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  • Dashboards Page
  • Create a New Dashboard
  • Add a Sample Dashboard
  • Add a Billing Dashboard

Dashboards are a collection of charts assembled to create a single unified display of your data. Each chart shows data from a single MongoDB collection or view, so dashboards are essential to attain insight into multiple focal points of your data in a single display. Dashboards can be shared with other users.

The Dashboards page shows all dashboards you have access to view. To get to your project's Dashboards page:


If Atlas Charts is not already displayed, click the Charts tab in the Atlas UI.

Atlas launches an instance of Charts linked to your project.


If the Dashboards page for your project isn't already displayed, click Project under the Dashboards heading in the sidebar.

To learn more about dashboard permissions in Atlas Charts, see Dashboard Permissions.

Charts Dashboard Tab
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Each dashboard shows the following information:

  • Title

  • Description

  • A preview of the first three charts in the dashboard, including the chart title and type

  • When the dashboard was last modified

By default, the most recently modified dashboards are shown first in the list. You can change the sort order by using the Sort By dropdown menu.

To create a new dashboard:


From the Dashboards page, click Add Dashboard.


In the Add Dashboard dialog, enter a Title for your dashboard. Optionally, enter a Description.


Click Save.

Charts opens your newly created dashboard and prompts you to add the first chart to your dashboard:

Charts New Dashboard Example
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Atlas Charts provides several sample dashboards that use various sample data sources. You can add a sample dashboard to explore different examples of charts you can create.


You can add a new sample dashboard even if you have an existing sample dashboard in your Charts project. This can be useful if you have changed a sample dashboard and want a fresh copy.

To add a sample dashboard:


From the Dashboards page, expand the Add Dashboard dropdown menu and select Add sample dashboard.


In the Add sample dashboard modal, select a category of sample data with which to create a sample dashboard. You can choose from the following sample dashboards:

  • Product event metadata

  • Sales records

  • System metrics for observability

  • IoT time series data

  • Movie data


Each of the above links provides a public preview version of a sample dashboard where you can experiment with dashboard filtering and interactive filtering.

Add a sample dashboard.
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Click Add and Open to create a new Sample Dashboard of which you are the Owner.

Movies sample dashboard.
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You can also create a Sample Dashboard by going through the Charts Welcome Experience.

Sample dashboards come with preset example dashboard filters. You can adjust these filters to modify the data that appears on your dashboard. To learn more about filtering dashboard data, see Filter Dashboards by Field Values.

You can add a billing dashboard in Charts to visualize your Atlas billing data. Billing dashboards contain prebuilt charts with insights into your Atlas usage. To learn more, see Create and Manage Billing Dashboards.

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