This topic describes how to add a widget to your favorites, and how to view, rename, use, and delete favorite widgets.

Note If you are using the basic edition of DataV, no widgets can be added to your favorites. If you are using the enterprise edition, 20 widgets can be added to your favorites. If you are using the developer version, 40 widgets can be added to your favorites.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the DataV console.
  2. On the Projects tab page, click Create Project, select a template, and then click Create.
    Note You can also select an existing project on the Projects tab page.
  3. Add a widget to your favorites.
    1. In the Layers pane on the left, or in the dashboard (the center blue area on the page), select a widget.
      Note If you are using the enterprise edition of DataV, you can select only one widget at a time to add it to your favorites.
    2. Right-click the widget and then click Favorite to add it to your favorites.
      Note The data indicated by the widget can be affected by the data source changes. Therefore, we recommend that you use static data when you add a widget to your favorites.


  4. View the widgets in your favorites.

    In the upper-left corner of the page, click the Back icon. Then, choose Widgets > Favorite Library.



    Note The page displays the number of widgets that you can add to your favorites.


  5. Delete a widget from your favorites.
    Click the Delete icon on the widget.

  6. Rename a widget in your favorites.
    Click the lower-left corner of the widget, and then rename the widget.

    You can also rename a widget when you add the widget to your favorites.

  7. Use a widget in your favorites.
    1. Create a project and select a blank template.
    2. In the top navigation pane, move your pointer to the Favorite icon, and then select a widget.

Add widgets to your favorites by group

You can group your widgets and add them to your favorites for later use.

The Group function helps you add more widgets to your favorites.

Note The Group function is only available in the developer edition of DataV. To use this function, you must upgrade your DataV to the developer edition.

Procedure

  1. In the Layers pane on the left, or in the dashboard (the center blue area on the page), select two or more widgets as needed.
  2. Right-click the selected widgets and select Group.
  3. In the Layers pane on the left, or in the dashboard (the center blue area on the page), select the grouped widgets.
  4. Right-click the widgets and select Favorite.
    Note Changing the data sources of your favorite widgets might cause the widgets to become unavailable. Therefore, we recommend you use static data when you add widgets to your favorites.


    For more information about how to add widgets to your favorites by group, see Add and manage your favorite widgets.