Create or edit model-driven app dashboards

Dashboard types

Dashboards are collections of charts relating to Microsoft Dataverse tables.

There are two types of dashboards, user dashboards and system dashboards. An app user can create a dashboard visible only to them in the app areas where they have privileges.

An admin or customizer creates or customizes system dashboards that, when published, are visible to all app users. A user can choose to set their user dashboard as their default dashboard and override the system dashboard.

Dashboard interactivity

Dashboards can be standard or interactive.

Standard dashboards support adding one or more unrelated components such as charts or lists.

Interactive dashboards provide the capability for users to act on a particular row directly from the dashboard. This article focuses on standard system dashboards. For information about interactive dashboards, see Configure model-driven app interactive experience dashboards.

Create a new standard dashboard

  1. Sign in to Power Apps.

  2. Select Solutions, and then open the required solution.

  3. On the toolbar select New, select Dashboard, and then choose one of the following layouts:

    • 2-column overview
    • 3-column overview
    • 3-column overview (varied width)
    • 4-column overview
    • Power BI embedded


  4. In the Dashboard: New page, enter a name for the dashboard.

  5. Select one of the component areas and then select the icon for a chart or a list.

    Up to six components can be included in a dashboard.

  6. For example, to add a chart, select the chart icon on the tile of the dashboard canvas where the chart needs to appear. Then, in the Add Component dialog, select values for Row Type, View, and Chart. Then select Add to add the chart to the dashboard. For information about how to create a chart, see Create a model-driven app system chart. Add dashboard component dialog

  7. When finished adding components to the dashboard, select Save and then Close.

  8. On the solution toolbar, select Publish.

Edit an existing dashboard

  1. Sign in to Power Apps.

  2. Select Solutions, and then open the required solution.

  3. In the list of solution components, open the dashboard, select one of the component areas, and then on the toolbar select Edit Component.

  4. In the Set Properties dialog box, make changes to a chart or list such as change the table, default view, add a chart selector, or make the dashboard available on the mobile apps. When done, select OK.

    For more information about setting dashboard component properties, see Set properties for a chart or list included in a dashboard.

  5. When the changes are complete select Save and then select Close.

  6. On the solution toolbar, select Publish.

Next steps

Configure interactive experience dashboards