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Elixir Dashboard Designer User ManualRelease 8.0Elixir Technology Pte LtdElixir Dashboard Designer User Manual: Release 8.0Elixir Technology Pte LtdPublished 2010Copyright 2005-2010 Elixir Technology Pte LtdAll rights reserved.Solaris, Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Microsoft and Windowsare trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.Table of Contents1. About Elixir Dashboard Designer ................................................................................... 1Introduction .......................................................................................................... 1Contents ....................................................................................................... 2Views .......................................................................................................... 2Actions ........................................................................................................ 2The Dashboard Toolbar ........................................................................................... 2Dashboard Dimension ............................................................................................. 3CaseStudy ........................................................................................................... 32.Contents ................................................................................................................... 9Introduction .......................................................................................................... 9Dynamic DataSources ............................................................................................. 9Filtering, Sorting and Extracting .............................................................................. 11Presentation ........................................................................................................ 12Initial Selection .................................................................................................... 13Chart .................................................................................................................. 14Cube Table .......................................................................................................... 16Glint .................................................................................................................. 17Grid ................................................................................................................... 18HTML ............................................................................................................... 20Image ................................................................................................................. 21Map ................................................................................................................... 22Report ................................................................................................................ 22SWF .................................................................................................................. 23SWF Chart .......................................................................................................... 23Table .................................................................................................................. 23Case Study 1 - Filter, Sort and Extract Data ............................................................... 24Case Study 2 - Chart Drilldown ............................................................................... 27Case Study 3 - Explicit Dependencies ...................................................................... 28Case Study 4 - SWF Content .................................................................................. 30Case Study 5 - SWF Chart ..................................................................................... 31Case Study 6 - SWF Slider with Chart ...................................................................... 323. Views ...................................................................................................................... 34Introduction ........................................................................................................ 34Card .................................................................................................................. 34Layout ....................................................................................................... 34Split View ........................................................................................................... 35Content View ....................................................................................................... 35Maximize ........................................................................................................... 35Drag and Drop ..................................................................................................... 364. Actions ................................................................................................................... 37Introduction ........................................................................................................ 37Content Events ..................................................................................................... 37Available Actions ................................................................................................. 38Maximize Action .......................................................................................... 38Refresh Action ............................................................................................. 38Show Action ................................................................................................ 38Show Card Action ........................................................................................ 38Reset Action ................................................................................................ 38Render Report Action .................................................................................... 38Generate Data Action .................................................................................... 38Generate Excel Cube Action ........................................................................... 39Script Action ............................................................................................... 39Triggering Actions from Events ............................................................................... 39Case Study 1 - Generate Data ................................................................................. 39Case Study 2 - Render Report in Perspective .............................................................. 41iii5. Script Reference ....................................................................................................... 43Introduction ........................................................................................................ 43Parameters .......................................................................................................... 43State .................................................................................................................. 43Individual States ................................................................................................... 44Index ......................................................................................................................... 47ivElixir Dashboard Designer UserManualList of Figures1.1. A Sample Dashboard ................................................................................................ 11.2. Cards, Views and Contents ......................................................................................... 21.3. The Dashboard Toolbar ............................................................................................. 21.4. Dashboard Dimension ............................................................................................... 31.5. Table on Perspective ................................................................................................. 41.6. Placement of Intended Content ................................................................................... 51.7. Chart and Table on Perspective ................................................................................... 61.8. Grid, Chart and Table on Perspective ............................................................................ 71.9. Completed Perspective .............................................................................................. 82.1. View URL ............................................................................................................... 92.2. Dynamic Datasource ............................................................................................... 102.3. Datasource Parameters ............................................................................................. 112.4. The W3C CSS Box Model ........................................................................................ 132.5. Initial Selection Dialog ............................................................................................ 132.6. Chart on Perspective ............................................................................................... 142.7. Mouse Roll Over Pie Chart ....................................................................................... 152.8. Pie Chart Explode Slice ........................................................................................... 162.9. Cube Table on Perspective ........................................................................................ 172.10. Glint on Perspective .............................................................................................. 182.11. Add Content Wizard