Something for Friday afternoon - Dashboard Layout editor

Thanks to our friends at Hitachi a contribution to add a layout editor to the Dashboard has now been merged into master on github - as 2.16.0-beta. Currently this adds a new layout button to each tab layer in the Dashboard sidebar
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Clicking it will open the new layout editor that will let you move things around within it more easily (I hope).


If items are "unlocked" - icon top right of each widget - then they are in Auto size mode as normal - if you lock them then the bottom right grab arrow lets you resize and fix them. Widgets can also be moved to other groups - and spaced out.

Note: this is only the start to try to work out what is right - so (encouraging) feedback is welcome :slight_smile:

To install from master - it is a manual job - cd ~/.node-red && npm i node-red/node-red-dashboard - and then don't forget to restart and flush you browser cache.

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Wow, that looks like a great piece of work, well done Hitachi!

Very nice, I like it!

This makes drawing the dashboard much easier!