Data Text Widget

General Setting

User can change following things in Data Text widget:

  • Name for widget which will be used data reference. For Example, if widget name is 'Data Text', then data of widget is referenced as Data

  • Show title - User can show/hide widget title

  • Title Color

  • Background Color

Widget Setting

In Widget Setting option, user can change following parameters:

  • Key - key parameter of JSON Object which will used to get data.

  • Data Color

  • Unit - Unit for Data

  • Decimal units- Number of decimal units


User can select a source mode as MQTT or Action.

Using MQTT

Here, to show data on Data Text widget user need to send data in given format on given MQTT topic. No need to provide <account_id> while providing the MQTT topic. The JSON object will be as below.

// Example 


// 'dataKey' is declared in widget form.

Using Action

Here, to show data on Data Text Widget, output of the action should contain key-value pair with 'dataKey' key. User can also update the widget either onLoad or periodically by providing refresh interval.

Event Handling

Data Text widget does not support any event.


If we configure Data Text Widget as below:

  1. key - dataKey

  2. Unit - %

  3. Decimal points - 2

and set source type for widget as MQTT and topic configured is 'data'. And if we publish following JSON Object over 'data' topic then Data Text Widget will look as shown in image.

// Data over configured MQTT Topic


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