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Configure a description widget

A description widget displays static text in a window. You can format the text as well as insert images and hyperlinks. Using a description widget is a way of conveying instructions or pertinent reference information, such as the data sources used to build the operation view, notes, contact information, or useful websites.

Description widget used for instructions
This description widget contains the instructions for how to use a widget in the operation view.
  1. Click Edit, and click Edit Operation View.
  2. To create a new widget, click Widget, click Add Widget, choose the type of widget, and click OK. To update settings for an existing widget, click Settings Settings, and click Configure Configure on the widget's window.
  3. In the Title box, type a title that will be displayed in the widget's window.
  4. In the Description box, type the text to display in the widget and set the formatting properties. You can also insert images and hyperlinks.
  5. When you're satisfied with the preview, click OK to finish configuring the widget.