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Defining the Behavior of the Actions
To define the behavior of the actions, override the %OnDashboardAction() callback method of your KPI class. This method has the following signature:
classmethod %OnDashboardAction(pAction As %String, pContext As %ZEN.proxyObject) as %Status
The system executes this callback when a user invokes an action on a dashboard. pAction is the logical name of the action. pContext is an object that contains information about the currently selected scorecard row and that provides a way for the method to return commands to the dashboard; the next sections give the details.
A simple example is as follows:
ClassMethod %OnDashboardAction(pAction As %String, pContext As %ZEN.proxyObject) As %Status
 Set sc = $$$OK
 Try {
      If (pAction = "Action 1") {
              //this part defines Action 1
              //perform server-side actions
         Elseif (pAction="Action 2")
                //this part defines Action 2
                //perform other server-side actions
        Catch(ex) {
                Set sc = ex.AsStatus()
 Quit sc
This method defines two actions, Action 1 and Action 2.
Because %OnDashboardAction() is a class method, you do not have access to %seriesNames or other properties of the KPI class from within this method (no class instance is available from the method).

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