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Glossary term
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gloTermdashboard
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termSynsdashboards

A dashboard is a display that was created to view a large amount of data without any control. This is usually an aggregate of many pieces of data from many locations. Often a separate dashboard will be created for managers, while the operators will use specific control screens.


Glossary term
termLabelsgloTermData Keydata key
termAbbrstermSynsdata keys

Unique to the Reporting Module. A Data Key data key represents a value, or series of values. It is used as a placeholder when designing a report. When the report executes, the data key is replaced with values it represents, typically the results of a database query, the value of a Tag, or some static value.

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Glossary term
gloTermdatabase

Database also known as A database, also known as Relational Database Management System   (RDMS) which is the full technical name for pretty much every database on the market today. Not many other kinds of databases are popular. A relational database is a piece of , is software that stores data in related tables. These tables have data stored in columns, each column has a specific datatype. Tables themselves are flat (two-dimensional), but can be joined together to access data in a variety of ways. Some example of RDMSs are: MySQLPostgreSQL, OracleMicrosoft SQL Server, and IBM DB2. See also RDBMS.

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Glossary term
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gloTermdrag and drop
termAbbrs
termSynsdrag-and-drop

The ability to click on an object and drag it onto the screen. This is most commonly referring to creating projects in the designer by dragging components onto a window. This is often how WYSIWYG editors work.


Glossary term
termLabelsgloTermDynamic Reportsdynamic reports

In Ignition, it means dynamic reports mean that the operator can change the content of the report from a runtime Client. Reports are generated based on the binding information on the report's root container. The binding can be either static (no changing) or dynamic (influenced from another location or component through binding).

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