Components

The components in Explorer Studio are organised into logical groups, to make them easy to find. Jump to one of the components below:

chartsicon_sm Charts

Bullet Graph

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A horizontal bar chart that allows users to compare two values in relation to one another.

Chart

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A graphical representation of data, including area charts, bar charts, line charts, and scatter charts.

Pie Chart

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A circular shape divided into coloured sectors that each represent a proportion of the whole.

Treemap

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Shows relative values of numeric data as regions of proportional area, with an additional dimension represented as their colour.

Embedded Trend

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Embed a smaller version of a trend within an Explorer page.

Performance Curve

Analyse the performance effects of process changes or equipment efficiencies (such as the performance of pumps).

Histogram

A graphical representation of groups of data.

 

display Displays

Box Plot

Show the distribution of a set of data, using a Median and Quartiles.

Comments

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Allows users to view and edit comments for an entity.

Comments Button

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Displays a small icon which, when clicked, opens a list of comments in the Explore panel. User can enter and view comments relating to the component's configured data.

Data Label

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Displays time-aware tag and attribute values on Explorer pages.

Embed Page

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Allows you to insert another page into an Explorer page.

Gauge

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Shows a numeric value as a needle in relation to target areas. Its appearance changes when limits/alarm thresholds are exceeded.

Hyperlink

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Allows a user to open an Explorer page or trend, or an external URL.

Image

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Displays an image on an Explorer page.

Info Button

A user can click this button to add Knowledge Management for an associated area of the page.

Level Meter

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Provides a way of viewing a single point of numeric data with configurable alarm thresholds.

Meter

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Displays a numeric value in the form of a needle in relation of a range of targets.

Pressure Meter

Used for measuring a pressure reading against configurable limits. Its appearance changes when limits/alarm thresholds are exceeded.

Simple Line

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Draw a line in various directions.

Status Indicator

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Displays different icons depending on whether set thresholds are reached.

Status Tile

Displays a value and is coloured according to the relationship between value and limit. It also has a title and a description, and can include a hyperlink.

Tank

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Displays a data value as the percentage fill in a simulated tank shape.

Target Bar

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Shows a numeric value as a bar in relation to a target marker.

Target Label

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Shows two values side by side: a numeric value and a percentage of the value in relation to a target value.

Target Variance Bar

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Shows a variance value from a target as a bar.

Temperature Meter

Measures a temperature against configurable limits. Its appearance changes when limits/alarm thresholds are exceeded.

Text Label

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Display text on a page and optionally show variables.

Wind Vane

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Display the current wind direction and show when it approaches set thresholds.

 

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Data Table

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A table that shows data in columns and rows.

Paging Control

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Split up large amounts of tabular data into smaller pages to allow the user to more easily view the data in a table.

Pivot Table

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Shows an aggregated view of data, grouped by one or more dimensions assigned as either columns or rows.

 

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Current Date/Time Toggle

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Provides the user with a check box that allows them to keep the current date/time on a page, so that the components always display the latest data.

Date Picker

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Allows a user to select a date for which to retrieve data.

Date/Time Picker

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Allows a user to select a date and time for which to retrieve data.

Date/Time Range Picker

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Provides two date/time pickers, and lets the user select two different date/times.

Duration Picker

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Allows a user to retrieve data from a selected period.

Month Picker

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Allows a user select a monthly time period.

 

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Combo Box

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Allows a user to choose one of several choices from a drop-down list.

Hotspot

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Adds a blank area which launches an action when a user clicks there.

Selection List

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Displays a predefined list which can be configured to allow a user to select a single item or multiple items from it.

Option Links

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Lists a set of options as buttons and allows the user to select one.

Text Input

Allows a user to type in text or a number to update a variable.

 

hierarchy Hierarchies

Breadcrumb

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Navigation tool for pages that allow users to drill down into a hierarchy to discover further information about a selected entity.

Entity Selector

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Allows a user to select one or more entities from a list.

Hierarchy

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Allows a user to select an entity from a specific hierarchy.

Hierarchy Picker

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Displays all the available hierarchies in a drop-down list, and allows the user to choose one of these hierarchies.

 

layouts Layouts

Grid

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Allows components to be positioned in columns and rows which fill the available space.

Precision

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Allows components to be positioned using x and y coordinates.

Switch

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Shows a different view according to what condition the variable matches, if it matches none of the conditions then it will use the default view.

Table Layout

This component arranges your data in a tabular format. You only need to configure the first row on the table and that will be repeated across each row in your dataset.

 

 


Tutorial: Adding a Component to a Page

There are 3 ways you can add a component to a page.

  1. Search for the component by name, and then drag and drop it onto the canvas.
  2. Skip to the component group, and then drag and drop the component onto the canvas.
  3. Scroll through the list until you find the component, and then drag and drop it onto the canvas.

Watch this short video to see how!

 

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