Dashboard in Polyspace Access Web Interface
This topic focuses on the Polyspace® Access web interface. To learn about the equivalent pane in the Polyspace desktop user interface, see Dashboard in Polyspace Desktop User Interface (Polyspace Bug Finder).
The DASHBOARD perspective provides an overview of the analysis results in graphical format, with clickable fields that let you drill down into your findings by project, file, or category.
When you upload an analysis run to the Polyspace Access database, the DASHBOARD updates to display the statistics for the latest run.
On the Project Overview dashboard, you see statistics for the currently selected project. When you select a folder in the Project Explorer, you see aggregate statistics for all of the projects under that folder. The aggregate data does not include the statistics of projects for which you do not have a role of Administrator, Owner, or Contributor.
In the Summary section of the Project Overview dashboard, cards display information about open issues, code metrics, quality objectives, and the different families of findings. For example:
The Run-time Check card (Code Prover) shows a distribution of findings as red, orange, gray, and green. The card also shows the Selectivity, the number of green checks as a percentage of all detected run-time checks.
Defects and Coding Rules cards show a distribution of findings as To Do (
Unreviewed), In Progress (
To investigate, or
Other), and Done (
Not a defect, or
No action planned).
The card also shows the Density, the number of To Do and In Progress defects or coding standard violations per one thousand lines of code without comments. To view the density you must enable Code Metrics in your analysis.
Green run-time checks, green shared variables, not shared variable, and code metrics do not count toward the number of To Do, In Progress, and Done findings.
To see a more in-depth overview for a family of findings, open additional dashboards by clicking the corresponding card title in the Project Overview dashboard or by using the DASHBOARDS section of the toolstrip.
In the additional dashboards:
The Summary section displays project statistics for that family of findings such as current progress of results review or code coverage information.
The Details section displays a table that allows you to drill down into the findings by category or by file. If you select a folder that contains multiple projects, you see a categorization by project instead of by file.
You can also perform these actions on the DASHBOARD perspective:
View statistics for a previous run or compare a current run to a previous run. See Compare Results in Polyspace Access Project to Previous Runs and View Trends.
Click elements on the graphs or tables to filter results from the Results List pane. See Filter and Sort Results in Polyspace Access Web Interface.
Define and set quality objective levels. See Monitor Code Quality Using Quality Objectives Dashboard in Polyspace Access.
Manage projects and user authorizations. See Manage Permissions and View Project Trends in Polyspace Access Web Interface.
Open the current project findings in the Polyspace desktop interface.