Controlling What is Displayed
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Controlling What is Displayed

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Article Summary

You can manage what information you view and how it is displayed:

  • Viewing Content Based On a Time Range
  • Viewing Additional Information
  • Filtering Information
  • Changing the Colors Displayed
  • Enlarging What is Displayed

Viewing Content Based On a Time Range

You can control the time range of what content is displayed using the options on the top right of the screen.
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The available controls depend on what is being monitored.
image.png Time range button – Click the time range button to display the time ranges window, where you can specify the time ranges to display in the dashboard.
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The options available change for Server Monitoring and Device Monitoring.
image.png Time range zoom out button – Click the Time range zoom out button to have control over the start and end time and date to display, keeping the time range set using the Time range zoom out button.
image.png Refresh dashboard button – Refreshes the dashboard. You can set the refresh to be automatic every fixed period by selecting a time from the drop-down.
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image.png Cycle view mode button – Cycles the dashboard view. Click once and the sidebar is not displayed so that more area is available for the dashboard content. Click again and the dashboard is presented in full-screen mode. To exit full-screen mode, press Esc.

Viewing Additional Information

With pie charts, hovering the mouse over a name in the table highlights the area in the pie chart. Hovering the mouse over a section in the pie chart, displays the information for that section. Moving the mouse in a graph provides information about that specific place in the table.
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Filtering Information

With pie charts and graphs, with more than one items displayed, you can filter out items you do not want, to focus on the items you do want. Clicking an item in a table toggles the item to display or hide that information. Graphs and charts change to reflect the items displayed. Use the shift key to select multiple items.

Filtering Information in a Pie Chart

With pie charts, with more than one items displayed, you can filter out items you do not want to focus on the items you do want. Clicking an item in a table in a pie chart removes that item from the pie chart. Clicking a grayed out item in a list adds the item back to the pie chart.

Chart with all ten file types includedChart with only PNG, JPG and PDF file types
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Filtering Information in a Graph

Clicking an item in a table in a graph displays the graph with that item only, removing the other items from the graph. Clicking a displayed item, when other items are not displayed, a grayed out item in a list adds all the item back to the graph.

Graph with information for every storage nodeGraph with information for one storage node
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Filtering Information in a Table

Clicking the filter icon, , in a table column enables filtering the table values by the column value.

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Changing the Colors Displayed

Clicking the color in a table for an option to change the color for that option.

Default colorChanged color for JPG from yellow to purple
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You can either click one of the displayed colors, or click the custom tab to specify a a color using the RGB color model.

Enlarging What is Displayed

Positioning the cursor over a graphical item, such as a graph or pie chart, and clicking the down arrow displayed to the right of the title when you hover the mouse over the title, and then View, displays a larger view of the item.
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Note

The other display features described above, such as hovering the mouse over a point in the graph to accurately display the values at a specific point, also apply to the large view.

Click the back arrow in the top left, or Esc, to return to the dashboard.


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