Quickly Navigate your System¶
The Dashboard is a powerful tool that allows the intercom system to be be easily managed and diagnosed.
A dashboard contains cards of variable size that can display a specific item or group of items. The cards are variable in size and content
The Default dashboard presents an instant overview of which users have a talk enabled and what level they are broadcasting at. The activity and levels are also shown for groups and devices. Furthermore, channel activity - like calls and cues - is displayed, so as to easily determine which user is currently sending a call.
The default dashboard view contains 3 cards, each showing the essential basic information. Clicking any of the elements in the cards will navigate to the detailed view of the selected item
The default Users card has no filters and is sorted by user, thus providing an instant overview of which users are talking or sending a call or cue and the users' input levels.
The Users card in the dashboard shows the following properties;
- Status The channel state from that user with the highest priority
- Id The Id of the user
- Name The name of the user
- Level The input level of the user as an easy indicator of who is talking
The default Groups card has no filters and is sorted by Group ID, thus providing an instant overview of what is happening in the party line groups, whether cues or calls are being sent and the current levels of the groups.
The Groups card on the dashboard shows the following properties;
- Status The channel state of the User from that Group with the highest priority
- Id The Id of the group
- Name The name of the group
- Level The combined output volume of all active users on the group
The default Devices card shows a graphic representation of connected devices as well as useful information on the devices' activity. The Devices card shows the state of each device, so the user can see at a glance whether cues or calls are being sent from a device or if the input gain is set right for a device.
Next to the device, the following properties are shown;
- State The channel state from the device with the highest priority
- Name The name of the device
- User The name of the user loaded on the device
- Level The current output level of the device
It is possible to customize the dashboard or create extra dashboard view. these can be used to create custom views with specific points of interest. Navigating through the dashboards is done by pressing their subsequent name tab's
To enter the edit mode for dashboards click thebutton with one of the dashboard tabs selected. this wil show the grid of available tiles to place cards. In edit mode it is possible to navigate through the different dashboard tabs to change multiple dashboards
Add a new card by clicking in one of the sign on a tile. A popup is shown to select the type. The newly created card can be resized by dragging the bottom right corner of the card to another tile.
To remove a card use the recycle bin icon on the top right of a card.
To finish editing of the dashboards press thebutton on the top right.
Create a custom dashboard¶
Custom dashboards can be added by pressing the button this will show a popup to name the new dashboard.
Right clicking a dashboard tab will give the following options
- Edit Change the name of the dashboard tab
- Clone Copy the selected dashboard to a new instance for example to create a slight variation of the dashboard tab
- Delete Deletes the selected dashboard tab
the card type selects what the items that are displayed in the card
|Device List||Shows a compact view of the Devices with status name and level|
|Device Graphic||Shows a compact Graphic view of the Devices with status name and level|
|Wireless Devices||Shows a compact filtered view of wireless devices|
|Wired Devices||Shows a compact filtered view of wired devices|
|Active Devices||Shows a compact filtered view of active devices|
|User List||Shows a compact view of the Users with status name and level|
|Group List||Shows a compact view of the Groups with status name and level|
|Room List||Shows a compact view of the Rooms with status name and level|
|Clock||Shows a digital clock - currently system time of the host computer|
Edit dashboard element¶
Clicking the pencil icon of a dashboard card will open up the edit view where the card itself can be customized. Card name, scale and visible columns can be set.
note that enabling to much columns on a narrow card will overflow and make data invisible. using the scale property the data can be tailored to fit in the card.