Applies to brains.app platform.

Users who can do this: All Users.

The Grid widget is a Live widget that provides efficient means for a quick scan and comparison of metric values within the same asset or related metrics across several assets for analysis and decision-making workflows.

Following example grid widget displays information about the content of stockpiles:

Example grid widget

To add the Grid widget, please follow these steps:

  1. Click on the Plus icon (Add Widget) from the dashboard toolbar located in the top-right corner of brains.app window as shown below.

  2. In the Select Widget Type screen, select the Grid widget from Live type as shown below.

  3. Once on the configuration page, provide a Title and set the number of Rows and Columns of the grid.

  4. Click on a cell to configure it:

    1. If the cell needs to display static text, populate the Label text field. A check box automatically prevents setting other data for the cell.

    2. If the cell needs to display data from a metric:

      1. Click on the Search field to find the metric to be used.

      2. Set the number of Significant figures and Decimal places.

      3. Set the Aggregation type.

  5. Repeat the process for all other cells.

  6. To explore the configuration of your grid, with a cell selected, click on Show asset and metric names in the top right hand corner. The names of assets and metrics configured in each cell get displayed. Cells configured with hard-coded text display "-", indicating no metric is used.


  7. If necessary, the number of rows and columns in the data grid can be changed. Decreasing the number of rows and columns will result in the loss of the configuration in removed rows and columns.

  8. Click on the Save button to add the widget to the dashboard

  9. The appearance of the widget in the dashboard can be modified using the Size controls of the widget's configuration menu, and the widget can be duplicated, edited or deleted from the same menu.

Further reading:


Learn more about different widget types (Analysis, LIVE, Statistical, Advanced, and Interactive).

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