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IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS
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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by trackseven on Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:40 pm

PaulRowntree wrote:A Gauge that had safe, warning and danger zones. From Google charts
Google gauge.png



Yess please add these for computer monitoring projects

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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by trackseven on Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:52 pm

How in this tutorial did they get these symbols

https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-io- ... ython-code
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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by trackseven on Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:55 pm

I got the regular symbols for a project i just finished

https://io.adafruit.com/trackseven/dashboards/bmp388
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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by jwcooper on Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:49 pm

trackseven wrote:How in this tutorial did they get these symbols

https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-io- ... ython-code


They are the "Icon" block types. You can find them when creating a new block for your dashboard.

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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by wsquared58 on Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:18 pm

This is more of an enhancement to the line chart block,

1) No matter what a point is set to, as far as scale (0psi - 10 psi), the X axis minimum and maximum represent 0% - 100% of the configured scale, so dissimilar points should show up even if they are completely dissimilar such as temperature and pressure. For example, BME280 Temp indicates 70F, I set scale to 40F min & 100F max and Barometric Pressure indicates 29.5"Hg (I've done unit conversions in the python code) and I set 27" Hg Min and 32"Hg Max and I put them on same line chart block they should both be visible. They are both inside of their respective min and max scales.

2) Clicking on the temperature line puts temperature X-axis in focus and presents those units. Clicking on pressure line changes focus and X-axis scale changes to pressure units.
Across the board no matter what the point is, as long as it falls within the bounds of its configured X min and X max, it should be visible, even if every point is a dissimilar sensor or unit of measure.

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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by namangarg on Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:35 am

hello guys,


ideas dashboard block suggestions are as follow

rules for better dashboard design. ...
Chose the right representation for the data. ...
Clear and consistent naming convention, Consistent date formatting, Truncate large values. ...
Define the layout. ...
Use building blocks with consistent structure. ...
Double your margins. ...
Don't hide information.

thanks and regards

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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by ixqprint on Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:05 pm

PaulRowntree wrote:LED indicator that cannot be altered from the dashboard.
I imagine a disk or graphic that is red or green according to the state (0/1? "true"/"false"? "t"/"f"?) of a feed. I want to see the hazard conditions in a room, and the only source of information should come from the room sensors, not the dashboard.

Isn't double insurance better?

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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by MathMiller on Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:07 am

It's better for sure

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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by wsquared58 on Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:15 pm

Can you create a visible high and low limit line on the trend block. Similar to high and low alerts that you can set on the gauge block.

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Re: IDEAS: DASHBOARD BLOCK SUGGESTIONS

by DevilWAH on Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:13 pm

I would like the "text" block to be able to have some logic to it.

In my code I often use numerical values to hold things like "day of week" 1 = monday, 2 = tuesday etc

Now I could of course add a few lines in the code to convert back to the string value and send this but it would be nice if with in the text block I could say

if feed = 1 then display "Monday", if feed = 2 display "tuesday"

I can do this with triggers, but it will require an extra feed,

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If not directly in the text Block, then to be able to create a "conversion" block that is hidden where you can create a simple logical process to take the current value in a feed and apply simple logic function to it.

Then any block can use the output of this as its input I know this is kind of like the method i used the triggers for, but with this idea it would not require another feed, it would just have a "current" value that is calculate when ever it is called but the "parent" block.

In this was you could create simple alarms, responses, etc and if the logic is just IF AND OR logic and allows any feed to be used as an input. IT would allow values in multiple feeds to be used.

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