Using the Default Dashboard and Filters

The default Production Analytics dashboard contains several predefined widgets, which interpret and display the data provided by your data collectors. You can access the default dashboard from the Dashboards tab after you configure a data collector and start gathering data.
All the time-related data from the default dashboard is displayed in the printer time zone set in Ricoh Supervisor Data Collector.
To use the default dashboard and filters:
  1. Click Dashboards tab, the Dashboards tab.
  2. In the Dashboards list, select the Production Analytics dashboard.
    Dashboards tab - Default dashboard

    Different types of widgets are included, such as pie charts, line charts, area charts, column charts, and bar charts. The widgets provide information about printer utilization, printer status, printer errors, and the number of printed jobs. For more information on the widgets from the default dashboard, see Using the Default Widgets.

  3. To interact with the widgets from the default dashboard:
    • To display additional details, hover over the data in the widgets.
    • To select data in a widget and filter the dashboard according to the selected data, click an item in the widget.

      In chart widgets, you can drag the cursor to draw the area that you want to select, then release the mouse button and click Select in the menu.

      For more information, see Making Selections in a Widget.

    • To drill down into data and get an in-depth view of a selected value, right-click an item in the widget and select a drilling option.

      For more information, see Drilling down in a Widget.

    • To download widget data, click Options button, the Options button, in the corner of the widget, then select Download and a file format.

      For more information, see Downloading Widget Data.

  4. To filter the data in the dashboard using the default filters:
    • To display or hide the Filters panel, click Toggle filters button, the Toggle filters button, on the dashboard heading.
    • To edit a filter, use one of these methods:
      • Expand the filter and select or clear the check box next to the values that you want to include or exclude.
      • Click Edit Filter button, the Edit Filter button, next to the filter name to open the Edit Filter dialog box and modify the filter settings.
    • To enable or disable a filter, turn the switch next to the filter on or off.

      Click the switch to turn it on and off. The switch is on when the circle is positioned to the right and the background is green. The switch is off when the circle is to the left and the background is gray.

    • To save the current state of the filters and their settings, click Options button, the Options button, at the top of the Filters panel and select Set as My Default Filters.

      To restore the saved filters, click Restore my default filters button, the Restore my default filters button.

    These filters are available by default:
    Days
    Lets you filter the data based on a specific data collecting period.

    By default, this filter displays a list of days but you can change the time period to years, quarters, months, weeks, or hour and minute intervals. Click Edit Filter button, the Edit Filter button, to open the Edit Filter dialog box and modify the settings in the List tab.

    You can also switch from a list filter to a different type of time filter. To switch to a calendar filter, which lets you select custom date ranges from a calendar, select the Calendar tab. To switch to a time frame filter, which lets you filter data to preset dynamic time frames, such as Last Year or Last Week, select the Time Frame tab.

    The data is selected based on the time zone of the web browser that accesses Ricoh Supervisor. The first day of the week is Monday.

    Data Collector
    Lets you display data only for specific data collectors.
    Printers
    Lets you display data only for specific printers.

    Only the printers that have already sent job or status information are available in the list.

    For more information on filters, see Working with Filters.
  5. To download the dashboard data as a PDF file or a PNG image, click Options button, the Options button, on the dashboard heading, then select Download and a file format.
  6. To customize the dashboard:
    • To change the color palette, click Change dashboard color palette button, the Change dashboard color palette button, on the dashboard heading and select one of the available color palettes.

      For more information, see Changing the Dashboard Color Palette.

    • To move a widget to a different position, click the widget heading and hold the mouse button, then drag the widget to the new location.

      If you drag a widget on top of another widget, the available space is split between the two widgets.

    • To resize a widget, drag its edges right, left, up, or down.
    • To remove a widget from the dashboard, click Options button, the Options button, in the corner of the widget and select Delete.

    All the changes are applied to a local copy of the default dashboard and do not affect the original version.

  7. To duplicate the default dashboard and use it as a starting point for a new dashboard, click Options button, the Options button, on the dashboard heading and select Duplicate.
    For more information, see Duplicating Dashboards.
If you modified the default dashboard, such as changing the color palette or editing the filter settings, you can revert to the original version of the dashboard at any time. Click Options button, the Options button, on the dashboard heading and select Restore Dashboard. All the local changes to the dashboard are overridden.