The Canvas & Widget framework provides advanced layout design options for many of the pages in Shotgun.
Designing Canvas pages
To create a new Canvas page, just click on the "+" button in the top right corner of the interface, and choose "Page," then set type to Canvas.
To begin designing an existing Canvas page, select "Design Page" from the Page menu in the top right side of the screen. This puts the entire Page into "design mode". Now you're ready to get down to business. Here are your options:
Here is a list of the available widgets in the widget library:
||A spreadsheet-like list of details for a filtered set of records.|
|Task & Gantt
||A list of filtered Tasks with the Gantt pane enabled.|
||Displays the thumbnails for a filtered group of records.|
||Displays one thumbnail for a single record, such as a Project or Person. Commonly used on a record's detail page.|
||A list of fields and values for a single record, such as a Project or Person.|
||An embedded webpage from a URL.
Note: Make sure you are using HTTPS rather than HTTP for your URL. Also, you cannot embed web pages which block iframes. As an example, if you tried to put https://www.google.com in as a URL, it will not work. However, Wikipedia pages will work.
||A bar chart for a filtered group of records. Read more.|
|Task Assignment Cards
||Cards containing all the information an Artist needs to see about their assigned Tasks, including the linked Entity (Shot, Asset, etc.), related Tasks by Pipeline Step, and related Notes.|
|My Task History
||Shows the last 5 changes to Tasks assigned to the person viewing the page.|
||Shows the number of days before a delivery or milestone.|
||A horizontal divider.|