Widgets are used to display information within a dashboard tab, and is designed to display information from a particular area. It is configured as to what information from that area is to be displayed. For example, using the Account Watch widget, show this year's profit vs last year's, or current stock on hand vs the same period last year.
To add a widget to the current dashboard tab, go to Dashboard > Add Widgets.
The following screen will open.
To add an account watch widget to the dashboard, tick Account Watch, then click OK.
A new Account Watch widget will then be displayed on the current dashboard tab.
Click the widget's Configure icon to set up the information that will be displayed (see Account Watch Widget for more information).
As many widgets as desired can be added to a dashboard tab, including the same widget multiple times. For example, add several account watch widgets, each configured to look at a different area of the company's financial information.
Jim2 has six standard system widgets:
Widgets are stored in the Jim2 database and can be imported in the same manner as reports.
Whenever Jim2 is updated, new widgets will be automatically imported and the existing ones updated.