Gauges and Custom Dashes

Tips and Tricks

Tip 1

Get yourself one of those touch sensitive pens that allow you to touch the display of your device. They make it much easier to drag and drop gauges.

Tip 2

You don't have to be connected to the adapter to build your dash. You can do it from the comfort of your bunk or lounge chair.

Tip 3

When the Dash page is displayed, the gauges are 'stacked' on top of each order, then positioned. This 'stack' is called the Z-Order. A gauge that is underneath another gauge cannot be grabbed for dragging unless a portion of it is sticking out from the top gauge. When you define your dash and add gauges, all Text gauges are stacked on top of Circular gauges. This allows you to move Text gauges over Circular gauges. Text gauges are stacked according to the order they are added. So to move a smaller Text gauge over a larger one, the smaller gauge must be added after the larger gauge.

Tip 4

Tips on the Dash page:

Tip 5

For help in setting the Circular gauge ranges correctly, take a look at the following Circular gauges for examples:

Tip 6

Text gauges that have a corresponding Circular gauge (eg. RPM) share their ranges (warning, danger, etc). Updating either one will sync with the other.

Tip 7

To align gauges, move the first gauge to where you want it, then set the Gauge Location of the other gauges to align with the horizontal top (Y value) or the vertical side (X value) of the first gauge.

Tip 8

Restore and check out the following Dash Templates:

Tip 9

In order to share your custom dash, it must be saved first. It is recommended that when you save your dash that you provide a good explanation of the dash in the notes section. This allows your friend to better understand your custom dash when you share it.

Tip 10

Don't forget to send your custom dash to us. If it's cool enough, we'll add it to the list of Templates.