choice. 
  5. Select the display mode of your choice (count, table or Gantt).
  6. Click the "Add new tile" button to add it to the dashboard. 

TrendHub view tile

Trend tiles display the graphic content normally seen in a TrendHub view. This includes, trend plots, stack plots and scatter plots. The view is inclusive of TrendHub display options, for example, grid lines, context items and trendline filling options.

How to create a Trend Tile 

Having opened a new or current dashboard in DashHub

  1. As with the context tile, start with a new or saved dashboard and click the "Action" button in the dashboard bar.
  2. Click the "Create new tile" panel is shown on the righthand side of the screen.

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  1. Select “TrendHub view”.
  2. Fill in a title (optional) and click the “Choose” action to open the work organizer side panel.
  3. Choose the desired trend view and confirm.
  4. To add the tile to the dashboard, click the “Add new tile” button at the bottom of the side panel.

Open trend tile in TrendHub

  1. Click the blue “View” button on the right side of the dashboard bar.
  2. Click the three vertical dots icon situated top right of your trend tile and select the option "View in TrendHub".
    OR 
  3. Click the title of the trend tile.

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Monitoring / Alert tiles

An alert tile enables you to check visually the state of your TrendHub monitors based on the criteria you set. When a monitor alert is triggered, the resumption of a "Normal status" will see the trigger reset. 

You can create an alert tile in DashHub that provides a visual trigger when prescribed limits are exceeded.

For example, if a water tank level is low, you can create a tile that is connected to a monitor specifically set up to read water levels. When the limit has been exceeded, the trigger is released, and the visual alert is updated. 

Creating a monitor tile

  1. Start a new or open a saved dashboard and click the “Action” button on the dashboard bar.
  2. The “Create new tile” panel is shown on the righthand side of the screen. 

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  1. Provide a tile name and select a monitor by clicking the dropdown field.
  2. Provide visual definitions with icons and colors for the normal state (no search result) and the trigger state (search result).
  3. To add the tile to the dashboard, click the “Add new tile” button at the bottom of the side panel.

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Note: When a monitor is not enabled in the monitoring tab in the top bar (accessible in any hub), the associated monitor tile will indicate the loss of connection.

Note: Your tile has a clickthrough to the monitor functionality, but only when the monitor is triggered. The clickthrough leads you to TrendHub at the timeframe where the monitor was triggered.

Note: Only monitors based on a value based search and operating area search can be selected as an alert tile. Monitors based on fingerprints, similarity search and digital step search are not yet available.

External content tile

The external content tile allows you to visualize embeddable content from outside of TrendMiner into DashHub. 

Creating an external content tile:

  1. Start with a new or saved dashboard and click the "Action" button in the dashboard bar.
  2. The "Create new tile" panel is shown on the righthand side of the screen.
  3. Select the tile with type "External content".
  4. Add a title of your choice. This is optional.

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  1. When the option is enabled for your user, an URL can be added in the settings of the tile.

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Note: Domains from which external content is allowed to be embedded need to be specified by a ConfigHub administrator. By clicking on the information icon next to “External URL”, you can see which domains have been allowed within your organization. 

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  1. To add the tile to the dashboard, click the “Add new tile” button at the bottom of the side panel. The newly created current value tile will be displayed on the dashboard.

Warning: TrendMiner is not responsible for external content. Your ConfigHub administrator can determine which domains are allowed for use in external content tiles. Always look specifically for an embeddable URL in the source application or website.

Text tile 

The text tile enables you to add more information and enrich storytelling and journaling using DashHub. 

Creating a text tile

The text tile can be found in the list when creating a new tile. 

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All options are present in the tile itself for easier access and a quicker way of working.

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By default, a basic set of options is displayed.  

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Basic options

Explanation

Bold

Set the selected text in bold. 

Italic

Set the selected text with a slope to the right. 

Underline

Adds a line underneath the selected text. 

Align left

Align text with the left margin. 

Align middle

Align text in the middle with the same space between the left and right margin. 

Align right

Align text with the right margin. 

