Let's create a dashboard with a component showing the number of accounts per sales representative in a horizontal bar chart, but before that, we need to create a report for the dashboard component data source. Assume you have all permissions required to create a report and a dashboard.
Creating a dashboard in Lightning is pretty cool; you just need to point and click to build the dashboard. Start with selecting a valid report for the dashboard:
- Navigate to the Reports tab to create a new report.
- A report is a basic requirement for a dashboard as it uses it as the data source for the dashboard component, so let's create the report:
- Click on the New Report button.
- Select the Accounts report type ...