This article describes how to setup a schedule for your dashboard to be republished automatically. This is useful for when you have a dashboard for a live survey you'd like updated frequently. Additionally, it can be coupled with updating your data set automatically at a schedule, see Updating data sets section on How to Create Dashboards with Real-Time Updating.
A published Displayr document whose data and/or outputs are automatically updated as per specified schedule.
- Go to Anything > Report > Automatic Updating.
- In the object inspector, enter the appropriate options for your republish schedule:
Update period - The time unit for regular updates.
Frequency - The multiple of the Update period for regular updating.
Start date and time - The date and time of the first update in the format dd-mm-yyyy hh:mm or mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm.
US date format - Whether the Start date and time is expressed in US format i.e. mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm.
Time zone - An optional time zone for the Start date and time, or else the default of UTC applies. The format must be Continent/City, eg America/Los_Angeles. See Wikipedia for a list of time zones.
- Check Update exported documents - This is the same as clicking Publish > Republish and will republish the document.
- OPTIONAL: You can hide this output from your dashboard so it doesn't appear in the Dashboard by clicking Hide in the ribbon.