Author: Paul Henriques in: Tutorials

Create a Customized Dashboard in 3 Easy Steps

September 8, 2016

Being able to monitor and review key plant data analytics quickly has now become a standard tool to help improve and streamline business processes.  An easy way get to access that data is by setting up a customized dashboard to display using OnRamp.

With 185 different dashboards available, OnRamp enables users to create custom dashboard set ups that can provide a fast, real-time data previews.

To begin, click User Options in OnRamps main navigation. You will see on the right side a button in the User Options screen with the label “My Dashboards”. Click this button to open the dashboard customization screen.

dashboard customization screen Click the “My Dashboard” button to start customizing your dashboard

To create a new dashboard, click on the “My dashboard groups” tab. Now click the “add” button at the bottom of the screen. Add the name and description for your new dashboard. You can also change the order of your dashboards if you have more than one.

dashboard customization screen

To add a dashboard widget, select from the category drop down menu and click “Add”. You will see the widget added to the “Group Items” list. You can add 9 widgets in total  to each dashboard you create.

Add Group Items to Dashboard Customization

Now your’re done! Back in the main navigation menu selected “Dashboard” to see your customized layout. To refresh the dashboard data, click the “refresh” button. If you have more than one dashboard you can navigate between them using the arrows in the top left corner.

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  • Paul Henriques

    Paul Henriques is the current Manager for the Documentation and Training team at OnRamp Solutions Inc. Paul has over 15 years of experience in writing training material and documentation for various software companies. Having had to learn OnRamp ERP to better document it’s features and write training material; Paul is constantly stunned by the amount of thought that goes into each feature and the capabilities that are within the program, with features for all the various business units of a manufactory. Paul spends most of his free time keeping up to date on all the latest news and best practices for the manufacturing sector. Paul’s favorite manufacturing quote: “There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.” – Henry Ford

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