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The Virtual dashboard consists of 10 configurable data screens which can be used to display any of the variables within the software. To load up the Virtual dashboard, go to Display -> Show Virtual dashboard.
Toggle between data screens
use Screen menu to select the desired screen.
Toggle between Full screen and Window modes
To enter the full screen mode:
- Use the menu item "Screen -> Show full screen" or
- Right click on the dashboard and select "Show full screen" command.
To switch back to window mode:
- Click "Esc" key or
- Right click and use the command "Back to window mode"
Configuring data screens
Use the menu command File -> Configure virtual dashboard to open the Virtual Dashboard designer application. (If the command is grayed out, disconnect from the data source using the command File -> Connect to ...)
You can use the Virtual Dashboard to:
- Edit properties of default screen layouts
- Assign a different layouts to factory screens
- Clear screens etc
As soon as you save the changes made to the screens using Virtual dashboard editor, changes will be instantly reflected in Live monitor's virtual dashboard. So it is poosible to keep the virtual dashboard window open while eding layouts using the external editor appliction.
See Virtual Dashboard Editor section for more information.