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The gadgets created using QMetry Insights will be displayed under QMetry Custom Gadgets. Users can view their owned/shared custom gadgets in QMetry Custom Gadgets. 


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View Gadget

QMetry Custom Gadget > My Gadget 

It lists the gadgets created by a logged-in user; irrespective of the gadget is created using Visual Reports / Advance Query Reports.


#It shows the serial number of the gadget you have saved.
Gadget NameIt shows the name of the gadget that you have saved.

This column basically has 2 values; "Yes" and "No".

  • Whenever you create a gadget and save it for the first time, then by default the Private column would show the value set to "Yes" which means your gadget has not been shared with any users yet.
  • Whenever you share the gadget with an individual user and/or with the combination of Project/Role, then this value gets changed to "No" in the Private column.

You can edit the gadget by clicking on this icon. This option launches the gadget either in the drag and drop or Advanced SQL mode (whichever option was used to create a gadget) so that you can easily edit the report and save its changes again.
You can remove the gadget clicking on this icon; be aware that the gadgets removed, cannot be recovered back and if the gadget is shared with a user or group of the users (i.e. Project/Role), then it can also get disappear from their dashboards/list.

You can share the gadget with any user or user group (i.e. combination of Project/Role) using this option, Shared gadgets are available to users in the "QMetry Custom Gadget ⟶  Shared Gadget" section; Click here to get more information about this option.

QMetry Custom Gadget > Shared Gadget 

It lists gadgets that are shared by other users.

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Edit Gadget

This option allows users to edit the gadgets that are created under the Visual Reports / Advance Query Reports.


  • Edit gadget in Visual Reports

  • Edit gadget in Advance Query Reports

Share/Unshare Gadget

A shared gadget allows users to add the gadget to their own dashboards and set the filters as per their needs. Shared Gadget does not allow to change underlined query of that gadget. Only the creator of the gadget can share and change the query of the gadget. Users with whom the gadget is shared can only select the filter values after adding the gadget to their own dashboards.


A shared gadget will be read-only for the users with whom it has been shared. Users can view the filters applied to the report query and export the filters as well.

Unshare a Gadget

The gadgets can be unshared for any user or group of the users by clicking the remove button from "Users" or "Project / Role" tab.

Export Gadget

You can Export System Gadgets and Custom Gadgets.