Unordered list

Starts a list with no inherent order (bullets). 

Ordered list

Starts a list with inherent order (numbering). 

Undo

Reverse the effect of a previous action. 

Redo

Cancel the undo action. 

Create table

Start creating a table to be included in the tile. 

Delete table

Remove a complete table. 

Show more

Reveal more options. 

Clicking on the "Show more" button reveals more options. Which can be hidden using the "Show less" button. 

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Advanced options 

Explanation 

Strikethrough

Add horizontal line through the text. 

Subscript

Distinguish a symbol or text below and to the right of another character. 

Superscript

Distinguish a symbol or text below to the above and to the right of another character

Justify

Space is added between words so that both edges of each line are aligned with both margins. 

Paragraph

Change the format of the text that affects an entire paragraph including alignment, font type, font size highlighting and indentation. 

Font size

Update the current font size. 

Text color

Update the color of the selected text. 

Background color

Update the background color of the selected text. 

Indent

Adds a point under the previous point (bullet or number). 

Outdent

Moves the point under the previous point to the previous level. 

Link

Make a clickable link to another web resource. 

Unlink

Remove a link that has been set. 

Add column before

Add a column on the left of the column the cursor is located. 

Add column after

Add a column on the right of the column the cursor is located. 

Add row before

Add a row above the row the cursor is located. 

Add row after

Add a row below the row the cursor is located. 

Delete column

Delete the column where the cursor is located. 

Delete row

Delete the row where the cursor is located. 

Merge cells

Merge the selected cells together in one. 

Split merged cells

Split merged cells into the original state. 

Show less

Hide the advanced options. 

Completing a text tile

A text tile is a little different than any other tile, as there are many options and settings located inside the tile for an easier way of working.

When you have finished creating the tile, click the view option in the dashboard bar “locks” to lock the text tile.

Notebook Tile

DashHub allows any output of a Notebook Paragraph to be shown in a dashboard Notebook Tile. 

  1. Goto DashHub and create a new dashboard or open a previously created dashboard.
  2. Click on the "Actions" button. A dropdown menu will appear.
  3. Click on "Add new tile". A side panel will appear from the right.
  4. Click on the "Notebook output" option.
  5. Provide a title for the dashboard tile.
  6. Select the notebook output object.
  7. Adjust the refresh setting if necessary.
  8. Click "Add new tile" to add the tile to the current dashboard.

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Note: When sharing a DashHub tile, the underlying views and notebook output object need to be shared as well. 

Current value tile

The "Current value" tile will give you the latest value of a current component.  

Creating a current value tile

  1. Start with a new or saved dashboard and click the "Action" button in the dashboard bar.
  2. The "Create new tile" panel is shown on the righthand side of the screen.

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  1. Select the “Current value”.
  2. The current value tile has a couple of settable options.
  3. Adding components (required).
    • Select one or more components by clicking on the “Add component” button.
    • Each component has an unconditioned state but can have multiple conditions added by clicking the “Add component” button.

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Note: Any result that falls above the value of the set condition, will be highlighted by the color of the first condition. So, in the above example, if a result falls above 12 (Nes Classic component), e.g., 23, the display will be presented in orange.  

The options for analog and discrete tags conditions include:

  • Greater than
  • Greater than or equal to
  • Less than
  • Less than or equal to
  • Equal to
  • Not equal to
  • Between
  • Not between

The options for digital and string tag conditions include:

  • Equal to
  • Not equal to
  • Contains
  • Does not contain
  1. Tile settings (default values entered)
    • Click the check boxes if you wish your current value tile to include a timestamp for values and a graph for progress visualization (by default enabled).
    • You can also increase the time span of interest (up to 8 hours) and the number of digits after the decimal point you wish to see displayed by your current value.

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  1. To add the tile to the dashboard, click the “Add new tile” button at the bottom of the side panel. The newly created current value tile will be displayed on the dashboard.

Note: The refresh settings are by default 1 minute, but this can be changed. 

The following image displays a current value tile for one component. In addition, the latest time timestamps are displayed as associated graphs (timespan 1hr).  

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