Create a dashboard comprised of tiles to visualize tag, test, system, or asset data
your distributed systems generate.
Make sure you have sufficient privileges to view, create, or
modify dashboards and use tags in the workspace(s) where you want to visualize data on a
dashboard. You also need sufficient privileges for the data you want to
In NI SystemLink Web Application, click
Click New Tile Dashboard.
To browse for an existing dashboard, click the dropdown arrow and select
Enter a name and a description for the dashboard.
Select the workspace to which you want to add the dashboard.
You can change your selection later by clicking
Click New Tile and select the tile type you want to use to
On the Data tab, select the type of data source you want
to display on the tile.
For example, if you want to display data from a Jupyter notebook on a graph
tile, click .
Specify the data source you want to display on the
If you want to display additional data on the tile, click
+ and repeat steps 6-7 as many times as you
Donut and graph tiles are
the only tile types to which you can add multiple data sources. The
additional data sources must be the same type of data source. Therefore, if
you add a tag to a graph tile, you can only add other tags to the
On the Properties tab, configure how you want the tile
For example, you can disable the Units toggle if you do not want
to display the unit property on the tile.
Refer to Adding Properties to a Data
Source to Display on a Dashboard Tile in this manual to learn
more about the properties you can automatically display on a
Repeat steps 5-9 to add more tiles to the dashboard.
At the top of the editor, click
Panel Size and select
the type of device on which you want to monitor the dashboard.
Disable the Edit toggle to view your dashboard.
The dashboard editor
automatically saves your dashboard whenever you make a change.
To make more changes, enable the Edit toggle.
button to export, duplicate, or delete your dashboard.