Add New Visuals to a Dashboard
When you create a new dashboard, you also create the first visual in the dashboard or place existing visuals from the Visual Gallery on the dashboard. A dashboard requires at least one visual. See Create Dashboards. After an initial visual is created, you can create or place additional visuals on your dashboard. For information on placing an existing visual, see Place Existing Visuals on a Dashboard.
When you create new visuals on a dashboard, they are automatically added to the Visual Gallery.
To create visuals, log in as a user with the Create Visuals or Administer Visuals group privilege.
To create a new visual on a dashboard:
Edit the dashboard.
Select on the dashboard icon bar. A drop-down menu appears.
Select Add Visual to add a new visual to the dashboard. The Select a Source dialog appears.
Select a data source on the Step 1 of 2: Select a Source dialog. The Select a Visual Type dialog appears.
Select a visual style on the Step 2 of 2: Select Visual Type dialog. The visual is created and added to the dashboard.
Optionally, click on the display name and change it. See Visual Names and Display Names.
The minimum length of visual names and display names is one character; the maximum length is 255 characters. They can start with and contain numbers, special characters, and uppercase and lowercase characters. They can contain spaces, but cannot start with a space. They cannot be empty or contain only spaces and they cannot have leading or trailing spaces.
When you add a visual to a dashboard or create a visual in a dashboard, the Display Name for the visual is identical to the Visual Name until you change the Display Name.
If you try to save new visual created in a dashboard that has the same name as another visual, the visual is saved with an incremented number in parentheses
(<n>)at the end of the name. For example, a visual named Orders exists in your environment. Subsequent visuals you create and try to save using the same name are saved as Orders (
<n>is an incremental number for each visual using the visual name Orders.
Make any other changes to the visual that you need.
Save the dashboard.