Grouping and organizing components with the canvas container
In the Grouping canvas components recipe in Chapter 1, Staying in Control, we discussed how grouping multiple components works. This solution is a good option when a limited number of components are involved. But if you are building a dashboard with a lot of overlapping layers, maybe even in combination with the dynamic visibility functionality, it is recommended to use the canvas container component.
No preparation required. Just open a new Dashboard Design file.
How to do it...
- Drag a canvas container component into the canvas.
- Resize the canvas container component to almost half the same size of the canvas.
- Drag a line chart component directly into the canvas container. ...