# Introduction

Updated: 6/4/2020, 10:50:21 AM
Created: 6/4/2020, 10:50:21 AM
Last Updated By: Mike Street
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MultiValue Dashboard is a MultiValue CGI application that delivers the output of individual "widgets" to the dashboard web page. Multiple dashboards may be defined, and each dashboard becomes a unique collection of widgets.

A MultiValue software developer can use MV Dashboard to produce graphical representations of data in the MultiValue system while leveraging his or her strengths as a BASIC programmer.

The following topics are presented:

Widget Programming Environment
Details the widget programming environment.
Widget Types
Describes and lists widget types.
Widget Output Type Codes
Details the widget output type codes for color and theme management.
Optional Parameters
Details the optional parameters for the widget types.
Integration With Other Applications
Describes how to display dashboard widgets via URL calls from other applications.
PDF Generation Instructions for enabling widgets to generate PDF files.
Fusion Charts Documentation
Provides links to the Fusion Charts documentation.
Portal Reports Links to Portal Reports documentation