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Designing Dashboard Elements
Dashboard Structure
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Default Dashboard Template Return to Top

Design templates determine the look and feel of dashboard pages such as the colors, logos, font sizes, and other appearance details. Currently, two design templates are shipped out of the box with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE): Siebel 7.7 and Oracle 10. Oracle 10 is the default design template for Oracle Business Intelligence Application (OBIA) dashboards.

Dashboard Pages Return to Top

Number of Pages Per Dashboard

Ensure that all dashboard page tab names appear on one single row. The number of pages per dashboard and their names should allow for a full dashboard of page tabs (full screen mode browser) to appear on a 1024 x 768 screen, without carriage returns. See the following examples:


Not Good:

Page Numbering

Do not number dashboard pages.

Dashboard Descriptions (Help/ Documentation) Return to Top

In the catalog for all dashboards, include descriptions that summarize the functional purpose of each dashboard.

Here is a dashboard description example:

The following example shows how you can add dashboard descriptions to dashboard properties:  |  About Oracle  |  Careers  |  Contact Us  |  Legal Notices  |  Terms of Use  |  Your Privacy Rights