SAP Dashboards Setting Component Text - SAP Dashboards

How to set the component text?

Setting component text in a data model is easy in dashboards when the text has to be hidden or displayed like in labels, button text, legends, etc. Its your choice to select the text to be displayed, you can define how the text will be look like.

How to Define Text Formatting?

To define Text Formatting, go to Properties → Appearance → Text.
If you click on the Text tab, it displays a list of text elements that you can set for a component. Here in the format selected text, you can select font name, size, and text type (Bold, Italic or Underline), text color settings, etc.
You can define the position section to decide where the label should be in relation to a component. You can also set the distance to move it relatively to the position.

Number Formatting

Select the Number format components from drop down list −
  • General − No specific number format.
  • Numeric − Values are considered as numbers only.
  • Currency − In this format, values are displayed as monetary values.
  • Percent − Values are displayed as percentage format.
  • Date − The values are displayed in the Date format.
  • Time − The format allows values to display in time format.
  • Boolean − The values are displayed as two value option (true/false, etc.)
  • Text − The data is displayed as text only.


Additional Formatting

You can also do some additional formatting for a few format types. Some of them are as follows −
  • Negative Values − This is applicable to numeric and currency format and is used to specify formatting for numeric values.
  • Decimal Places − This is used to specify the number of decimal places.
  • Prefix/Suffix − This is used to specify the current symbol to show before/after the value.
  • Use 1000 Separators − This is used to put comma between hundred and thousand values.


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