Set up a dashboard

Set up one or more dashboards in the Dashboard module to suit your product and team needs.

Dashboards are also available in the Overview tabs of the Backlog, Quality, and Pipelines modules.

Create a dashboard

You create and manage dashboards in the Dashboard module. Each dashboard opens in a tab. You can have up to 10 dashboard tabs open simultaneously, and switch between tabs without losing context.

Choose from several built-in dashboard templates, or create a custom dashboard with your own selection of widgets. You can add up to 30 widgets in a single dashboard.

For details on using dashboard templates, see Dashboard templates.

To create a custom dashboard:

  1. In the Dashboard module, on the toolbar, click + to open a new dashboard tab.
  2. In the new tab, select + Create new dashboard.
  3. Click + Add widget.
  4. In the Widget Gallery, select a pre-configured widget or create a customized widget:
    • To use a pre-configured widget, select a category and a widget within the category.

      Tip: If you are not sure which widget to use, read the widget descriptions to see which questions the widget helps answer.

    • To create a customized widget, click Add custom graph and configure the widget. For details, see Configure widget settings.
  5. Click Add to Dashboard. The widget is added to a new dashboard, and the dashboard tab prompts you to enter a name for the dashboard.

    To change the dashboard name later, click the Edit tab name button in the dashboard tab.

  6. To add another widget, click + Add widget in the dashboard toolbar. Repeat as necessary.

The selected widgets and layout are retained between sessions.

To clear the widgets on the dashboard and start again, click More and select Clear all widgets.

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Configure the dashboard

Change the dashboard layout and placement of widgets, and apply global context filters to all widgets in the dashboard.

For details on how to configure dashboards shared with you, see Share a dashboard.

Global context filters

Global context filters affect all widgets with the Global filter setting, as well as new widgets added to the dashboard. You can override the global filter for individual widgets.

The global context filters are located on the dashboard toolbar, above the widgets. The following table describes how to apply global context filters:

Context filter Method
Release, Sprint, or Milestone

Do the following:

  1. Hover the mouse to the right of the filter field and click the dropdown arrow. Some of these fields are only available for specific dashboards.
  2. In the dropdown menu, select values for the filter. The filter appears in the toolbar and is applied to all widgets in the dashboard.

Tip: Active filters appear in blue in the dashboard toolbar. You can deactivate a filter by clicking it.

Date range
  1. Click the Date range field.
  2. Use the dropdown menu to select a predefined date range, or select between, before, or after custom dates.
  3. For custom dates, use the calendar to set the dates.

Change the dashboard layout

The size and position of the widgets in the dashboard is determined by the dashboard layout. To change the layout, in the dashboard toolbar, click the More buttonand select Change layout. Select your preferred layout for the dashboard, and drag and drop widgets as needed to reposition them.

When a section of the layout is empty, there is a large gap enabling you to drag a widget into that section. If you plan to leave a section empty, you might want to consider using a different layout instead.

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Manage dashboards

Use the Manage dashboards dialog box to manage your dashboards and dashboards shared with you.

To open the Manage dashboards dialog box, open a new dashboard tab and click Manage dashboards. Alternatively, click the Share button in the top right of the dashboard and select Manage dashboards.

Select the dashboard type on the left side of the dialog box to view a list of the dashboards. Use the Search, Sort, and Filter buttons located above the list to help you find the desired dashboard.

Type Details
My dashboards Dashboards you created, or that were shared with you.
My team dashboards Dashboards shared with your team.
Workspace dashboards Dashboards shared with all members of your workspace.

In the Manage dashboards dialog box, you can perform several actions on a specific dashboard. Click the action button in the row of the dashboard that you want to manage.

Action Details
Pin Pin the dashboard to the top of the list.
Delete

Delete the dashboard.

Note: You can only delete dashboards that you created.
Create a public link

Create a public link to the dashboard.

For details, see Share a dashboard externally.
Share

Share the dashboard with other members of the workspace.

For details, see Share a dashboard.
Link

Copy a link to the dashboard.

Note: This link is only accessible to other members of the workspace. For details, see Share a dashboard.
Load Open the dashboard in the current tab.

Tip: You can export a dashboard, for example, to use in another workspace. For details, see Importing and exporting dashboards.

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