Views is a highly customizable grid layout interface that allows users to create their own personalized or shared views made up of a number of customizable tiles. Views can be customized to suit a number of use cases from a simple video wall to a comprehensive reporting dashboard for senior management.
In order to use the views intrface, you must:
- Have "Views" enabled within your license.
- Have the "Views" feature enabled within your Feature Setup.
- Have the relevant permissions from within the "Views" section
Firstly, ensure you are on the latest released versions of the UI, DataService and Database. Then using Setup, install the latest released version of the "Data.Views" module.
To access Views you need to feature Views enabled within your feature list. This will add views as a menu option.
New Tab Links
Feature: NavMenu / OpenInNewTab / Views
By If you would like the "Views" feature to automatically open in a new browser window when you click the Views menu link you can enable the: NavMenu / OpenInNewTab / Views Feature Flag
Creating a View
Opening views for the first time, you'll be presented with a blank screen. Click the + icon and then "Create New"
You'll now be presented with a view in edit mode.
Here you can set the title
Set the size
And even mark your view as either private or public. Private views can only be seen by the creator or administrators and public views can be seen by everyone.
Once the basics are set, it's time to add some tiles. All your installed plugins will be visible on the main header. Don't see any plugins?
Simply select a plugin type, then click on a location on the grid to place it.
Once placed, you can move the tile around and even change the size to cover additional or fewer cells.
Be sure to hit save when you're done editing. Save button not working?
The views sidebar provides functionality that all plugins can make use of. For example, layers from any map plugins will be visible and can be searched for. Any cameras can be selected and added to camera tiles as well as any areas added to the area details plugin.
The sidebar uses a click-to-add system. Pick the item you want to add, then click on the tile you'd like to add it to. Drag-and-drop is not supported.
The majority of the functionality within views comes from its plugins. Plugins provide the ability to add custom tiles to a view, with each plugin desinged to provide a specific feature or perform a certain functionalities.
Each plugin must be installed from their individual packages to be used within the views interface.
|Allows you to add a camera tile to show live video from any camera that you have access to within SureView.|
|Allows you to add a map tile that will show all of your layers and mapped assets globally.|
|Allows you to add a note tile containing any custom text you need.|
|Alarm Queue Plugin|
|Allows you to add an alarm queue tile with a live overview of active alarms and an alternative method of processing those alarms.|
|Allows you to add an Insight tile based on reports from Insight, that update at regular intervals.|
The following plugins are available for Beta testing only and are not ready for full release:
|Camera Reference Shot Plugin|
|Allows you to add a camera reference shot tile that can be used to quickly add reference shots for any devices that support cameras.|
|Quick Dispatch Plugin|
|Allows you to add a quick dispatch tile that can be used to track and manage the dispatching of guards from within the SureView software.|
|Area Details Plugin|
|Allows you to add an area details tile that allows you to access overview information on any area you have access to within SureView.|
Why can't I see any plugins?
Views is completely modular therefore no plugins are provided out-of-the-box, you must install each plugin you wish to use. Instructions for each are provided above.
Why can't I save my view?
If a view doesn't save, it normally means either the Data.Views module has not been installed or there is an issue with its installation. Reinstall the latest released version to resolve your issue.