In Displayr, the versions of your dashboard in Edit Mode vs View Mode are managed separately. This allows you to update and make changes to things in Edit mode, and only publish to the live dashboard (in View Mode) exactly what you want your viewers to see. Sometimes, you might have a report that doesn't need much intervention or needs to be updated frequently, and so you just want to update the published dashboard (Republish) on a set schedule. This article describes how to set up a schedule for your dashboard to be republished automatically. 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 a 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.
- 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 toolbar.
Additional options are available by editing the code.