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Creating dashboard layouts

This page provides a brief walkthrough of using the dashboard extension. The extension provides additional, built-in help about all of the dashboard features. The steps below include instructions on how to access the help.

Create a new Jupyter notebook document in a language of your choice. Insert markdown and code into the notebook. Run the cells to generate text, plots, widgets, etc.

Screenshot of a notebook

Select either Grid Layout or Report Layout in the Dashboard View toolbar. Alternatively, use the options in the View -> Dashboard Layout menu.

Screenshot of the dashboard toolbar with layout mode dropdown open

In grid layout, drag handles to resize and move cells in the grid. Click the buttons to add or remove cells in the layout. Use the Cell -> Dashboard menu items for batch operations.

Screenshot of grid layout authoring

In report layout, click buttons to show or hide cells.

Screenshot of report layout authoring

Click More Info at the top of the layout view for help with additional features.

Screenshot of more info help

Click the Dashboard Preview button in the toolbar to view and interact with the cells without the authoring tools. Alternatively, click the Dashboard Preview menu item in the View menu.

Screenshot of dashboard preview

Click the Notebook View button in the toolbar to return to the notebook editor. Alternatively, click the Notebook menu item in the View menu.

Screenshot of notebook view toolbar button