Mastering Viewpoint Dashboards for Showcase 10 | Fortra

Mastering Viewpoint Dashboards for Showcase 10

Dashboards are a great way to provide business information.  During this 2-hour online class you will learn the ins and outs of dashboard creation and deployment.  Learn how to add Showcase objects (views, host tables, etc.) to a dashboard.  Include charts and sophisticated gauges to make information more impactful.  Incorporate action buttons for fast access to data.  Set your data refresh frequency, and much more.  

You instructor will provide tips and tricks for deploying your dashboards in either a Windows or browser environment (Showcase 10 required).  The session will conclude with a workshop.  Your instructor will assist you as you begin creating dashboards that you can deploy in your organization.  

Topics include:

  • Dashboard basics 
  • Object types you can place in a dashboard
  • Dashboard appearance control
  • Adding, sizing, and positioning dashboard objects
  • Controlling data refresh
  • Capitalize on variables (prompts) in a dashboard
  • Adding charts and gauges 
  • Browser deployment techniques

The class is designed for experienced Viewpoint designers who need to create or maintain Viewpoint dashboards.


  • A high-speed Internet connection (DSL, cable modem, or T1)
  • A workstation with dual monitors or a projector to display the teacher's screen
  • A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Current version of Showcase installed on your IBM i
  • Current version of Viewpoint installed on your PC
  • Viewpoint design authority
  • Access to Viewpoint during class for hands-on exercises
  • Authority to create class objects during class for hands-on experience
  • An IBM i user library where class objects can be saved
  • Access to the all objects in the SEQUELEX library from Viewpoint

What to Expect

This class follows a blended approach to learning that includes:

  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Hands-on activities on your own system
  • Participant interaction with trainers during sessions
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    $198 per person
    One 2-hour session