Dashboards are visual information snapshots that are generated from the data in associated reports and are presented as graphical elements. These graphical elements are known as dashboard Components, which can be categorized into five types.
Chart component types may be used to show data graphically, where the following variety of chart types can be selected: horizontal and vertical bar charts, line charts, pie charts, donut charts, funnel charts, and scatter charts.
Gauge component types may be used to show a single value that is to be shown as a part of a range of custom set values. Here, the ranges that can be set can represent, say, low, medium, and high values, and the value from the report is plotted accordingly.