Add goals to Number widgets

You can add a goal to a Number widget that will show your progress towards a particular target over time, and trigger a brief celebration when the target is reached.show progress towards your goals

To add a goal to a Number widget, follow these steps:

  1. On your dashboard, hover your mouse pointer over the Number widget you want to add a goal to.
  2. Click the more options icon in the top right corner to bring up the widget options.

    Click Edit
  3. Depending on the data source you're using, you'll either see a Compact config menu beside your widget. example of the compact config menu Or you'll see an Edit widget screen.Example of the edit widget panelFrom the tabs below, select the one that matches what you see.
  1. On the Compact config menu screen, click Set a goal.add a goal to your number widget from the compact config menu
  2. Enter your target value(s) and, optionally, your starting value(s) to define where your goal progress starts from. The options you see will depend on whether you're adding a number based goal or time based goal.enter values for your goal

    Tip

    Setting a starting value enables you to set more meaningful goals. For example, you can track your goal to increase monthly revenue from $50k to $55k.

  3. Click Apply to see a progress bar appear below your number widget.
  1. On the Edit widget screen, click Add Goal.
  2. Enter your target value(s) and, optionally, your starting value(s) to define where your goal progress starts from. The options you see will depend on whether you're adding a number based goal or time based goal.Add number goal to a number widget

    Tip

    Setting a starting value enables you to set more meaningful goals. For example, you can track your goal to increase monthly revenue from $50k to $55k.

  3. Click Save.

Spoiler!

When you've reached your goal, you'll see a 30 second celebratory animation. Number visualization in celebratory mode

However, the celebration animation is not currently available when you click the Try new layout button to convert your dashboard to the new layout.

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