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Dashboard BuilderTM for Microsoft Access

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Dashboard Builder for Microsoft Access provides visual insight into your MS Access database, at a fraction of the cost of other business intelligence tools.  Better yet, you don't need to spend hours developing queries and coding Visual Basic, or exporting your data to Excel pivot charts to analyze your data.

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Create unlimited four-section dashboards with red/yellow/green dials  
Easily set up metrics that count/sum/average values from your data, or display the maximum or minimum values  
Define metrics for a specific date range (e.g., Today, This Week, Last Month, etc.) or an exact date range you specify  
 Create 'compound' metrics that calculate more than one other metric (for example, divide one metric by another)  
Drilldown from data dashboards to your forms or automatically created queries based on the metric definition  
Set up the red/yellow/green meters to use another metric as the threshold value  
Automatically generate Outlook email message alerts when a specific metric threshold is exceeded  
Add meters and metrics to your own forms (minimal VB required, examples are provided)  
Customize the dashboards to include your own logo  
Create unlimited graph/chart dashboards that display your data in real-time  
Easy to understand graph definition screen that supports numerous graph types  
Display graph data by day, week, month, quarter, or year  
Four distinct graph sizes to embed in your own forms, include a sparkline graph
Attractive dashboard template that combines graphs and meters  
Copy/paste graphs to any other Microsoft Office product (e.g., Power Point)  
Create HTML Dashboards with Charts and Metric tables    
Publish HTML Dashboards to any FTP folder    
Compatible with split databases (front- and back-end configuration)  
Compatible with linked tables (Access, SQL Server, MySQL) and linked Excel files  
Compatible with MDE and ACCDE formats  
No additional installation required on a user's PC, no ActiveX dependencies, and no onerous deployment requirements  
Full source code access  
Incorporate into your own database, or run as a separate Access database application  
Free access to the OpenGate Library, a collection of advanced MS Access tools  
Free access to OpenGate's Microsoft Access Consulting Network, a group of consulting professionals with experience deploying databases using OpenGate products  
Lifetime product support (no annual fee)  
Lifetime product updates (no annual fee)  



All editions of Dashboard Builder are compatible with the following:

Microsoft Access 2000 (Vista/Windows 7 users please read this)

Microsoft Access 2002 (Vista/Windows 7 users please read this)

Microsoft Access 2003 (Vista/Windows 7 users please read this)

Microsoft Access 2007

Microsoft Access 2010 (32- and 64-bit)

Microsoft Access 2013 (32- and 64-bit)

Microsoft Access 2010 runtime (32- and 64-bit)

Microsoft Access 2013 runtime (32- and 64-bit)

Microsoft Access runtime editions (read our whitepaper on saving money with the free runtime



Installation and Distribution

When you order Dashboard Builder, you receive full access to the forms, tables, and modules that comprise the Dashboard Builder product.  No installation is required on your machine, or your users (users must have one of the versions of Microsoft Access present on their PC, of course).  You can choose to operate Dashboard Builder as a completely separate database with linked tables, or incorporate it into your own existing databases (which means no special steps are required to make your Dashboard Builder-powered database available to other users).


More questions?  Read the Dashboard Builder Frequently Asked Questions, or contact us via email (



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