This Help File Page was last Modified on 06/03/2018
❑The Widgets Dashboard Configuration Form provides the interface used to Choose what Widgets will be displayed, and set the order in which those selected Widgets will be presented within the Widgets Dashboard.
•To access the Widgets Dashboard:
1.From the Backstage Menu System Select the Maintenance Menu then Select the Widgets Dashboard option, or
2.From the Quick Access Menu, Select the Maintenance Menu then Select the Widgets Dashboard option
Widgets with Graph on an MKMS Desktop
•Selecting Your Widgets:
✓Each User may specify any of the following:
i.Which Widgets you want displayed on your Widgets Dashboard.
ii.The order in which the selected Widgets are to be listed.
iii.Which Widget items are to be "Collapsed" or "Expanded".
iv.Which Widgets are to be removed or added at anytime.
v.Whether or not you want the Widgets Dashboard displayed at all.
vi.Remember, more than one instance of the same Widget may be included in your Widgets Dashboard.
•To Select the Widgets that are to be displayed within (or removed from) the Widgets Dashboard, Click the Setup button at the top of the Widgets Dashboard.
Setup button at top of Widgets Dashboard
•The Dashboard Configuration dialog will be displayed.
Widgets - Dashboard Config dialog
•Add the desired Widgets by moving one or more of them to the Assigned Widget(s) column.
✓Check whatever Available Widgets you want moved to the Assigned Widgets column.
Check the Widget to be added
✓Click the Right-Arrow (Greater Than Sign as shown above) >
Checked Available Widgets are added to Assigned Widgets column
✓The Checked Available Widget items will be added to the Assigned Widgets column.
•Re-Ordering the Assigned Widgets list:
✓Using the standard Windows© Drag & Drop method, the User may relocate the position of any Assigned Widget in the Assigned Widgets column.
✓The order of the Assigned Widgets that is set in this Assigned Widgets column will dictate the order in which these Widget items will be displayed within the Widgets Dashboard.
•Removing previously selected Assigned Widgets:
✓Check whatever Assigned Widgets you want removed from the Assigned Widgets column.
✓Click the Left-Arrow (Less Than Sign) <
✓The Checked Assigned Widgets items will be removed from the Assigned Widgets column.
•Activating the Selected (or Removed) Assigned Widgets:
✓Clicking the Save Changes button will Insert your currently Selected Widgets, Remove your unwanted Widgets, and Reset them to the desired order on the Widgets Dashboard.
Widgets added to the Widgets Dashboard as displayed when loaded from within MKMS
Click the Maintenance Icon to access the Configuration Options when Widget Options are available.
•Each individual Widget item may be "collapsed" or "expanded" as needed.
Minimize button on each Widget
✓Click its Minimize button to "collapse" a specific Widget item.
✓Click that Minimize button again to "expand" a specific Widget item.
•The Widgets Dashboard may be Closed completely (to gain that screen space for other Forms) by Clicking the Close box to Close, and then Opened later, as needed.
Close button on the Widgets Dashboard
•To re-open the Widgets Dashboard from within MKMS::
a)From the Backstage Menu System Select the Maintenance Menu then Select the Widgets Dashboard option, or
b)From the Quick Access Menu, Select the Maintenance Menu then Select the Widgets Dashboard option
•Each User may designate which Widgets are to be displayed on their Widgets Dashboard (see "Selecting Your Widgets" above).
Widgets added to the Widgets Dashboard as displayed when loaded from within MKMS with the Load on start up option circled
•To automatically load the Widgets as a stand-alone application when MKMS is started:
✓Check the Load on start up box at the bottom of the Widgets Form which was opened within MKMS as described above.