DataBlock Display Editor

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 This section is about editing dataBlock displays. Get more background on dataBlocks here. 

dataBlock displays are easy to make, and they start out with sensible defaults for colors, styles, and such.
That said, you can use the dataBlock Editor to add a huge variety of features, details, and nuance as you see fit.

See also:   Create   Copy   Circulate   Publish   for Displays

Name section

The Name section is the top few lines of the display editor panel.

It is used to Name, Copy, Save and Delete your Displays. Read more about the display editor name section.

Tabs section

The middle part of the editor panel holds tabs with content and formatting options.

These tabs have a natural progression to them, moving from left to right. That is, you typically select your Data, then stylistic Settings, and so forth. That being said, you can always move freely between tabs.

Use the Preview tab to see exactly how your Widget looks at any point.

dataBlock Options
Re-arrange Rows

dataBlock Options

dataBlock Settings

Table TitleReplaces default title in top-left cornerTomato Production (000s)
Columns to ShowNumber of data columns to show before scrolling
Row Labels: Link to ChartRow titles become click-able for a popup chart
Row Labels: Hover NotesShow additional information when hovering on a series title

Cell Formatting

Tabular displays have highly refined formatting options. Read about the cell formatting tab here.

Re-arrange Rows

Use this tab to re-order, drop, or add rows in a dataBlock.

To re-order rows, use the blue-arrow drag handles
to move things around.
To drop rows, click on their red
To add rows, you must begin in the Workbench. First check mark the rows you would like to add, then use the dataBlock... button and select the display to edit. This puts you back in the display editor where, in the Re-Arrange Rows tab, you use the green "+" button
to add the checked rows to the display.

At any point, you can use the Apply Order button to show a preview of your changes.


Display footers can have automatic attributions, citations, and more. Read about the footer tab here.

Preview section

As you edit your display, your changes are reflected immediately in the Preview Section. Read about the preview section here.