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What is a Topic?

Applies to Trend Monitor.

Each Trend Monitor is divided into different sections called Topics.

Topics are containers for your dashboard graphs.

The topics make it easy to sort and arrange graphs and you can easily find what you are looking for.

You can navigate between the different topics of a report on the menu at the left side of the screen.

If you click til arrow to the right of the topic name, you can explore the content in the specific topic. 


Create a Topic 


To be able to create at topic your need

  • Access to your dashboard
  • Editor or Admin access rights

To create a new topic, follow the steps below:

1. Click Create on the orange button on the right 

2. Choose New Topic

You are now in editing mode.

3. Give the topic a title and a description. (NB you have to give the topic a title to be able to save)

4. Set your Topic Settings 

In “Topic Settings” you can select which grid type you want your graphs presented in. Choose the grid type that will suit your topic best.

5. Set Filter Settings

In “Filter Settings” you select which filters you want to include in the topic filter (NB these filters will just work on research data). Read this article if you want to know which filters that are available in your dashboard.

6. When you have chosen all the specification the topic should contain, you click "Save changes". 

7. The new topic will appear at the bottom on the left side menu.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us on support@penetrace.com