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Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management by Daniel L. Williams PhD, Elaine Britt Krazer

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Managing dashboards

Dashboards are created with up to 12 windows of data called Portlets. A variety of pre-defined portlets come with P6. Users are assigned dashboards as a part of adding a new user to a user-group profile. Some organizations allow users to create dashboards, too. Simply choose up to 12 portlets, arrange them in a pleasing view, and then indicate who gets to see your new dashboard. An example portlet is shown in the following screenshot:

Managing dashboards

Portlets all have a set of common buttons, such as, Print, Help, Close, Expand/Minimize and a special button to refresh the data within the window using up-to-the-minute data from all users in the ...

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