The widget is created with the signals selected in adding procedure. The user can add singals to the list from the option in the edit menu, by selecting the device, then one or all its signal. For each signal, other than the description, the last value received preceded by the corresponding date is displayed. The chart icon redirects to the signal detail page.
By clicking on the 3-dots icon, you access the widget menu, then, by clicking the gear, the editing modal. In addition to the name and color, the addition of signals, you can choose to view the signal substitutions (substitution colors are applied if set in signals settings, even if substituted value option is not set). Displayed data and reference date can also be chosen (for example, Hourly Average shows the last availabe hourly average).
The Custom avg option allows to select the reference date range and the type of source data (All values, hourly averages, daily averages, weekly averages, monthly averages), the value represents the average of the signal in the selected period calculated with the selected type of data.
If the displayed data is note set to Last value, it i possible to choose whether to show the maximum, the minimum and the deviation from the average of the selected period.
It is also possible to view the absolute value of a signal (if of counter type) and, if the corresponding device is correctly configured, the send commands interface.
Among the view options it is possible to set Sort values option which sorts signals by their value in a growing/descending order. If the option is selected, it is not possible to manually sort signals with Sort option in widget menu.
By clicking the Sort option in the menu it is possible to remove signals from the list by clicking on the red x that appears at next to each one or to sort the list by clicking the blue arrows 🡹 🡻 or using the drag and drop. Signals deletion only affects the widget, not the actual signal on the platform. Edits apply only if the ✓ in the header is clicked.
The widget is usable for both the dashboards and the reports.
In the report the widget is shown as a table, with the following column:
- signal description;
- unit of measurement;
- according to the options selected in the widget, a column for reference signals, for maximum, minimum and deviation from the average.
In the widget settings it is possible to choose whether to show widget title and reference dates, and also whether to color cells. Value column background has a different color if the value exceeds the reference signals values.
In the settings you can also set a caption for the widget, it will be visualized just under the widget in the generated report.